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Cinema Globetrotting: Free Movies to Watch From Around the World

Cinema Globetrotting: Free Movies to Watch From Around the World

By Abigail Bowe, Arts Writer

January 16, 2020

  Many compelling films hide amidst foreign language and independent titles which don't make it straight away to commercial availability in the United States. Oftentimes, U.S. viewers only become aware of these movies when they break into an Academy Award nomination, make a major splash at big prem...

Burt and Button’s Favorite Albums of 2019

Burt and Button’s Favorite Albums of 2019

By Kate Button and Oakley Burt

December 27, 2019

  For a playlist featuring the albums listed in this article, click here. For more music recommendations from the Daily Utah Chronicle, click here. As 2019 comes to an end, it's time to look back on the albums that defined the year — including our personal favorites. We’re both die-hard music fans, and we’re always counting down the days until new music is release...

Exploration of Space, Time and Death: A Review of New Foals Album

Exploration of Space, Time and Death: A Review of New Foals Album

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

November 12, 2019

  In their sixth studio album, “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Part 2,” Foals, a rock group based out of Oxford, explores themes of mortality, humanity and the realities of life. On March 8, 2019, Foals released “Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Part 1,” and the over six-month-lo...

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, Arts Writer

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...

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

Modest Mouse Shines with Relaxed Rock at Red Butte

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

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...

Greg Laswell Brings Haunted Covers to SLC

Greg Laswell Brings Haunted Covers to SLC

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

September 11, 2019

  Greg Laswell — an indie alternative rock artist from Long Beach, California — is set to release his second album of covers, aptly entitled “Covers II.” The release is set for Sept. 13 and is paired in conjunction with a tour across the United States that has already begun. Laswell, ...

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

Matt and Kim Bring Infectious Energy to Ogden Twilight

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

August 3, 2019

  On Aug. 2, indie duo Matt and Kim took to the Ogden Twilight Concert Series stage and filled the night with their high energy dance music. The duo, comprised of Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino, are well known for their live performances that involve the entire audience. The night up at the ...

Indie Duo Matt and Kim Prepare for the Ogden Twilight Concert Series

Indie Duo Matt and Kim Prepare for the Ogden Twilight Concert Series

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

July 21, 2019

  The Brooklyn-based electronic dance-punk duo Matt and Kim released their latest album “Almost Everyday” in May 2018. This album marks the duo’s sixth studio album. The two — Matt Johnson on keys and Kim Schifino on drums — have consistently released music since 2009 and the pair h...

LVL UP EXPO 2019 Has Something For Every Kind of Nerd

LVL UP EXPO 2019 Has Something For Every Kind of Nerd

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

May 10, 2019

  From gaming enthusiasts, anime geeks and comic book lovers to other branches within nerd culture, thousands come to mingle at the LVL UP EXPO (pronounced 'level up expo') convention. This three-day event offered far more to do and see this year than that of any other convention like it so far...

Lights talks songwriting, New Mexico, new album “Little Machines”

Lights talks songwriting, New Mexico, new album “Little Machines”

November 7, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Canadian-born artist Lights signed her first deal at 15. Her unique sound and signature look has developed a cult following, and her fans have been looking forward to another album for a long time. Now on tour for her latest album “Little Machines,” I had the oppo...

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