Tolchock Trio: 2000–2013

Tolchock Trio: 2000–2013
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Tolchock Trio, the group best known for being a performing contradiction by playing as a quartet, are finally calling it quits, three years after everyone already thought they did. However, they did accomplish two things most bands never do: They made more than two albums and stayed together longer than 18 months … So that’s something.  … read more

Top 5: Light/Black

Top 5: Light/Black
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When talking shop over recordings, you sometimes hear of bands “catching lightning in a bottle” with their music. If that analogy rings true, Light/Black didn’t just bottle it, they christened their amps with it. Make no mistake, the way they wrote and structured this album was no accident, nor did they cater to any minor niche group who may not like a certain kind of tone. This is a fucking good, heavy rock album. … read more

What’s In The Box!?: Geek Fuel – May 2015

What’s In The Box!?: Geek Fuel – May 2015
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For many collecting geeks and nerds across the nation, that old sensation of getting something cool in the mail never goes away (There’s just some things you can’t replace, Google!). … read more

Review: 33 1/3: Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros. Soundtrack

Review: 33 1/3: Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros. Soundtrack
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Ask any gamer what the most iconic piece of music in gaming history is and you’ll probably get one of three answers: Legend Of Zelda, Tetris and Super Mario Bros., with the last one being the first most spoken of. … read more

Top 5: Big Wild Wings

Top 5: Big Wild Wings
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Big Wild Wings decided to buck the trends hard by combining a kickass drummer in Chris Soper with a master synth-player in Tyler Hummel, topping it off with the captivating Lyndsi Austin as their lead vocalist on bass. Within the last year, the trio have become the alt/indie band to see in SLC, capping everything off with their debut full-length album, Speaking In Cursive, which came out in November. … read more

Baby Ghosts, Maybe Ghosts, Probably Awesome!

Baby Ghosts, Maybe Ghosts, Probably Awesome!
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The first time I heard Baby Ghosts, it was through a Bandcamp link someone had forwarded me in early 2012, saying, “You should probably give this a listen.” It was their first album, Let’s Always Hang Out Together, Okay? It cost a whole $4 and barely clocks in at 30 minutes …  … read more