An Acronym for Salt Lake UnderGround, SLUG Magazine’s mission is to amplify Salt Lake City’s thriving alternative and underrepresented music, arts, events and community subcultures with thoughtful media coverage and exclusive event curation.

SLUG Mag is one of Utah’s longest-running and most experienced independent magazines. Since 1989, SLUG has given a voice to Utah’s community and continues to expand its coverage in both print and digital media.

SLUG’s print issue streets the first Friday of each month, available anyplace cool throughout the state of Utah. Here on, find daily online-exclusives, the biweekly SLUG Soundwaves podcast, the Daily Calendar and SLUG’s complete archives. Spot the SLUG crew throughout Salt Lake City at various community events, ranging from local festivals to SLUG’s monthly Localized music showcase and much more.


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Content Disclaimer: SLUG Magazine does not necessarily maintain the same opinions as those found in our content. Content is property of SLUG Magazine—please do not use without written permission.
Angela H. Brown

Angela H. Brown

Executive Editor
Audrey Lockie

Audrey Lockie

Managing Editor
Joshua Joye

Joshua Joye

Lead Designer
John Ford

John Ford

Community Development Manager
Ashton Ellis

Ashton Ellis

Editorial Assistant
Lexi Kiedaisch

Lexi Kiedaisch

Community Development Assistant
Parker Mortensen

Parker Mortensen

Communications Coordinator
Dom Sweat

Dom Sweat

Front-end Developer


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Executive Editor:
Angela H. Brown

Managing Editor:
Audrey Lockie

Editorial Assistant:
Ashton Ellis

Communications Coordinator:
Parker Scott Mortensen

Content Coordinator:

Copy Editors:
Birdy Francis, Jamie Christensen,
Katie Hatzfeld, Parker Scott Mortensen,
Sage Holt

Editorial Interns:
Birdy Francis, Lois Brady,

Cover Artist:

Lead Graphic Designer:
Joshua Joye

Graphic Design Team:
Alex Guzman, Chris Bickmore,
Clark Iroz, Paul Mason,
Vella Price

Ad Designers:
Christian Broadbent,
Dianna Totland,
Rian Terry

Front-end Developer:
Dom Sweat

Andrew Beck, Binx Olsen,
Brett Ferrin, Brighton Metz,
Chris Bodily, David Sadler,
Garrick Dean, James Bible,
Ricky Vigil, Robin Namini,
Ryan Perkins, Sarah Donnelly

Bob Plumb,
Chay Mosqueda,
CJ Anderson, Dominic Jordon,
Gilbert Cisneros, Jess Gruneisen,
Jessica Bundy,
John Barkiple, John Taylor,
Johnny Cowan, Jon Tinsley,
Jovvany Villalobos, Justin Lagman,
Katarina Duerr, Kelly Williams,
Lexi Kiedaisch, Logan Sorenson,
Maralee Nielson, Nathan Gentry,
Niels Jensen, Randy Roberts,
Roberto Valdez,
Talyn Sherer,
Tyson Call, Weston Colton

Nate Schwartz

Community Development & Advertising Sales:
John Ford,
Community Development Manager:

Angela H. Brown:
SLUG HQ: 801.487.9221

Community Development
Lexi Kiedaisch

Events Assistant:

Marketing Intern:

Brand Ambassadors:
Emma Wallis, Jean Carmichael,
Kate Powers, Teddy Ray

Circulation Coordinator:
Chris Bickmore

Distro Drivers:
Now Hiring!
Andi Lareve, Chris Bickmore,
Daniel Martinez,
Danny Torres, Dave Crespo,
Eli Bye, Mackenzie Leckie,
Paige Blake, River Haggerty,
Tommy Dolph, Tony Bassett,
Tristyn Bustamante

Senior Staff Writers:
Ali Shimkus, Audrey Lockie, Austin Doty
Avrey Evans, Ben Trentelman,
Bianca Velasquez, Bill Frost,
Connor Brady, Dean O Hillis,
James Bennett, James Orme,
Jamie Christensen, Kamryn Feigel,
Kassidy Waddell,
Lauren Ashley, Mary Culbertson,
Mekenna Malan, Mike Brown, Mistress Nancy,
Nick Kuzmack, Paige Zuckerman,
Parker Scott Mortensen, Peter Fryer,
Patrick Gibbs, Ricky Vigil,
Rio Connelly, Russ Holsten,
Ryan Michael Painter, Sean Zimmerman-Wall,
Steve Goemaat, Tim Schoof,
Tyson Call, William Swartzfager

Contributing Writers:
Alexie Zollinger, Alexis Perno,
Andrew Christiansen, Ashton Ellis, Birdy Francis,
Brandon Ermer, Brittnie Gallegos,
Brooke Hannel, Cailey Rohovit, Carlysle Price,
Cherri Cheetah, Corinne Bauer, Daniel Kirkham,
Davis Slaugh, Dillon Ely,
Dylan Bueche, Elizabeth Leach,
Gabby Dodd, Jeremy Cardenas,
Jesse Hawlish, Kaitlynn Hatzidakis,
Katie Hatzfeld, Kelly Fernandez, Kelsey Oliver,

Litzi Estrada, McCall Mash,
Morgan Keller, Nia Shaunce Morton,
Nic Renshaw, Olivia Greene,
Palak Jayswal, Rose Shimberg,
Sage Holt, Sam D’Antuono,
Steve Koonce, Teddy Ray,
Theadora Soter, Tim Kronenberg,
Westin Porter, Zach Lambros,
Zoe Zorka

SLUG Magazine’s Official Podcast:
SLUG Soundwaves

Executive Producer:
Angela H. Brown

Soundwaves Producer:
Parker Scott Mortensen

Contributor Limelight: Brooke Hannel

The stylish, dynamic Brooke Hannel joined our team of Contributing Writers in February of 2020, using her refined writing skills in covering SLC’s underground community, particularly within the arts and fashion scenes. Check out her feature with Commerce and Craft on p. 8 of our December 2022 issue.