Post Tagged with: "Music"

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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · 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

K-pop group pushes classical music with hip-hop twist

A South Korean pop (K-pop) group called Waveya stars in a music video that consists of them twerking to Antonín Dvo?ák’s New World Symphony (Symphony No. 9 Allegro con fuoco).

by · May 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion

Music holiday sentimental

For the past couple years, Record Store Day has been one of my favorite holidays — and this was way before I even had a turntable.

by · May 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion

Midwest offers wide array of big-name music festivals

During summer, you don’t have to worry about putting off that midterm paper or calculus test to make the concert.

by · April 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Opinion, Relays Edition