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A Painfully Artistic Dissection of Wolf Alice’s ‘Blue Weekend’ and its Visual Repertoire

By Avery Greig, Arts Writer July 23, 2021

  From eccentric cross-dressed dance competitions and medieval role-playing to exemplifying "main character energy" on public transportation, the British pop-punk band Wolf Alice had given us...

Garth Brooks First Musician to Rock New Rice-Eccles

Garth Brooks First Musician to Rock New Rice-Eccles

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor July 18, 2021

  This weekend, the University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium played host to legendary country music star Garth Brooks. The concert was a huge success and the chart-topping solo artist had no...

Scaled and Icy Promo Image. (Courtesy @twentyonepilots on Twitter)

Twenty One Pilots Showcase Stunning Style with ‘Scaled and Icy’

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer July 9, 2021

  Twenty One Pilots has gained popularity in recent years thanks to the innovative and genre-bending style of their music. The alternative music duo gained traction in 2015 with the release of...

Lorde Returns to Music with ‘Solar Power’

By India Bown, Arts Writer June 26, 2021

  New Zealand-based singer-songwriter Lorde made a comeback this summer, four years after the release her second and most recent album “Melodrama," with the release of single "Solar Power" and...

Gibson SG guitar against an amplifier. (Courtesy Eric Openshaw)

Music Movie Round-Up: Films You Don’t Want to Miss

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer June 9, 2021

  In his book "High Fidelity," author Nick Hornby wrote, “What came first, the music or the misery?” as his hopelessly romantic protagonist, record store owner Rob, revisited his failed relationships...

Murray Matravers and the members of Easy Life pose for

Easy Life’s Frontman Murray Matravers on Debut Album ‘Life’s a Beach’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor May 31, 2021

  “Life’s a Beach” is the newest album release from Universal Music Group's Island Records, which hit streaming services on May 28 as the debut of UK-based indie band Easy Life. In a recent...

AFI returns with new album and virtual gallery. (Courtesy Jacob Boll)

AFI Returns With New Album and Virtual Gallery

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer May 30, 2021

  After several years of silence and side projects, goth, punk, emo legends AFI have returned to the music scene with their 11th studio album, "Bodies." The album, due June 11, features 11 tracks,...

Album cover art for Olivia Rodrigo's debut release

‘Sour’ But Sweet: Olivia Rodrigo Shines on Debut Album

By India Bown, Arts Writer May 22, 2021

  In her debut album “Sour," 18-year-old Disney star Olivia Rodrigo breaks out of her shell and rises into fame with the songwriting abilities teased in her newly released singles coming into...

(Courtesy University of Utah School of Music)

U Opera’s ‘Rigoletto’ Prevails Amid Restrictive Circumstances

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer May 15, 2021

  A spotlight shines on a dark eerie stage. Giuseppe Verdi’s ominous score fills the air. A crumbled figure rises out of the darkness. A court jester, deformed, defeated, disgraced. He begins...

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Up-and-coming Artist Toosii Talks New Mixtape ‘Thank You For Believing’

By Paige Gardner, Assistant Arts Editor May 9, 2021

  After his biggest year yet, it's clear that Toosii's momentum will continue as his highly anticipated mixtape "Thank You For Believing" dropped on May 7. It's been an incredibly successful year...