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Michael Roeder

Posted by Michael Roeder | Jan 31, 2017

TIRES LP1 tires.bandcamp.com LP1 by Tires The big, anthemic sound of Phil Young’s (the Wheelers) new instrumental project TIRES was inspired by the recent passing of his grandfather. “He was...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Jan 17, 2017

The Pines Pasture II thepinesmusic.com During live shows the Pines will drop in traditional and cover songs, seemingly as much for their entertainment as for the audience. In 2015, they...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Dec 6, 2016

King of the Tramps Cumplir con el Diablo kingofthetramps.com Cumplir con el Diablo by King Of The Tramps Amidst the storm of internet reaction the day after the elections last...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Oct 31, 2016

Chris Morris (L) and Jim Glass, two of the four owners of Analog Vault. -- photo by Michael Roeder Cedar Rapids recently got its first new independent record store since...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Oct 18, 2016

SIRES Soul For Sale dsandn.com Dylan Sires is a sellout. Or, at least that is what he wants you to believe. After a few years slugging it out as Dylan...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Sep 26, 2016

Video still from "Didn't We Have History Together?" Quad Cities trio Chrash premieres a video today with the tune that wrapped up its latest album of songs about things frontman...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Sep 20, 2016

Chrash Things My Friends Say www.cartoucherecords.com/chrash Chrash is a Quad Cities trio made up of Kim Murray and Paul Bloomquist from the Winter Blanket, and Chris Bernat from ’90s alternative...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Sep 14, 2016

Ray Wylie Hubbard The Mill -- Sunday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. Ray Wylie Hubbard -- photo by Courtney Chavanell Ray Wylie Hubbard is a Texas singer and songwriter probably...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Sep 7, 2016

GARP Codfish Hollow Barnstormers -- Friday, Sept. 9-11 Photos by Zak Neumann In 2009, Sean Moeller of Daytrotter had the idea of bringing his favorite up-and-coming bands to barns in...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Sep 5, 2016

Bo Ramsey Wildwood Calling www.boramsey.com There is an adage in guitar circles that says, “Tone is in the hands.” In other words, the unique sound of a guitarist comes from...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Aug 16, 2016

Devin Frank The Vanishing Blues www.facebook.com/thevanishingblues Poison Control Center’s hiatus in 2011 gave Devin Frank time to explore new projects. He formed Mantis Pincers with Jordan Mayland and Eric Moffitt...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Jul 21, 2016

On Tuesday, July 19, country music legend Dolly Parton brought her 60-city tour in support of her upcoming album Pure & Simple With Dolly’s Biggest Hits (out Aug. 19) to...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Jul 6, 2016

MAIDS These Days EP www.thisismaids.com Danny Heggen and Mickey Davis are the Des Moines electronic pop band MAIDS. They’ve been collaborating since 2012 on singles and some inspired remixes for...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Jun 14, 2016

TWINS Square America www.facebook.com/Twinstheband Iowa’s very own princes of guitar pop are back with another slab of black vinyl densely grooved with their trademark harmonies and chugging guitars. Their 2014...

Max Jury
Posted by Michael Roeder | Jun 3, 2016

Max Jury Max Jury www.maxjury.com A series of strong singles in 2014 established West Des Moines native Max Jury as able to craft instantly-classic songs influenced by laid back seventies...

Photo by Heidi Ehalt
Posted by Michael Roeder | May 19, 2016

Jayhawks The Englert Theatre -- Sunday, May 22 at 7 p.m. ($30) Photo by Heidi Ehalt 2016 marks 30 years since the release of the Jayhawks’ self-titled debut album. Formed...