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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Salt Lake City, UT 84101
TEL 801.487.9221

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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
Bianca Velasquez

Bianca Velasquez

Managing Editor
Audrey Lockie

Audrey Lockie

Junior Editor
Joshua Joye

Joshua Joye

Lead Designer
John Ford

John Ford

Community Development Manager
Nick Zunkowski

Nick Zunkowski

Events Assistant
Parker Mortensen

Parker Mortensen

Communications Coordinator

Eighteen Percent Gray

Executive Editor:
Angela H. Brown

Managing Editor:
Bianca Velasquez

Junior Editor:
Audrey Lockie

Communications Coordinator:
Parker Scott Mortensen

Copy Editors:
Abby Gerber, Beca Casteneda,
Birdy Francis,
Jamie Christensen, Katie Hatzfeld,
Parker Scott Mortensen,
Sage Holt

Editorial Interns:
Birdy Francis, Katie Hatzfeld,
Lois Brady, Sage Holt

Cover Artist:
Matt Crane

Content Consultant:
Nkenna Onwuzuruoha

Lead Graphic Designer:
Joshua Joye

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

Ad Designers:
Christian Broadbent,
Dianna Totland, KJ Jackett,
Rian Terry, Ryan Peck

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, Chris Gariety,
CJ Anderson,
Dominic Jordon, Gilbert Cisneros,
Jessica Bundy, John Barkiple,
Johnny Cowan, John Taylor,
Jon Tinsley, Jovvany Villalobos,
Keisha Finai, Kelly Williams,
Logan Sorenson, Maralee Nielson,
Nathan Gentry, Niels Jensen,
Randy Roberts, Roberto Valdez,
Scott Frederick, Talyn Sherer,
ThatGuyGil, Tyson Call,
Weston Colton

Eudonerio Quiroz, Nate Schwartz

Community Development & Advertising Sales:
John Ford,
Community Development Manager:
[email protected]

Angela H. Brown:
[email protected]
SLUG HQ: 801.487.9221

Community Development
Lexi Kiedaisch

Events Assistant:
Nick Zunkowski

Marketing Intern:
Olivia Stumbaugh

Circulation Coordinator:
Now Hiring!

Distro Drivers:
Now Hiring!
Chris Bickmore,
Danny Torres, Dave Crespo,
Gethin Coomans, Kali Sutherland,
Lyndi Perry, Natalie Corey,
River Rose Haggerty,
Tommy Dolph, Tony Bassett

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

Contributing Writers:
Alexis Perno,
Andrew Christiansen, Austin Doty,
Birdy Francis,
Brandon Ermer, Brittnie Gallegos,
Brooke Hannel, Cherri Cheetah,
Corinne Bauer, Davis Slaugh,
Dillon Ely, Dylan Bueche,
Elizabeth Leach,
Gabby Dodd, Hannah McBeth,
Harper Haase, Jeremy Cardenas,
Jesse Hawlish, Kaitlynn Hatzidakis,
Katie Hatzfeld, Kelly Fernandez,
Kelsey Oliver, Kenz Waldon,
Litzi Estrada, McCall Mash,
Morgan Keller,
Nia Shaunce Morton,
Nic Renshaw, Olivia Greene,
Palak Jayswal, Patrick Gibbs,
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: Palak Jayswal

While Palak Jayswal is a talented journalist overall, her passion for writing is most prevalent in her music reviews for SLUG. Jayswal says, “At SLUG, I’ve always felt supported and free to love my favorite genre—and to write about it!” Outside of SLUG, Jayswal is the Culture Reporter at the Salt Lake Tribune. Catch any of Jayswal’s music reviews on!