Castle Face Records Drop Dream Machine After a Particularly Ugly Interview – Good Riddance

Underground, independent rock and roll has sort of always been assumed to be this space where counter-culture, artists, and liberal humans alike can come together and share their craft. We assume that we aren't going to be subjected to conservative, racist, sexist undertones in the music or interviews because rock and roll isn't country music, … Continue reading Castle Face Records Drop Dream Machine After a Particularly Ugly Interview – Good Riddance

Brain Bagz: Reviving Rockabilly in SLC

Salt Lake City isn't best known for it's music and arts scene. The truth is, people recognize Salt Lake for the massive mormon temple billowing over the bleak, small downtown; not so much for it's bubbling underground sub-culture. There is no denying that Utah is heavily governed by strict, religiously driven legislation and conservative, overbearing … Continue reading Brain Bagz: Reviving Rockabilly in SLC

Colliding Spaghetti Western and Surf Rock With The Kinky Fingers

The Kinky Fingers might not reside anywhere near the coast, but their beachy album, Worst Of, leads us to believe otherwise. The Denver locals infuse numerous genres into their Tarantino inspired sound. Tayler Doyle, The Kinky Finger's frontman, has a unique voice that lends to the group's authenticity. The band's ability to draw from multiple … Continue reading Colliding Spaghetti Western and Surf Rock With The Kinky Fingers

Localized: Hot Vodka

On April 20, SLUG Localized will showcase some of Salt Lake City’s finest: the black-and-blue rock n’ roll of Brain Bagz, the high-energy heroin-psych of Hot Vodka and the pagan, psychedelic stylings of The Season of the Witch. Sponsored by High West Distillery, Uinta Brewing, KRCL 90.9FM and Spilt Ink SLC, this show is 21-plus … Continue reading Localized: Hot Vodka

Refusing Genres with Methyl Ethel

“We weren’t listening to anything—I can’t believe it,” laughs Jake Webb when asked about what he was listening to on a 16-hour drive from Copenhagen to London. He’s the creative mastermind behind Methyl Ethel, who will be making their first journey to Salt Lake City come April 8. They drove in silence, listening to nothing … Continue reading Refusing Genres with Methyl Ethel

Nashville Garage Rock Trio Releases New Single, ‘In Your Head,’ As A Big Fuck You To All Exes

Daddy Issues' band name alone says exactly what it needs to. Jenna Mitchell, Jenna Moynihan, and Emily Maxwell are the masterminds behind the satirical title, playing off ridiculous stereotypes about women. The musings of twenty-something year old girls are written simply in the group's grunge driven songs. Daddy Issues' newest single, 'In Your Head,' is … Continue reading Nashville Garage Rock Trio Releases New Single, ‘In Your Head,’ As A Big Fuck You To All Exes

Baby Baby’s New Music Video for Single, ‘Here,’ is Out

Baby Baby's infectious, raw energy and adoration for their home city of Atlanta is what makes their new single “Here” so catchy. “Here” was released on February 1 and the video followed suit on Valentine's Day. The video oozes with color. A city like Atlanta is lively and full of culture, so Baby Baby made … Continue reading Baby Baby’s New Music Video for Single, ‘Here,’ is Out

The Black Angels Release New Single “Currency” In Response To U.S.’s Politically Tumultuous Time

It has been four years since Austin's The Black Angels have released a full length record. Highly anticipated LP, Death Song, will be out April 21, but first, the psych group tease us with their latest single off of the album, “Currency.” In 2006 The Black Angels introduced us to what would mold the Austin … Continue reading The Black Angels Release New Single “Currency” In Response To U.S.’s Politically Tumultuous Time

CELEBRATING ONE YEAR OF FREAKING OUT AT THE FREAK OUT WITH DJ NIX BEAT

One year ago, DJ Nix Beat, (aka Nick Kuzmack) began spinning records in honor of holding an authentic, unique event consumed by punk, mod and glam rock that continues to be the inspiration for his everyday life today. The Freak Out was Kuzmack’s brainchild. Having traveled within and outside of the U.S. and getting to … Continue reading CELEBRATING ONE YEAR OF FREAKING OUT AT THE FREAK OUT WITH DJ NIX BEAT

Your Guide To Live Music In SLC

  Salt Lake City is known for expansive mountain ranges, powdery white snow, and an ominous, billowing temple toppling over the minuscule downtown. It's no secret that people don't flock to Salt Lake for the bewitching art and music scene. Although, Salt Lake City is one of the few major metropolis' boasting a noteworthy local … Continue reading Your Guide To Live Music In SLC