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Pop-Cultured: The Expansive Experiments of Thom Yorke

Pop-Cultured: The Expansive Experiments of Thom Yorke

By Weston Wood

November 17, 2019

Thom Yorke’s angelic voice blasted alongside experimental guitars and synthesizers for six straight hours. Our car shook from the music and from 40 mph winds as we crossed the Arizona-Nevada border. I had never listened to Radiohead’s music. You can usually tell who has and who hasn’t — if they do li...

Lily & Madeleine Deliver Vulnerable Indie Folk Set

Lily & Madeleine Deliver Vulnerable Indie Folk Set

By Oakley Burt

November 16, 2019

Salt Lake City’s music scene comes alive on Friday nights with venues in the downtown area hosting a wide variety of artists. This Friday was no different at the quirky venue The State Room, boasting a sold-out show of indie folk artists including Penny & Sparrow and Lily & Madeleine. Sister...

June Audio Recording Studio Amplifies Utah’s Music Scene

June Audio Recording Studio Amplifies Utah’s Music Scene

By Palak Jayswal

November 14, 2019

In the heart of downtown Provo, there’s a curious yet modern-looking house. The outside is colored in various shades of blue, enclosed by a comforting yard and quaint, though if you look closely enough you can spot a few modern design elements. Don't let the humble exterior fool you — the interior house...

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...

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 ...

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...

Art Against Doom: Creative Activism in the Face of Climate Change

Art Against Doom: Creative Activism in the Face of Climate Change

By Abigail Bowé

September 18, 2019

  If you've ever taken a course in the Carolyn and Kem Gardner Commons, perhaps you've seen a large installation — up on the second floor — of a quote from pop artist Andy Warhol printed along a wall of frozen clocks. It reads, “They always say time changes things, but you actually have...

Artist of the Week: Ben Tufte

Artist of the Week: Ben Tufte

By Oakley Burt

September 12, 2019

Pianist, bassist, composer and eventual conductor — these are just a few words to describe Ben Tufte. Tufte, a junior in the School of Music at the University of Utah, has been studying music since he was 4 years old. Tufte was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and grew up in Cedar City, Utah. A...

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