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Podcast edition of Iowa's history in the DIY music scene. New shows air live on 98.9FM KFMG every Thursday night from 9PM to 8PM in Des Moines, Iowa. #trustkristianday.

Podcast edition of Iowa's history in the DIY music scene. New shows air live on 98.9FM KFMG every Thursday night from 9PM to 8PM in Des Moines, Iowa. #trustkristianday.
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Podcast edition of Iowa's history in the DIY music scene. New shows air live on 98.9FM KFMG every Thursday night from 9PM to 8PM in Des Moines, Iowa. #trustkristianday.

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Iowa Basement Tapes #24 GUEST: Adam Groves/Deerslayer on the Cedar Rapids Punk Scene Part 2

12/13/2018
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Night Listeners - Tonight is the conclusion of my interview with Adam Groves (The PeePees, Brazil, Wheel & the Fence, & Deerslayer). He talks about passing the guard and gets candid about the early days with William Elliot Whitmore. I play another handful of tunes from Cedar Rapids including all of Adam's bands plus a solo project from Adam Caffrey who is known for his work in The Horrors and CR Dicks. Tune in every Thursday from 7PM to 8PM on KCOE - Coe College Cedar Rapids & from 9PM to...

Duration:00:57:06

Iowa Basement Tapes #23 GUEST: Adam Groves/Deerslayer on the Cedar Rapids Punk Scene Part 1

12/6/2018
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Night listeners - Tonight I played part one of my interview with former Cedar Rapids native Adam Groves. He played bass and sang in the PeePee's, Wheel and the Fence, and Brazil. He is also the artist behind one of my favorite musical acts, Deerslayer. He currently resides in Singapore so when I recorded him it was 11AM CST but it was 11PM Singapore time. The quality is a little rough at times as I was capturing it from my iphone. I did my best to clean it up but there is a lot of...

Duration:00:57:13

Iowa Basement Tapes #22 GUEST: Jack Meggers on Mason City Grunge

11/29/2018
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Night Listeners, This week I am in the KFMG studios with studio manger Gary Monte interviewing filmmaker Jack Meggers about his life in Mason City during the grunge era of the 90s. We play his band Ming's Daughter as well as fellow northern Iowa bands Todd's Neat Futons and Sorry Excuse. Jack left Iowa for fifteen years and returned in 2014 where he was reintroduced to Iowa's music scene. He brings on a handful of tracks that have inspired in creatively since returning to the state. Listen...

Duration:00:56:51

Iowa Basement Tapes #21 11-22-2018 Happy Thanksgiving

11/22/2018
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Night Listeners - Happy Thanksgiving! If you are one of our listeners from KCOE in Cedar Rapids, we have a ton of tunes from your neck of the woods. Digging through the crates we got an old demo from ol' Will Whitmore of his tune "Gravel Road". This was ripped directly from the cassette that was mailed to Brad Adita for the Another Day In The Air compilations. I also got new newer tunes from Peanut Ricky, Huxley Maxwell, and Waverly. This playlist was crafted for those who are chilling in...

Duration:00:57:01

Iowa Basement Tapes #20 11-15-2018 Road Trip with Dylan Sires

11/15/2018
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Night Listeners - This is our first road trip show! 90% of this weeks episode was recorded while driving in a minivan to Madison, WI with Dylan Sires (of the band Sires). We blast through a lot of tunes originating from the Cedar Valley, something I haven't done in a while. Bare with us, the sound quality is questionable at times because... we are in a minivan. If you miss the live show on either KFMG Des Moines or KCOE Coe College, be sure to check out the archives on...

Duration:00:56:04

Iowa Basement Tapes #19 11-8-2018

11/8/2018
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Night Listeners - This week marks our first episode syndicating to KCOE, the student-run radio station at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We will be airing from 7PM to 8PM on KCOE - Cedar Rapids & from 9PM to 10PM on KFMG - Des Moines. Tonight Deerslayer returns to Iowa Basements after a nearly two-month hiatus. I also got some Voodoo Gearshift, Bankshot, Acoustic Guillotine, and of course Captain Three Leg. For Full show notes please visit www.kristianday.com. -...

