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Elsinore gears up for last show before winter hibernation

Elsinore gears up for last show before winter hibernation

By Mariah Schaefer

October 19, 2015

Behind a house located in a quiet Champaign neighborhood stands Perennial Sound Studio, where local band Elsinore will “hibernate” for the winter to continue work on their upcoming new record. The colorfully decorated studio, owned by Elsinore’s lead vocalist and guitarist Ryan Groff, will be 3 yea...

An unheard Elsinore, the band is back

An unheard Elsinore, the band is back

April 15, 2015

Seven days before recording its most recent album, “PUSH/PULL,” local band Elsinore lost half of its members. Studio time was already reserved and a producer was scheduled to be flown out from Portland, but the band’s dynamic wasn’t working, making the previous members opt out last minute. Fro...

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

September 25, 2014

With Chicago being known as the breeding ground for Midwest music, smaller towns, such as Champaign-Urbana, can be excluded from the Chicago spotlight.  Having received more notoriety in the late ‘80s and ‘90s due to internationally known acts such as REO Speedwagon, Poster Children, National Skyline and H...