On this week’s episode, SLUG’s Junior Editor, Alex Ortega, chats with Burt’s Tiki Lounge manager “Jerm” about Doom & Gloom Fest II, our host JP talks with a local organizer working with the TapIt program, and SLUG writer Shawn Mayer sits down with the director of the film Boys Of Bonneville. Plus, brand new music featuring a live track from SLC metal band OldTimer, and progressive metal rockers Gaza! What’s the one song from a Utah band you can’t stop listening to this year? Call our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324 and tell us your thoughts. You may get played on the show!

Host: JP
Executive Producer: Angela H. Brown
Lead Producer: Gavin Sheehan
Associate Producers: Jeanette D. Moses, Ricky Vigil, Esther Meroño, Jonathan Paxton
Theme Song by Birthquake
Theme Producer: Jesse Ellis
Art Design & Logo: Thy Doan
Technical Designer: Kate O’Connor

Interviewers: Alex Ortega, JP, Shawn Mayer
Music This Episode: Thundefist, OldTimer, Shrugboat, Gaza, Daniel Day Trio

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Episode #334 – SoundMass

Episode #334 – SoundMass

The improvisational space rock band SoundMass planned to release their newest album this spring after playing another year of SXSW—until COVID-19 changed everything. … read more

Episode #333 – Milk Money

Episode #333 – Milk Money

This setting of Reckon, and the metaphors within, have presented a new method for the members of Milk Money to craft vulnerable songs. … read more

Episode #332 – Teenage Flying Disc

Episode #332 – Teenage Flying Disc

After an intense period of self discovery late in high school playing with Dead Be Joint, Call sifted through through the chaos of working with a band of mismatched tastes and found the emotional means and energy to carve out his own musical identity as Teenage Flying Disc. … read more

Episode #331 – Wounded Knee

Episode #331 – Wounded Knee

When Mason Runs Through of Wounded Knee moved to Montana to work on a reservation, he was starved of the opportunity to share his music in live performance—but not for lack of trying. After two bad experiences trying to play his brand of socially conscious, Americana folk, he considered calling it quits and selling his gear. Thankfully, through collaboration with drummer Nick Hansen, Runs Through has found a rejuvenated energy for telling his stories.  … read more

Episode #330 – Purr Bats

Episode #330 – Purr Bats

For Kyrbir Is-p-, front man of Purr Bats, growing up gay in mid ’80s Utah Valley meant living with an ever-present sense of doom. … read more

Episode #329 – Telepanther

Episode #329 – Telepanther

In anticipation of SLUG’s February Localized Reunion show, Brice Obuko of Telepanther recounts his memories of various Salt Lake venues as they once were 20 years ago. … read more