Local Review: Ghetto Athlete – Tha Game of Life

Local Review: Ghetto Athlete – Tha Game of Life
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Ghetto Athlete Tha Game of Life MadChild Records Street: 09.04 Ghetto Athlete = Spencer Beats + Lil’ Wayne + K-9 It’s odd to hear a local Utahn Represent Oakland and the Bay Area, but what do I know? Loaded with dopey-dope ass beats produced by Spencer Bridges, this album stands alone as one of the

Local Review: Mean Molly’s Trio – Things I See

Local Review: Mean Molly’s Trio – Things I See
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Mean Molly’s Trio Things I See Rev 13 13 Records Street: 2007 Mean Molly’s Trio = Ray Charles + The Raconteurs + Mudhoney + The Black Keys Remarkably enough, coming up with who Mean Molly’s Trio sounds like, without hurting the good name of those bands, was harder than listening to their debut record Things

Local Review: Terrance Danger Hailstorm – No Danger b/w Hurricane

Local Review: Terrance Danger Hailstorm – No Danger b/w Hurricane
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Terrance Danger Hailstorm No Danger b/w Hurricane Self-Released Street 05.07 Terrance DH = the Stench + Magstatic + a hipper, friendlier and less evil Danzig Terrance Danger Hailstorm has been a staple on the SLC music scene for a number of years now, as a member of the Stench, Magstatic and the Bad Yodelers. For

Local Review: Various Artists – Circus Brown’s Snackbox

Local Review: Various Artists – Circus Brown’s Snackbox
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Various Artists Circus Brown’s Snackbox KRCL 90.9 FM Street: 07.01 Circus Brown = KRCL DJ who spins on Saturday Nights, 10pm-1am Circus Brown is a power player in the realm of local music and his self-released compilation of his favorite live cuts from his show, Not a Sideshow, on KRCL is added testament to that

 
 
Local Review: Various Artists – S.L.C. Rules

Local Review: Various Artists – S.L.C. Rules
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Various Artists S.L.C. Rules 8ctopus Street: 05.11 S.L.C Rules = No New York + Yes L.A. + Salt Lake Style In 1978, Brian Eno released a compilation on Antilles Records titled, No New York. One of the most important documentations of the NYC no wave scene (including cuts from James Chance and the Contortions, Teenage

Running From a Rabid Ring Wraith Clique Basilisk, Serpentine: Aesop Rock Weighs in on Hip Hop’s Health

Running From a Rabid Ring Wraith Clique Basilisk, Serpentine: Aesop...
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“Hip-hop just died this morning and she’s dead,” are the lyrics that instigated the most recent controversy in regards to the current condition of the culture’s oft-debated vitality. The statement was featured on the title track of rapper Nas’ newest album, the egregiously titled Hip Hop is Dead. In an article recently published in URB

Localized: Pink Lightnin’

Localized: Pink Lightnin’

Localized is every second Friday of the month at the Urban Lounge, a private club for members. This month it falls on Sept. 14th. Bad Brad Wheeler’s new band, Pink Lightnin’, will grace the stage with a non-local, Bob Log III. Electric Space Jhiad will open the show. Bob Log III will also play the

Localized: Bob Log II

Localized: Bob Log II
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Localized is every second Friday of the month at the Urban Lounge, a private club for members. This month it falls on Sept. 14th. Bad Brad Wheeler’s new band, Pink Lightnin’, will grace the stage with a non-local, Bob Log III. Electric Space Jhiad will open the show. Bob Log III will also play the

Summer of Death: Part Deux

Summer of Death: Part Deux
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Summers in Utah are hot, and personally, I don’t like them very much. Finding the motivation to skate when it’s over 100 degrees outside is nearly impossible. You either have to wake up early, or sacrifice an evening of drinking in order to get some time on the old wood plank. Saturday, August 11th was

The Fucking Interview: Metal, Recording and Life according to The Fucking Champs

The Fucking Interview: Metal, Recording and Life according to The...
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In the current underground music scene there just aren’t many bands that can claim to have placed 24 guitars on a single track, or brought down the house with a Johann Sebastian Bach cover, complete with harmonized guitar solos. Yes, I am afraid the golden age of metal has died, with guitar virtuosity taking a