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A multitude of moving parts: Algiers’ Franklin James Fisher on finding the center in the music

Algiers, the sonically undefinable band from Atlanta rolling into this year’s Mission Creek Festival for a show on Friday, April 6 at 9 p.m. at Gabe’s, tend to get a whole lot of press for their lyrics and their politics. […]

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Iowa City’s John Hopkins graduated from Gabe’s to become one metal’s most renowned sound engineers

For the past decade, legendary Iowa City citizen John Hopkins has been living on the road as a highly sought-after front-of-house tour sound engineer for some of the heaviest and most beloved sludge and stoner metal bands in the galaxy: the Melvins, Corrosion of Conformity, High on Fire, Orange Goblin, Weedeater, Neurosis, Boris, Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Alabama Thunderpussy, Municipal Waste, Buzzov•en and others. […]

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Just announced: Trash Talk returns to Iowa City

Hold on to your hats — hardcore punk heavyweights Trash Talk just announced a show at Gabe’s on Monday, Nov. 13, presented by Black Clapton. Opening will be Iowa City’s own thrash-punks In the Mouth of Radness and hardcore-grind four piece Closet Witch. […]

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Bloated Kat Records’ Bloated Saturday returns to Gabe’s

For the second year in a row Bloated Kat Records is hosting Bloated Saturday 2 at Gabe’s this weekend, Aug. 25-26. Like the first Bloated Saturday the sequel will feature over 30 bands, this time split between Friday (starting at 5 p.m.) and Saturday (starting at 4 p.m.) nights instead of one marathon show. […]

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Review: Hexa pair with David Lynch to reexamine factories in a post-industrial age

Enter the soundscape of Hexa, an industrial and bodily-minded collaboration between musicians Lawrence English and Jamie Stewart (of Xiu Xiu). Hexa was first brought together to create an audial response to David Lynch’s “Factory Photographs,” as a part of the larger Lynch retrospect Between Two Worlds held at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art in 2015. Last night, April 4, 2017, was their first U.S. performance outside of California. […]

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Just announced: SCOPE brings Hippo Campus to Gabe’s

Hippo Campus, w/ Anthony Worden Gabe’s — Wednesday, April 26 at 8 p.m. University of Iowa’s SCOPE Productions announced today that they’re bringing St. Paul, Minnesota indie rockers Hippo Campus to town. The band, made up of former conservatory kids Jake Luppen, Nathan Stocker, Zach Sutton and Whistler Allen, will be at Gabe’s on April […]

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