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Overheard at Mission Creek: Part four

Photo by Kent Williams

Overheard at Mission Creek is a selected list of Tweets-from-last-night. Each day we’ll take you through a collection of some of the things Iowa City folks have been Tweeting about the festival. Let’s go, because there’s cake. […]

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Overheard at Mission Creek: Part three

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Overheard at Mission Creek is a selected list of Tweets-from-last-night. Each day we’ll take you through a collection of some of the things Iowa City folks have been Tweeting about the festival. Let’s keep the party pumpin. […]

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Overheard at Mission Creek: Part one

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Overheard at Mission Creek is a selected list of Tweets-from-last-night. Each day we’ll take you through a collection of some of the things Iowa City folks have been Tweeting about the festival. Let’s begin! […]

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The Wide Shot: Five fantastic bands you may have missed at Mission Creek

As we all begin to decompress from the week-long Mission Creek madness, it’s time to pause, take a deep breath, and then take stock of what the hell just happened. No doubt the major acts have settled well with us. Bomb Squad, Camera Obscura, Greg Brown, Xiu-Xiu, Meat Puppets et al. were amazing musical happenings […]

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3/30/10: Mission Creek (Photos)

Here are some pics from Tuesday night’s Mission Creek shows PS1: So Much Fun, Happy Chromosomes, Replacing the Robots, Dinosaur Feathers Mill: Mondo Drag, Birds and Batteries, Cave Singers Also re: MCIC 2010 Tuesday: Kent Williams on the Mill show + Lady Espina at the Yacht Club Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Photos by Matt Butler […]

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Air Pirates


March 2010 – In 1990’s Pump Up the Volume, Christian Slater played Happy Harry Hard-on, a renegade pirate radio deejay who shocked and entertained his growing legion of listeners with R-rated language and intermittent moments of Was (Not Was) and The Jesus and Mary Chain. Broadcasting from an undisclosed location with his transmitter and voice […] […]

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Sightings: Iowa

On the lookout for real monsters this Halloween? Lace up your boots and join the search for Iowa’s cryptozoological legends. Phantom Kangaroos Vagrant kangaroos are nothing new, having been spotted in a good portion of the eastern United States and pockets of California for over a century. But in the late 1990s there was an […]

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I Pledge Allegiance to the HIP HOP

Even if the Wu-Tang Clan is a peripheral blip on your music radar, you probably at least have a vague notion that they’re nothing to fuck with, especially if you’ve seen more than a couple episodes of Chappelle’s Show. Their 1993 debut, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), became the prototype for over a decade of […]

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