Category: Local Blogs

Review: Twins – Tomboys on Parade

Want to know a random thing that sucks about getting old? The oldies stations stop being oldies stations and start being “play shit from when I was a child”. Soon, it’s going to get into “play stuff from albums that I bought the day they came out”. It will be sad when it hits “play… Read more »

Review: Twins – Tomboys on Parade

Want to know a random thing that sucks about getting old? The oldies stations stop being oldies stations and start being “play shit from when I was a child”. Soon, it’s going to get into “play stuff from albums that I bought the day they came out”. It will be sad when it hits “play… Read more »

Review: Dick Prall w/ Max Jury 3/22/14

My wife and I enjoying a rare night out. Photo from Scott Morgan and Juice Magazine. The day after I met her, I said I was going to marry her. That’s such a dumb thing to say, but I just knew she was the one. She, however, didn’t know. I never asked, I never over-pursued,… Read more »

I’m Officially Unemployed; Let’s Write About Stuff Again

The current Iowaves Music Blog staff look out the window of the office/living room. I’m bored, mainly. I kind of abandoned this blog thanks to the grind of full-time employment and familial commitments. Also, poverty kind of kept me from attending the shows I wanted to attend. Age and responsibilities are bullshit, man. I kept… Read more »

Gloom Balloon, Mumford’s and Why Change Matters

I don’t like change. It makes me feel weird. It is part of why 2013 has been such a rough year for me. It is not just the bad things that have happened (and bad things have happened), it is that even the really good things have resulted in my life being completely different than… Read more »

LBF Band Hype – Doctor Murdock

This article was written by DMMC volunteer contributor Nate Logsdon. Interested in contributing to this website? Contact us! Buy advance all-access passes to Little BIG Fest feat. The Soul Rebels right here and save! — Doctor Murdock started as a mostly acoustic street band in Ames, but just in the past few years they have transformed… Read more »

Music Release: “Julia” by Alex Kintzle

Happy Friday, music lovers! I’ve got something to start your weekend off right. Alex Kintzle has a new re-recorded single for your weekend listening pleasure. Give “Julia” a listen below. Let us know what you think in the comments. (Spoiler: Like us, you’re gonna love it.) Download: 01-julia-final.wav

Q&A (DSM): John the Bastard

Words and photos by Palina Prasasouk John the Bastard just released their first full-length album, “A Lake Giant.” Writer and photographer Palina Prasosouk sat down with the group to get the low-down on their music and a few fun facts about the band. Listen to their music here. Congratulations, guys! From top left, clockwise: Mike, Nic,… Read more »

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