It was freezing. Why I had elected to ride my bike down to Burt’s Tiki Lounge for The Meatmen show was beyond me, but I didn’t have time to think about it—only time to get inside and order an overpriced beer. I didn’t really know what to expect. At the very least, I hoped it would be good. … read more
Driving to Park City is quite the trek for someone who doesn’t like travelling further south than Trolley Square. If I lived in a bigger city, a half hour drive to an iconic little post-mining town might seem ridiculously close, but I live in Salt Lake City, where a fifteen minute drive to the point of the mountain feels like a journey to the limits of civilized society. In the case of Plan B’s newest play production, Gutenberg! The Musical!, the drive is definitely worth it.
This album must have been recorded in the Cave of Time from the Choose Your Own Adventure book series. It features a number of disjointed sounds, instruments and samples that jump in and out of subdued feedback modulations. The album never bothers to move beyond this, ahem, timeless configuration. … read more