Entries Tagged as 'Chris Ford'

Album Review: Little Ruckus — Tank Girl vs. Cape Girl

July 13th, 2012 · No Comments

I’ve been following Dominic Rabalais for a number of years now, having become friends through the musical collaborations of the Ames, Des Moines, and Fairfield scenes. I’ve seen him go from Porno Galactica to Utopia Park to Coyote Slingshot to Little Ruckus, pretty much always taking it to the next level with each new project. [...]

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Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars and the Meaning of Home

May 31st, 2012 · No Comments

About two years ago, shortly after getting home from a six-week-long national tour, I had a realization. I like being home. A lot. Home is where you know people, and where everything is just right, because, well, you’ve made it that way. It’s kind of a tough thought to deal with when you perform music, [...]

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Music University Comes to Ames

May 16th, 2012 · No Comments

When Ames Progressive editor Nate Logsdon and I first started seriously discussing the possibility of founding a record label based in Ames, we immediately put in place three pillars that would be cornerstones of the project: 1) It’s gotta be Iowan; 2) It’s gotta have a voice, be progressive, surprise people; 3) It’s gotta be [...]

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