Local Review: Gene Swift Band – Zinjanthropus Man

Local Review: Gene Swift Band – Zinjanthropus Man
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I don’t know whether this album by Lehi-native Gene Swift is a ballsy effort to recapture a long-forgotten sound, or a compilation of nostalgic Americana clichés.  … read more

Local Reviews: Richard Tyler Epperson – Falling Between the Stars

Local Reviews: Richard Tyler Epperson – Falling Between the Stars
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My first few listens to Epperson’s debut album were spent wrapping my head around the surprisingly textured arrangement of his songs. Considering he plays all of the instruments (minus percussion) himself, it’s a pretty impressive debut. In addition to a large repertoire of musical ability, Epperson doesn’t seem tied to just one genre.  … read more

Local Review: VCR5 – Rainbow Selection
Review: Two Hours Traffic – Foolish Blood

Review: Two Hours Traffic – Foolish Blood
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On this fourth album from Canada’s Two Hours Traffic, it’s safe to say they’ve taken their ability to create breezy and catchy pop-rock to the next level. … read more

Eat Drink SLC 2017 @ Tracy Aviary 07.06

Eat Drink SLC 2017 @ Tracy Aviary 07.06
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It’s early July, which means my favorite midsummer night’s feast is once again upon us. Nearly 30 local restaurants teamed up for Eat Drink SLC with a wide variety of wineries, distilleries and breweries to provide small bites and sips to those in attendance. … read more

Review: Sancho – What If
Fooling Around With Food @ The Leonardo

Fooling Around With Food @ The Leonardo
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I spent my April Fools’ Day with a four-course meal of creatively conceived dishes at The Leonardo’s Fooling Around With Food event. — SLUG Mag … read more

Review: Chico Trujillo – Reina de Todas las Fiestas
Review: Dungeons and Dragons – Tomb of Annihilation

Review: Dungeons and Dragons – Tomb of Annihilation
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When stacked up against Storm King’s Thunder, Tomb of Annihilation feels blessedly streamlined and adventure-focused. There are no politics to navigate, no sieges to weather—it’s just a deep dive into an unforgiving wilderness to destroy an artifact that can’t be destroyed. … read more

Indie Filmmakers Assemble: Joe and Anthony Russo Return to Slamdance

Indie Filmmakers Assemble: Joe and Anthony Russo Return to Slamdance
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Before Joe and Anthony Russo became well-known directors by helming key episodes of Arrested Development and Community, and eventually taking the reins of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Civil War, the brothers were like most indie filmmakers—passionate, starving and driven. … read more