Post Tagged with: "Music"

Christmas music in November

I’ll admit, Christmas music is my favorite kind of music too, and while I am looking forward to listening to all of my favorite Christmas albums on repeat, I can wait.

by · November 16, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion

The Lowest Key: DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled is back to giving us those “All I do is win” moments.

by · October 26, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion

Fortunate Youth brings good vibes with reggae tunes

Fortunate Youth lives off of good vibes and spreads their love through reggae music throughout the country.

by · October 17, 2015 · 2 comments · Features

East Village music venue hosts range of artists

Deep within the East Village of Des Moines, the newest addition to the city’s collection of concert venues thrives.

Wooly’s, established in 2012, is a popular place to see live music for a fair price.

by · October 9, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Features

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 · Comments are Disabled · 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

Future Islands brings new wave elements to Des Moines concert

STORY BY ANNELISE TARNOWSKI Future Islands may have been the best show in Des Moines this year. They are an East Coast group that got its start at East Carolina University in 2006, beginning with a few self-released singles and EPs. They sound like 90s grunge meets 80s synth-pop, with […]

by · September 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Music, Opinion, Uncategorized