Tag: GDP 17

GDP Band Hype: Lily DeTaeye

Lily DeTaeye may be one of the youngest and lesser known acts playing GDP, but she will undoubtedly not be forgotten. Within seconds of listening to her music it’s apparent that Lily DeTaeye has a long, lucrative future in music ahead of her. Recording her first EP of singer-songwriter material at the age of fifteen,… Read more »

GDP Band Hype: The Uniphonics

The rich culture of Iowa is not without its Latin and African influences. Bands like Iowa City’s The Uniphonics are an example of this deep cultural connection that music can provide, and The Uniphonics have been one of Iowa’s most consistent connections to multicultural music for a decade. People will undoubtedly draw comparisons to groups… Read more »

GDP Band Hype: Starry Nights

Iowa City is like a musical incubator. While other cities seem to book themselves with bands still trying to find their footing, Iowa City bands seem to appear out-of-nowhere, fully operational and ready to surprise unexpecting Iowa listeners. That unexpected quality is what makes the hush-hush nature of our state’s vibrant music community so interesting… Read more »

GDP Band Hype: Pets with Human Names

One of the best things about this year’s GDP is how much new material the lineup is bringing. Most of the acts are either riding the wake of a recent album release, in the middle of recording, or currently releasing new singles. Des Moines rock trio, Pets With Human Names, are one such band. Following… Read more »

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