Q&A: Bonne Finken and Sharika Soal

Written by Chad Taylor of Des Moines Cityview   Ed Note: The following Q&A is the transcript from Chad’s time with Bonne Finken and Sharika Soal. Read the story here. Sex sells. It’s probably the least original opening ever, but that doesn’t make it … Continue reading

Q&A (NYC): EdTang & The Chops

New Jersey-based band Ed Tang & The Chops  is out with a full-length album, “Goodbye, Zen5, Sushi Dinner.” A gravelly vocal set mixed with a sticky sweet feminine balance throughout, this borderline folk/indie/alternative/slightly country has a song for everyone. If you’re … Continue reading

Show Preview (DSM/NYC): Science!

Science! is back for more! Tomorrow night in Des Moines at the Vaudeville Mews, 7pm, all ages, $10. Manhattan music fans: Catch them at The Bitter End on Friday, September 6th at 8pm. Bring your ID (it’s 21+) and some … Continue reading

Q&A (DSM): Jason Klobnak Quintet

The Jason Klobnak Quintet will be making a stop in Des Moines tonight and tomorrow night. Tonight’s show: Star Bar, 9pm-12am. Tomorrow night’s show: Vaudeville Mews, 7pm-9pm. This Denver-based group recently released their album, “Mountain Move,” on Monday. Read a … Continue reading

Upcoming Show (NYC): Madam West

Mondays suck and there’s no better way to end a long day than with some great music. Tomorrow night Madam West, a Brooklyn-based foursome that will blow you away with their self-classified “orchestral/electronic/art/pop” jams, is taking the stage at PIANOS … Continue reading

Upcoming Show (NYC): Miko and the Musket

Milo and the Musket, a NYC-based jazz/indie 7-piece and Interview magazine favorite, is hitting Arlene’s Grocery on August 17th.  Make sure and catch the show, then snag their new self-titled EP when it drops next month. But first, get to know the band. … Continue reading