WIUX chats with Tiny Moving Parts

Fresh off the release of their latest LP, Celebration, Minnesota-based Tiny Moving Parts headed to Indianapolis at the start of their summer tour with Prawn. WIUX got to chat with Dylan Mattheisen, TMP’s vocalist and guitarist before the show about his favorite albums so far in 2016, making music, and more.

Sunflower Bean @ The Bishop 4/7

Following the release of their full-length debut Human Ceremony (via Fat Possum), Brooklyn’s Sunflower Bean will take their psychedelic dream pop to The Bishop tonight

Hop Along @ The Bishop 2/24

This Wednesday, Philly rockers Hop Along will perform at the Bishop. Following the release of their widely-acclaimed 2015 sophomore album Painted Shut, Frances Quinlan and co. have toured extensively and will perform at a handful of music festivals this summer, including Sasquatch and Shaky Knees.

Pinegrove- Cardinal

This combination of dark optimism with introspective questioning is evident throughout Cardinal. The result is a tight, eight-song exploration of friendships and relationships, human connection, and self-affirmations, all tied together with jangling guitars, clever lyrics, and anthemic vocals.

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Finalists Announced

Bloomington, Ind.- Yesterday, the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) announced their 2016 awards finalists. Those chosen as finalists were among the top ten percent of all submissions received to the IBS. WIUX DJs and reporters submitted a variety of pieces, including news features and liner IDs. WIUX received nominations in the following categories: Best News Feature…

Leon Bridges @ The Bluebird 12/6

On Sunday night, Texas crooner Leon Bridges will make his first Bloomington appearance with a performance at the Bluebird. Bridges’ debut album Coming Home was released in June to critical acclaim, and he will perform on Saturday Night Live tonight before making his way to the Midwest. At only 26 years-old, Bridges has managed to…

Alabama Shakes- Sound & Color

Released 4/21 via ATO Records Rating: 6/7 Stars Alabama Shakes’ 2012 debut album Boys and Girls was a tight, 10-track exploration of what modern day blues and rock band has the potential to be. Ball-and-chain vocals from lead singer Brittany Howard combined with rousing guitar and bass lines took the rock ‘n’ roll, blues-based energy of…