National CD Reviews – July 2009

National CD Reviews – July 2009

Reviews of national albums, including Abstract Rude, Bob Mould, Gallows, Mad Sin, Spindrift, Tortoise and many more! … read more

Dear Dickheads – July 2009

Dear Dickheads – July 2009
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I work at a local bar in Salt Lake, and while I thoroughly enjoy my position as a server, I am sick and tired of all the douche trains that come in and walk around like they own the place. … read more

Good Times with Alex Hinton

Good Times with Alex Hinton
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Ten years ago, Colby Burleson and Clint Marvin left Susie M’s to open Good Times Tattoo. SLUG recently had the chance to speak with Hinton about his experiences in the world of tattooing, as well as the tenth anniversary of Good Times Tattoo. … read more

Can’t Stop This Runaway Train

Can’t Stop This Runaway Train
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This king of juke joint swing’s sole purpose has been to put out stellar record after stellar record of his own blend of honky tonk, jazz and rockabilly. He also tours his ass off and plays each show like there’s no tomorrow. … read more

 
 
A Punk Rocker’s Tale: Tall Bike Jousting in SLC

A Punk Rocker’s Tale: Tall Bike Jousting in SLC
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The Tall Bike Joust held on May 15 is Salt Lake’s third joust and most popular freak bike event. Attracting citizens and cyclists from all walks of life—including hobos and cops—it can’t be described as less than epic. There’s just one question: What the fuck is tall bike jousting?! … read more

Localized – July 2009

Localized – July 2009
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This month’s Localized takes place July 10th at Urban Lounge, featuring Band of Annuals,  David Williams, and  Will Sartain. … read more

Princess Kennedy: Boys Suck! – July 2009

Princess Kennedy: Boys Suck! – July 2009
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It seems like an entire decade since I sat down at the computer to write my last article. I’m actually surprised I haven’t suffered some kind of alcohol-related syndrome from my traveling to pride festivals around the country. … read more

Flying West to the East: Uzi and Ari Tours Japan

Flying West to the East: Uzi and Ari Tours Japan
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The experience of touring in Japan is a tough one to put into words. There is a lot of positive energy that flows through the hearts and minds of the Japanese people. We feel very lucky to have had the experience. … read more

Black Boxes: Transmitting From the Bottom of the Sole with Zuriick

Black Boxes: Transmitting From the Bottom of the Sole with...
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When they aren’t busy wrapping shoes to please their customers, the gentlemen behind local shoe company Zuriick are doing what they do best. “We basically hang out, drink a lot, and come up with designs,” says co-partner Chad Tovey. … read more

People Friendly Consumption: The Rise of Buying and Selling Handmade

People Friendly Consumption: The Rise of Buying and Selling Handmade
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Today’s craft scene is more connected to the DIY mentality that grew out of punk than the crafters of previous eras. People want to do and make things for themselves, by themselves and on their own terms. As director, crafter, writer, businesswoman and all around DIY maverick, Faythe Levine has a lot to say regarding the increasing popularity of buying handmade. … read more