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Posted by Andre Perry | Dec 6, 2016

This year’s Elite 8 presents another list of great albums to consider. As always, these records are just the beginning of a conversation, and we encourage you to create and...

The Pines and then some!
Posted by Michael Roeder | Nov 22, 2013

It was Glen Campbell who first approached Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson about recording a version of the Jimmy...

Loretta
Posted by Drew Bulman | Oct 29, 2013

Loretta Lynn has sold 48 million albums worldwide since 1960. -- photo by Third Coast Daily Country music legend Loretta Lynn has postponed both of her shows in Iowa this...

Elvis Costello + The Roots
Posted by Matthew Steele | Jul 22, 2013

Although a few test pressings were released earlier this year on Record Store Day, for the general public, today marked our first chance to legally hear a track off...

Posted by Matthew Steele | Jul 20, 2013

Today's soundtrack is brought to us by ANTI- records, who just released a summer sampler that caught my eye by with the magic words: MAVIS and STAPLES.

Maximum Ames Music Festival
Posted by Drew Bulman | Jul 15, 2013

http://youtu.be/HTgHOClccHM The Maximum Ames Music Festival (MAMF) is returning this fall for its third year, and festival organizers have just announced the first lineup details. Ames isn't exactly local, but...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Apr 9, 2013

Organizers for the 80/35 Music Festival in downtown Des Moines announced the first lineup details this morning (listed below), and from what we've seen thus far...

Posted by Matthew Steele | Apr 2, 2013

Hello music lovers, got a nice tip this weekend from IC indie rockers Emperors Club–this week only they are streaming their new LP, Killer Companion...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Mar 7, 2013

During a time of social and political turbulence, young Libyans whose families had been displaced from their homes in Niger took arms to regain their territory and culture. Some of...

Pete Swanson
Posted by John Miller | Mar 7, 2013

Pete Swanson is, in a word, experimental. His music is a mash-up of industrial noise, pulsing electronic dance music and pure, minimalist expressionism. He draws from a varied and complex...

Photo by Amber Ginsberg via Flickr
Posted by Drew Bulman | Mar 6, 2013

As of today, the future of Public Space One is still unclear. Live performances are expected to transition into PS1's sister location, PSZ, though venue director John Engelbrecht isn't ruling...

Detective
Posted by John Miller | Mar 6, 2013

LA-based rock group Détective will be playing the Yacht Club on Wednesday, April 3. The group is comprised of former Guided By Voices bassist James Greer, alongside Guylaine Vivarat (former...

Aesop Rock
Posted by Drew Bulman | Mar 5, 2013

Tonight at Blue Moose Tap House you can catch Aesop Rock, member of the critically-acclaimed Rhymesayers record label and pillar of the underground hip hop community. Since taking the stage...

Mucca Pazza
Posted by John Miller | Mar 5, 2013

Chicago's self-described Circus-Punk marching band Mucca Pazza will perform at the Englert Theatre on Saturday, April 6. This 30 piece band is known for their spontaneous live shows and ability...

Nick Zammuto
Posted by John Miller | Mar 4, 2013

Nick Zammuto, former member of the now-disbanded duo The Books, will perform at the Yacht Club on Friday, April 5. Zammuto twists together various forms of instrumentation with digital and...

Mister Lies
Posted by John Miller | Mar 1, 2013

Columbia College student Nick Zanca, also known as mastermind producer Mister Lies, is scheduled to play a show at the Yacht Club on Thursday, April 4. He combines looping vocal...