Sept. 13 was the last of 2018’s Salt Lake Twilight Concert Series. The last installment boasted a double bill, featuring husband-and-wife duo Flora Cash and New York singer-songwriter King Princess. … read more
Japanese Breakfast’s shimmery performance was enough to make everyone in the sold-out crowd forget the emotionally melancholy subject matter of the songs they were performing. If Zauner’s sixth Salt Lake performance was any indicator—it’s no doubt that her seventh will be on a much bigger stage. … read more
The most striking aspect of the set, though, was its simplicity. Guitar, bass, drums, some piano or synth—depending on the track—performed totally live (no tracks, no loops) under a monochromatic wash of light. It’s not a new approach to live performance, but it was genuine and it was, most certainly, refreshing. … read more
The night was a sonic retreat. It was like being slowly wrapped in a warm blanket of organ sounds and droning guitars and elaborate soundscapes and then lulled to sleep by a formless beam of light with an airy, angelic voice. … read more
Now, Now’s performance on Friday, August 3 had a little bit of everything: angsty, emo-pop lyrics, electronic dance beats, loud, distorted guitars, yelling, crying and laughing. It was, in every sense of the phrase, a rollercoaster of emotion for everyone—all with a tangible layer of altruism. … read more
Since Brad Collins has done so much for his scene, the community decided that it was time to come together and give back to the “godfather of SLC punk.” The benefit show for Collins took place at Super Top Secret on Sept. 21, and it lit up Edison Street with punk rock fun.