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‘The Slow Rush’ Reveals Kevin Parker’s Struggle to Live in the Moment

‘The Slow Rush’ Reveals Kevin Parker’s Struggle to Live in the Moment

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

February 25, 2020

  On Feb. 14, as a gift to music lovers worldwide, Tame Impala released their fourth studio album. Following a five-year hiatus from their previous album, “Currents” — which launched the band into 2010s rock fame with “The Less I Know the Better” — Tame Impala’s latest work sho...

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...

Artist of the Week: Nick Nash’s ‘Fortress of Gold’ Inspires Reflection and Reconciliation

Artist of the Week: Nick Nash’s ‘Fortress of Gold’ Inspires Reflection and Reconciliation

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

November 20, 2019

  For University of Utah alumnus Nick Nash, music has been a constant force throughout his life. From his undergraduate career as a first-generation student to his current life post-law school, writing, making music and playing shows have consistently allowed him to explore deep emotional truth...

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...

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, ...

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...

Alt-Country Band American Aquarium comes to the Metro Music Hall

Alt-Country Band American Aquarium comes to the Metro Music Hall

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

June 19, 2019

  Maturing as an artist comes with a clearer sense of one's place in the world and the audience one reaches. For BJ Barham, the leader of the alternative-country band American Aquarium, this evolution also comes with a hearty album that generates continuous pride. Almost a year later, Barham...

Kilby Court’s 20th Anniversary: A Celebration of Local Music

Kilby Court’s 20th Anniversary: A Celebration of Local Music

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

May 5, 2019

  Salt Lake’s oldest all-ages venue is turning 20 in just a few days. Kilby Court, whose intimate garage feel attracts artists of all musical genres, presents its own anniversary celebration with an all-day block party. Kicking off on May 11th, the block party aims to be a massive celebratio...

B-Rax on the Trax – Stupid People: Unparanormal Activity, Hold the Pickles or I’ll Flip!

B-Rax on the Trax – Stupid People: Unparanormal Activity, Hold the Pickles or I’ll Flip!

May 21, 2013

What a great show to start off the Summer Semester here with B-Rax on the Trax This show has an Amazing line up for your Rockin Needs.  And "Stupid People in the News"  Was better than can even be described, you HAVE to hear these stories to believe them I mean come on! a man trying to catch Paranorm...

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