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Posted by John Schlotfelt | May 8, 2009

Miracles of God O' What a Wonderful Day/No Refunds www.myspace.com/miraclesofgod Iowa City's Miracles of God have waited long enough in obscurity. After years of playing dusty power-pop, the indie underground...

Posted by Kent Williams | May 8, 2009

Scheusch Scheusch www.myspace.com/scheusch Consider now, the guitar-drum duo, of which persuasion is Scheusch. If you leave out the bass player, you only split the door two ways. You don't have...

Posted by Kent Williams | May 8, 2009

The White Tornado Seek Shelter www.white2rnado.com The White Tornado is keyboardist Bill Peterson, who's been playing shows around Iowa City for some time. Seek Shelter, his debut record, showcases his facility...

Posted by Jason Phelps | Apr 8, 2009

Before Metallica and Napster ever butted heads, people used to venture out and by their music on something called compact discs. Then, came the era of the download. Now, artists...

Posted by Jason Phelps | Apr 8, 2009

In the late 1990s, a new phenomena proliferated through commercial hip hop. Deejays began releasing albums overloaded with guest vocals and uninspired tunes. If you were a fan of rap...

Posted by Kent Williams | Apr 8, 2009

Kaspar Hauser The Sons www.kasparhausermusic.net Kaspar Hauser started in Iowa City and then moved to Chicago, but they're back once or twice a year for shows at the Mill.  They...

Posted by Kent Williams | Apr 8, 2009

This Machine Lemming Nation You have to admire Marv Hain, for being true to his ideals, and his devotion to a musical form that's been moribund for nearly 50 years,...

Posted by Brittany Jade Hogendorn | Apr 8, 2009

Laura Gibson Beasts of Seasons Hush Records www.myspace.com/lauragibson Midwesterners need few words to describe the seasonal bitterness laid upon them this time of year. Luckily, locals have a Garden of...

Posted by Jason Phelps | Apr 8, 2009

N.A.S.A. Spirit of Apollo ANTI- www.myspace.com/nasa In the late 1990s, a new phenomena proliferated through commercial hip hop. Deejays began releasing albums overloaded with guest vocals and uninspired tunes. If...

Posted by Jason Phelps | Apr 8, 2009

Porno Galactica MixTape Vol. 1 Mission Freak Before Metallica and Napster ever butted heads, people used to venture out and by their music on something called compact discs. Then, came...

Posted by John Schlotfelt | Mar 13, 2009

William Elliott Whitmore Animals in the Dark www.williamelliottwhitmore.com William Elliott Whitmore's fourth album (and major label debut), Animals in the Dark kicks off with what will likely be the most...

Posted by Kent Williams | Mar 13, 2009

Po' Girl Deer in the Night www.pogirl.net [audio:http://www.pogirl.net/deer/deer.mp3] Canada is, like, this whole other country. They apparently are secretly responsible for about half of the music we think of as...

Posted by Kent Williams | Mar 13, 2009

JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound Beat of Our Own Drum www.myspace.com/theuptownsound JC Brooks comes from Chicago, but recently played at the Yacht Club, and from all reports, burned the...

Posted by Kent Williams | Mar 13, 2009

Bonne Finken Soul on Display www.bonnefinken.com It takes some gut for a white girl from Knoxville, Iowa, to use "Soul" in her debut CD's title. But Finken can, as they...

Posted by Kent Williams | Jan 14, 2009

The Lonelyhearts Disaster Footage At Night Scenester Credentials www.thelonelyhearts.net Lonelyheart John Lindenbaum lives in Oakland, while Andre Perry lives in Iowa City; so the band is not quite bi-coastal --...

Posted by John Schlotfelt | Jan 14, 2009

Pieta Brown Flight Time self-released www.pietabrown.com Pieta Brown's latest EP Flight Time is written in a world occupied by Cadillacs and run away lovers, and in which a gallon of...