POSTED // Mar 6,2014 - Sure, Portland, Ore., trio Guantanamo Baywatch (kudos for finding the best band name ever, guys) play surf-rock, but it’s the kind of surf-rock that would be playing extra late at...
POSTED // Feb 27,2014 - For L’anarchiste, winning the City Weekly Music Awards Band of the Year title in April 2013 came as a surprise. “We just felt really good about it because we didn’t expect to win, and so we didn’t have this pressure,”
POSTED // Feb 20,2014 - The debut solo full-length album from Provo rapper David Quinones, aka Q1, is bold: Highly personal, plenty bizarre and often funny, it proves his status as a creative storyteller,
POSTED // Feb 20,2014 - "I hear it’s beautiful where you’re going." In June 2010, when local singer-songwriters and sisters Sophie and Tessa Barton wrote those lyrics together, they didn’t know that the line would take on an especially
POSTED // Feb 12,2014 - The City Weekly Music Awards aren’t about City Weekly. They’re not about giving our best friend’s crappy tambourine band a free night onstage. They’re not about increasing the cool factor of any of our writers, and they’re (definitely) not about padding our pockets.
POSTED // Feb 6,2014 - “As much as I have a sort of a disdain for this town—you know, everyone talks about wanting to get out—I love it here and it will always be my home,” says local singer-songwriter Vincent Draper about Salt Lake City.
POSTED // Jan 30,2014 - The first release from Cat Fever—the personal songwriting project of Blake Thomas, who recruited other musicians to contribute to this album—goes down like an exquisite bite of chocolate
POSTED // Jan 30,2014 - “Anywhere you can think of, there’s something interesting about it if you delve into it and you dig a little deeper,” says Colonel J.D. Wilkes. “It’s always good to have a sense of place in your artwork and in your music—that’s where that can be expressed the best.”