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Greater Des Moines Partnership Releases Music Mix Featuring Local Artists

DSM Music Mix IV

July 17, 2018

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (July 17, 2018) — The Greater Des Moines Partnership has released its DSM USA Music Mix Volume IV featuring 13 songs from local bands and artists. The Music Mix aims to showcase the breadth and diversity of musical talent in Greater Des Moines (DSM). It is available for download online and will be promoted at career fairs and out-of-state recruitment events, as well as other special events such as this week’s Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) Annual Convention in DSM.

The artists and bands selected for DSM USA Music Mix Volume IV are:

Patresa Hartman

Queen of Everything

Chad Elliott and The Redemptions

Rest Heavy

The Host Country

Slow Down

Pink Neighbor

Words Are Never Enough

Matthew James & the Rust Belt Union

Enthusiastic Apathetic

Katie Sin


Abbie & The Sawyers

Sunday Morning Truth

Jinnouchi Power


The Fuss


Louie Blair


Andrew Hoyt Music 

Lucky Duck

The Vahnevants

Strange Change

The Copper Smoke Trials

Wishful Thinking

This volume’s songs were selected by a panel of judges scoring on three criteria:

  1. Songwriting: The quality of original musical and lyrical compositions.
  2. Musicianship: Execution appropriate to the material.
  3. Appropriateness for compilation: Lyric content, production quality and artist activity within the community.

The final selection of songs was chosen from 40 submissions.

DSM USA Music Mix Volumes I, II and III are also available for download.

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 340 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.