LIVE: TWINS, Gloom Balloon, & Christopher the Conquered Announce Tour Dates + REVIEW: Tomboys on Parade & Trouble Lights Live

April 7, 2014


It’s an exciting time here at Maximum Ames Records, because we just got dropped another brilliant album, and we wish we could take credit for it. But it’s all TWINS, baby! Buy the album here or pick it up at one of their upcoming shows:

We’ve got nice reviews of the group’s new LP, Tomboys on Parade, so if you need someone else to validate your taste, then check this out (then click here to get your copy):

Finally, listen to the band’s live performance on Iowa Public Radio’s Studio One from March 27th.

Blood Balloon

If you ask the fellas in TWINS who some of their favorite Iowa artists are, they’d probably include Gloom Balloon and Christopher the Conquered, so if you like TWINS, then you should take their hypothetical word for it and check out those two on tour, as well:

*Gloom Balloon only

Trouble Lights

Last for today: Trouble Lights just slayed a set in Iowa City at Mission Creek Festival, opening for !!!. Read the review.



LOOK: TWINS Debut “Babe City” Music Video on Powerpopaholic + LIVE: TWINS Release Shows Announced

March 11, 2014

This video debuted on It’s for the single “Babe City” from TWINS’ forthcoming LP Tomboys on Parade. Pre-order it right now right here. It’s a good idea.

TWINS will play release shows in Cedar Falls, Ames, and Des Moines, Iowa. The details:


We really love this group. We hope you do, too!

Pre-Order: TWINS’ Tomboys on Parade

February 17, 2014

We’re having TWINS! Our due date is April 1st. Foolhardy, you say? Well, they’ll likely turn out to be brats, but brats are okay if they’re cute, and these lil’ ones are sure to be! Wanna join the tomboy parade with them?

Pre-order now and receive:


Learn more and pre-order Tomboys on Parade by clicking here.