Society & Culture

Editor's note: This article was originally published in October 2009 in Volume 4 Issue 2 of the now-defunct Ames Progressive zine. Unlike in neighboring...

Contakta is a new Iowa group based in Des Moines, a project based on the singing and songs of Diana Weishaar, the featured singer...

One of the things that Patrick Tape Fleming does perhaps better than anyone is to write confessional songs that are heartfelt, but not whiny,...

Update, 7/20: In a Facebook post Wednesday, Me So Hungry announced it has changed its name to Eggs & Jam. "We have officially renamed...

TIRES will always have a special place in Ames’ heart because the band started here at the tail-end of the legendary Liberty House era...
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Brett Newski: Land Air Sea Garage (Make My Day Records) Brett Newski is a singer/songwriter out of Milwaukee who’s toured large chunks of the world...

Alex Golesh, a tight ends coach for the Iowa State University football team, is one of seven defendants in a lawsuit filed Friday by...

This past summer, after poring over the first two albums by Swedish psychedelic Afrobeat revivalists Goat for the past four years or so, I...

Former Ames jam band The Workshy moved to Colorado a few years ago, and have been keeping busy playing gigs, teaching music lessons, learning...
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2016 has been a pretty incredible year for music, depending on what you’re into. We’ve had “surprise” albums from Beyonce and Radiohead, Guns ‘n...