Duration:00:55:16

Iowa Basement Tapes #18 11-1-2018

11/1/2018
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Night Listeners of 98.9 FM KFMG - This is our last week as a Des Moines only radio program, starting next week we will be officially syndicated in Cedar Rapids on KCOE, Coe College's student radio station. It has always been our plan to syndicate the show across Iowa so this is very exciting. Tonight we got tunes from Diamonds For Eyes, Anthony Worden, Honeycreeper, Liptstick Homicide, and even Skin of Earth. Welcome to doomvember...

Duration:00:56:40

Iowa Basement Tapes #17 10-25-2018

10/25/2018
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Night Listeners of 98.9FM KFMG - Dude, October is coming to an end! I hope everyone has been enjoying the Halloween season to the fullest potential. Tonight was our last show for October. The next time you hear my voice it will be November. I can't say much will change around here. I will still be playing the best in the heartland's alternative music but Iowa Basement Tapes is in the process of syndicating to other stations across the state of Iowa. It has been something that has always...

Duration:00:56:46

Iowa Basement Tapes #16 10-18-18

10/18/2018
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Night Listeners of 98.9 FM KFMG - We are halfway through October and I am in the mood for blues. My buddy Buffalo Bonker brought me a pile of Iowa blues tunes and I'm going to dig into them with Scarlet Runner from Gilbertville and The Graveyard Blues Band from Cedar Rapids (there is also rad avant-garde jazz band from Lansing, MI called Graveyards that everyone should check out). I also met a stone mason who talked to me about the Iowa metal and punk scene of the 80s. He talked a lot about...

Duration:00:56:54

Iowa Basement Tapes #15 10-11-2018

10/11/2018
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Night Listeners of 98.9 FM KFMG - Tonight I got stuck on a surf kick. The Afterdarks, Person Whale, and Steve Reverb & The Sound Tones all in the first 20 minutes. Person Whale has made its way into my heart. I love how sloppy the sound quality is and I wish more musicians would cut themselves some slack and let things sound a little more organic once and awhile. After much talk about my buddy Bensmasher (curator of 319dude.bandcamp.com), I finally got one of his recordings into the mix....

Duration:00:56:53

Iowa Basement Tapes #14 10-4-2018

10/4/2018
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Night listeners of 98.9FM KFMG - October is finally here! If you have been listening to the show for a while, you know that I drop a lot of samples from movies at the beginning of episodes. Most of them come from horror films like Return of the Living Dead, Trick Or Treat (the one with Gene Simmons), and whatever else one might be sitting in my office when I am working on the show. Horrors movies always seemed to go hand in hand with punk rock and metal for me. Anyways tonight I dug out a...

Duration:00:57:06

Iowa Basement Tapes #13 9-27-2018

9/27/2018
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Night Listeners of 98.9FM KFMG - September is over! What happened? I feel like I have been all over the place and I am in the midst of three commercial shoots happening out in Pella, IA (is there punk rock in Pella?). I went from assistant directing a really expensive proof of concept in Arkansas to producing and managing three corporate projects. I really just want to enjoy the Halloween season right now. Speaking of Halloween season, over the next few weeks I will be playing tunes that...

Duration:00:57:03

Iowa Basement Tapes #12 9-20-2018

9/20/2018
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Night Listeners of 98.9FM KFMG - Tonight I cracked open the show with one of my favorite tracks from self-titled LP by The Horrors, "Back in the Cut". The riff on this song gives me goosebumps everytime I jam it. I introduce a few new bands into the mix including Mold, The Twelve Canons and Anthon Worden. A few tracks on tonight's program are of lower quality then we are used to playing. One of them imparticular, is a track by The Problems, one of Ed Nehring's many musical projects dating...

