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Local Music Project

Iowa City and Johnson County musicians have kindly (and bravely) leased us the right to offer their music to you. You can thank them by playing these albums often and going out to see them perform live!

If you have a library card and password, and live in Iowa City or an area that contracts with us (Iowa City, rural Johnson County, Hills or University Heights) you can download this music. Please share the love (but not the files) with friends.

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  Album Artist Genre Added
2 Bobs & A Babe 2 Bobs & A Babe Rock, Blues, Roots, Covers November 07 2012
Acoustic Guillotine Acoustic Guillotine Noise, Metal, Guitarless Metal, Rock December 31 2012
A Handful of Stars Adam Schroeder Jazz January 17 2014
Let's Adam Schroeder Jazz July 14 2014
No Event Alex Body Electronic, Avant-garde October 31 2013
Awful Purdies Awful Purdies Folk, Bluegrass, Alternative Country, Vocal, Roots December 26 2012
Silt Ben Schmidt Folk, Blues-rock, ICPL Local Music Project December 31 2012
While You Were Sleeping Ben Schmidt Folk, Blues May 16 2012
Write It Down Ben Schmidt Folk, Blues-rock November 28 2012
Along These Lines Big Wooden Radio Folk June 06 2012
Big Wooden Radio Big Wooden Radio Folk June 06 2012
Visiting Normaltown Big Wooden Radio Folk June 06 2012
Individuation Blizzard at Sea Metal, Rock December 05 2012
Invariance Blizzard at Sea Metal, Rock September 12 2012
The Heroes of Parlor Town, Volume 1 Brent Watkins Ragtime, Piano September 11 2013
The Heroes of Parlor Town, Volume 2 Brent Watkins Ragtime, Piano September 11 2013
Live at the Half Moon Catfish Keith Blues October 03 2012
Pony Run Catfish Keith Blues April 18 2012
Rolling Sea Catfish Keith Blues March 17 2012
Sweet Pea Catfish Keith Blues October 03 2012
Twist It Babe Catfish Keith Blues April 18 2012
Pen to Paper Chasing Shade Alternative Rock, Rock July 17 2013
Iowania Clancy Everafter Underground Dance, Electronic, Hip-hop October 03 2012
Mission Creek Festival Teen Concert ConeTrauma Punk, Rock April 17 2013
Change Crystal City Rock, Folk-rock July 17 2014
Man Vs. Bear D. Bess Reggae, Ska, Blues, Hip-hop September 12 2012
Rural Route #1 Dale Thomas Band Country November 14 2012
Remember When-- Dale Thomas & the Bandera Boys Rock November 14 2012
The Big Night David Zollo Rock, Blues April 18 2012
The Morning is a Long Way from Home David Zollo Alternative Country, Rock, Blues April 18 2012
Uneasy Street David Zollo Alternative Country, Rock, Blues April 18 2012
As the Radio Dead Larry Rock May 23 2012
Story Time Dead Larry Rock May 23 2012
Party at Greg and Jeans Drabbletails January 28 2013
Down Home Dustin Busch Blues May 30 2012
Explorations in Afrobeat Eufrquestra Jazz, World, Reggae June 13 2012
Soup Euforquestra Jazz, World, Reggae June 13 2012
The Adventures of Glen Devey Euforquestra Jazz, World, Reggae June 13 2012
Favorite Songs Eulenspiegel Puppets Folk, Children November 07 2012
Live on Java Blend Flannel Alternative Country, Roots May 30 2012
Rosie's Big Day The Gglitch Psychedelic Rock, Rock February 06 2013
Best of Greg and Jean Greg and Jean Thompson Folk January 09 2013
Just Play The Grismore/Scea Group Jazz June 06 2012
Of What The Grismore/Scea Group Jazz June 06 2012
Well Behaved Fish The Grismore/Scea Group Jazz June 06 2012
Perishing Road Haunter Ambient, Avant-garde, Electronic January 28 2014
Alackaday High and Lonesome Folk, Country rock, Rock, Blues July 17 2014
For Sale or Rent High and Lonesome Folk, Country rock, Rock, Blues July 17 2014
Live From Gabes High and Lonesome Folk, Country rock, Rock, Blues July 17 2014
Old Style Item 9 & The Madhatters Rock November 07 2012
Janetalia The Janet Theory Alternative Rock, Punk Rock, Rock June 05 2013
Two Trios Janey, Dorr, Janey Blues, Blues-rock, Country-rock October 03 2010
Wild Ride Jeffrey Morgan Folk July 17 2014
Last Word Jeremy Kinn Rock June 12 2013
Rain or Shine Joe Price Blues April 25 2012
Requests Joe Price Blues April 25 2012
Best of: Live Johnny Kilowatt Blues September 12 2012
That Was Then This is NOW Jon Eric Bluegrass, Alternative Country, Country December 05 2012
I've Been Watching You Kevin "B.F." Burt Blues, Live October 03 2012
Live at the Redstone Room Kevin "B.F." Burt Blues, Live October 03 2012
Worth the Weight Kevin "B. F." Burt & The Instigators Blues October 03 2012
My Babies Got the Blues Kevin "B.F." Burt Blues, Children's October 03 2012
Kooba River Kooba River Rock, Country rock July 17 2014
Battle Wizard Larry Sievers Metal, Rock, Keyboards December 12 2012
Isn't It Glorious? Lipstick Homicide Rock, Punk Rock June 06 2012
Art is Evil E.P. Lizard Ballroom Rock, Jazz June 12 2013
