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Album Review: Iowa City Song Project

Iowa City Song Project maximumamesrecords.com   As a teenager hungry for a scene larger than the veritable cultural island of Bellevue, IA, at night I would arrange and rearrange my radio antenna to try to capture KUNI to get a glimpse of the world of music around me, which included bands from Iowa City. It […]

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Live Recordings of Rhys Chatham/Rene Hell/Solid Attitude @ Gabes 3-27-2012

Adrianne Behning’s photographs of this show are here. A performance of Guitar Trio by Rhys Chatham is always a stunning, overwhelming, transcendent thing to experience. The composition itself is a schematic set of instructions for 3 or more guitarists, a process that Chatham directs from the stage as he plays himself. It has been his […]

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Show Photos: Rhys Chatham, Rene Hell, Solid Attitude @ Gabe’s – 3/27

Well, we’ve got the first night of Mission Creek under our belts, and aside from a little tinnitus and maybe a hangover, I think we’re all doing great. If you were at Gabe’s last night, you’re likely doing really well after that monumental performance from Rhys Chatham and his crew of Iowa City guitar wizards. But […]

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My God . . . It's Full of Stars

Alex Body, Rene Hell, Peaking Lights, Pocahaunted Gabe’s, Tuesday March 29th Last night was the first glimpse of the new Gabe’s for many people, the return to an old true name after years of awkwardly calling the space the Picador.  We’ll never get back the pricelessly skuzzy biker/hipster conjunction of yore, but I like some […]

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Full sets for Rene Hell/Wet Hair @ Java House 2-19-10

I forgot to post this, and Matt beat me to the punch posting video from the live show at the Java House Feb 19. RENE HELL [audio:http://www.cornwarning.com/xfer/2010-02-190-ReneHell-WetHair/2010-02-19-ReneHell.mp3] http://www.cornwarning.com/xfer/2010-02-190-ReneHell-WetHair/2010-02-19-ReneHell.mp3 WET HAIR [audio:http://www.cornwarning.com/xfer/2010-02-190-ReneHell-WetHair/2010-02-19-WetHair.mp3] http://www.cornwarning.com/xfer/2010-02-190-ReneHell-WetHair/2010-02-19-WetHair.mp3 VIEW VIDEO OF RENE HELL VIEW VIDEO OF WET HAIR […]

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