Localized: The Wake of An Arsonist

Localized: The Wake of An Arsonist
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The Wake of An Arsonist are coming up as one of Salt Lake City’s heaviest and most pulverizing bands this side of the millennium. … read more

Localized: Hemwick

Localized: Hemwick
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Because Utah has such a robust heavy-music scene, Hemwick wanted to do something special within their songwriting processes to stand out among the rest. “There are no tricks and gizmos,” Baird says. “It’s pure passion.” … read more

Localized: The Boys Ranch

Localized: The Boys Ranch
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As a group, The Boys Ranch share a wide range of influences. Everything from The Clash to bossa nova, from Prince to The Beatles whet their creative appetites. … read more

Localized: The Poppees

Localized: The Poppees
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The Poppees breathe life into a new era of jangly indie rock by evoking a concoction of 1960s harmonious Monkees-esque tunes that warm their listeners with a fuzzy daze of sweetened-eggnog-induced psychedelia. … read more

Localized: Thalia Condo

Localized: Thalia Condo
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Thalia Condo believes that music can help those seeking something to believe in, those seeking a source of hope. It is that approach and perspective on life and her particular craft that has gotten Condo where she is today. … read more

Localized: Michelle Moonshine

Localized: Michelle Moonshine
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In the beginning, singer-songwriter Michelle Moonshine (Michelle Gomez) recalls sneaking into bars to watch live music where she wasn’t legally old enough to attend, trying to fly beneath the radar in order to avoid detection. But, there were a few attentive folks who noticed. … read more

Localized: Lord Vox

Localized: Lord Vox
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With an incense stick burning conspicuously in the background and the room full with a stringy, lustful, ephemeral jam, I began to understand just exactly what made Lord Vox a mystical force to be reckoned with. … read more

Localized: Mortigi Tempo

Localized: Mortigi Tempo
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It’s always good to see musicians who care about the quality of their sound. That’s why it was so great to crouch my way down into the basement where guitarist/vocalist Chris Fallo, percussionist Marc Leach and bassist/guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist Nicholas Allen like to practice and record their jams. … read more

Localized: Shecock & The Rock Princess

Localized: Shecock & The Rock Princess
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With full faces of makeup, pink corsets and attitudes to match, Shecock & The Rock Princess, comprising guitarist/vocalist Sofia Scott (The Rock Princess), bassist Garrett Gridley (Low End Lucy) and drummer/vocalist Matthew Bennett (Mat Benatar), have a heavy sound and profound message. … read more

Localized: Magda-Vega

Localized: Magda-Vega
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Heavy, hyperaggressive rock n’ roll is the essence of Salt Lake–based Magda-Vega’s sound. Since 2013, ex–Wild Ones members guitarist Bill Frost and vocalist Robin Brown, with the help of guitarist-turned-bassist Angela Mize and drummer Mike Walton, have created a sound that is both infectious and substantial. … read more