Monthly Archives: August 2011

Locusic is in Beta!

We had a great night last Wednesday at the Dwolla meetup. If you missed it, or would like to re-live it, there were a few posts about it. There were a ton of people there. We had a great time … Continue reading

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Locusic Demo!

Our friends at Dwolla are having another one of their legendary meetups this Wednesday, August 24th. This one will be held at Americana in downtown Des Moines (by the sculpture gardens). They’ll be giving Locusic the stage for a few … Continue reading

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Keep Voting, Please

We pulled into first place yesterday, but we’re not there anymore. This is a tough race! Remember to vote for Locusic every day through 8/31 at Also, grab yourself some copies of our voting flier and paste them up … Continue reading

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Locusic: The Big Dream. – Vote!

Help us win $5,000 to cover initial costs – vote for Locusic in the Dream Big Grow Here contest. The Business Innovation Zone and MyEntreNet are collaborating on a business grant contest in Iowa called Dream Big Grow Here. This … Continue reading

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Vote for Us!

There’s a whole lot of voting going on. And we’re going to be asking for a lot of votes during the upcoming weeks. Thanks to everyone who voted for us in the 2011 Battle of the Brands competition, but that … Continue reading

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Locusic on PrairieCast

Just a quick one… PrairieCast is a podcast affiliated with Silicon Prairie News and produced in Des Moines. This week, I was a guest of the show along with Chris Conetzkey of the Des Moines Business Record. We discuss tech … Continue reading

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Des Moines Music News

Want to know what’s going on with the music scene in Des Moines? We’d love to tell you, but we’re just too damn busy building Locusic.┬áThere are plenty of others who do a hell of a job, though. Here are … Continue reading

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I’ve struggled a bit with Genres during the development of Locusic. They’re just so subjective. And there’s usually overlap. The goal for our initial launch is to have as few genres as possible, while still covering the full spectrum of … Continue reading

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SxSW 2012 Presentation

I hope to present at South By Southwest (SxSW) Interactive in the Spring. The format will be a single presenter (me, Jake Kerber), and the level will be intermediate. The following is my proposal. What do you think? Description: Choice … Continue reading

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