Local Reviews: S.L.F.M.

Local Reviews: S.L.F.M.
By

If a hummingbird princess was tangled in ukulele strings, she would sound like S.L.F.M. Despite the potential for cute homogeneity, S.L.F.M. blends inevitable quiet love songs with distorted (but always melodic) rock sounds.  … read more

JP Haynie, Golden Ghost, Crumbler

JP Haynie, Golden Ghost, Crumbler
By

Jp Haynie, Golden Ghost and Crumpler at Kilby Court on 11.28.09 … read more

The Real Secret of Magic: Guinness World Record Holder Jeff McBride and Salt Lake City’s Emerging Magical Renaissance

The Real Secret of Magic: Guinness World Record Holder Jeff...
By

Jeff McBride is a living magician. His performance stretches beyond illusion and into spirituality and the mystery of life, which is part of why he has become so respected as an entertainer. It’s been more than 10 years since the last time he stood on stage in our humble town, and the magic community came together over the weekend of Dec. 11-13 to see him in. … read more

Local Reviews: Patter Stats

Local Reviews: Patter Stats
By

Listen to this album with headphones. Listen to every album with headphones, for that matter. The two guitars harmonize through stereo and you probably won’t notice unless you are plugged in. What is this Beast? Well, this beast balances energy and harmony in a way that not many albums do. … read more

Local Reviews: Ryan Schoeck

Local Reviews: Ryan Schoeck
By

Production on this album ends in a place where I wish more music would. Time went into making and producing this record, yes, but it hasn’t been polished to the point that it’s a work of aesthetics. … read more

Local Reviews: Heterodactyl

Local Reviews: Heterodactyl
By

These local boys deserve credit for coming up with charismatic instrumental parts which complement each other nicely, but the overall production feels overdone in a smooth jazz kind of way. I couldn’t connect with Fourier because I felt so far away from what was going on. … read more