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Indie Music Room

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The Indie Music Room is a showcase for artists to share their original songs, explain the thoughts behind their music, and play their most recent recordings. Hosted by Heather Kelly, she knows what it's like to be an Independent artist and all the things that go on behind-the-scenes to create an album of original music.

The Indie Music Room is a showcase for artists to share their original songs, explain the thoughts behind their music, and play their most recent recordings. Hosted by Heather Kelly, she knows what it's like to be an Independent artist and all the things that go on behind-the-scenes to create an album of original music.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Indie Music Room is a showcase for artists to share their original songs, explain the thoughts behind their music, and play their most recent recordings. Hosted by Heather Kelly, she knows what it's like to be an Independent artist and all the things that go on behind-the-scenes to create an album of original music.

Language:

English

Contact:

5155735117


Episodes

Indie Music Room - # 16 Joshua Sinclair

9/23/2020
Heather Kelly talks with Joshua Sinclair about how his career has evolved over the past 20 years. Joshua talks about signing multiple record deals to the music biz in general, and all the things that go along with it. Songs include Hank, Silicone and Wine, She's Got It All, and Stitches.

Duration:00:38:49

Indie Music Room - # 15 Podcasting and Indie Music

7/31/2020
Heather Kelly talks with Bill Grady about the early days of podcasting and it's connection with independent artists and their music. Bill tells how Podcasters used to connect with independent artists through Adam Curry's PodShow PodSafe Music Network. Songs include Summertime by Brother Love, Say What You Will by Chance, and Dear Cheri by Road Trip. Music provided from the PodShow Podsafe Music Network.

Duration:00:35:15

Indie Music Room - # 14 Tim Kelly

5/20/2020
Heather Kelly’s guest is her biggest musical influence, her father Tim Kelly. Tim talks about his journey as teen in starting a band, to a weekend musician with a family, and now writing and recording in his home studio. From appearing on KVFD’s Barn Dance as a teen to being inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Hall of Fame, Tim has done it all. Songs include South 22nd Street Bar, On My Way, and Ain’t Gonna Be the Blame.

Duration:00:26:51

Indie Music Room - # 13 Kirk Kaufman

4/16/2020
Heather Kelly talks with Kirk Kaufman about his many collaborations over the years. Kirk tells about how he writes his songs, and shares a story about meeting Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys. Songs include End of Time, Little Bit Of, Cars Don't Rust in Outer Space, Space Cadet, and Bomber.

Duration:00:35:40

Indie Music Room - # 12 Brook Hoover

3/18/2020
Heather Kelly talks with Brook Hoover about the playing in the Surf Zombies, and the Flamin' Camaros. Brook talks about recording at Paisley Park Studios and gives the back stories of his songs. Songs include I'm a Lucky Guy, Beer Guzzling Swine, He Rides His Bike, and Impressed.

Duration:00:41:13

Indie Music Room - # 11 Todd Partridge

2/20/2020
Heather Kelly talks with Todd Partridge from King of the Tramps about writing, recording, touring in Europe, and how the band's style has an Iowa influence. Songs include Wandering Kind, Last Man Standing, Old Crow, and a live version of Hard Times.

Duration:00:40:31

Indie Music Room - # 10 Jeff Banks

1/8/2020
Heather Kelly talks with Jeff Banks about his music and playing as a session musician. Heather and Jeff talk about a recent show in Texas, his writing style, and how a dream helped him write a song. Songs include Big Dreams, Stirred Not Shaken, and High and Goodbye.

Duration:00:33:24

Indie Music Room - # 9 Christmas Show Part 2

12/11/2019
In part 2 of our Christmas show, Heather Kelly talks with Kirk Kaufman about one of his Christmas music projects featuring artsits he's worked with. Music includes Merry Christmas by Melvin James, O Holy Night by Brandon Scott Sellner, It Won't Be Christmas by Dave Hearn, It's Christmas by Kirk Kaufman, and Christmas Time by Jack Gallup.

Duration:00:20:58

Indie Music Room - # 8 Christmas Show Part 1

12/11/2019
In part 1 of our Christmas show, Heather Kelly features holiday music by Dave Hearn and Tim Kelly. Dave is also in the studio with Heather and talks about each of the tracks. Music includes Deck The Halls, Pat a Pan, Coventry Carol, and Greensleeves by Dave Hearn, and The Christmas Song by Tim Kelly.

Duration:00:25:23

Indie Music Room - # 7 Larry Myer

11/12/2019
Heather Kelly talks to singer and songwriter Larry Myer. Larry has played in more than 200 towns around Iowa and over half of the U.S., and is a winner of the Branson Songwriting Contest. Heather and Larry talk about working his way up from being a street performer to playing large concert venues, life on the road and studio projects. Songs include Flatlands, Take a Look at These Blues, and Hanging On.

Duration:00:24:47

Indie Music Room - # 6 Alex Trevino

10/9/2019
Heather Kelly talks with Alex Trevino, a graduate of Berklee College of Music, about his music which includes pop-punk to modern jazz and everything in between. Alex talks about his recording style, recording tools, and his unique way of playing the guitar upside down. Songs include The Storm, Snow, and Loaded Gun.

Duration:00:26:59

Indie Music Room - # 5 Melvin James

9/12/2019
Heather Kelly talks with Melvin James about his music career from sitting in with a band at the Iowa State Fair to signing with MCA Records and knocking Michael Jackson and Madonna off the MTV video charts. Melvin talks about recording his music as both a solo artist and with his band Planet Melvin. Featured songs include Why Won't You Stay, Havin' Fun, and Me and My Alien.

Duration:00:30:41

Indie Music Room - # 4 Dennis Carlson

8/15/2019
Heather Kelly talks with Dennis Carlson, a seasoned drummer and drum teacher about his career in music. From playing in garage bands, clubs, and recording sessions, Dennis Carlson has done it all. Dennis discusses life in the Big Apple, playing gigs, and why musicians aren't paid like they should. Songs included in this show are Take a Vacation by The Transformers, and New York to the Rescue by Dennis Carlson.

Duration:00:27:10

Indie Music Room - # 3 Frank Wiewel

7/17/2019
Heather Kelly talks with Frank Wiewel and Kirk Kaufman about the history of the HAWKS. Frank talks about playing small towns, recording in historic studios such and Chess Records and Muscle Shoals. Kirk and Frank share stories from their appearance on American Bandstand and give the backstory to 3 songs by the HAWKS: Black and White, The Great Divide, and Need Your Love.

Duration:00:38:16

Indie Music Room - # 2 Dave Hearn

6/15/2019
Dave Hearn is a veteran songwriter, composer and independent artist from Fort Dodge, Iowa. Dave and Heather talk about his new album "Hearts Get Broken" and discuss his writing and recording style.

Duration:00:23:07

Indie Music Room - # 1 Kirk Kaufman and Heather Kelly

6/15/2019
Kirk and Heather talk about their early days as independent artists and how they write and record songs. Kirk talks about the most over-used studio effect and Heather shares her thoughts about being the host of the Indie Music Room.

Duration:00:23:43