Localized: Bomb City

Localized: Bomb City
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Pump up your b-ball shoes, knock down that forty and come to SLUG Magazine’s monthly local music showcase. Bomb City, Konsickwence and the Side Project will perform on August 10th

Caribou: A Romp Through the Forest with Dan the Automator

Caribou: A Romp Through the Forest with Dan the Automator
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On the precipice of the release of his fourth full-length album slated for release on August 21, Dan Snaith is feeling very energized about what is happening in his musical world. Born in Canada and later relocating to London, Snaith’s interest in music began in his early teens and he became proficient on many instruments. … read more

The Email Logik of Edward Ka-Spel

The Email Logik of Edward Ka-Spel
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Let me get this off my chest before I go any further: I’m such a picky asshole that the only reason I initially heard of Edward Ka-Spel was because he

Sun Up to Sun Down with Austin Namba

Sun Up to Sun Down with Austin Namba
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“I don’t drink, don’t smoke, just skate, there is nothing better then skating,” says Austin Namba. Namba is one of those skaters out there that can do every trick flawlessly.

 
 
How to Run Away From Home

How to Run Away From Home
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I’ve been writing a lot of articles for grown-ups lately like the controversial John Amichi interview to the history of drinking in Utah. It’s time I do my part and

The Inversion Trawler: Ms. Leona Dripdry

The Inversion Trawler: Ms. Leona Dripdry
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We have an aunt, Ms. Leona Dripdry. She’s somewhere in middle age but somehow stuck on planet teen. It’s not that she’s all immature and awkward or anything, she’s actually really

Dropping The “B” Word

Dropping The “B” Word
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Today Led Zeppelin is used to pander anything from gas-efficient vehicles to moisturizing dish soap. Bubble-punk pink-panthers penetrate the airwaves. Poster art papers our museums. Postmodernism, of course, celebrates this

Murder Junkies—The Greatest Day of My Life

Murder Junkies—The Greatest Day of My Life
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When I found out the Murder Junkies were playing in Salt Lake City last summer, I begged SLUG for the opportunity to interview them; one of my favorite bands. In case you don’t know, the Murder Junkies includes Merle Allin, brother to former Murder Junkie singer and punk rock icon G.G. Allin. … read more

Random News From the Skate World

Random News From the Skate World
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The Mystery/Zero squads rolled through town in late June to premiere the latest, I mean first, Mystery video. They did a demo and set up portable screen at South Jordan