Bonnie Finken shows off powerful arrangements

Jun 18, 2016

In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer chats with Bonnie Finken

Download the podcast below, originally aired in September 2014,  to find out more about the powerful vocalist who was born and raised in Iowa.

Bonnie Finken's second full-length studio album 'Fairytales/LoveAffairs' is a blend of rock, pop, and electronica.  Independently released in April 2014, the album has received both critical praise and airplay on more than 300 station across North America.  Using both piano and a digital work station, Bonnie writes and maps out arrangements with electronic versions of drums, bass, guitar, strings, etc. The songs are then partially and purposely re-recorded with live instrumentation via hired studio musicians - who also perform with Bonnie on stage.  Recently awarded 'Best Musician - 2014' by Des Moines Cityview Magazine and hailed 'the diva next door' by Kent Williams of Iowa City's Little Village Magazine.