Champaign Is Also A Band

One Songwriter, One Song.

Champaign Is Also A Band is a Podcast about stories & songs of Champaign-Urbana music.

In each episode, Sven sits down with a person from the C-U music scene to hear the story & the background of a favorite song they’ve written.


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Episode 90 – Larry Gates of Curb Service – ”Take It From Me” Champaign Is Also A Band

Sven sits down with Larry Gates II (He/Him) to talk about his song "Take It From Me," what the CU music scene needs, and his favorite non-musical thing. SONG: Take It From Me ALBUM: Single BANDS: Worm/Starlight & Yuk. The Goody Patch, Satiiva, Lorenzo Goetz, The Jezebelly, Curb Service. DJ LEGTWO Favorite treat:  Sparkling water and a pear  
  1. Episode 90 – Larry Gates of Curb Service – ”Take It From Me”
  2. Bonus Episode 20 : Ayla McDonald – Folk Jam Circle
  3. Episode 89 – Cade Whitt – ” Uncertainly Certain (Take Caution)”
  4. Episode 88 – Harsh – ”The Truth”
  5. Bonus Episode 19: Kyle Fleming from Fleming Music Therapy
  6. Episode 87 Briar Schlenker of the Briar Schlenker Trio – ”electrophorus”
  7. Episode 86 – Sarah Durbin -”Live Wire”
  8. Episode 85 – Eli of Mermaid Heaven – ”Nightbloom”
  9. Bonus Episode 18 : Sean Kutzko – ChambanaJazz: Documenting the CU Jazz Scene
  10. Bonus Episode 17 : Perimeter Road Music Festival 2022