Saturday, March 25, 2017

Episode 44: Iowa Indie and Alternative Music

"It's funny, it's taken me this long to get to these genres, because this is actually my kind of music.

I listen to all kinds of music, but punk and alternative are my go-to music. I grew up listening to The Pistols, The Clash, Violent Femmes, Talking Heads, early Police, Devo, early R.E.M....

So I'm quite happy to finally present some of Iowa's figurative grandchildren of those guys, plus a Iowa band actually from that era!

Other IMSC posts and podcasts with indie music:

Other IMSC posts and podcasts with alternative music:

Other IMSC posts and podcasts with 1980s music:

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original picture cropped and extended
Art by Robert Braune

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Cover by Robert Braune

Opening - Iowa Music Showcase theme by Dylan Boyle

Song 1 - "King Size Cigarette" by The Law

Song 2 - "Candy Lips" by The Frank Lloyd Tribe

Song 3 - "Rebekah (You've Got the Whole World)" by Liberty Hall Collective

Song 4 - "Good Intentions" by The World Is Flat

Song 5 - "Masquerade" by No Good Deed

Song 6 - "The Falling" by Karen Meats The Vahnevants

Song 7 - "30 Days" by Men of Science and Faith

Song 8 - "Speak to Me" by Bonne Finken (plus video)

Closing - Iowa Music Showcase theme by Dylan Boyle

All song are copyrighted by the performers and composers, and used by their kind permission.


Next episode: Iowa Blues and Blues Rock!

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Two years ago...
Episode 8: Iowa City Children's Album -

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