Local Review: Ayin – The Persistent Divide

Local Review: Ayin – The Persistent Divide
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Ayin The Persistent Divide CD Baby Street: 03.23 Ayin = Linkin Park + Incubus For a debut album, The Persistent Divide delivers in ways that most new bands just can’t.

Local Reviews: Brandie Frampton

Local Reviews: Brandie Frampton
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Oh. My. Gawd. Brandie Frampton is, like, such a superstar!! She sings about things that I just really, like, relate to! Things like, you know, butterfly tattoos, and boys! Ugh, boys are 2 lame!!! She’s 16 and from Lindon, so she totally relates to my problems, lol! I mean, when u r 16, u know so much about life!!  … read more

Local Reviews: The Tenants of Balthazar’s Castle

Local Reviews: The Tenants of Balthazar’s Castle
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An ongoing and ever-changing experiment, TTOBC’s third full-length can be described as nothing other than an astoundingly beautiful and ambient stroke of genius. Even with so many established artists in the genre of noise, never has the spirit of imagination been captured like this.  … read more

Local Reviews: Clayton Carr

Local Reviews: Clayton Carr
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At a dance party comprised of a packed, windowless room of T-Pain fanatics, hair gel and “shawties” all uncontrollably grinding away, this album would probably go over quite well. For most of you who don’t get all sweaty and rub up against each other to music that could be considered either “hot” or “steamy,” this album probably won’t be up your alley.  … read more

Local Reviews: David Williams

Local Reviews: David Williams
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It sometimes amazes me what can come from one man and his guitar. Beyond that, it makes me proud when that man lives in the great state of Utah. Portland Sessionsshowcases Williams’ fragile voice remarkably well. … read more

Local Reviews: DJ 2BE

Local Reviews: DJ 2BE
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Over the years, I’ve found that artists who incorporate reggae into their sound have some ironically hilarious similarities to certain types of ganja connoisseurs. On one hand, if your music is just some new-wave reggae mash-up hippy gangbang, it resembles that guy that you try to avoid at all costs because he smokes 20 hours a day and goes on about the same ol’ shit he has been for years.  … read more

Review: Wild Women of Wongo

Review: Wild Women of Wongo
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Wild Women of Wongo The Film Stars Shout! Factory Street: 09.11 Mike Nelson. Bill Corbett. Kevin Murphy. Names sound familiar? That’s because they are the stars in front of the

Review: Barry Cooper’s Never Get Busted Again Vol. 1: Traffic Stops

Review: Barry Cooper’s Never Get Busted Again Vol. 1: Traffic...
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Barry Cooper’s Never Get Busted Again Vol. 1: Traffic Stops Barry Cooper The Disinformation Company Street: 10.30 Going far past the traditional “Legalize it, man” approach to pro-activism, Barry Cooper

Review: Escape to Canada

Review: Escape to Canada
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Escape to Canada Albert Nerenberg The Disinformation Company Ltd. Street: 05.22 I don’t think I have ever cringed so often during a documentary in my entire life. No, not because

Excision

Excision
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Some blood, a crazy bitch, a dying girl, overbearing parents and free jump ropes are all things you will find in this movie. Family betrayals and snotty neighbor kids drive the crazies even crazier, resulting in two wonderfully bloody corpses. … read more