Local Review: Terrance Danger Hailstorm – No Danger b/w Hurricane

Local Review: Terrance Danger Hailstorm – No Danger b/w Hurricane
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Terrance Danger Hailstorm No Danger b/w Hurricane Self-Released Street 05.07 Terrance DH = the Stench + Magstatic + a hipper, friendlier and less evil Danzig Terrance Danger Hailstorm has been

Local Review: The Electric Pubes – mc.EP; The Electric Pubes EP

Local Review: The Electric Pubes – mc.EP; The Electric Pubes...

The Electric Pubes EP is presented in high-quality homemade printer paper CD sleeves. Sure, these guys clearly didn’t put a lot of money into their creation, but for what they lack in cold cash, they certainly make up in energy, creativity, and ridiculously massive balls. … read more

Top 5: Light/Black

Top 5: Light/Black
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When talking shop over recordings, you sometimes hear of bands “catching lightning in a bottle” with their music. If that analogy rings true, Light/Black didn’t just bottle it, they christened their amps with it. Make no mistake, the way they wrote and structured this album was no accident, nor did they cater to any minor niche group who may not like a certain kind of tone. This is a fucking good, heavy rock album. … 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: Foster Body

Top 5: Foster Body
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Foster Body’s debut album, Landscapes, which was released on cassette and digitally in March, captures the Salt Lake City–based, punk combo at a brilliant moment of process—merging strong aesthetic sentiment and live performance practice into a compelling vision for contemporary noise-punk. With eight tracks lashing across the album’s 20-minute duration, Landscapes is a quick yet thrilling listen. … read more

Review: Jeen – Tourist

Review: Jeen – Tourist
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Jeen Tourist Self-Released Street: 06.30 Jeen = Alanis Morissette + Mazzy Star I have a musical crush on Jeen O’ Brien; there is something very nostalgically ’90s about her singer/songwriter