MIEN SELF-TITLED Rocket Recordings Street: 04.06 MIEN = The Black Angels + Moon Duo + The Velvet Underground “Mien” is defined as a person’s look or manner, especially one of a particular kind indicating their character or mood. MIEN the band can be defined as a specific unit of characters that supplements a creative outlet … Continue reading REVIEW: MIEN – SELF-TITLED


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

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


On a scorching mid-October Saturday in the desert of Joshua Tree, California, Cherry Glazerr performed outdoors at a dusty, sun-stricken music festival. Clementine Creevy, Cherry Glazerr’s frontwoman, writhed onstage, expressing her raw presence as a lead singer and guitarist. Her energy seeped through her pores as she bounced confidently on stage howling the lyrics to … Continue reading APOCALIPSTICK & CHERRY GLAZERR’S ARRIVAL TO SLC

SUPER 78 – Unknown Paintings of Space

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

MAX PAIN AND THE GROOVIES : The Grease Moving East

Max Pain and the Groovies have used Salt Lake City as a platform to catapult themselves into a realm of success that they had never envisioned for the band. The band met through skateboarding back in junior high and have been friends ever since. They bonded over their love of pushing wood, drinking cheap beer … Continue reading MAX PAIN AND THE GROOVIES : The Grease Moving East