Local Review: The New Transit Direction – Wonderful Defense Mechanisms

Local Review: The New Transit Direction – Wonderful Defense Mechanisms
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The New Transit Direction Wonderful Defense Mechanisms Some Records Even though Some Records’ press release for The New Transit Direction mistakenly says that “Salt Lake City is known more for

Local Reviews August 2004

Local Reviews August 2004

Reviews of Local albums for August 2004! … read more

Local Review: Ichor – Metal Bigotry

Local Review: Ichor – Metal Bigotry
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Ichor Metal Bigotry The lo-fi sound recording and instrument playing of Ichor’s unrefined, jugular-choking death metal is about at Mayhem-and-Burzum level (sometimes the guitars and drums need to make friends

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

Localized: Iota

Localized: Iota
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For Localized in the month of August, SLUG brings you four-letter word bands who go by their first names only. I have a tendency not to trust people who won’t

Localized: Nova

Localized: Nova
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For Localized in the month of August, SLUG brings you four-letter word bands who go by their first names only. I have a tendency not to trust people who won’t

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