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The Veils & Circus Devils

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Apr 22,2009 - Former Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard's Circus Devils project with collaborators Tim and Todd Tobias has given birth to some pretty eccentric, proggy musical products...

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Richard Buckner

Bucking the Trends: Richard Buckner spotlights his evolution.

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Apr 22,2009 - When asked how the albums trace the development of his songwriting style, understated narratives often of loves gone inevitably wrong, kind of like a country Raymond Carver...

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The Green Miles

Whether you’re running or watching, the Salt Lake City Marathon course offers a unique appeal.

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Apr 15,2009 - Marathon! The very word strikes a mixture of awe and terror even into people who are in some kind of shape, let alone those of us who are more conversant with Ben & Jerry's than with a bench press.

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Permanent Record

Record Store Day celebrates an industry that’s very much alive.

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Apr 15,2009 - When's the last time you stepped inside a record store? It may have been a while if you've been getting most of your music online.

CD Reviews

Bob Mould & Superchunk

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Apr 8,2009 - "Essential" is a word bandied about far too much, but it applies to Bob Mould's '80s alternative rock band Husker Du, one of the first bands to combine pop melodies with punk guitar sounds...

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Boston Spaceships & Trail of Dead

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Apr 1,2009 - Boston Spaceships, The Planets Are Blasted (Guided by Voices, Inc.) As with many strains of British pop music, the efforts of Ohioan Robert Pollard, former Guided By Voices front man, though brillian

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We Have Ignition

Unconventional passions get a fast-paced showcase in IgniteSaltLake.

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Mar 25,2009 - In our age of ever-shortening attention spans, we want every experience to aspire to the quality of television viewing, in which you can skip past anything that isn't instantly stimulating, and everything is broken down into easy digestible chunks.

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Red, Red Meat & Condo Fucks

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By Brian Staker
POSTED // Mar 25,2009 - In an offshoot of grunge bands rediscovering the energy of punk, mid-'90s heyday musicians like Jon Spencer rediscovered the blues and added their own noisy, punk-influenced take on it.

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MotherCity, Opal Hill Drive

Local CD Reviews

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Mar 18,2009 - As sleek and smooth as the cityscapes of Tokyo on its sleeve photographs, Utah's MotherCity purveys little instrumental sojourns into meditative spaces that aren't empty or hollow but actually contain some interesting musical content, touches of jazz in the guitar glissandos and breathy cymbal brushes.

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CD Review: Neko Case

By Brian Staker
POSTED // Mar 11,2009 - Neko Case has the hardest kind of act to follow: herself. Her previous release Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (2006) created a new plateau in her career, a convergence of critical acclaim and a modicum of commercial success that somewhat reconciled the two.
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