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In The Birdroom With Jordan Mayland
35 minutes | Jul 22, 2021
Episode 42: Penny Peach
Iowa City based band, Penny Peach, traveled to Des Moines to record two great songs and a fun "In The Birdroom" interview. Find their music and check out the newest album, "brain games" at www.pennypeach.bandcamp.com and look for more from the band soon! Head to www.riverviewmusicfestival.com for tickets and tons of great information on the DMMC September 4th music festival! More information on DMMC Music Summer Camps can be found at www.desmoinesmc.com/education
46 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Episode 41: The Finesse
Get to know the June Iowa Artist of the Month, The Finesse! The Finesse were the first group to visit The Birdroom Studio in-person since the beginning of the pandemic and we had some great conversations and put together special music from The Birdroom as well. Chats about music, diversity, and their involvement in this year's Juneteenth Celebration. Make sure to visit www.facebook.com/thefinesseband and check out all of the great work they do musically and for the community. Plus, hear more info on the new one-day DMMC Riverview Music Festival. Early bird tickets will go on sale June 22nd along with headliner announcements! www.desmoinesmc.com/artistofthemonth www.desmoinesmc.com
40 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
Episode 40: Elizabeth Moen
"Creature of Habit" might be the latest from Elizabeth Moen, but there's much more where that came from and more great music on the way. Jordan geeks out with Elizabeth about her music, career, recording in San Fransisco, and more. Head to www.elizabethmoen.com for more information, videos, and music.
38 minutes | May 26, 2021
Episode 39: King Wylde
While "Faultless" might be the first official EP from King Wylde, Rudy Miller is no stranger to the Iowa music scene. Get to know the May Artist of the Month, King Wylde, and check out his new music as well as discover more about what makes this guy so ambitious.
41 minutes | May 13, 2021
Episode 38: Emory English/Dow Jones
Emory English is an eighteen year old musician from Des Moines, Iowa who just recently released his first official EP, "Exotica" as Dow Jones. Emory has also been involved in DMMC Music Education classes, has played 80/35 music festival, and is heavily involved in organizing virtual music festivals. Stream "Exotica" by Dow Jones where you listen to music or head to www.dowjones.bandcamp.com to pick up the EP and other merch! Subscribe if you like what you hear and check out tons of other episodes with great Iowa musical acts and special music.
47 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Episode 37: Patrick Joseph MacCready
Get to know Iowa musician, Patrick Joseph MacCready, and dive into his new ablum, "Stupid Kid, Ruined Everything," by McKenna Alise & the Great Galvanic Divide. We also chat about his other projects like Jinnouchi Power and Cold Winds as well as the artistic process and what has changed throughout the years. Stream "Stupid Kid, Ruined Everything" where you listen to music!
43 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Episode 36: Glass Ox
Glass Ox are one of the first Artist of the Month acts. They have recently released their new EP, Temptress, and have been producing their own concert streams for the world to enjoy. They have invited other great Iowa acts to participate in the streams and the next big show is April 17th. Head to www.facebook.com/glassox to seek out that streaming link and make sure to visit www.glassox.bandcamp.com for excellent merch as well.
39 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Episode 35: Hex Girls
The new album from Hex Girls, Pop Fluff, is now out! Head to www.hexgirls.bandcamp for ordering details or stream where you listen to music. As live music slowly returns so do album releases. We are getting the word out on our new ARTIST OF THE MONTH SERIES! DMMC has teamed up with Iowa Public Radio and Good Morning Iowa to feature two acts per month on special segments, and Hex Girls are definitely a great band to start it off with a bang! Learn more about the series and special segments by going to www.desmoinesmc.com/artistofthemonth as well as our Facebook Page. www.facebook.com/desmoinesmusiccoalition
48 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Episode 34: Kane Edwards
Get to know Kane Edwards and all of the great projects he has been involved in through the years, such as Lipstick Homicide, Death Kill Overdrive, Kane and the Stubborn Stains, and more! Head to www.kaneedwards.bandcamp.com to check some of it out!
