Episode #126 - 12/02/13
American Idiot, The Wasatch Fault, Plan-B: Radio Hour 8, The Hollering Pines, Winter Films with Jimmy Martin
On Episode 126 of Soundwaves from the Underground!
-Green Day’s wildly popular American Idiot was released in 2004 to critical acclaim. 2010 saw American Idiot come to life on Broadway as a one-act musical. Dan Tracy, an actor on the play’s current run, speaks about the music and events that inspired this production.
-The Wasatch Fault are loud, chaotic, complex and beautiful. This special blend of alternative rock has a way of stealing your subconscious with swirling guitar melodies and catchy, danceable riffs. Be careful or these guys will have you daydreaming all day.
-The season of Christmas specials and extended commercial breaks is upon us. Turn off the reality TV and let Plan-B Theatre slice you off a piece of nostalgia with Radio Hour 8: Fairyana. Jay Perry and Jason Tatom give us details on this live radio show about a radio show where it’s miscreant writers become possessed by their characters during a holiday special.
-Steeped in Americana, The Hollering Pines will pluck at your heartstrings with their twangy guitar and trembling female vocals, making you dream about the past and what could have been. The band toiled for months until releasing their debut album in November: Long Nights, Short Lives and Spilled Chances.
-With the sun setting earlier and the nights getting colder, finding events and activities to fill your time with becomes harder, but Jimmy Martin reminds us that Hollywood has our cure for seasonal depression as he discusses this winter season’s upcoming film releases.
Episode #125 - 11/25/13
U Of U Design Degree, Simian Greed, SLC Punk 2, Ulteriors, Voodoo Productions
Ischa B. is at the helm once again and she takes us through Episode 125 of Soundwaves from the Underground!
- The U of U design department is offering a course in Product and Industrial Design. Department leaders and instructors are excited to teach new ideas and classes. Even Program Director, Jim Agutter, encourages students, new and current to “come make cool shit.”
- Take some speedy riffs, fast drums, creative visions and put it all together. What do you get? Simian Greed. These innovative punks released an EP back in October that comes with crayons and a black and white cover so you can color it however you see fit. Talk about D-OI-Y.
- Why sell out when you can just buy in? SLC Punk is due for a sequel and Rancid drummer and executive producer for SLC Punk 2: Punk’s Dead, Branden Steineckert, speaks on building steam and funds for the upcoming film project.
- Who the fuck gets banned from Burt’s Tiki Lounge?! When your music is about breaking all sorts of shit and kicking ass, something is just bound to happen. Ulteriors are a punk five piece that formed earlier this year and if your ears are looking for an ass whoopin’ check these dudes out now.
- Burlesque, tarot card readings, snake and belly dancers, magicians, and hypnosis are just a few of the incredible events that are available for booking through Voodoo Productions. Founder, and performer Jennifer Tarasevich gives us the details on why she started the company and how business has been.
Episode #124 - 11/18/13
Sketch Sundays, La Verkin, Yelp, Joshua James, Adopt A Native Elder
With Ischa B. filling in for Dan Nailen this week, this is what’s in store for episode 124 of Soundwaves From The Underground.
- Sketch Sunday brings local artists and the community together in a social setting to watch the creative process take place and celebrate different forms of art and techniques found in Salt Lake City.
- La Verkin formed back in late 2012 and since then have been making noise and not giving a fuck. Earlier this year the band released their debut EP, Judge The Judger.
- You can take your Veggie Delite and shove it. Jeff from Yelp gives us the mouthwatering lowdown on just about every deli that’s worth a damn in the valley.
- Joshua James is a master of slow-paced folk jams, releasing music every year since 2006. His dreamy voice and beautiful music can be all you need to carry you somewhere else for a little while.
- Adopt A Native Elder provides food, clothing, medicine, fabrics and other materials to aging Native Americans in Southern Utah and Northern Arizona, so that they may comfortably live out the rest of their days in ways that are still considered to be traditional by their people.
Episode #123 - 11/11/13
Lindsay Heath, Max Pain & The Groovies, Salt Lake DJ & Production, The Moth & The Flame, Orphan Thanksgiving
This week on Episode 123 of Soundwaves From The Underground!
-Local musician Lindsay Heath whom is known better for her dark, gothic sounds, is responsible for our new intro and interview segment music you’ll hear on this and future episodes of Soundwaves.
- Ever wanted to hit the ones and twos like a pro? Did you ever think, with the proper knowledge that you could be the next track producing, pop culture, shuttershade-wearing songsmith genius? Salt Lake DJ and Production are providing the tools and courses to learn.
Max Pain and the Groovies cannot be stopped. After forming in 2009 this band of old friends has been playing weekly showcases and producing gritty, groovy rock ever since and don’t have plans on slowing down. EVER.
- You don’t expect anything that comes out of the little, religion-locked nest called Provo and this is especially true with The Moth and The Flame. Currently on tour in Europe, the band released an online-only EP on November 5th which is simply titled, &.
-We hope that this Thanksgiving you have someone to break the wishbone with. SLUG Magazine wants to wish everyone a happy holiday and send thanks to everyone who has been listening to us rant and rave for the last two and a half years.