Localized: June Pastel

Localized: June Pastel
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This new phase of music-writing for Anthony Peña’s June Pastel project is easily summed up in four words: “Being honest is easier.” … read more

Localized: Marina Marqueza

Localized: Marina Marqueza
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Marina Marqueza has used music as a way both to explore their own vulnerability, struggles and successes as a queer artist of color. … read more

Localized: The Ugly Boys

Localized: The Ugly Boys
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Pride is a common theme for the Ugly Boys—taking pride in what they create and putting the sweat into their music are their driving forces. … read more

Localized: Doctor Barber

Localized: Doctor Barber
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Doctor Barber describe themselves as “story-telling rock n roll.” The lyrics and instrumentation are integral and technical. … read more

Localized: Absent

Localized: Absent
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The goal with Absent is changing the mold. Because each member has different musical tastes, the band comes together and thrives off of the variety. … read more

Localized: Liar’s Tongue

Localized: Liar’s Tongue
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With Liar’s Tongue, there’s something for all heavy-music fans, as they grow and diversify the local hardcore landscape with their developing sound. … read more

Localized: Freemind Movement

Localized: Freemind Movement
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Salt Lake City hip-hop group Freemind Movement stay true to their name with their brand of conscious and insightful bars over a more traditional styles of production and instrumentation. … read more

Localized: Alyxandri Jupiter

Localized: Alyxandri Jupiter
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Out of all of the artists I’ve talked to over the years, none have been more ingrained in their particular style of music like Alyxandri Jupiter. Her space-themed blend of electronica and hip-hop sparked at the time she was born. … read more

Localized: Sympathy Pain

Localized: Sympathy Pain
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Where your average release will plod along in a pleasing, sedative atmosphere, Sympathy Pain’s music feels much more focused on disturbing and overtaking the listener than it is settling them. … read more

Localized: Hoofless

Localized: Hoofless
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From the start, this idea that music is just as much about human relationships as it is about the music has dominated Hoofless’ approach. … read more