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Cavetown performing at the Great Saltair. (Photo by Josi Hinds | Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Unique Sounds of Cavetown’s ‘Bittersweet Daze’ Tour

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer August 4, 2023

  Cavetown’s “Bittersweet Daze” tour recently made its way to Utah, playing the night of July 25 at the Great Saltair. Joining Cavetown were openers mxmtoon and Ricky Montgomery. Together,...

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Why You Should Care About the SAG-AFTRA Strike

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer August 1, 2023

  On May 2, 2023, the Writers Guild of America went on strike. The WGA is a labor union that was formed on April 6, 1933 (originally the Screenwriter’s Guild) to protect and represent writers...

Promo image for Ice Spice and Nicki Minajs Barbie World (Courtesy of Atlantic Records)

‘Barbie’ Soundtrack: The Woes of Being A Human Being

By Edie Raines, Copy Editor July 25, 2023

  By now, most of you have probably seen Greta Gerwig’s anticipated masterpiece “Barbie” and have gotten a few tunes replaying over and over again in your head as if you just saw your first...

Cover art for Dominic Fikes Album Sunburn (Courtesy of Columbia Records)

Dominic Fike’s ‘Sunburn’ Fades Fast

By Edie Raines, Copy Editor July 15, 2023

  Dominic Fike’s sophomore album “Sunburn,” released July 7, is a collection of summery and upbeat songs that captures teenagers' attention, though it may not be everyone's taste. TikTok...

Taylor Swift performing on the Eras Tour (Courtesy of Marca)

A Swiftie Examines The Taylor Swift Obsession

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer July 13, 2023

  Taylor Swift is arguably one of the most prolific music artists of the 21st century. Swift has 10 studio albums and 237 songs to her name. Within one day, she sold over 2 million tickets to her...

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Arlo Parks ‘My Soft Machine’ is Lyrically Rich but Only an Elusive Step Forward

By Arlo Marler July 4, 2023

  Coming off the heels of Grammy-nominated "Collapsed in Sunbeams" Arlo Parks' debut album from 2021, her sophomore release "My Soft Machine" is an expanded and poetry-rich step forward for Parks,...

Promo image for Chemistry by Kelly Clarkson (Courtesy of Atlantic Records)

Kelly Clarkson’s ‘chemistry’ Is Stable, But Not Quite Reactive

By Edie Raines, Copy Editor June 30, 2023

  Kelly Clarkson’s 10th and latest studio album, “chemistry,” debuted in late June. The album goes in-depth into all the emotions one feels at the beginning and end of romantic relationships.  Chemical...

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‘PetroDragonic Apocalypse’: King Gizzard at Their Best

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer June 28, 2023

  In 2019, Australian psychedelic rock group King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard released something far out of left field, a thrash metal tribute album titled “Infest the Rats Nest.” You could...

Fans in the mosh pit during Osees performance at the 2023 Kilby Block Party on May 13, 2023. (Courtesy of Robert Sagers)

Your Guide For Getting Into the SLC Music Scene

By Edie Raines, Copy Editor June 20, 2023

  As Utah becomes a bigger and bigger destination for concerts and music festivals, you may find yourself wanting to join in the festivities without spending hundreds of dollars. An incredible...

2023 SLC Pride: What It Means to the Community

2023 SLC Pride: What It Means to the Community

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer June 15, 2023

  From June 1-4, 2023, the annual Salt Lake City Pride Festival was held in various places around Downtown Salt Lake. The theme for this year’s festival was “unapologetic,” a term meant to...

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