Pygmalion Festival – Day Three (Grizzly Bear / Dinosaur Jr. / Cloud Nothings / UMO / Frankie Rose / Lower Dens)

Date October 15, 2012

Whereas most days at Pygmalion Music Festival you’ll find yourself bouncing around from place to place to catch all the good bands, for the grand finale everyone was centralized in one place, downtown Champaign at the Highdive Outdoor stage. It was an amazing set-up and led to perhaps my favorite day of live music in Pygmalion’s [...]

Pygmalion Festival – Day Two (Dirty Projectors / Best Coast / Lord Huron / Tennis / Hospitality / Hundred Waters)

Date October 5, 2012

One of the great things about this year of Pygmalion Music Festival is that since it was condensed to three days instead of the normal four days (or five, the case of ’10), the festival organizers were able to fit a ton more of amazing bands into one night, all killer no filler if you [...]

Pygmalion Festival – Day One (HUM / Psychic Twin / Jared Bartman)

Date October 1, 2012

This year marked the 8th year that Pygmalion Music Festival has taken over Champaign / Urbana, IL, turning it into the epicenter for top-notch indie music for one weekend of the year. It’s also the 8th year that I’ve attended, so suffice it to say, I’m a big fan of the festival which continues to [...]