Video Premiere: The Lonelyhearts explore the ‘Cumberland Gap’

Split-city duo the Lonelyhearts (guitarist John Lindenbaum is based in Fort Collins, Colorado; keyboardist Andre Perry in Iowa City) have given Little Village the pleasure of premiering their new video for “Cumberland Gap,” a track from their as-yet-unfinished forthcoming album. They also took time to share some thoughts about what fans can expect from the […]

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Album Review: The LonelyHearts – Age of Man

The LonelyHearts

Full disclosure: I am incredibly jealous of Andre Perry, Executive Director of the Englert Theater, musician, author and past contributor to Little Village. No one should be this good at that many things. I’ll try to rise above that deadly sin as I consider the new album he’s made with his musical partner John Lindenbaum, Age of Man… […]

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Track premiere: The Lonelyhearts, ‘A Meteorologist Suspects (Don’t Tread On Me)’

Photo by Adam Burke

The Lonelyhearts, a duo made up of Fort Collins-based guitarist John Lindenbaum and Iowa City’s Andre Perry on keyboards, is releasing their fourth full-length album tomorrow, Apr. 22. A full review of Age of Man is available in Little Village 197, currently on stands. In advance of that release, they are premiering a track off […]

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Just announced: Little Village presents Laura Gibson with The Lonelyhearts and Alexis Stevens at the Englert

Laura Gibson plays the Englert Theatre on May 19

Little Village Presents: Laura Gibson with The Lonelyhearts and Alexis Stevens The Englert Theatre — Thursday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. On May 19, the Englert Theatre, with presenting sponsor Little Village, welcomes songwriter Laura Gibson to the stage. The Portland, Ore. singer is currently based out of New York, and is touring in support […]

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At The Mill: Alex Bleeker and the Freaks with Sleepy Kitty, Lonelyhearts, Dewi Sant

The Lonely Hearts

For Iowa City, the chaos of a new semester may be knocking, but we don’t have to open the door quite yet. Some of your friends are back in town, and The Mill is offering the perfect opportunity to catch up with them over light beers and chilled-out indie rock. It’s 8:30 p.m. now, night […]

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Mission Creek: Kent Williams’ electronic music picks


I do listen to most every genre of music–dance music, rock, hip hop, country, classical and so on. I even have a soft spot for easy listening conductor arranger Hugo Winterhalter. But what I’m most interested in for my own listening are the many branches and leaves of electronic music’s tree. […]

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Mission Creek Festival Spotlight: Exitmusic

NYC-based duo Exitmusic will play Gabe’s on Saturday, April 6. The group’s songs of lost romance and haunting loneliness hit upon common themes, but singer Aleksa Palladino’s wavering vocals build tension and longing in a way that feels neither forced nor melodramatic. Together, the two musicians (Aleska Palladino and Devon Church) feature a strong theatrical style full of restrained guitar and subtle keyboard lines. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 4-5

Hello and welcome to the first Weekender of 2013! I hope everyone is recovering from NYE celebrations, because it’s almost time to get back up and out there. Things are starting to pick up this weekend. We’ve got a few relatively rare performances from bands with Iowa City ties, one of which will take place […]

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Album Review: Disaster Footage at Night by The Lonelyhearts

The Lonelyhearts Disaster Footage At Night Scenester Credentials Lonelyheart John Lindenbaum lives in Oakland, while Andre Perry lives in Iowa City; so the band is not quite bi-coastal — maybe sesqui- or hemi-coastal?  It doesn’t really matter, what with the Internet turning us all into quivering monads afloat in a dimensionless sea. The songs […]

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