December 2014 National Music Reviews

December 2014 National Music Reviews

National album reviews for Agnes Obel, Alison Moyet, Biull Burr, Co-Pilgrim, Cult Of Youth, David Lunch, Ex Cops, FF, Foo Fighters, Freaky Mind, Haunted Heads, Katie Kate, Loveskills, Marianne Faithfull, Nots, Our Wild America, Pig Destroyer Primus, Sinkane, Thurston Moore, Tetema, WISH, Women’s Hour, The Mytches, Yelle and more. … read more

December 2014 Local Music Reviews

December 2014 Local Music Reviews

Local music reviews for Andy Vigilante, Christopher Alvarado, The Cotton Pinies, Grizzly Spectre, Hel Audio, Herban Empire and New City Sky. … read more

Contributor Limelight: Courtney Blair

Contributor Limelight: Courtney Blair

Courtney Blair is the brains behind our December “Top 5” cover, and a beloved SLUG alum whose name readers may recognize from her KRCL Saturday show, “Afternoon Delight.” … read more

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Mikey LeBlanc

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Mikey LeBlanc
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In this day and age of stunt snowboarding, nothing is more refreshing than a day at the Rail Gardens with Mikey LeBlanc. … read more

SLUG Skate Photo Feature: Isaiah Beh

SLUG Skate Photo Feature: Isaiah Beh
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Isaiah has been around the Salt Lake skate scene for a long time. He won’t remember this, but I first saw him skate in person one night in 2003 … … read more

Video Game Reviews

Video Game Reviews

Video game reviews for Arcana Hearts III, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, The Evil Within, 
F1 2014, Fenix Rage, Final Fantasy Theaterhythm: Curtain Call, The Long Dark, Lords of the Black Sun, Lords of the Fallen, Magnetic By Nature, May’s Mysteries, Monkey Tales, MotoGP 14, MX vs. ATV: Supercross, NBA Live 15, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, The Shopkeeper, Spider-Man Unlimited, Sunset Overdrive and Super Smash Bros. … read more

Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Book reviews for Amelia Cole, Black Metal: Omnibus, Chasing the Light: The Cloud Cult Story, Courage, The Daughters Of Mars, John Marshall: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation, The Low Road, The March on Washington, Salsa!, Tale Of Sand, tulip and V-Wars Vol. 1. … read more

Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews
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Well, 2014 has been one hell of a quick year. The fact that I’ve been seeing my breath in the air blows my mind! As a film lover and geek, it’s amazing to watch Marvel and DC/Warner Bros. duke it out with movies scheduled so far out that I’ll be 37 years old when I see Avengers: Infinity War – Part II. … read more

Top 5: Big Wild Wings

Top 5: Big Wild Wings
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Big Wild Wings decided to buck the trends hard by combining a kickass drummer in Chris Soper with a master synth-player in Tyler Hummel, topping it off with the captivating Lyndsi Austin as their lead vocalist on bass. Within the last year, the trio have become the alt/indie band to see in SLC, capping everything off with their debut full-length album, Speaking In Cursive, which came out in November. … read more

Top 5: Ered Wethrin

Top 5: Ered Wethrin
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Just like the epic themes of fantasy and esoteric mysticism that inspired Ered Wethrin’s lyrics, Tides of War takes its time unfolding a vast and enchanting audial world. From the Glen Cook–inspired “Bloody Annals and Brooding Skies” to the Steven Erikson tribute in “Requiem for the Fallen,” Sven Smith’s solo recordings recall the stoic and battle-hardened tales of lesser-known fantasy realms. … read more