Local Review: Scabs On Strike – Scabs On Strike II: Just Friends

Local Review: Scabs On Strike – Scabs On Strike II:...
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Scabs on Strike Scabs on Strike II: Just Friends Voodoo Dog Street: 08.21.10 Scabs on Strike = Pavement + Blacklist Co-operative + Bloodworm   A part of the SLC music

Local Reviews: M. Sartain

Local Reviews: M. Sartain
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Nepotism can do strange things when it comes to music. If it were not for famous siblings, there would have been no careers for Roger Clinton, Tommy Cash or Jermaine Jackson. But before you believe that brotherly kindness only manifests itself in national acts, consider the local surname Sartain. … read more

Local Reviews: Ralp

Local Reviews: Ralp
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According to Moondog Music, Ralp (Casey Fritz to those in the know) has recorded over 200 songs, all of which are downloadable through their website. This makes reviewing this three song demo a little strange. Two years ago, SLUG reviewed Ralp’s first six-song demo in these very pages. Where it gets interesting is that all three songs on this disc were also on the first one. … read more

Local Reviews: Big Black Sky

Local Reviews: Big Black Sky
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It’s always good to hear local music that differs from the norm.  This debut CD from Big Black Sky is a unique-sounding animal in the sense that it sounds different from almost everything else going on in Salt Lake these days.  But different isn’t always good. … read more

Fuckin’ Nuts for Doughnuts!

Fuckin’ Nuts for Doughnuts!
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I spent a decade of my life working in a grocery store, which allowed me to see just how bad the state of the American doughnut had become. In the old days, bakeries would mix the yeast dough from scratch and would use hot oil for frying. Recently though, it has become difficult to find a good doughnut. They’re often dry, overly sweet and too bready.  Even when they’re fresh they taste like failure. I wanted something that would leave a more lasting impression. … read more