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CarpeDM Music Mix Volume III Artists And Songs

March 10, 2016

Songs by 15 local artists have been selected for inclusion in the “DSM USA Music Mix Volume III.” The Music Mix is a joint initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership and Des Moines Music Coalition to showcase the thriving music industry in the region. The Music Mix features one song from each artist, and it will be promoted at the Des Moines Embassy in Austin, Texas from March 11-19. It will also be promoted at career fairs and out-of-state recruitment events, and available online at DSMpartnership.com/MusicMix.  

The artists and bands selected for this year’s DSM USA Music Mix Volume III are:

  • Courtney Krause — Hardwood Floors
  • Des Moines Symphony — Post-Balzac (Steve Heitzeg, composer; Joseph Giunta, conductor)
  • Easy Fruit — King Kong
  • Erik Jarvis — The Way I Move
  • Foxholes — 34
  • The Fuss — The Knot
  • Gloom Balloon — A Notice from Otis
  • Grandchamp — We Did
  • King of the Tramps — Wandering Kind
  • Megan Ihnen — Bound V
  • The Nadas — Born Bad
  • Odd Pets — Reshonduh
  • Patresa Hartman — Messenger
  • The Plain Mosaic — She Tells Me
  • Tires — 02

A local jury of music professionals chose the featured songs based on songwriting, musicianship and appropriateness for compilation. A total of 44 local bands and musicians submitted music.

Media inquiries should be directed to Sophia S. Ahmad at sahmad@DSMpartnership.com or (515) 286-4919

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 330 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.

About the DMMC

The Greater Des Moines Music Coalition (DMMC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and collaborative movement committed to building a stronger and more diverse music community in greater Des Moines. Through our mission to support and cultivate Iowa’s music economy, our vision is to establish and maintain Des Moines as a nationally recognized music city.