Get Filled In About The Forms

“I was just listening to this Dismemberment Plan song where the lyrics talk about kids going to concerts and dancing while standing still,” Alex Tween recalls, confidently rehearsing the lyrics: “It’s a sensati...
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Ain’t No Party Like The After Party

When you're done listening to local music so the center can raise money to free the world from mainstream media's control, head over Sunday night to the hip-hop after party. The lineup is packed with artists t...
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Brian Tests His Music Snobbery … Fails?

Rolling Stone is known for a lot of things. The name, for many reasons, is inextricably tied to rock and roll. It’s the premier rock magazine in the country. If the cover photo isn’t of Bob Dylan, it’s probably...
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The Schedule

Friday 3pm: Art Show/Doors Open 4pm-6pm: Zeitgeist the Movie (116m) 7pm: Mars 8pm: The Unpossible 9pm: Kate & James Hathaway 10pm: Common Loon 11pm: The Beauty Shop Electro...
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Welcome to IMC Fest!

At the end of Broadway Street, on the north side of Lincoln Square Mall in downtown Urbana, the Independent Media Center (IMC) is preparing for one of the largest events in its history. IMC Fest, which begins a...

fireflies’ Final Flight

The perfect tonic for any band’s break-up is the benefit show, a one-time love fest where the cause can circumvent the intra-band politics and provide a great experience. And, at the Independent Media Center Fe...
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Must-See at the IMC!

The Living Blue — Get your trippy on. The Living Blue plays the headlining spot Saturday night and should provide a fitting transition into the after-party that will follow. Their heavy psychedelic sound is per...

Kilborn Alley Blues Band

Kilborn Alley Blues Band has been stirring up the souls of CU natives for almost seven years now, with their farmer's market-fresh blend of Midwestern Blues. While touring Illinois' bars, the band regularly pla...
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Frontwomen of Pop-Punk

Riot! by Paramore Paramore’s sophomore album Riot! shows growth in their lyrics, mostly pertaining to relationships and painful break-ups that anyone can relate to. If you were a fan and picked up their debut ...