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Pop-Cultured: A Dark Obsession

Pop-Cultured: A Dark Obsession

By Abigail Raasch

November 9, 2019

In the darkness of the morning, I roll over and begin scrolling through my phone. As I get ready, the latest Billie Eilish album runs on repeat. I sing along to “Bad Guy” and walk to Trax listening to “Bury a Friend.” At school, my friends and I discuss the newest comic book adaptation, the dark...

September Arts Desk Favorites

September Arts Desk Favorites

By Palak Jayswal, Christopher Payne, Alison Myers, Abigail Bowe, Abigail Raasch, Kate Button, Ray Gill, Weston Wood, Arielle Gulley, Hannah Keating, Oakley Burt

October 29, 2019

  Palak Jayswal September quickly turned into a month of nostalgia for me. It’s always interesting to be able to turn back to old art — whether it’s music, tv or a good book — and relive the feelings you experienced when you first consumed it. For me, September consisted of reminis...

Top 5 Concert Venues in SLC

Top 5 Concert Venues in SLC

By Oakley Burt

October 22, 2019

  There’s nothing quite like seeing an artist perform live — the excitement and adrenaline coursing through your veins as you arrive at the venue. Concerts are life-changing, exhilarating and exciting escapes from reality that allow for a deeper connection with the artists and music. The...

Live Instrumental Energy from Judah & the Lion

Live Instrumental Energy from Judah & the Lion

By Ray Gill

October 16, 2019

Judah & the Lion took on the relatively small stage at the Union Event Center in Salt Lake City with an impressive setup. From a wide range of instruments throughout their performance to a powerful light show, no corner of the stage was left without their distinctive energy. The trio Judah &...

The Band CAMINO Brings Candid and Optimistic Indie Pop to SLC

The Band CAMINO Brings Candid and Optimistic Indie Pop to SLC

By Kate Button

October 3, 2019

Going to a concert on a Tuesday night might not seem like a typical choice — especially for college students in the middle of midterms — but this did not stop The Band CAMINO from taking to the stage of the Complex on Oct. 1 in front of a sold-out crowd. Self-described as “your mom’s favorite b...

The Chronicle Playlist: Get Your Spook On

The Chronicle Playlist: Get Your Spook On

By Haley Oliphant

October 1, 2019

Though true believers of Halloween began celebrating on Nov. 1, 2018, we have now entered the “socially acceptable” 2019 spooky season. From the controversies of candy corn to ritualistic sacrifice, this time of year holds something for everyone with —or without — a soul. But all-in-all, nothing b...

Jesse McCartney Brings Nostalgia to Homecoming Week

Jesse McCartney Brings Nostalgia to Homecoming Week

By Oakley Burt

September 26, 2019

On Wednesday night, University of Utah students were treated to a vibrant, energetic concert featuring Jesse McCartney and Dallas Wayde, as part of the U’s homecoming week.  Wayde, a local pop artist, opened for McCartney last night. He released his first album “So Young & So Damaged” in ...

Artist of the Week: Amy Oakeson

Artist of the Week: Amy Oakeson

By Abigail Raasch

September 25, 2019

Music is one of those certain things sure to touch individuals at the most unexpected of times. Many musicians face the ups and downs of being artists, but seldom do you hear them regret their choice to pursue their passion. Amy Oakeson, a teacher for the University of Utah Musical Theater Program and...

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

By Kate Button

September 21, 2019

On Sept. 20, Modest Mouse delivered a setlist ranging from ‘90s grunge to modern alternative rock at the Red Butte Garden Amphitheater. This venue, which can accomodate around 3,000 visitors, was sold out as locals rushed in to see Modest Mouse — an indie, alternative, rock and lo-fi band from Washin...

The Chronicle Playlist: Burt’s Fall Favorites

The Chronicle Playlist: Burt’s Fall Favorites

By Oakley Burt

September 19, 2019

  Fall is almost here, and if you’re like me, you’re probably starting to transition your playlist away from summer vibes. As much as I love summer music, I can’t help getting excited about the slower tempoed, relaxing and moody music that I associate with fall. This playlist feature...

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