POSTED // Mar 21,2013 - It’s the stuff of dreams, Imagine Dragon’s chart-soaring 2012 LP Night Visions. Based largely on the subconscious nonsense that comes during deep sleep, the album—and singles “It’s Time” and “Radioactive,”
POSTED // Mar 14,2013 - A new music discovery is one of the supreme joys of appreciating—really digging into—the art. Maybe you’ve heard of Neon Trees, King Niko, Max Pain & the Groovies, Tolchock Trio and others for the first time
POSTED // Mar 7,2013 - If two leading ladies of indie rock were given the chance to turn the table on the typical interview process and become both the interviewer and interviewee—of each other—what would they talk about?
POSTED // Feb 28,2013 - Upon learning about Darwin Smith’s love of existentialism—add that to his off-kilter inclinations and wry sense of humor—this query seemed like the best way to start what would hopefully be a provocative interview.
POSTED // Feb 21,2013 - RJD2 laid a square egg and it cracked open on Mark Wursten’s coffee table. The bassist and amateur guitar- effects-pedal builder is displaying the innards of a green Russian Big Muff Pi—actually, it’s a clone
POSTED // Feb 20,2013 - My former roommate, a semi-professional rock climber, had torn a tendon in his finger and was desperate to get back on the rock. He swore by acupuncture as the quickest way to heal from injury.
POSTED // Feb 18,2013 - A decent number of Utah bands have been known to make waves on the national stage. In the past three decades alone, Utah gave birth to rampant punk groups (watch SLC Punk), the ’90s Utah County scene—which served as a ska mecca
POSTED // Feb 18,2013 - Given Salt Lake City’s pivotal location in the Intermountain West, it makes logistical sense for touring bands to stop here. But they stop here for more than gas money, because bands love this place.