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Iowa City Weekender: June 21-23

Happy solstice, everyone. As of yesterday, summer has officially begun, and boy, was it a hot one. Know what else is hot? The events lined up for this weekend! We’d better just get started… THURSDAY Everyday/Everynight w. Slip Silo, Melismatics // The Mill // 9:00 PM // $7 Everyday/Everynight released their first album, Moon Phases […]

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Album Review: Wax Cannon: The Ankle Hour

SWax Cannon is two guys–David Murray and Jay Miller–who have been playing together for several years. They put out the titanic Someone in Madison is Praying for You (And it’s not me) four years ago, a double CD that was a tour de force of rock ‘n’ roll songwriting, their answer to Daydream Nation or Zen Arcade.

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Show Preview: Aktar Aktar, June 12 at Gabe's

If David Byrne, Slash, and Joe Strummer united to form a rock supergroup—and if, miraculously, things really clicked—that band would likely sound something like Aktar Aktar. The Chicago four-piece will headline Gabe’s this Saturday night, borrowing the best ingredients of art rock, cock rock and punk rock and mixing them into their tasty signature blend. […]

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