On this week’s episode, SLUG writer John Ford sits down with the two lead actresses from Plan-B Theatre Company’s latest production, Suffrage; the creator of The Awkward Hour podcast, Brian Staker, drops by the Soundwaves studio to talk about his show and Awkwardfest; and SLUG writer Alex Springer chats with the creator of By Invitation Only to talk about their pop-up diner events. Plus, we preview April’s Localized event with music from Eons and Yaktooth. Jeffrey Steadman will be back next week to talk brunch, and we’d like to hear what your favorite places are for a mid-morning bite. Call our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324 and tell us your thoughts. You may get played on the show!

Host: Dan Nailen
Executive Producer: Angela H. Brown
Lead Producer: Gavin Sheehan
Associate Producers: Ricky Vigil, Esther Meroño, Alexander Ortega, Dan Nailen
Theme Song by Birthquake
Theme Producer: Jesse Ellis
Art Design & Logo: Thy Doan
Technical Designer: Kate Colgan

Interviewers: John Ford, Dan Nailen, Alex Springer
Music This Episode: Mooninite, Eons, Intuitive Cat, Yaktooth, Shrugboat

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Episode #333 – Milk Money

Episode #333 – Milk Money

Milk Money’s debut album Reckon strays from the members’ tendencies toward direct language and instead uses a fantastical Western backdrop to tell stories that purposefully abstract their emotions.  … 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

Episode #328 – Spirit Prison

Episode #328 – Spirit Prison

Once he got clean, Jade Whitlock’s old band, Prozac, seemed to him like a childish portrayal of drugs and alcohol. His life wasn’t like that anymore, and so the band dissolved, he took a break, and, eventually, found the means to start making music as Spirit Prison about his newfound stability. … read more