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Kent Williams

Posted by Kent Williams | Apr 2, 2010

There are nights out, there are nights out that melt your face off, and then there's last night, which was an alien-chest-burster, singularity event. The Public Enemy "Fear Of A...

Posted by Kent Williams | Apr 1, 2010

I rolled in about 1:30AM after yesterday's show, and woke to my dog yakking up a tidy packet of dead grass. That's neither here nor there, but sleep deprivation made...

Posted by Kent Williams | Mar 31, 2010

Schäffer The Darklord on stage @ Gabe's Stage I didn't mention in my last post having a long chat at the Mill with John Svec, owner & operator of Minstel...

Posted by Kent Williams | Mar 31, 2010

I arrived at the Mill to the sounds of Mondo Drag early on in their set. Mondo Drag play the sort of blues-tinged rock music that wouldn't have been out...

Posted by Kent Williams | Mar 29, 2010

Illinios John Fever Now Is Not The Way It Is Local Albums: March 2010 - Country Blues can really be a challenge for both performers and listeners. The basic musical...

Posted by Kent Williams | Mar 26, 2010

Like most of the 13,000 or so people who requested a ticket to see Obama speak, I didn’t get in. So I chose to take some pictures outside.The curious thing...

Posted by Kent Williams | Mar 11, 2010

Local Albums: January 2010 - Zachary Lint Aka Coolzey has taken time off from home renovation and starring in zombie movies, to drop another CD of profound silliness. Or silly...

Posted by Kent Williams | Mar 1, 2010

I forgot to post this, and Matt beat me to the punch posting video from the live show at the Java House Feb 19. RENE HELL [audio:http://www.cornwarning.com/xfer/2010-02-190-ReneHell-WetHair/2010-02-19-ReneHell.mp3] http://www.cornwarning.com/xfer/2010-02-190-ReneHell-WetHair/2010-02-19-ReneHell.mp3 WET HAIR...

Posted by Kent Williams | Feb 24, 2010

There are few musicians whose music is as polarizing as Autechre. It would be one thing if they were resolutely in the experimental music camp. The avant-garde have their audience,...

Posted by Kent Williams | Feb 2, 2010

The Java House has been branching out into having more live performances of late, and a week after a wonderfully raucous show at the Mill, Kate (of Lipstick Homicide &...

Posted by Kent Williams | Jan 28, 2010

I hauled out the trusty Zoom H4 to the Mill last Saturday night, and recorded some good ol homegrown Iowa Rock & Roll. So Here it is, with no commercial...

Posted by Kent Williams | Jan 19, 2010

Produced by LV contributor Kembrew Mcleod and University of Iowa Associate Professor, and Benjamin Franzen, U of I graduate. Copyright Criminals explores the issue raised by the collision of Remix...

Posted by Kent Williams | Jan 4, 2010

I checked this out last night, and as a cinematic entertainment I really enjoyed it.  As a movie it's much, much better than "Titanic," which was an immensely successful entertainment,...

Posted by Kent Williams | Dec 23, 2009

Selective enforcement.  White kids dressed to blend in? No problem. Black & Hispanic kids? OPEN SEASON! License to roust ANYONE in a parked car, to check their age. Use age...