The Life Acoustic: Teacher Kim Driggs

The Life Acoustic: Teacher Kim Driggs
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Kim Driggs has been teaching guitar at the studio for 25 years now, longer than any other instructor at Acoustic Music Studios. … read more

Beer of the Month: Saint Blackout

Beer of the Month: Saint Blackout
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I came across the Saint Blackout Tripel Belgian Style Ale from Shades of Pale Brewing. While there are a few locally made Belgian-style tripels floating around the Utah market, there are not many that are available year-round and fewer still that have the high level of drinkability that is commonly associated with big, boozy beers of this style. … read more

Finding an Ocean in a Storm: A Breezy Chat with Tennis’ Alaina Moore

Finding an Ocean in a Storm: A Breezy Chat with...
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Tennis are one of those rare pop bands that has managed to stay relevant all the way up to a fourth album, their upcoming Yours Conditionally. … read more

Melissa Collins: The Life of a Luthier

Melissa Collins: The Life of a Luthier
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Melissa Collins is a local luthier that practices her art out of her home workshop. She specializes in the making of the viola, cello and violin. Collins moved to Salt

 
 
Snow Photo Feature: Bryan Fox

Snow Photo Feature: Bryan Fox
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Last year, we went up to Logan in hopes of building some jumps. We found out that it was shallow and dangerous for air time. So we said fuck it, and just took pow laps. Here’s Bryan Fox doing just that. … read more

Movie Review: Julieta

Movie Review: Julieta
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Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar bases his latest effort, Julieta, on three short stories from Alice Munro’s book Runaway. … read more

Out of the Woodwork: Four Electric Guitar Luthiers: McKinley Sound

Out of the Woodwork: Four Electric Guitar Luthiers: McKinley Sound
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Whether you have a guitar that’s been thrown out of a train, smashed to pieces at a concert, or is broken from using it so often, luthier Moses McKinley at McKinley Sound can fix it. … read more

Educating the Next Generation of Disc Jockeys

Educating the Next Generation of Disc Jockeys
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Looking at the Hip-Hop Education & Resource Center (HERC) located at 2505 S. State St. in Salt Lake, you get a sense of the raw and organic style of teaching that goes on here. … read more

Mike Brown: Jumbotrons and DJ Juggy – A Utah Jazz Love Story

Mike Brown: Jumbotrons and DJ Juggy – A Utah Jazz...
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One of the biggest and best upgrades that they finally made this year was putting longtime local DJ and hip-hop heavy-hitter DJ Juggy behind some wheels of steel inside the arena and making him the official in-house DJ of the Utah Jazz. Naturally, I had my SLUG editor pull some strings so I could get on the court with Juggy. … read more

Out of the Woodwork: Four Utah Electric Luthiers: RIP Custom Guitars

Out of the Woodwork: Four Utah Electric Luthiers: RIP Custom...
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Rob Gray of RIP Custom Guitars offers a variety of guitar building classes: pedal building, basic guitar wiring, neck building, and full electric guitar building workshops. … read more