Duration:00:56:11

Iowa Basement Tapes #11 9-13-2018

9/13/2018
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Night Listeners of 98.9FM KFMG - This week is my birthday show so I am packing this episode with tons of musical goodies. You know because of this there will be some Captain Three Leg and Deerslayer (for real). I throw a curb ball and play a track from Bob Dorr & the Blue Band, something I have never had on the show before. I also got a track from the Iowa City band Genital Hercules. I have been saving this song for a special occasion. I should also note that I recorded this week's show...

Duration:00:57:24

Iowa Basement Tapes #10 9-6-2018 Guest: Luke Dickens

9/6/2018
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Night Listeners of 98.9FM KFMG - It's September and it is our tenth week on air. Who could have imagined I could keep this up for this long? Most of my friends can't, but that's OK. This week I have Luke Dickens on the program who recently opened the doors to his own record shop in the Beaverdale neighborhood in Des Moines called Vinyl Cup. Luke brings a playlist of tunes that I have never played on the show before. I felt like the odd man out as he and studio manager Gary Monte connected...

Duration:00:57:48

Iowa Basement Tapes #9 8-30-2018

9/2/2018
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Night Listeners of 98.9FM KFMG - As you are listening to this I am up in the far northeast corner of Iowa in the town of Lansing. I never thought I could drive 4 hours in one direction from Des Moines as still be in Iowa, well I found the one place that I could. I am here producing Jack Megger's short film, The Burial. Its been nearly four years in the works and we are finally here. Jack is originally from Mason City and has a pile of his own basement tapes that he is giving me to digitize...

Duration:00:57:23

Iowa Basement Tapes #8 8-23-2018 Guest: Bruce Bales

8/23/2018
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Night Listeners - This is the podcast edition of Iowa Basement Tapes Broadcast #8 that aired on August 23rd, 2018 from 9PM to 10PM on 98.9FM KFMG. I don't think there could be a more diverse show tonight. We got a track off the brand new self-titled LP from Son of the Morning, Des Moines' newest doom occult band. From the ashes of The Horrors from Cedar Rapids comes CR Dicks(featuring both Andy Caffrey & Paul Cary). I also welcome Mr. Bruce Bales who is sort of the music video king of Iowa....

Duration:00:58:12

Iowa Basement Tapes #7 8-16-2018

8/16/2018
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Night Listeners - This is the podcast edition of Iowa Basement Tapes Broadcast #7 that aired on August 16th, 2018 from 9PM to 10PM on 98.9FM KFMG. It's State Fair time! But don't let that stop for hanging with Iowa Basement Tapes, the heaviest show on KFMG. Tonight we have Ghost Cat, Honeycreeper, and and I want to say its the radio debut of When Bitter Spring Sleeps. For full show notes please visit www.kristianday.com or kfmg.org Download Now -Kristian #trustkristianday

Duration:00:56:01

Iowa Basement Tapes #6 8-9-2018 | Guest: Die Mutts!

8/9/2018
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Night Listeners - This is the podcast edition of Iowa Basement Tapes Broadcast #6 that aired on August 9th, 2018 from 9PM to 10PM on 98.9FM KFMG. This show features an interview with Matt Mutt and Broken Josh of Die Mutts! Des Moines' 17-year-old skater punk band. We also got tunes from House of Large Sizes, Otis, Tripmaster Monkey, and Love Songs For Lonely Monsters. For full show notes please visit www.kristianday.com or kfmg.org Download Now -Kristian #trustkristianday

Duration:00:57:07

Iowa Basement Tapes #5 8-2-2018

8/2/2018
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Night Listeners - This is the podcast edition of Iowa Basement Tapes Broadcast #5 that aired on August 2nd, 2018 from 9PM to 10PM on 98.9FM KFMG. This show features music by The Contents Are, Sioux City Pete and Stickdog. For full show notes please visit www.kristianday.com or kfmg.org Download Now -Kristian #trustkristianday

Duration:00:56:37