Interlocking Puzzle Pieces: Jessica Something Jewish Join Together From the Farflung Corners of Utah

Interlocking Puzzle Pieces: Jessica Something Jewish Join Together From the...
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All the members of Jessica Something Jewish live in completely different areas of the state, so I can’t really sum up their location in one city. James Glines(vocals/beats) lives in

An Interview with Le Force

An Interview with Le Force
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If there is one local group that would have been pirates in their past lives, Le Force fits the mold, from drummer Jud Powell’s chest tattoo of world maps to

Indie Label Spotlight: Carcrash Records

Indie Label Spotlight: Carcrash Records
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Some things just grab your attention, like driving past a car crash. Sweden’s Carcrash Records produces the kind of arresting music that you can’t fail to prick up your ears

Sebadoh – An Interview with Lou Barlow

Sebadoh – An Interview with Lou Barlow
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Lou Barlow has been in a lot of bands, yet he is self-contained. His first band in Boston was the hardcore outfit Deep Wound. Later, he joined indie legends Dinosaur Jr. only to be kicked out by front man J. Mascis for “lacking social skills.” … read more

Mogwai – August 2004

Mogwai – August 2004
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I Am a Long Way from Home: A conversation with Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite After several days of remarkable confusion, a directive came from the command center. I packed my bags,

Throw Rag – August 2004

Throw Rag – August 2004
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Beware of the Dogs Throw Rag : A medical observation The following is an interview conducted with Sean, (aka. Captain Sean-Doe) lead vocalist of the musical ‘group’ Throw Rag. Doctor

Only Crime – August 2004

Only Crime – August 2004
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As American as It Gets: An Interview with Only Crime. The last time I spoke to Russ Rankin, he had successfully turned a goof-off band formed in 1987 to the

Spanky Van Dyke: Whipping it back to the SLC scene for primo project action

Spanky Van Dyke: Whipping it back to the SLC scene...
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After four years of the New York thing, J.Majesty front man Spanky Van Dyke is back in Salt Lake. He decided to come back on a whim. “I was here

Old Mexico

Old Mexico
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A Mexican bandito by the name of Juaquin Murrieta came to America in the mid-19th century for the California Gold Rush. His family was raped and pillaged by a group

Le Tigre Tear Up Their Prey

Le Tigre Tear Up Their Prey
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Just after Le Tigre finished recording their new album, and days before hearing news that their upcoming tour dates with Lollapalooza and Sonic Youth had been cancelled, I called lead