Tape-A-Day #1

Boar / Mason split C30 (Breaching Static/Solitary Machine, 2017) Dubuque’s own cut-up king, Boar, presents a 15 minute track showcasing his subtlety with the form. As harsh as things get, Boar brings it down at all the right times, then builds it back up to new heights. This thoughtful use of dynamics is one of the things that sets Boar ap…

Dubuque – Sound of Perseverance

Every now and then we dig up Ruixes past. Here are a handful of reviews of recordings by bands from our home base of Dubuque, Iowa, dug up from one of our prints zines published in 2015.  All these artists are still active - check 'em out. Young Indian - Handsome  Iowa has been getting a fair amount of positive press lately from the…