Mad Monks Mad Monks Rock June 13 2012
Dream Spirit Marty Kramer Folk, Bluegrass, Country December 05 2012
The Ghost of Rock & Roll Matthew Grimm Rock July 17 2014
Dawn's Early Apocolypse Matthew Grimm & The Red Smear Rock July 17 2014
Saturday Afternoon Girl Mayflies Folk July 17 2014
Crystal Blue Morning Mike and Amy Finders Folk July 17 2014
My Friends Told Me It Would Never Last Mike and Amy Finders Band Folk July 17 2014
Where You Are Mike and Amy Finders Band Folk July 17 2014
Milk & Eggs Milk & Eggs Folk, Alternative Country December 05 2012
Let's Get Clecky! Mod-est Lads Rock July 17 2014
Trouser Load of Love Mod-est Lads Mod, Rock, Iowa City January 28 2013
No Question Mutiny in the Parlor Jazz July 17 2014
Big Ol' Moon Nick Stika January 28 2013
Burr Oak No Coast Alternative Rock, Rock, Folk-rock, Psychedelic Rock December 31 2012
Between Flute and Guitar Noteworthy Duo Guitar, Flute, Classical January 22 2014
As in Dreams Noteworthy Duo Guitar, Flute, Classical January 22 2014
A Fungus Amongus Oddbar Trio Jazz July 17 2014
Odds and Ends Oddbar Trio Jazz July 17 2014
Lost Art Cafe Oddbar Trio plus Trombone Jazz July 17 2014
Decada Orquesta Alto Maiz Latin Jazz, Salsa, Merengue July 17 2014
Live At Montreux Orquesta Alto Maiz Latin Jazz, Salsa, Merengue July 17 2014
Live On Fire Orquesta Alto Maiz Latin Jazz, Salsa, Merengue July 17 2014
Mission Creek Festival Teen Concert Other Band Punk, Rock April 17 2013
Ghosts of Radio Patrick Bloom American Roots July 17 2014
Moses Patrick Bloom American Roots July 17 2014
Blue Blood Patrick Hazell Blues, Harmonica July 17 2014
Blues on the Run Patrick Hazell Blues, Harmonica July 17 2014
in the prairieland Patrick Hazell Blues, Harmonica July 17 2014
Sound Tracks, CD 2 Patrick Hazell Blues, Harmonica July 17 2014
Vicksburg (disc 2) Patrick Hazell Blues, Harmonica July 17 2014
With the Blues Band Patrick Hazell Blues, Harmonica July 17 2014
Raw Iowa Honey Pigs and Clover January 28 2013
Can't Be Trusted Porch Builder January 28 2013
Tall Tales and Misadventures Porch Builder January 28 2013
You Have Been A Friend To Me Possum Holler Boar Hogs January 28 2013
Movement Public Property January 28 2013
What's Goin Down Public Property January 28 2013
Work to Do Public Property January 28 2013
Clear and Cold Radoslav Lorkovic Blues, Popular, Piano, Iowa City January 28 2013
High and Dry Radoslav Lorkovic January 28 2013
The Line Radoslav Lorkovic Blues, Popular, Piano, Iowa City January 28 2013
Wastelands and Casinos Radoslav Lorkovic January 28 2013
Veins Raw Mojo June 11 2013
This Time Robert Morey January 28 2013
Renovation Robert Morey and the Hired Guns January 28 2013
Blues 4 Zane & Will Saul Lubaroff Quartet January 28 2013
Cornfed Scott Cochran & Flannel Scott Cochran, Country, Iowa City January 28 2013
Free Your Mind Shade of Blue Blues, Rhythm and blues, Iowa City January 28 2013
Gone Shame Train January 28 2013
splendor Shame Train January 28 2013
Off White Slut River Punk, Garage, Rock October 31 2013
S//R Slut River Punk, Garage, Rock October 31 2013
Come Singing Come Dancing Stones in the Field January 28 2013
85 Decibel Monks Tack-Fu Hip-hop, Rap August 15 2013
Chained Reaction Tack-Fu Hip-hop, Rap August 15 2013
A Soft Day The Beggarmen January 28 2013
I Shall The Beggarmen June 04 2013
Newry Town The Beggarmen January 28 2013
25th Anniversary TV Concert The Blue Band January 28 2013
Dealer's Choice-Blue Band's Best Vol. 1 The Blue Band January 28 2013
Three On One The Buzzards January 28 2013
Live from the Lighthouse The Dick Watson Trio January 28 2013
Live from the Lighthouse II The Dick Watson Trio January 28 2013
Live from the Lighthouse III The Dick Watson Trio January 28 2013
Diplomats of Solid Sound Featuring The Diplomettes Diplomats of Solid Sound Rhythm And Blues, Popular, Funk, Soul December 26 2012
Wedding Music The Drollinger Family Band January 28 2013
Hot Little Biscuits The John Lake Band January 28 2013
A Thousand Small Things The Mayflies January 28 2013
American Gothic The Mayflies January 28 2013
Mayflies Mayflies January 28 2013
Electric Glow The Sapwoods Rock September 04 2013
Crawl The Uniphonics Funk, Jazz, Rock, Hip-hop June 06 2012
Truth Be Told The Uniphonics Popular, Jazz, Iowa City January 28 2013
Freedom Beyond Recognition Tony Brown Reggae, Funk, Soul, Ska, Rock November 28 2012
Prisoners in Paradise Tony Brown Band Reggae, Funk, Soul, Ska, Rock November 28 2012
Too Much Yang Too Much Yang Alternative Rock, Alternative Country, Folk, Blues-rock May 06 2012
Music from The Entertainers Various Artists Ragtime, Piano September 11 2013
Mission Creek Festival Teen Concert The Velvet Electric Rock April 24 2013
A Brand New Place (Ft. Joe Price) Vicki Price Blues March 25 2012