10 episodes

The Indie Music Room is a showcase for artists to share their original songs, explain the thoughts behind their music, and play their most recent recordings. Hosted by Heather Kelly, she knows what it's like to be an Independent artist and all the things that go on behind-the-scenes to create an album of original music.

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    • Performing Arts

The Indie Music Room is a showcase for artists to share their original songs, explain the thoughts behind their music, and play their most recent recordings. Hosted by Heather Kelly, she knows what it's like to be an Independent artist and all the things that go on behind-the-scenes to create an album of original music.

    Indie Music Room - # 10 Jeff Banks

    Indie Music Room - # 10 Jeff Banks

    Heather Kelly talks with Jeff Banks about his music and playing as a session musician. Heather and Jeff talk about a recent show in Texas, his writing style, and how a dream helped him write a song. Songs include Big Dreams, Stirred Not Shaken, and High and Goodbye.

    • 33 min
    Indie Music Room - # 9 Christmas Show Part 2

    Indie Music Room - # 9 Christmas Show Part 2

    In part 2 of our Christmas show, Heather Kelly talks with Kirk Kaufman about one of his Christmas music projects featuring artsits he's worked with. Music includes Merry Christmas by Melvin James, O Holy Night by Brandon Scott Sellner, It Won't Be Christmas by Dave Hearn, It's Christmas by Kirk Kaufman, and Christmas Time by Jack Gallup.

    • 20 min
    Indie Music Room - # 8 Christmas Show Part 1

    Indie Music Room - # 8 Christmas Show Part 1

    In part 1 of our Christmas show, Heather Kelly features holiday music by Dave Hearn and Tim Kelly. Dave is also in the studio with Heather and talks about each of the tracks. Music includes Deck The Halls, Pat a Pan, Coventry Carol, and Greensleeves by Dave Hearn, and The Christmas Song by Tim Kelly.

    • 25 min
    Indie Music Room - # 7 Larry Myer

    Indie Music Room - # 7 Larry Myer

    Heather Kelly talks to singer and songwriter Larry Myer. Larry has played in more than 200 towns around Iowa and over half of the U.S., and is a winner of the Branson Songwriting Contest. Heather and Larry talk about working his way up from being a street performer to playing large concert venues, life on the road and studio projects. Songs include Flatlands, Take a Look at These Blues, and Hanging On.

    • 24 min
    Indie Music Room - # 6 Alex Trevino

    Indie Music Room - # 6 Alex Trevino

    Heather Kelly talks with Alex Trevino, a graduate of Berklee College of Music, about his music which includes pop-punk to modern jazz and everything in between. Alex talks about his recording style, recording tools, and his unique way of playing the guitar upside down. Songs include The Storm, Snow, and Loaded Gun.

    • 26 min
    Indie Music Room - # 5 Melvin James

    Indie Music Room - # 5 Melvin James

    Heather Kelly talks with Melvin James about his music career from sitting in with a band at the Iowa State Fair to signing with MCA Records and knocking Michael Jackson and Madonna off the MTV video charts. Melvin talks about recording his music as both a solo artist and with his band Planet Melvin. Featured songs include Why Won't You Stay, Havin' Fun, and Me and My Alien.

    • 30 min

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What a great cause. Giving back to the community by interviewing independent musicians around the area. It’s refreshing to see people doing the heavy lifting that is promoting others work.

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