Local Review: Thunderfist – Too Fat for Love

Local Review: Thunderfist – Too Fat for Love
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Thunderfist Too Fat for Love ECG Street: 01.2007 Thunderfist = Lemmy + Spork + 1,000 cases of PBR Legendary scene vets Thunderfist know how to write hard-rockin’ anthems for the

Local Review: The New Transit Direction – Wonderful Defense Mechanisms

Local Review: The New Transit Direction – Wonderful Defense Mechanisms
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The New Transit Direction Wonderful Defense Mechanisms Some Records Even though Some Records’ press release for The New Transit Direction mistakenly says that “Salt Lake City is known more for

Local Review: Theta Naught – Abacus

Local Review: Theta Naught – Abacus
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Theta Naught Abacus Eden’s Watchtower Theta Naught = Pink Floyd + Utah Symphony   The opening track of the instrumental Abacus, “Ignition Switch,” reminds me of Pink Floyd’s “Careful With

Local Review: The Wolfs – Lights Out +4

Local Review: The Wolfs – Lights Out +4
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The Wolfs Lights Out +4 PseudoRecordings The Wolfs = Iggy & the Stooges + The Germs The Wolfs remind you of all the tough, grimy reasons you fell in love

Local Review: The Second Opinion – Flesh Except Dust

Local Review: The Second Opinion – Flesh Except Dust
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The Second Opinion Flesh Except Dust Second Opinion = Mayhem + Burzum + Aodl + Ramsses + Skullflowers I think with a name like Second Opinion, I was expecting West

Local Review: The happies – Meet the happies

Local Review: The happies – Meet the happies
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THE HAPPIES MEET THE HAPPIES The Happies = Nick Drake + Brian Jonestown Massacre The questions you should ask yourself right now are: Why haven’t I heard of this band before,

Local Review: The Jukejoint 45’s – Self-Titled EP

Local Review: The Jukejoint 45’s – Self-Titled EP
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The Jukejoint 45’s Self-titled EP The Jukejoint 45’s = The Cramps + Elvis + Robert Johnson   Grammar, children! If I see another Salt City CD’s or Go-Go’s emblem again,

Local Review: The Body – Call Off the Search

Local Review: The Body – Call Off the Search
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The Body Call Off the Search Self-Released The Body = Aesop Rock + Atmosphere + the Roots Funky sometimes slipping into raga full-instrumental backtracks flow behind flows laid by emcees

Local Review: The Horns – Yellow T EP

Local Review: The Horns – Yellow T EP
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The Horns Yellow T EP The Horns = Girls Against Boys + fast Melvins At least, mine came with a section of yellow T-shirt with hand-drawn flowers on it courtesy

Local Review: The Awesome Possum Band – Blendn’ In

Local Review: The Awesome Possum Band – Blendn’ In
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The Awesome Possum Band Blendn’ In  The Awesome Possum Band = Willie Nelson + Tenacious D + The Frogs Quirky alt-country with deep redneck roots sounds like it came straight