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Proper Culture Shock Etiquette

Culture Shock is right around the corner, and it is timed to get prepared for the festivities! Here’s a to-do list on how to get the most out of Culture Shock this year:   1. Dress to Impress! Wear as much WIUX Gear as possible! Dress to the nines and show your support for your…

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Culture Shock 2015: Dietrich Jenga Jon

Mike Higgins: Through all the craziness of the week leading up to The 2015 Culture Shock, myself and my partner in crime, Dalia Erkman, were able to sit down for a lovely game of Jenga with Bloomington’s own, Dietrich Jon. The band consists of Diederik van Wassenaer on vocals, electric and acoustic guitars and strings,…

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Mike Adams At His Honest Weight–In Studio

Bloomington band, Mike Adams At His Honest Weight is serving up some of the most thoughtful rock tunes in town. Mike Adams was kind enough to drop by WIUX and discuss the Bloomington community, his talk show, and his unique approach to creating music. If you want to hear more of Mike Adams, listen to…

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Music For Your Monday

Culture Shock is in 5 days. Be there. But first, listen to some music. This weekend Tame Impala announced the name of their third album, Currents, and released another single. The band set the bar high with “Let it Happen,” but “‘Cause I’m a Man” is so good. This simple bass line creates this calming…

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Foxygen, Twin Peaks and TOPS to headline Culture Shock 2015

On a snowy, Saturday night in Bloomington, WIUX announced that Foxygen, Twin Peaks and TOPS will headline Culture Shock 2015. The bands will join Mike Adams at His Honest Weight, Tsunami’s, Oreo Jones and Sirius Blvck, Dietrich Jon and Vista Kid Cruiser  in Dunn Meadow on Sat. April 11.   TOPS comes from Montreal and the four-piece…

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Mike Adams at His Honest Weight to play at Culture Shock

Bloomington’s very own Mike Adams at His Honest Weight is set to perform at Culture Shock on April 11. Mike Adams joins Vista Kid Cruiser, Dietrich Jon, Oreo Jones and Sirius Blvck and Tsunami’s as the confirmed lineup for WIUX’s annual spring festival. The three headliners will be announced tomorrow, Sat. 28 at an announcement…

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Tsunami’s set to play at Culture Shock

WIUX is excited to announce Tsunami’s as the final opener for Culture Shock. Tsunami’s, a three-piece girl band from Bloomington, combines the best elements of bubblegum pop with the grungiest elements of punk to create an incredibly unique and addictive sound. They’re set to release their first LP, Saturday Night Sweetheart on May 12. Tsunami’s join…

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Culture Shock Announcement: Sirius Blvck and Oreo Jones

We’re excited to announce Sirius Blvck and Oreo Jones as the third act of this year’s Culture Shock lineup, joining locals Vista Kid Cruiser and Dietrich Jon. The pair of Indianapolis rappers have established themselves as the front-runners of the rising Indiana rap scene (check out FLACO too). Sirius Blvck and Oreo Jones have already…