City Weekly’s Pizza Party @ The Gateway 04.25

City Weekly’s Pizza Party @ The Gateway 04.25
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Like a vigilant night watchman, pizza was there when you and your friends wrote the very last line of code for your very first video game, or when you needed comfort after some asshole took an emotional shotgun to your heart. Pizza has been the unsung companion to all of our victories and defeats over the years, and thanks to City Weekly’s First Annual Pizza Party, the noble pizza pie was properly celebrated. … read more

Acid Mothers Temple @ Urban Lounge 04.24

Acid Mothers Temple @ Urban Lounge 04.24
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A perfect backdrop of charming, wet, dreary weather characterizes tonight’s performance. After walking into Urban Lounge and finding myself in a large, empty room, I was concerned about the turnout. However, my venture through the downpour is certainly not in vain, nor will the gig’s contribution to my eventual loss of hearing be wasted.  … read more

Repertory Dance Theater: From Radical Beginnings To A 50-Year Reunion

Repertory Dance Theater: From Radical Beginnings To A 50-Year Reunion
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The Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT) is at a threshold. It has been around 50 years since a group of Salt Lake City dancers secured a Rockefeller grant and founded “the nation’s first successful modern dance repertory company.” … read more

Vaadat Charigim – Hummus and Heidegger

Vaadat Charigim – Hummus and Heidegger
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On their 2013 debut, The World Is Well Lost, Israeli shoegazers Vaadat Charigim took listeners beyond the shroud of Levantine politics and shattered perceptions of their home with a universal-sounding and instantly classic shoegaze album. … read more

 
 
Matt & Kim – Code Name: Butta Milk Pancake

Matt & Kim – Code Name: Butta Milk Pancake
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Matt & Kim weren’t always this big mass of awesomeness you see today dominating YouTube, airwaves and the cheeky hearts of their fans—they did, in fact, start out somewhere a bit lower on the totem pole.  … read more

Lightning Bolt @ Kilby Court 4.25 with Baby Gurl, Birthquake

Lightning Bolt @ Kilby Court 4.25 with Baby Gurl, Birthquake
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The sound of muffled bass echoed across 300 West as I walked closer to Kilby. The closer I was, the more decipherable the music became. By the time I was in the alley, it was clear that Baby Gurl had taken the stage earlier than expected.  … read more

Animated Emotions: A Pixar Presentation

Animated Emotions: A Pixar Presentation
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The Black Friday-esque line of people flooded into the auditorium. They quickly sought out the free seating—rushing with frantic anticipation. … read more

A Brief Moment with William Control

A Brief Moment with William Control
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The lyrical content of Control’s music provokes strong thought on sexual topics, some people find taboo in society. He finds the passion for his songs in the world around him. … read more

Koala Temple @ Urban Lounge 04.27 with LA Font, Shark?, Starmy

Koala Temple @ Urban Lounge 04.27 with LA Font, Shark?,...
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Monday, April 24 was “Haight-Ashbury” night at The Urban Lounge, as every band performing that evening either contained an element of psychedelia and surf-rock, or overall had a feel that would make you think you were hearing a garage band playing from somewhere in that area during the 1960s. … read more

Joff Oddie from Wolf Alice: Everyone Please Buy T-Shirts

Joff Oddie from Wolf Alice: Everyone Please Buy T-Shirts
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Wolf Alice are in the countdown phase of a rocket ship before it takes off. With their first album, My Love is Cool, coming out June 22 and a handful of singles already in circulation, this tour is the calm before the storm. … read more