Iowa artist http://iowapublicradio.org en Live set from The Envy Corps http://iowapublicradio.org/post/live-set-envy-corps <p>The Envy Corps' indie quasi-anthems, filled with galvanizing arrangements and elasticized melodies have garnered the Des Moines band the affection of the Midwest, and fans internationally.&nbsp; The band stopped by the IPR Cedar Falls studios on September 8, 2011.&nbsp; Tune in to hear a set recorded that night on the Thursday, April 25 edition of <em>Studio One</em>, in the 7:00 pm hour.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:33:00 +0000 Mark Simmet 18780 at http://iowapublicradio.org Live set from The Envy Corps Live set from Christopher The Conquered http://iowapublicradio.org/post/live-set-christopher-conquered <p>Christopher The Conquered has always been the primary outlet for the musical explorations of Iowa songwriter Chris Ford, but <em>The Fate Of A Good Man</em> marks an important moment in the evolution of the project, as it is the first album to feature a full band, with Ford staying seated at the piano.&nbsp; He's backed by The Black Gold Brass Band, with songs arranged to rise and fall with the energy of the five-piece horn section.&nbsp; Joining them is a rhythm section of bass, drums, guitar and Ford's keys.&nbsp; The full band performed live in IPR's Cedar Falls studios on June 27, 2012. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 15:47:00 +0000 Mark Simmet 18773 at http://iowapublicradio.org Live set from Christopher The Conquered Live set from Bonne Finken and The Collective http://iowapublicradio.org/post/live-set-bonne-finken-and-collective <p>Bonne Finken's remarkably versatile voice allows her to transcend genres effortlessly.&nbsp; One moment, the Iowan is melting your heart with a classic soul-inspired ballad.&nbsp; The next, she's making your heart race with a take-no-prisoners approach to a slice of driving, R&amp;B-tinged pop.&nbsp; Join us for a live set from Bonne Finken and The Collective, recorded in IPR's Cedar Falls studios on November 15, 2011.&nbsp; Tune in Thursday, April 11 in the 7:00 pm hour of <em>Studio One.</em></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 14:33:24 +0000 Mark Simmet 18767 at http://iowapublicradio.org Live set from Bonne Finken and The Collective