Nate Logsdon: The Mind Behind Maximum Ames Music Festival

Written by Chad Taylor Nate Logsdon loves everything in life more than you’ll love anything in life. Endlessly upbeat, infectiously positive and overwhelmingly intense, Logsdon has two settings: Full Speed and Sleeping. As the front man for the band Mumford’s, … Continue reading

Upcoming Festival (Iowa): Adventure Camp

The 80/35 hangover (should) be clearing up by now, so it’s time to prepare for another festival! The 2nd annual Adventure Camp Music Festival is taking place August 23-25 near Decorah, Iowa. This is another weekend camping festival, so make … Continue reading

Preview: Seldom Seen Music Festival

Tomorrow (June 28/29), Seldom Seen Festival—an event focusing on music, art, and literature—will take over a small farm in Monmouth, Iowa. The fest includes two days of camping on a gorgeous spot of land, but there are quite a few … Continue reading

Q&A: Stuart Davis

Stuart Davis, a man of many hyphens (writer-director-actor-comedian-songwriter) with 14 albums out and multiple NPR guest spots, will be playing the early show at The Vaudeville Mews tomorrow, May 17th. Before you head down there for his multi-faceted show, get … Continue reading

Gross Domestic Product: Vaudeville Mews Early

Handlebar: Photo courtesy of Facebook We’re counting down the days until Gross Domestic Product! (It’s two, in case you’ve been living under a rock.) Get the show started early by reading what the bands playing at the Vaudeville Mews early … Continue reading

Gross Domestic Product: 4th St. Theatre

Trouble Lights: Photo courtesy of Facebook Three more days until Gross Domestic Product! The anticipation is killing us. If you’re in the same boat, check out these interviews with the GDP bands jamming in the 4th St. Theatre. Get your … Continue reading

Q&A: Fredrik Kretz of Swedish Metal Band Outshine

Something ridiculously cool happened to me a few weeks back. I got asked to interview an international band. And not only an international band, but a Swedish metal band. I grew up with a friend who thrived in the presence … Continue reading

Video Debut: H.D. Harmsen’s “Papoose”

There’s no better way to deal with hump day than with a new local music video. Especially one from H.D. Harmsen. We have the honor of debuting his newest creation, “Papoose,” produced by the great Pat Fleming of Poison Control … Continue reading