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Ion debuts Tobacco Bowl music video

Ioannis “Ion” Alexakis released his debut music video for “Love/Smokes” yesterday, shot entirely within the Pedestrian Mall and Tobacco Bowl. This affords us a great opportunity to enjoy some local hip hop while shamelessly engaging in a bit of Iowa City naval gazing. Describing himself as long-time customer, Alexakis said the idea for shooting a […]

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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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Show Photos: Adult Swim Carnival Tour

Students filed into Hubbard Park Monday night for Adult Swim’s 2012 Free Carnival Tour featuring Dan Deacon. The night was fully charged with outrageous games, prizes, and live performances. Iowa City’s ION (Sam Alexakis) kicked off the night and DJ Arbiter (Josh Messer) dropped the bass as a free-for-all dance off ensued. By dusk the […]

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2010 Local Hiphop Mix Tape Download

Tallboy Intro The Other Elements – Street Walk/Somethin Outa Nothin Tyrell Spitt and Cellblocc – Hell Yeah Vo – So Cold Rolling Blackout – Basement ]]]]]] (Staples) – Makin Cents Stoo Kid – The Truth Is AV Collective – Prince of Thieves J Streets and Animosity – Maxamill Freestyle (live on WFKU) johndope – Bachelor […]

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