Show Review: Science!

My first show in NYC was quite the success—and not entirely different from the venues/atmosphere I’ve come to love in Des Moines. Seattle-based band Science! took the stage at The Rock Shop in Park Slope (a really nice, hipster-esque part … Continue reading

GDP/Band Bombshell Got An Award!

It’s been a big weekend! And thanks to everyone who has made it awesome. Seriously, though. What a huge weekend for local music. Let’s break it down a bit. GDP If you didn’t get the chance to make it to … 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

Gloom Balloon Video Release

Kino323 (Kee-no three twenty-three) is a new project from photographer and cinematographer Dan Welk, based out of Des Moines. Kino323 videos are collaborations with musicians, artists, poets, and other performers. They produce simple, intimate videos to showcase the talents of artists … Continue reading