Local Review: Chance Lewis

Local Review: Chance Lewis
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Chance Lewis portrays the wisdom and wit of an experienced emcee like Astronautalis. His influences aren’t obvious, but it’s clear he’s not afraid to represent the fact that he’s a white rapper living in Provo. … read more

Local Review: Polytype

Local Review: Polytype
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Polytype are aptly named, considering their heavily layered production of ambient noise. This album is hypnotic dream-pop with a moody touch.  … read more

Local Review: Wildcat Strike

Local Review: Wildcat Strike
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The word that best describes this album is “raw.” It’s safe to say that Wildcat Strike’s debut release is nothing short of original. Psychedelic and folk influences are present. There’s even a tinge of blues, but with raw talent, this band has melded their own form of rock. … read more

Local Review: Hang Time

Local Review: Hang Time
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This album is defined by its lush instrumentation, dripping with cosmic flair. The guitar rhythms are jangly with just enough feedback, and occasionally angular enough to border math rock.  … read more

Alex Calder @ Kilby Court 06.15 with Lemon & Le Mule, Grand Rapids

Alex Calder @ Kilby Court 06.15 with Lemon & Le...
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If I hadn’t gone to Graywhale Entertainment to check out some new records, then I probably never would’ve known that Alex Calder was coming to Salt Lake City. But, there was his name in all of its glory on Graywhale’s whiteboard, nestled in a list chock-full of upcoming shows. … read more

There’s No Substitute for Knowing Me: An Interview with Ariel Pink

There’s No Substitute for Knowing Me: An Interview with Ariel...
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Pink’s off-kilter brand of pop, which mixes influences as familiar as Brian Wilson and as strange as Frank Zappa, reveals something about his personality that’s entirely appealing and even slightly addicting. It’s in Pink’s music that we’re given a glimpse into his true nature.

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A Real Hero: Interview with David Grellier of College

A Real Hero: Interview with David Grellier of College
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Ever since “A Real Hero” captured the emotional depth of Drive, Grellier has been in a different spotlight. Grellier will play at Kilby Court on Dec. 7, and I’m sure he’ll fascinate the minds of everyone in attendance. … read more