POSTED // Jan 3,2013 - “If you start to feel nauseous, just close your eyes—that usually does the trick,” says Nick Jarvis, Clark Planetarium projectionist. “Just don’t hurl in the dome.” Wait, what the hell did I sign up for?
POSTED // Dec 27,2012 - “Music has always been a matter of energy to me, a question of fuel. Sentimental people call it inspiration, but what they really mean is fuel. I have always needed fuel. I am a serious consumer.
POSTED // Dec 20,2012 - The Atomics, comprised of the four Smith siblings, ages 14 to 19, look like the poster children of teenage fashion, seemingly cut from a designer’s book and placed here at City Creek Center.
POSTED // Dec 13,2012 - It’s the heartbreak of letting someone down, having never been able to fulfill one of their final wishes. It’s the guilt of procrastinating beyond the point of action and living with it.
POSTED // Dec 6,2012 - As a young, wannabe garage rocker in the late ’80s, Tyler Monks got a dose of reality when he moved from Sacramento, Calif., to Orem, where he says there wasn’t an outlet for rock & roll,
POSTED // Nov 23,2012 - In From the Top of Willamette Mountain, James deals in the currency of mysticism, trading thoughts of life’s repressiveness and his misgivings about organized religion for a search for the holy, a personal quest for transcendence or something similar. He does it openly on this, his third album.
POSTED // Nov 21,2012 - The gift of music is a mighty thing. Music and songs hold memories, much as a smell can bring you back to “that one time.” And they offer us the potential to either lose ourselves or become more ourselves through expression. There isn’t a more powerful present.