My Parents’ Favorite Band and the Gimme Gimmes: Interview w/ Spike Slawson

My Parents’ Favorite Band and the Gimme Gimmes: Interview w/...
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Me First and the Gimme Gimmes really need no introduction—you should know their shtick by this point. Just in case you don’t: Swingin’ Utters’ Spike Slawson (vocals), NOFX’s “Fat” Mike (bass), Joey Cape and Dave Raun from Lagwagon (guitar and drums, respectively), and former No Use for a Name and current Foo Fighters member Chris Shiflett (guitar) don their finest attire, drink too much, and crank out skate-punk covers of just about everything. … read more

Take the Fall – December 2004

Take the Fall – December 2004
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“I smashed my head against the wall, I don’t bleed at all. … I’ve forgotten how to feel, is any of this real/I’ve got suicide intent.” –Austin Parton (singer/guitarist, Take

Extending Soul: Who is Ron Carroll?

Extending Soul: Who is Ron Carroll?
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From being a choirboy to an award-winning vocalist, Chicago native Ron Carroll not only can play classical saxophone, clarinet, trombone and trumpet, but he’s been on Billboard charting and DJ-ing

Touch It, Turn It to Gold: Jared Gold Brings Vivacious Couture to SLC

Touch It, Turn It to Gold: Jared Gold Brings Vivacious...
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In a warehouse space full of clothing patterns, racks of jackets and skirts, boxes of scarves, enormous computer screens, sewing machines and genuinely interesting-looking people, a man with a full-length

 
 
Katchup – December 2004

Katchup – December 2004
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For the month of December, there are also plenty of discounts to be had out there for charities at different resorts. Here are a few chances to help the needy and help your wallet.  … read more

Dear Dickheads – December 2004

Dear Dickheads – December 2004
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Dear Dickheads, I have just one question, what in the Hell is “revival rock?”It sounds like something Rolling Stone or MTV might have come up with. Here’s what Random House

Bellydancing – December 2004

Bellydancing – December 2004
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When I watch Shahravar dance, I am transported to another time and place: to exotic lands, spicy scents and multi-layered earthy music. There is magic and mystery in her interpretations,

Contributor Limelight: Nick James

Contributor Limelight: Nick James

Nick James has been writing his Headphones column for SLUG Magazine for an entire year bringing a spicy, rare taste of DJ music culture to Salt Lake City. … read more

Review: GOD SAVE MY QUEEN: A TRIBUTE – DANIEL NESTER

Review: GOD SAVE MY QUEEN: A TRIBUTE – DANIEL NESTER
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GOD SAVE MY QUEEN: A TRIBUTE DANIEL NESTER Soft Skull Press Street: 04.2003 In Daniel Nester’s simultaneously lyrical and obsessive treatment of Queen’s musical and metaphysical legacy, both band and

Review: PICNIC GROUNDS: A NOVEL IN FRAGMENTS – OZ SHELACH

Review: PICNIC GROUNDS: A NOVEL IN FRAGMENTS – OZ SHELACH
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PICNIC GROUNDS: A NOVEL IN FRAGMENTS OZ SHELACH City Lights Street: 04.01.03 Composed in a clean literary style devoid of muddied metaphors and overarching allegories, the hauntingly brief vignettes of