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The Lowest Key – The Weeknd

 STORY BY JACOB MCKAY The Weeknd is our generation’s Michael Jackson. I immediately came to this realization after hearing the full version of Beauty Behind the Madness, the Weeknd’s new studio album. The project arrived on September 4th, bringing with it an insane amount of expectations. The Weeknd is not […]

by · September 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Music, Opinion

Independent artist JMSN shares soul with Des Moines

Christian Berishaj, known by his stage pseudonym JMSN, lent his voice to a crowd gathered at Vaudeville Mews in downtown Des Moines on the night of Aug. 26.

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Behind summer’s catchy tunes

What makes the “song of the summer”?

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Bryson Jennings brings his southern country roots to Des Moines

At 7 p.m. on May 6, doors will open at Wooly’s in Des Moines East Village to feature the talents of up-and-coming country singer Bryson Jennings.

by · May 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Alternative Yellowcard at Wooly’s

Punk/alternative rock band Yellowcard has been around for over 15 years. Still going strong today, they played Wooly’s in downtown Des Moines Friday, April 10. The concert was for their current tour in support of their new album “Lift a Sail.” Violinist and backup vocalist Sean Mackin provides some insight about playing a Yellowcard show, being a violinist in a rock band and their new sound.

by · April 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Relays Edition

Small but mighty: Des Moines features a robust variety of music venues

I get a feeling that live music here in Des Moines is making a comeback from the digital age of music downloads and Spotify we see today.

by · April 24, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion, Relays Edition

Diverse a cappella group provides opportunity, room for growth

A cappella offers more to students than simply music. It offers a community.

by · March 15, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Playlist compiled from Oscar nominees

This year’s Oscar nominated movies were full of great music, new and old. My playlist is a combination of both instrumental music and lyrical music because it’s all awesome.

by · March 2, 2015 · 1 comment · Opinion

Non-profit record label launching

The Des Moines Social Club (DSMSC) is partnering with Drake University to launch a non-profit record label in April.

by · February 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · In Des Moines, News

Piano concert focuses on human rights

iversity of Iowa music students performed a paino recital based on a popular Chilean revolutionary song for the first time Saturday.

by · September 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Campus Events, News