Warbly Jets are a new and promising power rock band based in LA: They emerged onto the scene with plenty of press and a number of tours before they had released an album, everything happening within what seemed like the blink of an eye. Luckily, Warbly Jets are finished teasing us with mere singles: The … Continue reading OUR TAKE: CATCHY POP MEETS ’60S BRIT ROCK ON WARBLY JETS’ DEBUT
In the era of social media, it is not uncommon to follow musicians you admire and the photographers who take their on- and off-stage photographs. A lifestyle photographer with ample talented musician friends, Jenna Putnam often finds herself snapping shots of bands mid-tour or behind the scenes, along with the occasional performance picture. Her film … Continue reading REVIEW: HOLD STILL
L.A. WITCH SELF-TITLED Suicide Squeeze Street: 09.08 L.A. Witch = Cherry Glazerr + The Fresh & Only’s + ShitKid Three years of touring and writing a slew of California desert drifter-influenced tracks, and with a nomadic existence to match their style, L.A. Witch have gone from a no-fucks, let’s-just-play music attitude to being signed to … Continue reading L.A. WITCH DEBUT SELF-TITLED
The last city I called home, prior to moving to Brooklyn, was Salt Lake City. While there I learned that a majority of my new friends had a total obsession with Los Angeles band L.A. Witch, so naturally I wanted to see what all the hype was about. L.A. Witch frequented the SLC music scene … Continue reading L.A. Witch Releases Hazy Single “Baby in Blue Jeans”
Tragically submissive and optimally off cuff, Billy Changer has shown a near mastery in their knack for not fitting a specific niche. This time around are Billy Changer changing their tune, without losing any of their quirky charm? Three new singles have dropped from the Lolipop/Burger Records artists, all of which show a potential for … Continue reading Today’s Song : Imagining Our New Year’s Eve Kiss Mid-Summer To Billy Changer’s “New Years Dreams”
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
Foxygen rose to fame in part due to their incredibly witty and raucous album, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, and in part because of their explosive, theatrical, at times completely fucked-up, dramatic live performances. Thus, I was somewhat anxious and feverishly excited to have the opportunity to see them live … Continue reading Foxygen @ The State Room 04.05
Super 78’s debut release, Unknown Paintings of Space, exemplifies how passion can manifest in an ever-growing music community. The group calls Salt Lake City home and are embedded in the local music scene beyond solely playing shows. Super 78’s singer, synth and guitar player, Cesar Reyes, is well-known not only for playing dreamy psych rock, … Continue reading SUPER 78 – Unknown Paintings of Space
Gabe Fulvimar is Gap Dream. The musician spent three years creating his newest LP, This Is Gap Dream. Single-handedly, he developed every sound, played every instrument and wrote the entirety of the lyrics on his own.
If ’80s British punk and early ’90s shoegaze melded together to make a contemporary holy child of music, Drinking Flowers would be their newborn baby.