Pygmalion Saturday Report: Headlights, Yeasayer, Bound Stems, Owen, Foundry Field Recordings

Date October 2, 2007

The last day of Pygmalion Fest had by far the most diverse and awesome line-up of the weekend. If you haven’t been keeping track, Pygmalion is not only a Levantite vegetation god and an album by Slowdive, but a midwest festival that’s modeled after SXSW (bands play at numerous venues in downtown Champaign/Urbana over the [...]

Pygmalion Friday Report: Andrew Bird, Marla Hansen, Baby Teeth

Date September 27, 2007

I wasn’t sure if I was going to attend Pygmalion Fest on Friday, since the main attraction was Andrew Bird, who I had seen no less than 6 days before his Pygmalion performance at a little event known as Austin City Limits (maybe you’ve heard of it). After reading Matt’s recent review of an Andrew [...]

Pygmalion Wednesday Report: Okkervil River, Damien Jurado, Catfish Haven, Early Day Miners

Date September 25, 2007

Almost immediately after coming back from Austin City Limits, I found myself completely absorbed in another music festival (this one being much less costly and much more local than the previous). The opening night of the festival included a number of great Secretly Canadian bands: Early Day Miners, Catfish Haven, Damien Jurado, but the main [...]