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    Local Bands

    I've been on a kick of listening to local Iowa bands, and was wondering what you guys have for a good band to see/listen to from the area. Currently, I've been listening to Destrophy, Mindrite, Di-Fi (Omaha), Murder by Death (Indianapolis), and Heartset Self Destruct (Chicago).

    There's another band from the DSM area that I can't think of right now that is good as well. What local/up-and-coming bands are on your radars?


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    Re: Local Bands

    The Nadas.



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    Public Property. Envy Corps.


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    Re: Local Bands

    the go easy



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    Re: Local Bands

    Parlours
    Poison Control Center
    Gaiden Gadema
    The Envy Corps
    Cashes Rivers
    Bright*Giant
    Mumfords
    Rebel Creek
    Junk Poet
    Baber's Neighbors

    Start with those and you should be fine



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    Re: Local Bands

    The Envy Corps, Mumford's, and Radio Moscow are my top central Iowa bands, although I haven't been following the scene too closely in the last few years.


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    Re: Local Bands

    Quote Originally Posted by cycfan1 View Post
    The Nadas.
    They were up and coming 10 years ago, now they just live off that.

    The Pimps - Rockford, IL
    Trip Hazzard - KC, Mo
    Leftwich - Davenport
    Wicked Liz and the Belly Swirls - Davenport

    They've all been around awhile, but they all rock in my opinion.


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    Re: Local Bands

    Quote Originally Posted by illinoiscyclone View Post
    the go easy
    Not sure if they're still playing together. The bass player was one of my roomates in college, and I know the drummer pretty well. We'd jam in the living room of the house we lived in on Hyland back in the day. Always partied at his (drummer's) place on Hayward.

    Last I'd heard the drummer was li.ving in Iowa City and it was tough for everyone to get together and play around Des Moines. Sounds like they had/were going to disband. Some of the guys from the Go Easy have been playing as Pho and with the Scott Larson Band.

    They were a freaking awesome party/bar band though.


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    Re: Local Bands

    Quote Originally Posted by Stumpy View Post
    The Envy Corps, Mumford's, and Radio Moscow are my top central Iowa bands, although I haven't been following the scene too closely in the last few years.
    Yes.



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    Re: Local Bands

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarbox View Post
    Parlours
    Poison Control Center
    Gaiden Gadema
    The Envy Corps
    Cashes Rivers
    Bright*Giant
    Mumfords
    Rebel Creek
    Junk Poet
    Baber's Neighbors

    Start with those and you should be fine
    Envy Corps is one that I've heard before. Really like their sound. They remind me of a mix between Modest Mouse and Radiohead. Seems like a really experimental band.


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    Re: Local Bands

    Wow, I didn't know Mindrite still played shows...what's next, you're going to tell me you are headed to an Index Case concert?



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    Re: Local Bands

    I went to see The Envy Corps last year at the M-Shop. They really put on a good show. They have a cool sound..I'd recommend them



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    The Envy Corps
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