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Park Citys Ben Anderson is the founder of the forthcoming Park City Summit (Credit: Blake Peterson)

Ben Anderson is Inverting the Music Festival with Park City Song Summit

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer April 26, 2022

  Park City’s Ben Anderson may be a little bit of a visionary.  The former attorney and lifelong musician is the founder of Park City Song Summit — a three day series of intimate labs,...

Philadelphia indie-rock trio the Districts (Photo via Chromatic PR)

The Districts Bring Politics and Acid Trips to ‘Great American Painting’  

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer April 16, 2022

  Philadelphia-based indie-rock trio The Districts released their fifth LP "Great American Painting" via Fat Possum Records on March 11.  The album is preceded by 2020’s "You Know I’m Not...

Impera (Courtesy Zbigniew M. Bielak via Instagram)

Swedish Metal Band Ghost Enthrall and Innovate With ‘Impera’

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer April 5, 2022

  Swedish metal band Ghost released their fifth album on March 11, 2022. This is the band's most experimental and arguably one of their most entertaining albums to date. The album's release comes...

An artist performs at Kilby Court in Salt Lake City on Feb. 23, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

S&S Presents Director on Kilby Block Party 3 and the Blossoming of SLC’s Music Scene

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer April 2, 2022

  Salt Lake City’s Kilby Court has been an essential node in Utah’s music scene for over two decades now. The beloved garage has hosted handfuls of household names, including Doja Cat and Mac...

Silverstein in 2020 (Photo Courtesy Wyatt Clough)

In Concert, ‘Silverstein’ Shows They Still Have Emotion and Fire after Twenty Years

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer November 20, 2021

  Post-hardcore rock band Silverstein are touring in 2021 as they celebrate their 20th anniversary as a group. In a music scene fueled by emotion and youth, the band continues to prove that they...

(Graphic by Cyan Larson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Six Modern Rock Operas You Need to Hear

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer March 21, 2021

  In modern music and all of its genres and subgenres, there are few things as ambitious and challenging as writing and producing a rock opera. While not actually an opera to be sung and acted,...

(Graphic by Sydney Stam I Daily Utah Chronicle)

Miley Cyrus Stuns With ‘Plastic Hearts,’ a Rock Masterpiece

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor December 2, 2020

  After seeing Miley Cyrus cover The Cranberries’ "Zombie" and Blondie’s "Heart of Glass," fans were clamoring to see the artist produce a full rock album, and on Nov. 27 — Cyrus delivered. In...

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

The Chronicle Playlist: Falling Leaves and Changing Music

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor October 23, 2020

  With the shifting temperatures, the turn to autumn typically brings a shift in my listening habits as well. Whereas in the summer I typically reach for upbeat pop music, in the fall, I find myself...

(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

The Chronicle Playlist: Study Jams for Working Remotely

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor April 3, 2020

  As classes move online and more people begin working from home, it may be difficult to find the motivation to start working or to focus for extended periods of time. The COVID-19 pandemic...

The Seratones’ “Power” is truly an homage to social progress and the strength that can be found in vulnerably honest storytelling. (Courtesy The Seratones)

Vulnerability, Honesty and Social Critiques within the Seratones’ ‘Power’

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor March 3, 2020

  The Seratones are a five-piece group based out of Shreveport, Louisiana that has explored genre lines from punk rock to gospel music filtered through jazz and blues lenses. On “Power,” the...