Author: Iowaves Music Blog

GDP 2016 In Ten Words

  Gross Domestic Product is this Saturday, May 28. It takes place in the East Village, is a showcase of homegrown talent and I love it more than I love beer and tacos and at least one of my pets. Tickets are available for the low price of $15 until day of and everyone should buy… Read more »

My 2016 80/35 Schedule

Holy crap. It’s basically summer. That means it’s basically time for 80/35. The lineup is full, the schedule has been released and now we agonize over who we’ll have to pick and choose. So, let’s talk. If you haven’t bought tickets yet, you have until May 17th for discounted tickets. Also, check out the full lineup and make up… Read more »

Review – Goldblums – Heels

Goldblums were the first band I wanted to write about when I came back. Their songs are grimy and gross garage punk. They last about 90 seconds. They’re rad as hell. The album really captures them in their element: a chaotic, fuzzed-out alternate universe where time and space mean nothing. Your feelings shift from the… Read more »

Well. This is Awkward.

  Uh. Hi there. So. It has been almost two years since my last post. I had to re-buy the domain and everything because I let it expire because I sort of thought I was done here. But, I dunno. I guess not. What have I been up to? Well, I got a job. Then I… Read more »

Make a Mixtape, It Always Helps- 80/35 Music Festival 2014

Chris Ford and Patrick Tape Fleming of Gloom Balloon I almost bought into it. I did. I dunno if it is my natural depression, my often weirdly intense paranoia or the fact that I spend too much time on the internet, but the somewhat harsh outcry and the excruciating six week wait between band announcements… Read more »

Make a Mixtape, It Always Helps- 80/35 Music Festival 2014

Chris Ford and Patrick Tape Fleming of Gloom Balloon I almost bought into it. I did. I dunno if it is my natural depression, my often weirdly intense paranoia or the fact that I spend too much time on the internet, but the somewhat harsh outcry and the excruciating six week wait between band announcements… Read more »

80/35 Schedule – Let’s Fight the Conflicts Together

(Here is The River Monks video for “I Am A Lake” shot by the good people at DEFT.) Last week 80/35 released their schedule. When I first read it, it seemed kind of cut and dry as to which shows I would go to, so I didn’t think the column would be necessary. But now… Read more »

80/35 Schedule – Let’s Fight the Conflicts Together

(Here is The River Monks video for “I Am A Lake” shot by the good people at DEFT.) Last week 80/35 released their schedule. When I first read it, it seemed kind of cut and dry as to which shows I would go to, so I didn’t think the column would be necessary. But now… Read more »

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