Hello, and welcome to the Weekender! As the semester begins to wrap up for the university, the town starts to shift into slight hibernation for a week until it pops back into full form for the coming new year. This weekend will be your last chance to get out before the hibernation begins, so make […]
March 2010 – In 1990’s Pump Up the Volume, Christian Slater played Happy Harry Hard-on, a renegade pirate radio deejay who shocked and entertained his growing legion of listeners with R-rated language and intermittent moments of Was (Not Was) and The Jesus and Mary Chain. Broadcasting from an undisclosed location with his transmitter and voice […] […]
I.O.W.A. – the UI Breakers’ second annual break dancing jam – takes place Oct. 3 at the IMU, but Little Village Radio had founding member Chuy Renteria on last week for a discussion of b-boying’s past, present and (they hope) future. It also features a hidden Sprite Remix reference, if that entices you further.
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The Coast Expatriate Aporia We normally don’t run reviews of out of town bands, but this is an interesting and attractive CD, and it happens that they’ll be playing at the Picador September 21st. The Coast is 4 guys arrayed in the standard drums and wires rawk quartet. They’re Canadian, which is probably neither here […]