GDP Submissions

Local musicians: The Des Moines Music Coalition (DMMC) is taking submissions for this year’s GDP festival. They’re due by February 11th, so don’t waste any time! This year, the music fest will showcase local acts at the Vaudeville Mews, 4th … Continue reading

Mickey Davis of Is Home Is on Touring

Is Home Is (previously Olsen Twinns) took to the road with Tires¬†for a national tour that stopped in D.C., Ohio, New York, and Missouri, among others states. They’ll be finishing up the tour with a show at the Vaudeville Mews … Continue reading

Q&A: Thayne of The Travel Guide

On Saturday night, Wichita-based band The Travel Guide will be making a stop at the Gas Lamp. Having been compared to Wilco, Pavement, and At the Drive-In, you should definitely make it down to this show. The show starts at … Continue reading

Album Review: “Make Way” by Rusty Maples

Rusty Maples could’ve easily fallen into that black hole classification of “indie rock.” But they didn’t. Instead, they take a ¬†massive mix of indie sounds to create their own steez–including everything from poppy lyrics and classical cello solos (seriously) to … Continue reading