Episode #25 – SLUG Writers’ Top 5 Panel

This week’s episode focuses on SLUG Magazine’s Top 5 issue, as we bring in a panel of writers to discuss their lists and listen to some of their favorite tracks. Join JP along with SLUG writers James Bennett, Courtney Blair, Cody Hudson and Mame Wallace for this roundtable discussion about what they feel was the best from 2011. Give us a ring about something from the show, drunk dial us, ask for our advice on anything, or just send us your feedback by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. You may get played on the show! … read more


Episode #24 – Napalm Flesh’s All-Metal Roundtable

If you're a fan of metal in any genre, today's episode is sure to "blow your bush back" as JP gathers six of SLUG Magazine's metal writers from our weekly online exclusive feature Napalm Flesh to discuss their favorite bands and songs from 2011. This roundtable discussion includes Metal Coordinator Bryer Wharton, writer/photographer Megan Kennedy, writer Henry Glasheen, writer Gavin Hoffman, writer Dylan Chadwick and Contributing Editor Ricky Vigil. Have an opinion on the show or disagree with one of the writers? Give us a ring about it! Send us your feedback by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. You may get played on the show! … read more


Episode #23 – Parallax, YELP, Wanda Jackson, Vic Back

This week’s episode begins with SLUG’s Contributing Editor Ricky Vigil sitting down with Parallax guitarist Elliot Secrist about the re-releases of the band’s first and only full-length album, Mediums & Messages, recorded before the death of the band’s lead singer Blake Donner in 2005. In tribute to the re-release, we preview two songs off the album throughout the show. Next up, Jeffery Steadman from Yelp drops by again, this time he and JP discuss pie and the best local places for a slice. Then, SLUG writer James Orme chats on the phone with rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson in an archived interview from February 2011 about her new album with Jack White and parts of her career. Then SLUG writer Mariah Mellus drops by Blonde Grizzly to interview co-owner Caleb Barney and tattoo artist Vic Back about the Nutcracker showcase on display this month at the shop. Give us a ring about something from the show, drunk dial us, ask for our advice on anything, or just send us your feedback by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. You may get played on the show! … read more


Episode #22 – Salty Cricket Composers Collective, Local First Utah, Vena Cava, SLC Photo Collective

This weeks episode begins with Utah’s newest music ensemble, the Salty Cricket Composers Collective. Soundwaves Host JP interviews musician and composer Crystal Young-Otterstrom about the collective, followed by a sampling of her music. Next, SLUG writer Ben Trentelman sits down with the Executive Director of Local First Utah, Michelle Thompson, about the organization and how you can shop local for the holidays this year. Keeping in the holiday spirit, SLUG writer Chris Proctor talks to the founder of the SLC Photo Collective (and SLUG photographer) Dave Brewer about the annual Help Portrait event. Also in this episode is exclusive music from local punk/experimental band Vena Cava, playing our Localized showcase in January. Give us a ring about something from the show, drunk dial us, ask for our advice on anything, or just send us your feedback by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. You may get played on the show! … read more


 
 

Episode #21 – Endless Indulgence, Jimmy Hack Up, Anthony Bourdain, I’m Designer, The Beehive Bazaar

On this week’s episode, SLUG writer Megan Kennedy interviews Carrie Vondrus of Endless Indulgence about the shop and their upcoming charity event, we delve back into the archives as SLUG writer James Bennett talks to Anthony Bourdain, and SLUG writer Mariah Mellus sits down with the creative trio behind the Beehive Bazaar. We also have new music from local art-faux DJ Jimmy Hack Up and atmospheric rockers I’m Designer. Drunk dial us, ask for our advice on anything, or just send us your feedback by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. … read more


Bonus Episode #2 – Occupy SLC: November Update & Teardown Aftermath

On November 12, 2011, Salt Lake City Police shut down the Occupy SLC camp at Pioneer Park in response to the death of an Occupy camper. The night resulted in eighteen arrests and the decimation of the camp, which sent many up north to Occupy Ogden, and others questioning the new direction of the movement. In this bonus episode, JP interviews Occupy SLC organizer Tara Bueche about the teardown, the aftermath and where the movement plans to go from here. … read more


Episode #20 – Travis Rice, Max Pain & The Groovies, Buy Nothing Day, Dark Seas, U of U Bike Collective

Happy Thanksgiving! This week's episode features SLUG writer Chris Proctor sitting down with snowboarder Travis Rice, we go back into the archives with SLUG alumni Aaron Anderson talking to Kalle Lasn about Buy Nothing Day, and JP chats with Anthony Woo from the U of U Bike Collective about winterizing bikes. We also listen to new music from the experimental rockers Max Pain & The Groovies and psych-rock group Dark Seas. Drunk dial us, ask for our advice on anything, or just send us your feedback by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. … read more


Bonus Episode #1 – Movies With JP & Jimmy Martin

You wanted more Jimmy Martin, and now you’ve got him! A complete bonus episode from this week’s recordings, just JP and Jimmy talking about the films from last week and this Friday, as well as the rest of 2011 and a few thoughts on possible Oscar nominations. Tell us what you think of the episode by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. … read more


Episode #19 – Heel To Toe Project, Bellrave, YELP, Touche Amore, The Rose Phantom, Salt Lake Design Week

This week's episode features SLUG writer Megan Kennedy interviewing artist Shalee Cooper about the “Heel To Toe” Project, Jeffery Steadman from YELP drops in to chat about Pho, we dive into the archives with Contributing Editor Ricky Vigil as he chats with Touche Amore, and JP sits down with designer Thy Doan to talk about Salt Lake Design Week. Plus we check out new music from the electronica duo Bellrave and preview this month’s Localized showcase with The Rose Phantom. Let us know what you think by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. … read more


Episode #18 – Monday Night Movie Munchies, Ryan Tanner, Sending Messages, The Moth & The Flame, Occupy SLC

This week's episode features SLUG writer Clayton Godby getting the details on Monday Night Movie Munchies at Brewvies Cinema Pub, SLUG writer Ben Trentelman talks with Adam Sherlock of the Sending Messages podcast, and JP does an extensive interview with Skyler Hawk from Occupy SLC. We also preview new tracks from singer/songwriter Ryan Tanner and preview the debut album from alt-rock duo The Moth & The Flame. Let us know what you think by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. … read more