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Photos: White Mystery, Lee Ranaldo and the Dust at Gabe’s

Rockers White Mystery joined Lee Ranaldo and the Dust for an excellent show at Gabe’s Thursday. Ranaldo, for those who missed our show preview or are otherwise unfamiliar, is the co-founder of the iconic indie rock group Sonic Youth. The Dust, meanwhile, feature Sonic Youth’s drummer Steve Shelley along with Alan Licht and Tim Lüntzel. […]

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Photos: Titus Andronicus and Lost Boy at Gabe’s

Titus Andronicus, Lost Boy and The Olympics stopped by Gabe’s last weekend for an intense night of punk rock and general rabble-rousing. Below you’ll find photos featuring Lost Boy and Titus Andronicus, specifically (a scheduling conflict led me to miss The Olympics’ set, unfortunately). Lost Boy offered up solid guitar-driven punk, while Titus Andronicus played […]

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Photos: It’s not a show, it’s a party with Andrew W.K.

Andrew W.K. brought The Party Messiah Tour to Iowa City’s very own Blue Moose Tap House Thursday with support from Quad City pop punkers Straight Up. W.K. worked his way through many of his party classics like “Its time to party,” “Ready to die,” “I get wet” and of course “Party Hard.” With only a […]

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Photos: The Bob Mould Band at the Englert Theater

Punk Rock legend Bob Mould (Hüsker Dü, Sugar) brought The Bob Mould Band to the Englert last night, and subsequently the entire theater to its feet. Mould and crew are on tour supporting their latest record Silver Age. Des Moines’ own Love Songs For Lonely Monsters opened the show. […]

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Photos: Catacombs of Comedy Showcase at the Yacht Club

If you’re a fan of comedy, or a night owl with three bucks to spare on a Monday night, consider checking out the Catacombs Of Comedy Showcase at the Yacht Club. I was able to make it down to the weekly open mic for the first time this week and had a blast. With the […]

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Photos: Supersonic Piss goes out with a bang

A small, sweaty basement seems like the most appropriate place to give Supersonic Piss a proper sendoff. Last night, the group was joined by Iowa City’s own Stiff Ride, along with touring bands Death Drive and Stillsuit from Oakland, California. I missed Stiff Ride’s set, mostly because of my own impatience. Death Drive and Stillsuit […]

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