The Daily Illini

Joe Meland lives his life through music

Joe Meland performs with his band, Feral States, one of the outlets for his creative music composing. Meland also puts out solo work and is a senior music composition major at the University.

By Sarah Foster

October 20, 2014

Joe Meland lives his life in song. He hears it during bike rides across campus or in his shower after a long day. They keep him up when he’s trying to sleep. They distract him when he’s awake.He carries these melodies everywhere he goes — they are transcribed in his personal journal or a...