Review: Cinders – Acoustics Vol. 1

While the production of Cinders’ Acoustics, Vol. 1 feels a little lo-fi, it brings a level charm to their sound. You can’t help but love the band for being so unapologetically themselves.   February 9, 2017 With extensive touring and online plugs from people like Alex Rainbird and PewDie Pie’s… 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

News: Local Musicians Are Using International Connections To Win New Listeners

  “Online marketing is key in the music industry. If you don’t have that, then you are only doing half of the work involved with being a career musician.”   The internet is cool. Twenty years ago, the thought that a band out of Salt Lake City, Utah would develop… Continue reading

Review: Cinders – Self Titled

  This album is full of well written songs that are easy to listen to. Perfect for the beginning of summer.   Between starting and running a recording studio, self producing their new album, and gigging hard, the guys in Cinders are definitely keeping their hands full. They released their first EP, I… Continue reading

News: Cinders to Release Full Length Album Friday

Cinders to release self-titled album this Friday at Gezzo Hall.   The Salt Lake-based acoustic/pop group Cinders has been gaining quite a bit of traction since the release of their debut EP, I Could Do Better last year. Every song from that EP – as well as their latest single, “Hope You… Continue reading

News: Cinders to Play Muse Music in Preparation for Album Release

  Cinders’ folky, uptempo music comes to Provo this weekend.   Jordan Zabriskie and Montana Smith have been playing music together for years in various bands and projects. “After playing together as a two piece and a three-piece, we decided it was time to get a bigger and fuller sound,” says Zabriskie.… Continue reading

News: Shows This Week (2/1 – 2/6)

  See what live shows are happening downtown near you!   Velour Live Music Gallery This Friday, February 5th, The Devil Whale, Location Location, and Code Hero will be reuniting as part of Velour’s 10th anniversary celebration. Joining them will be Jay William Henderson of Band of Annuals. Tickets are $8 in advance (get your… Continue reading