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Photos: Hinterland 2019

Brandi Carlile and her band performs finishes out the Hinterland Music Festival on August 4, 2019 in Saint Charlies, Iowa.

Roman Slabach, Photojournalist

August 4, 2019

Review: The Maytags play Blue Moose

Review: The Maytags play Blue Moose

December 12, 2016

By Austin Henderson [email protected] Sitting at the polished wood bar of the Blue Moose Tap House, a neon Hamm’s sign flickered in front of me. Flat screen TV’s showed interviews of this year’s unexciting array of Heisman candidates. 21 Savage played over the bar’s sound system,...

Twin City’s indie darlings make their way to Iowa City

Photo by Sarah Hess

June 16, 2016

By Tessa Solomon [email protected]   After high-school graduation in 2013, four teenagers from St. Paul, Minnesota, left their hometown, not for college, but for the stage. Three years, two EPs, and countless shows later, the band members have made a name for their guitar-driven, co...

Isakov reflects on career ahead of Englert performance

Isakov reflects on career ahead of Englert performance

June 10, 2016

By Claire Dietz [email protected]   Music has been part of Gregory Alan Isakov’s life since he and his brothers started a metal band in their basement. However, he never anticipated how much those bands in the basement would have an effect on his life later on. “I never thought...

Disorderly House: Notes, literally, from Underground

photo by Jordan Gale/The Daily Iowan

April 14, 2016

This project, "Disorderly House," takes a look into the underground punk-music scene hidden in Iowa City basements. To view all the photos, click here. By Jordan Gale | [email protected] | @gordanjale Hissing amplifiers fill a dark, damp, and dirty basement of an Iowa City home on a Saturday night. A man’s voice yells out, “Next band is starting,...

Recap: Son Lux at Gabe’s for Mission Creek

photo by Jordan Gale/The Daily Iowan

Girindra Selleck, [email protected]

April 7, 2016

Son Lux’s appearance at Gabes, 330 E. Washington St., marked the band’s first performance in Iowa City, and it is sure to leave an impact. The trio hailing from Brooklyn, New York, have been celebrating the release of their critically acclaimed album Bones with a tour across the country. The post-roc...

Fusing the media atoms: UI students mix media in ‘GRIT’ performance bred from struggle

Fusing the media atoms: UI students mix media in 'GRIT' performance bred from struggle

Isaac Hamlet, [email protected]

February 18, 2016

Art forms regularly collide in small ways. Films demand actors practice their craft while featuring costumes produced over hours of laborious design. Comics display vivid splashes of art peppered with bubbles of dialogue. Yet it’s rare to see shows in which the media meet on equal footing. Enter...

Rihanna out front again

(Via Twitter @rihanna)

Mario Williams, [email protected]

January 28, 2016

If you’re a member of the Rihanna Navy or just a fan of Rihanna’s iconic music — even if you don’t care for Rihanna — you have to know she released “Work” featuring Drake on Wednesday morning. “Work” is a track with an Caribbean feel, officially the first single off Rihanna’s n...

Last times, first times, now times

Last times, first times, now times

September 10, 2015

MUSIC Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche When: 7 p.m.  Sept. 13 Where: Mill, 120 E. Burlington Admission: $12 in advance/$15 day of show By Claire Dietz [email protected] It’s no small feat to travel with one’s mother. Lucy Wainwright Roche takes that feat and magnifies it into an entirely new scale, g...

It’s a wonderful life

It’s a wonderful life

September 3, 2015

MUSIC Good Life and Big Harp When: 9 p.m. Sept. 6 Where: Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington Admission: $14-$16 By Claire Dietz [email protected] Eight years and 250 miles separate Nebraska-based band the Good Life from the last time it played in Iowa City. The album Everybody’s Coming Down ...

Our Giude to Ibiza’s Closing Parites

Our Giude to Ibiza's Closing Parites

September 17, 2013

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Swingin’ on the Spiral of our Divinity

Swingin' on the Spiral of our Divinity

September 17, 2013

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