Salt Lake Indies

Salt Lake Indies
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All the news about record releases from R.U. dead, Semaphore, Siren Song and Flatline Records.
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Feature Band: Iceburn

Feature Band: Iceburn
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I have been keeping an eye on the straight edge scene. I knew that it would not last, in Salt Lake however, things have a way of popping up a bit late and never leaving. … read more

May 1991 Feature Band: Swim Herschel Swim

May 1991 Feature Band: Swim Herschel Swim
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I didn’t hear about Swim Herschel Swim until the hate mail started flowing in from Provo about this “over rated, over liked” band. … read more

February’s Cover Band: Road Frisbee

February’s Cover Band: Road Frisbee
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Live and recorded they can be interesting; however, while live you can experience the energy which can’t quite be captured on tape. … read more

September Feature Band: Strangers

September Feature Band: Strangers
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One minute Strangers’ music will sound like the 70s hard-driving rock n’ roll, and then will move to a number which could have been influenced by The English Beat. This diversity keeps their music interesting. … read more

Insight

Insight
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Being drug-free is not the only thing Insight is shouting about—they feel just as strong about animal rights, unity, stopping racism, love and relationships. … read more

Victims Willing: A Band You Can Count On

Victims Willing: A Band You Can Count On
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Victims Willing aren’t really about anything, just five guys playing good rock and roll—No trends, no gimmicks and no hype, just solid music you can count on. … read more

The Stench

The Stench
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After at least a case of beer and a long conversation on the social relevance of DEVO, Tom pulled out a tape. “Hey dude, check these guys out. Local boys.” … read more

Boxcar Kids: A blend of Salt Lake’s finest egos

Boxcar Kids: A blend of Salt Lake’s finest egos
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Boxcar Kids are most famous for their egos. After 18 months of flack about it, they finally started using it to their advantage. … read more

The Unofficial Story of SLUG Magazine

The Unofficial Story of SLUG Magazine
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From Issue 134, February 2000
For some god awful reason there seems to be some discussion as to the beginnings of SLUG Magazine. I don’t know how I got dragged back into this—I thought I was rid of all of this nonsense when I pawned this trash off on Gianni. … read more