By Lizz Corrigan [Posted May 1, 2015]
Porch to Porch are an upbeat, folky bluegrass ensemble with fast-picking fingers and a wailing harmonica. They live by their motto, “For the love of music,” which harmonica player and designer Willus Branham penciled into their band logo five years ago. They’re a big, happy, whiskey-drinkin’ family who dedicates their Wild Western project to spreading good vibes, jamming and going right into the crowd. … read more
By Nick Kuzmack [Posted May 1, 2015]
Out on any given Thursday night at 9 p.m.— through rain, sleet or snow—odds are you’ve seen an assortment of cyclists hanging about Coffee Garden at 878 E. 900 S. This large group of two-wheeled miscreants have been gathering here for almost five years with a simple mission.
By Madi Smith [Posted May 1, 2015]
Castle’s eerie aesthetic lures you into a blackened moor, your only comfort, a cloak pulled tightly around your body. The bravery in your heart gradually diminishes as the candlelight of your lantern fades into the night. The moon glides from behind a cloud revealing a looming castle in the distance.
By Ashlee Mason [Posted May 1, 2015]
Although SLUG’s Legal Department is fidgeting nervously inside a closet somewhere while the Columbia Journalism Review concludes its investigation into SLUG’s article in the March 2015 Issue on the updated parking/bike lane situation on 300 South, the magazine is boldly pressing forward with further coverage of #WeirdBikeLaneGate with a smoking-hot, exclusive lead.
By Kia McGinnis [Posted May 1, 2015]
As their name may suggest, Speedy Ortiz are cruising right along. They’re young, screamingly talented, touring the world, playing festivals like SXSW alongside their personal heroes, recording and releasing a new album—all while maintaining an effortless aura of unpretentious coolness.
By Ben Trentelman [Posted May 1, 2015]
The Bicycle Collective is a full community bike shop with virtually every tool one could ever need to keep a bike up and running. The Collective promotes cycling as a clean and healthy mode of transportation and, according to Catharine Scott, the Coordinator of the Earn-A-Bike Program, teaches kids about the benefits of riding bikes and gives them access and knowledge to fix their own bikes.
By Brinley Froelich [Posted May 1, 2015]
John Englar was inspired by the New York punk scene in the ’80s—where kids soaked the streets with piss, started street fights, and blew through lights around the city; where freaks and outcasts thrived and clubs held dank shows full of moshing bodies.
By Michael Sanchez [Posted May 1, 2015]
Recently, SLUG had a chance to catch up with up-and-coming Utah County skateboarder Parker Garrett outside of Utah County indoor skate park, Banzai. He is a Provo native who is not shy to think outside of the box and get his feet bloody every now and then, and is helping progress the Provo skate scene with his skill set. This 21-year-old has a relaxed style that you can’t help but watch.