Exclusive: Spencer Petersen of Sego

  “That’s what keeps me coming back. The fans and the community are just a major draw for me.”   October 12, 2016 When I last spoke on the phone with Spencer Petersen, he had just narrowly avoided a car accident in California on his way to grab some tacos for Taco Tuesday.… Continue reading

Exclusive: Highway 89’s Abbie Vance

“It’s one take. It’s one shot. It’s as if live. So if I miss something, it’s missed forever.”   September 28, 2016 Abbie Vance is a Student Producer for BYUradio’s Highway 89. The show just celebrated its 5 year anniversary last week. For the last two years of the show’s run,… Continue reading

Exclusive: New Shack’s Cat Leavy and Eric Robertson

New Shack’s “Eingang” represents a new beginning for the duo, who have moved from a dark place to a lighter, but more complicated one.   September 21, 2016 At the beginning of the month, dark wave/synth-pop duo New Shack released their second LP, Eingang. As Court Mann of The Daily… Continue reading

Exclusive: Steven Kapp Perry of BYU Radio

  “They have a level of concentration I can’t even imagine… It almost seems impossible what they create.”   September 14, 2016 Hailing from Cedar Hills, Steven Kapp Perry is an award-winning songwriter, playwright, and broadcaster. The son of prolific LDS songwriter Janice Kapp Perry, he graduated with a degree… Continue reading

Exclusive: “Fire (Acoustic)” – Former Tides Music Video Premier

Watch Former Tides’ “Fire” exclusively on Reach Provo.   September 13, 2016 Hot off a performance at Timpanogos Music Festival, post-hardcore band Former Tides is releasing a new single and music video this Friday, September 16th. The song should be at once familiar and new to fans, as “Fire” was featured… Continue reading

Exclusive: Gary Robison of the Made In Utah Music Foundation

  “I have a great love for all of the artists. All of them. They’re such talented people.” September 7, 2016 Gary Robison is the founder of the Made in Utah Music Foundation. For the last three years, the foundation has put on a show at the SCERA Shell Outdoor… Continue reading

Exclusive: Indie Tastemaker Alex Rainbird

“To find myself absolutely loving at least two-thirds of the artists on your Provo Spotify playlist was insane. There must be something in the water over there!” August 31, 2016 Alex Rainbird is one of the most influential indie music tastemakers on YouTube. Since launching his YouTube channel in 2008,… Continue reading

Exclusive: Dave Cebrowski of Sonic Valley Records

  “Having managed my last band to success and a recording contract, I learned the principles of what works and doesn’t. Techniques and tools change, but principles don’t.”   August 24, 2016 As the Provo music scene continues to gain momentum, local labels are beginning to pop up across Utah… Continue reading

Exclusive: Stream Festive People’s New EP Before Its Release

Festive People’s new EP is available a day ahead of its release on Reach Provo. 2015 was a big year for Festive People. They won BYU’s Battle of the Bands in March, released their debut EP, opened for Journey at Stadium of Fire in July, and closed out the year… Continue reading

Editorial: Artists, Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Press

A little effort goes a long way. Creating an electronic press kit will greatly improve your odds of getting covered.   By Zach Collier Editor   At Reach Provo, our mission is to take the Provo music scene to new heights by raising public awareness and providing thoughtful analysis about… Continue reading