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Interview: The Homegrown Success of MSPAINT
MSPAINT vocalist Deedee sat down for an interview ahead of their show at The James Theater in Iowa City on June 2nd.
An interview with rap and jazz artist McKinley Dixon for the Mission Creek Festival. Photo by David Muessig for NPR.
The London rapper’s 6th studio album is her first full-length release in over 6 years. Image via M.I.A on twitter
Ahzia Hester brought heat to Gabe’s on Friday evening. (Header image via Alyssa Leicht)
Written contributions by Jaden Amjadi, Derek Tate, and Jake Bisson Jeff Rosenstock – N O D R E A M Throughout his career, though especially the last decade of it, Jeff Rosenstock has done more than possibly any artist to remove the stigma from pop-punk. His earworm melodies, impassioned shouts, and nervous energy consistently produce cathartic listening experiences. His newest effort, the surprise-release N O D R E A M, is no exception to this rule. Acting as a soundtrack to yet another anxious breakdown, songs respond to perceived personal inadequacies (“Old Crap”, “Beauty of Breathing”) and political helplessness (“Scram!”, “N O D R E A M”). While many tracks aren’t more than four minutes, most have a tremendous sense of pacing and dynamism, never wearing out a melodic or sonic idea before moving onto the next. The title track’s different musical phases cover a … Continued
Jack Biscupski reviews rap supergroup Shredders at Gabe’s as a part of Witching Hour 2019.
Hip hop and self-empowerment queen Lizzo released a new album, “Cuz I Love You,” this April. Read more about the spirit-stirring album here! (Featured Image via The Cut)
Learn about what Common’s visit to the University of Iowa will bring here! (Image via: NJ.com)
Psalm One performed in Iowa City on the last day of Mission Creek Festival 2018. Read about it here! (Image via: MIDWESTIX)
Dessa came to the Mission Creek Festival. Read about it here! IMAGE VIA BELLA VOLFSON PHOTOGRAPHY
Read about the 21-year-old visionary rapper before you see him at The Mill on Saturday, October 21st at 11pm.
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