Local Artist Spotlight: Lori Nelson

Local Artist Spotlight: Lori Nelson
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I first saw Lori Nelson’s paintings at the library and was immediately intrigued by the originality of her work. I had been told that she put herself in all of her paintings, but after talking to her, she insists that it is not by design. At first, she couldn’t decide on a style, Nelson says,

Local Labels: R.U. Dead

Local Labels: R.U. Dead
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For my money, one of the best things happening on the local scene is the proliferation of Salt Lake area record labels and local releases. In the next few months I hope to be able to give a rundown on what they’re up to and write a continuing column featuring the products that are coming

Record Review: December 1993

Record Review: December 1993
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In Crust We Trust Various Artists  Germany’s lost and found (which is also a well-established mail order operation) is responsible for this fine sampler of bands on their roster. International crust and grind galore—what a variety! Among them, the UK’s Concrete Sox and Heresy should be recognized by many, as well by two cuts from

Doughboys Interview: December 1993

Doughboys Interview: December 1993
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Montreal, Canada is a county away from Minneapolis, Minnesota. What the two have in common is the Doughboys, a Canadian quartet that BS many of its punk-pop musical cues from the Minneapolis “all-rock” gods, Husker Du and the Replacements. Singer/guitarist/founder John Kastner phoned SLUG ten days before the band’s co-headlining stint with The Buzzcocks on

On The Cover Anger Overload: December 1993

On The Cover Anger Overload: December 1993
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This is a solid band that is working together better than most other Salt Lake City bands. They have a bright future to make it outta here. … read more

Concert Reviews: August 1993

Concert Reviews: August 1993
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Anger Overload, Crackerbash, Indivision and more in this SLUG Archive edition of Concert Reviews. This time, we go all the way back to August 1993. … read more

A History of Black Uhuru: August 1993

A History of Black Uhuru: August 1993
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Uhuru is the Swahili word for freedom. It is also one of the words that Derrick “Duckie” Simpson chose for the name of his band, Black Uhuru. … read more

Television: August 1991

Television: August 1991
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The special effects are occasionally low budget and cheesy, but it doesn’t matter. … read more

Something New

Something New
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Comics really aren’t just for kids anymore and not all of us comic fans are taken by Spandex superheroes. Here’s a list of stuff you might find cool. … read more

Concert Review: February 1995

Concert Review: February 1995
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The never-ending series of Jon Shuman reunion gigs continued with an appearance of the Dollymops opening for Sinister Dane. At most, 100 people saw the show. … read more