46 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
Episode 33: Patresa Hartman
DMMC debuts the brand new single, "Mother Mountain," from Patresa Hartman with a wonderful conversation! Learn more at www.patresahartman.com
54 minutes | Feb 16, 2021
Episode 32: Dang Felton
Local musician and music educator, Dang Felton, joins us to chat musicianship, teaching different instruments, performing, the benefits of taking some time off from the professional musician life to concentrate on new things, and more. Visit www.dangfelton.com for more information and please head to www.desmoinesmc.com/podcast for more episodes!
35 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Episode 31: Casey Joe Collins
45 minutes | Jan 19, 2021
Episode 30: EleanorGrace
Des Moines musician, EleanorGrace, catches up with Jordan about the success of her single, "Lighthouse," chatting with German fans, her next steps heading off to college, and more! Head to www.eleanor-grace.com for more! Please visit www.desmoinesmc.com/education for registration and info on DMMC After-School classes! Thanks for listening and please subscribe if you enjoy the show!
58 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Episode 29: Madison Ray
Get to know Des Moines musician, Madison Ray! We chat all about his history in music, entertainment, studying with jazz artists in Hollywood, and plus information on the Iowa Public Radio/xBk Live "Holiday Special" airing on Iowa Public Radio Saturday December 20th at 7:00 or on the IPR Studio One App that Madison Ray was a main organizer for! To learn more about helping the DMMC Music Education Programs visit www.desmoinesmc.com/podcast and to register students head to www.desmoinesmc.com/education.
25 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
Episode 28: End The Wrld
Guests Diana Weishaar (The Host Country/Contakta), Phil Young (TiRES/The Wheelers/Night Stories), Chris Lachky (Love Songs for Lonely Monsters/Wolves In The Attic/New Member Charles) chat with Jordan about coming together under the End The Wrld band name to raise funds for The Supply Hive with their song "Enough is Enough." Visit www.endthewrld.bandcamp.com to purchase "Enough is Enough" to help The Supply Hive. Visit www.desmoinesmc.com/donate for more information on helping DMMC Music Education programming.
48 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Episode 27: Karen Meat
Jordan chats with Arin Eaton and Dana Telsrow of the band, Karen Meat. Check out their new live performance from Flat Black Studios at www.instagram.com/karenmeat. To listen to "Enough is Enough," the new single from End The Wrld, please visit www.endthewrld.bandcamp.com and give what you can as all funds will be donated to The Supply Hive. Find more info at www.thesupplyhivedsm.org www.desmoinesmc.com
30 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Episode 26: Fred Love
Fred Love is not only a fine musician in Ames, Iowa, but he is also an organizer for Maximum Ames Music Festival. Maximum Ames was able to still rock a full day of streamed performances for this year's music festival. Head to www.facebook.com/maximumames to learn more or stream the full virtual festival, featuring over twenty Iowa musical acts at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4usyjvZm1fM&t=23807s Find "The Nine Days EP" from Fred Love where you stream music! Also, enjoy special music recorded by Fred Love and Jordan Mayland for this specific episode!
74 minutes | Sep 29, 2020
Episode 25: Chill Mac
Dom Russell/Chill Mac has been involved in the DMMC Music Camps and After-School classes for the last three years. We chat about his history getting into Iowa music, the drums, traveling the world, as well as a special Birdroom collab from this session! Head to www.soundcloud.com/chill_mac for more music and www.desmoines.com/education for music education opportunities! www.desmoinesmc.com/podcast. <-More Episodes
66 minutes | Aug 12, 2020
Episode 23: Forest Cochran
Forest Cochran plays in multiple bands such Cold Winds, Jinnouchi Power, as well as his newest project, Forest and Family. Music is streaming everywhere and head to www.forestandfamily.bandcamp.com to order the new 7" record!
49 minutes | Jul 27, 2020
Episode 22: KAPP-A-PALOOZA
Jordan chats with the organizers of the annual concert and fundraising event, KAPP-A-PALOOZA, Jordan Kappos, Nick Nystrom, and Matt Launspach. The 11th annual KAPP-A-PALOOZA will be fundraising for all of the acts involved, plus opportunities to donate to the DMMC! Head to www.desmoinesmc.com/events for more details or join us August 8th from Noon-11PM by going to the live twitch event: twitch.tv/nystromproductions
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