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Marrlo Suzzanne & The Galaxy Band @ Metro Music Hall...

What better way to bring in the heat of 2021 than with Marrlo Suzzanne & The Galaxy Band serving up a raucous night of ‘70s-throwbacks? … read more

Hair is Hair: Laser Hair Removal is for Everyone with...

Laser hair removal experts Milan Laser Hair Removal dispel common myths about ditching your razor and ridding yourself of unwanted hair. … read more

Bold & Beautiful: JordiRoc

JordiRoc is a full mood of living one’s truths, honoring one’s body, mind and spirit, and a full 2021 vibe. … read more

Between Dreams: The Journey of Dr. Scott Zuckerman’s Dreams of...

Tormented by his wartime experiences, former Navy Seabee Murray Jacobs had never revealed his story to anyone before Dreams of My Comrades. … read more

Digging in the Dirt – DIY Tips to Grow a...
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Since joining her on “RadioACTive,” Al and Lara have been able to pick the brains of folks who know what they’re doing in the garden. … read more

A Vintage Queen: A Deep Dive into Hannah Ruth

Local stylist and fashion blogger Hannah Ruth describes her style as a mix of vintage, Victorian and modern fashion trends. … read more

SLUG Style: John Cottrell

In this month's "SLUG Style," Mbody founder and staple of the SLC yoga scene, John Cottrell, shows off his clothing line and warm smile. … read more

Meow Wolf Gives Inner Children a Shopper’s Wonderland at Omega...

After 2020, the concept at the center of Omega Mart—the grocery store—is even more important than when Meow Wolf began the project in 2009. … read more

Black to the Future: Celia C. Peters Talks Afrofuturism: Blackness...

Celia C. Peters believes that Afrofuturism can take many different forms, and that what storytellers choose to do with it is wide open.  … read more

Content Shifter: 9 Fox Nation Shows to Never, Ever Stream

Here are nine Fox Nation shows to be cognizant of when Gramps goes off on some unhinged rant about the Demoncrat's latest antics. … read more

Unity out of Wreckage: An Interview with Taraamoon

Led by the avant-garde duo 9T Antiope, the experimental hip-hop nonet Taraamoon provide a beacon for Iran's progressive hip-hop community. … read more

Beer Review: RoHa Brewing Project – Transom Dark Pale Ale

Don’t be fooled by the darker color of the Transom; it’s a refreshing beverage that seems to be built for the transition between seasons. … read more

Uber Driving!

In this month's Mike Brown: Uber Driving! "Overall, the job is kind of fun. I don’t like people, but I like talking to people." … read more

Patience and Peace: An Interview with Tyler Holmes

More than anything, Tyler Holmes' Nightmare in Paradise reads like a real-time reckoning with these forces of change and movement. … read more

SLUG Style: Cam Kerper

Originally from Tennessee, local photographer Cam Kerper inflects his style with outerwear one might see around SLC and Utah. … read more

Our Father Brings a Sensitive and Quirky Story of Sisterhood...

Our Father is a sardonically morose yet whimsically charming new film that rests on the shoulders of four women: sisters Beta and Zelda. … read more

Review: Century Egg – Little Piece of Hair EP

Century Egg = Speedy Ortiz + The Strokes … read more

Review: Amulets – Blooming

Blooming makes for a worthy addition to the library of anybody with a voracious appetite for creative, interesting soundscapes. … read more

Local Review: Gabino Grhymes – Darvey Hent

The combination of grimey rap styles with a more laid-back, westcoast flow makes Gabino Grhymes' Darvey Hent a perfect springtime listen. … read more

Review: J Fisher – broken sp-404 x op-1

Listening to J Fisher's broken sp-404 x op-1 is like floating in a river that likes to remind you it has waves. … read more

Review: Last – All Tunnel, No Light

Even if it didn’t consistently blow me away, All Tunnel, No Lights left me convinced that Last has real potential to sound unlike any other. … read more

Review: claire rousay – a softer focus

claire rousay = Atsuko Hatano + Eluvium + Anne Guthrie … read more

Review: Nick Hakim + Roy Nathanson – Small Things

Small Things is the first album to be released on Onyx Collective’s new record label NYXO, and promisingly so.  … read more

Review: Roses & Roaches – And Yet We Ain’t Alone

Roses & Roaches = (Irreversible Entanglements x Rock in Opposition) + Patty Waters … read more

Local Review: The Great Silence – Terra Incognita

The Great Silence = Explosions in the Sky + Pelican … read more

Review: Coultrain – Phantasmagoria

Coultrain = The Internet + J*DaVeY + Steve Spacek … read more

Review: Lisel + Booker Stardrum – Mycelial Echo

Liesel + Booker Stardrum = Caroline Polachek + Holly Herndon x Julianna Barwick  … read more

Local Review: The Zissous – She Devil

The Zissous = The Darts + The Coathangers … read more

Local Review: Sailorsent – First Five

Sailorsent = Scarlxrd + Ghostemane … read more

Review: Xiu Xiu – OH NO

XIU XIU = Mount Eerie + Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds x Arca … read more

