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Dodie performs at the Royal Oak Theatre in Detroit. (Photo by Tess Crowley | The Michigan Daily)

Dodie Rocks at the Union with Opener Lizzy McAlpine

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor March 20, 2022

  On the North American leg of her "Build A Problem" tour, musical artist Dodie headlined at the Union Event Center on March 14, with rising, yet prolific, singer-songwriter Lizzy McAlpine opening...

Neil Young vs. Spotify vs. Joe Rogan. (Courtesy Deadline)

Criticism Heats Up in the Fallout of Rogan vs Young vs Spotify

By Nicoline West, Arts Writer February 21, 2022

  Neil Young ordered that his work be removed from Spotify in an open letter on Jan. 24. The issue: the company's allegiance to top podcaster Joe Rogan. Rogan has been scrutinized for advocating...

Screenshot from The Skeleton Dance. (Courtesy of Disney+)

Fisher and Fuller’s Fall Recommendations

By Megan Fisher and Whit Fuller October 23, 2021

There's nothing like settling in for a good movie or curling up with a great book to get you into the fall spirit, and no one knows this better than our arts writers. Here, with their scope across the...

Murray Matravers and the members of Easy Life pose for Lifes a Beach. (Courtesy UMG)

Easy Life’s Frontman Murray Matravers on Debut Album ‘Life’s a Beach’

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor May 31, 2021

  “Life’s a Beach” is the newest album release from Universal Music Group's Island Records, which hit streaming services on May 28 as the debut of UK-based indie band Easy Life. In a recent...

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

The Chronicle Playlist: Cut to the Springtime Feeling

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer March 26, 2021

  After the lull and quiet of winter frost, the first signs of spring always make me eager to blossom and explore. Color, growth, adventure, love and new beginnings are all things that seem possible...

Growing Up (Courtesy of Cinders)

Salt Lake City Band Cinders’ Latest Release Will Give You Something to Dance About

By Paige Gardner , Assistant Arts Editor March 22, 2021

  Salt Lake City indie-pop trio Cinders first came onto the scene with the release of their single "Last Year's Winter" nearly six years ago, in 2015. Their latest song, "Growing Up,” is a perfect...

(Graphic by Sydney Stam | Daily Utah Chronicle)

What Do We Mean by ‘Guilty Pleasures?’

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor February 20, 2021

  Early in the quarantine, I was invited to join a friend’s romance book club. This collective of readers is all women, well-read and passionate about a good love story.  Nearly weekly, we...

Drumset (courtesty of Eric Openshaw)

The 5 Black Alternative Bands You Need to Know in 2021

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer February 16, 2021

  The alternative rock genre is overwhelmingly white despite the poignant role that Black artists have played in the scene since its conception. The creativity and talent of Black musicians are...

Spotify Wrapped logo (Courtesy of Spotify)

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Spotify Wrapped Season

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor December 14, 2020

  Spotify is my favorite social media platform.  Want to get to know someone better? Skip Instagram and Facebook, where images are handpicked and captions planned out hours in advance, and...

(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...