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Episode 54: Happy Hawkeye Halloween 2017, Part 3 of 4 - The Van Meter Visitor and Other Iowa Dragons

Welcome to this year's third installment of an enticing index of hawkeye musical horrors! In this aural assault, we present an unique unit of punk, experimental, electronic, progressive, psychedelic, goth, metal, and industrial rock music to give creepiess and crawlies. And to help with the creepies and crawlies, we present a little lecture on The Van Meter Visitor and Other Iowa Dragons. Art by Dean Sturtevant In 1903,...

Duration: 00:28:52

Episode 53: Happy Hawkeye Halloween 2017, Part 2 of 4 - The Monster Turtle of Big Blue Lake and...

Welcome back to the booful abode of The Evil Doctor OlderMusicGeek, as we present another netherlandish node of Iowa Halloween music. This episode we bring you a grizzly group of rock, pop, rap, and electronic music. Also, a warning, some of these delightful diddlies have words and situations that may frighten the parents of wee ones! If you weren't here last time, shame on you! But for those not in the know, each episode this Halloween is named after one of Iowa's own monsters! This...

Duration: 00:29:55

Episode 52: Happy Hawkeye Halloween 2017, Part 1 of 4 - Killer Cows and Other Iowa Furry Monsters

Hello! Bwahahahaha! Welcome back, you foolish souls who dare to tread in the abode of The Evil Doctor OlderMusicGeek. This year, we have done something ingenuous! Bwahahaha! We have given each episode more of an Iowa flavor by naming it after a monster that can be found in our quaint state, and provide you with a little information on said creatures and its relatives! Oh yes, The Corn Spirit - whether you follow the Native American one or the pagan European corn gods - seems to have kept...

Duration: 00:29:43

Iowa Music Showcase - Episode 51: Iowa Hip-Hop and Rap 2

Well, we once again look at the hip-hop and rap music in Iowa. There are other genres I haven't even covered yet, but the submissions are piling up, so here we are! And if you want to hear more Iowa hip-hop and rap, don't forget about the podcast, Iowa Block Radio, that deals exclusively with hip-hop and rap from our fair state! You can find them at They don't seem as active as they once were, but they got 105 episodes running from 1 to 3...

Duration: 00:26:28

Episode 50: Nepotism

I was trying to decide what to do for my 50th episode for a while. I thought about doing my favorites, but I've played most of them already. Then I saw that Brian Compos, for the Pants Off Podcast's 100th episode, had Brian Campos as the guest! I thought if he can get away with being so narcissistic, I could get away with being self-centered and playing a bunch of people I know. So this episode features music acts that have either a friend of mine, a family member, or a family member of a...

Duration: 00:27:14

Episode 49: Iowa Rock Music

This month's podcast features rock music from Iowa that really hasn't fit nicely or neatly into any other category we featured before. So we have thrown all this mish-mash together in this one episode for your listening pleasure. But it should give you an idea of the variety and breadth that Iowa's rock music can and does take. IMSC posts and podcasts featuring rock music: Photo by Allan Cotton...

Duration: 00:26:50