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Interview: Dana T talks about his new LP and the underground IC music scene

Dana T Gabe’s — Saturday, Oct. 31 at 9 p.m. Dana Telsrow (or, Dana T) cut his musical teeth on mathematical rockers like Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart and Charles Mingus. His arrangements border on messy at times, but come through as an adventurous, organized concept from beginning to end. These unconventional arrangements are thrown at […]

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Interview: Musicians Jennifer and Noam from Jenn Hall talk vinyl, wardrobe and touring diets

Jennifer Hall The Mill — Sunday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. After speaking with Jenn and Noam from Jennifer Hall, I have a refreshed excitement for new music. The visceral, soulful music and lyrics come from a group of real artists making genuine music for true music lovers. Their new self titled album is gaining […]

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Interview: Radkey built to rock

Radkey

The debut album from Radkey, Dark Black Makeup, is a punk rock family portrait. Brothers Dee (22, lead vocals and guitar), Isaiah (20, bass and vocals) and Solomon (18, drums), exhibit their brotherly love through tight, high-energy tracks from start to finish. The brothers like to give credit for their musical chops to their Dad/Manager’s record collection… […]

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Iowa City’s Seth Wenger to open for Burlington’s Eric Pettit Lion at The Mill

Eric Pettit Lion The Mill — Friday, August 21 at 9 p.m. Burlington, Iowa lends Iowa City their homegrown river folk rockers this Friday night, Eric Pettit Lion. These four guys, (Eric Pettit, Dave Schwarm, Tim Buhmeyer, Greg Floyd) will deliver organic story-like songs through their Americana stylings and raw lyrics. Their sound nods back […]

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Field Division to play the Yacht Club this Friday

Field Division Iowa City Yacht Club — Friday, Aug. 21 at 10 p.m. The perfect soundtrack walking around the rainy streets of Iowa City this fall will be Reverie State, the 2014 debut EP from Des Moines-based duo Field Division. Their music is a delicate dance between acoustic folk and a synthesizer, a balance they […]

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