Bon Iver–22, A Million

I don’t want to deal in universals, but I think it might be safe to say that a lot of us have had very important moments in our lives soundtracked by Bon Iver albums.



This past weekend was the 23rd annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival. This festival has previously drawn over 12,000 people to our fair city and brings in musicians and artists from around the globe. Since its inception in 1994, Lotus has become a Bloomington institution. Here’s what we’re excited for at this year’s Lotus…

call out!!


It’s about that time! If you’re new to WIUX or a seasoned vet, come out to our fall semester call out meeting to get information on how you can get involved in the best* student organization at IU. The meeting will be this Thursday from 8-10 p.m. in the Psychology building, room 100. Information about…

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Dietrich Jon @ The Bishop 7/20

Looking for something fun yet enriching to do this Thursday evening? Lucky for you, Bloomington-founded rockers and Culture Shock alums, Dietrich Jon are playing a show with Detroit’s Five Pound Snap and Bowling Green’s Buffalo Rodeo at The Bishop. Dietrich Jon’s debut record, Higher is a warm and upbeat collection of songs sure to get your toes…


Q&A with Buffalo Rodeo

Ahead of their show with Five Pound Snap and Dietrich Jon at the Bishop on Thursday, Nathaniel Davis of Buffalo Rodeo was kind enough to answer some questions regarding the band’s origin, the scene in Bowling Green, and essential tour snacks. You guys have been making music for a while now. How’d y’all meet//decide to…


Forecastle 2016 Playlist

WIUX will be headed to Forecastle next week! To prepare for what is most definitely going to be a stellar weekend, we’ve curated a playlist chock full of artists from the Forecastle 2016 line-up. Be sure to check back in for coverage from Louisvile. And if after listening to this playlist, you decide you just gotta…


Board Presents: Backyard BBQ

Just in time for the Fourth of July, the directors here at WIUX have curated the perfect playlist to accompany your backyard barbecue. As everyone knows, no barbecue would be complete without a generous portion of dad-rock. This mix is so full of electric guitar solos and sweet, sweet harmonies that it might just physically manifest…


WIUX Chats With Fitz & the Tantrums

Ahead of the band’s show at the Bluebird tonight, Joe Karnes of Fitz and The Tantrums talks with Jess about the band’s many musical influences, making the most of touring, and their process for creating their new self-titled record. The show is 21+ with doors opening at 7:30, and you can find tickets here.