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Feed Me Weird Things preps to kick off Volume Two

Feed Me Weird Things, Vol. 2, Ed. 1: Robert Noyes w/ Alexander, Haunter Trumpet Blossom — Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. Having concluded the first volume of Feed Me Weird Things (FMWT) on Aug. 12, Chris Wiersma, curator of the series, pauses for the brief transition before Volume Two commences on Wednesday, Aug. 16 […]

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Interview: A chat with curator Chris Wiersema ahead of the Tuesday kickoff of Feed Me Weird Things

Feed Me Weird Things is the newest curation effort of Chris Wiersema, the soft-spoken but large-bearded part of Witching Hour and Mission Creek responsible for keeping Iowa City immersed in unusual sounds from around the world. Wiersema organized this series in terms of volumes and episodes, and each installment promises to be a unique event, with an emphasis on range rather than continuity (see full lineup below). […]

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Album Review: Haunter- Perishing Road

The full-length debut, Perishing Road, from Haunter (a.k.a. Kyle Arthur Miller) is ideal for late nights, headphones and staring out at the frozen tundra. Miller’s new collection of ambient compositions rewards those who put in the time, with headphones bundled around the ears. Perishing Road is a feast of guitar drone interplay. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: February 7-10

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. No need for much of an intro this week, so let’s just get started, eh? THURSDAY New Belgium Beer Tasting // Englert // 6:30 PM // Free New Belgium Brewing will host a free beer tasting at the Englert this evening. It will take place in […]

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Iowa City Weekender: October 18-21

Welcome to another edition of the Weekender. It’s looking a little cold and wet out there at the moment, but we’re Iowans; we’re proud of our ability to tolerate anything the sky throws at us, right? Let’s take a look at what else the wind blows our way this weekend. THURSDAY Balmorhea w. Haunter, Kill […]

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Iowa City Weekender: June 7-9

Welcome to another edition of the Weekender. In addition to our usual Thursday through Saturday coverage, I’ve extended the weekend by a few days in order to cover a super awesome Monday show. But let’s start with Thursday: THURSDAY CJ Boyd w. Haunter, Mossbed // Public Space One // 7:00 PM // $3 Rolling into […]

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