POSTED // Jun 27,2013 - Some bands strive for perfection: This part must sound exactly so, this drum kit must be tuned with minute precision, this gear needs replacing as soon as it shows signs of wear.
POSTED // Jun 27,2013 - Although local trio Pink Lightning released its first album in 1997, Salt Lake City has seen hardly hide nor hair of the band—made up of “Bad” Brad Wheeler (harmonica/vocals), Jawsh Belka (drums) and Eli Morrison
POSTED // Jun 20,2013 - This six-member ska/reggae outfit, led by singer Lauren Hoyt, just released a self-titled album in May, and the nine songs are catchy examples of ska’s continual strong presence in Utah.
POSTED // Jun 20,2013 - While most kids say they want to be a firefighter, veterinarian or astronaut when they grow up, when 21-year-old wunderkind Tyler Bryant was in first grade, he wanted to be Elvis Presley—he even dyed his hair black
POSTED // May 16,2013 - Seeing the Mariachi Divas onstage for the first time probably makes many people do a double-take. Not only is each of the 15 musicians female—rare in the male-dominated genre of mariachi music
POSTED // May 9,2013 - Sitting around a firepit at The Woodshed with local folk-punk five-piece Folk Hogan is comparable to gathering with a troop of grizzled fisherman to swap tall tales—it’s a type of storytelling where the line
POSTED // Apr 24,2013 - “I’d say this work chose me,” Cheryl Merz says of her ability to see dead people … and talk to them. A transplant from western New York state, she’s worked as a psychic in Utah for the past 15 years.