Review: serpentwithfeet – DEACON

serpentwithfeet = Bilal + Frank Ocean … read more

Film Review: Here Today

There’s enough in Billy Crystal's Here Today to enjoy if you’re the kind of person who likes pop melodrama and a good cry. … read more

Series Review: Star Wars The Bad Batch

The latest episodic Star Wars spinoff, The Bad Batch, is here and may well prove to be the best of the bunch. … read more

Film Review: Limbo

Limbo is a wonderful little film and makes for one of 2021’s first must see films for the serious and thoughtful cinephile. … read more

Film Review: Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse 

Warts and all, Tom Clancy's Without Remorse is a solid action flick that has strong potential as a franchise for Michael B. Jordan. … read more

Film Review: The Mitchells vs. The Machines 

The Mitchells vs. The Machines is yet another case of Lord Miller Productions defying all of the odds against them. … read more

Film Review: Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat isn't a movie I'd recommend to anyone apart from those who are already going, but it'll probably bring a smile to their faces. … read more

Film Review: Stowaway

Stowaway is, to use a cooking metaphor, a strange mix of cold leftovers and a main course that is nowhere near ready to be served. … read more

Film Review: Monday

While offering plenty of atmosphere, Argyris Papadimitropoulos fails to provide much else apart from a dragging runtime in Monday. … read more

Film Review: Thunder Force

Thunder Force will be just successful enough among the least discriminating comedy fans looking for a distraction. … read more

Film Review: In The Earth

It’s difficult to know where to begin in a review of a film like In The Earth because the words “I want an apology” would cover everything. … read more

Director Jesse Noah Klein and his Actors Work Together “Like...

Writer-director Jesse Noah Klein tackles postpartum depression in a truly unique way in his new film, Like a House on Fire. … read more

Series Review: Can’t Get You Out of My Head

Can’t Get You Out of My Head distills three decades of Adam Curtis’ long career, effortlessly juggling stories of conspiracy theory and more. … read more

Series Review: Mare of Easttown

Mare of Easttown is a soul-searching story of guilt, love, loss, secrets and facing our worst fears in our darkest moments. … read more

Film Review: Voyagers

Voyagers is strictly filler, giving re-opening theaters something borderline exciting to show until real movies start coming back. … read more

Film Review: 2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films – Live Action

The 2021 Oscar Nominated Shorts is a program of thoughtful, artistically challenging films that prove the form's legitimacy. … read more

Film Review: Concrete Cowboy

Concrete Cowboy is a relatively predictable feel-good film, but it’s one that comes from the heart and from the soul. … read more

Film Review: Shiva Baby

Shiva Baby serves as a vehicle for Rachel Sennott, and the actor dances through every scene with a palpable blend of dry wit and unease. … read more

Episode #362 – Dogma Society

Episode #362 of "SLUG Soundwaves" features the Utah-born collective Dogma Society discussing their roots, their rise and their future. … read more

Episode #361 – Portal to the God...

Episode #361 of "SLUG Soundwaves" showcases Scott and Clark of local avant-everything group Portal to the God Damn Blood Dimension. … read more

Episode #360 – La La Diabla

La La Diabla draws inspiration from garage and surf rock and delivers their sound through a punk aesthetic that is as noisy as it is groovy. … read more

Episode #359 – Runestomper

Throughout Cybernetic Schizophrenia, Herrera explores themes derived from video games and sci-fi novels through synth-heavy compositions. … read more

Episode #358 – ROUGH HANDS

As ROUGH HANDS, Josie Cordova explores the biological and natural functions of living beings through the matrices of computerized systems. … read more

Episode #357 – Peachy Fingernail

“I just want to make lo-fi pop songs with my garbage equipment,” says Polly Llewellyn, who records under the name Peachy Fingernail. … read more

Episode #356 – Savage Daughters

Savage Daughters share a history that spans many critical years of their lives and culminates in a sound that is full of chemistry.  … read more

Episode #355 – Spirit Machines

“We play classic rock brought into the modern age,” says Michael Collins, the drummer of the Salt Lake City–based Spirit Machines. … read more

Episode #354 – zonekidd

“You can never kill the idea, you can only kill the man," says producer zonekidd about their path toward self-fulfilment in life and music. … read more

Episode #353 – Palace of Buddies

Nick Foster and Tim Meyers' Palace of Buddies is a project defined by a lack of commitment to any one particular style or sound. … read more

Episode #352 – picnics

Vocalist and guitarist Chazz says the best way to describe picnics is "like a scratched Nirvana CD playing from the room next to you.” … read more

Episode #351 – C.Valenta

With new material on the way, hip-hop artist C.Valenta looks to continue wielding the power of expression through music. … read more

Episode #350 – Treason Angel

Gavin Hoffman doesn't like people. In his debut release as Treason Angel, Ritual Sacrifice uses noise to channel an anti-religion, misanthropic ethos—though you may not recognize it just from listening.  … read more

Episode #349 – Sindar

For Kona Ossana, the release of his band Sindar's debut album Splintered Light was an opportunity to grow as a musician, both technically and creatively. … read more