The 3rd Annual Salt Lake City Film Festival 08.18-08.21

The 3rd Annual Salt Lake City Film Festival 08.18-08.21
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The Salt Lake City Film Festival accepts films from around the globe and brings them to SLC for one weekend in August. This year’s festival was held August 18-21 at the Tower Theater, Broadway Center Theater, Post Theater and Brewvies Cinema Pub. … read more

FYF Fest @ Los Angeles State Park 09.03

FYF Fest @ Los Angeles State Park 09.03
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As I drive into downtown Los Angeles, it is 2 p.m. on September 3, Labor Day weekend 2011, I am several hours later than I want to be to the music festival I am covering for SLUG, and I am still spinning from the previous night spent in Las Vegas. … read more

Local Reviews: The Folka Dots

Local Reviews: The Folka Dots
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The face of folk is changing forever. Elements of rock, reggae, electronica, psychedelia and any other conceivable musical movement are successfully blending into traditional acoustic songwriting. … read more

Local Reviews: In Dreaming

Local Reviews: In Dreaming
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Having met the individual members of this band several times over the years, I can say with authority that In Dreaming are some of the hardest working and nicest dudes you’ll find in Provo. The Pathless Sounds, their debut full-length album, proves that they are also skilled at composing some of the most individualistic and difficult-to-categorize music around. … read more

Local Review: The Old World

Local Review: The Old World
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The Old World is an album that catches a group of skilled musicians halfway through a transition from a power pop band to a ballad-brandishing folk rock ensemble. Though each song on the album displays their prodigious aptitude for their instruments and is entertaining in its own right, as a collection, the album is a bit sporadic.  … read more

Local Reviews: The Future of The Ghost

Local Reviews: The Future of The Ghost
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Every member of the band The Future of the Ghost has been making music and friends in Utah for many years. That’s why it is not with a blessed heart, but with a heavy one, that I have to admit that I’m personally not a fan of the band’s new sound. … read more