Contributor Limelight: Dean O Hillis

Contributor Limelight: Dean O Hillis

There’s no bigger purveyor of new wave pop than SLUG’s own beloved music lover Dean O Hillis. As a manager of MODified Music in the ’90s, Hillis was Salt Lake’s

Sarah Cracknell: Flying Kites in Sylvan Skies

Sarah Cracknell: Flying Kites in Sylvan Skies
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Sarah Cracknell, the glamorous chanteuse of the iconic British indie band Saint Etienne, has always possessed one of pop’s most incandescent and shimmering voices, capable of eliciting euphoria against a synth-driven beat; heartbreak over a strummed guitar; melancholia and longing over the varied electronic and stripped down sounds the band—now in its astounding 25th year—has experimented with over the years; but, above all else, a simple charm. … read more