News: Coral Bones New Single “Sophia” Review

  With harmonies matched so subtly to stuttering rhythms, this can only be described as the lovechild of 80’s synthpop and newwave indietronica.   February 17, 2017 By Alastair Scheuermann Coral Bones, those bright spirits personified so aptly in their name, have released their first song since their last EP, Platonia. … Continue reading

News: OKKAH’s Michael Whittle Begins New Solo Project

OKKAH’s lead singer is discovering his identity through new solo music. “I write a lot of songs,” says Michael Whittle, lead singer for the Provo-based tribal pop act OKKAH. “About six months ago we met as a band to decide what songs we wanted to work on for our next release. I brought a … Continue reading

News: Bone Shack Open For Business

A collaboration between two successful Provo musicians, Bone Shack offers a comfortable recording environment and an impressive final product   Last week, Cat Leavy – one half of the darkwave/electronic duo New Shack – played to a sold out crowd at Velour Live Music Gallery. A gifted vocalist, Leavy’s delicate voice floats effortlessly … Continue reading

News: Drew Danburry Releases New Album

  Drew Danburry releases new album with his latest project Like, Listen To   For those of you who don’t know Drew Danburry, here’s a brief overview. Drew Danburry is a singer/songwriter from Huntington Beach, CA who was actively releasing records from 2002 to 2010. Between 2005 and 2010, he played over 750 shows all around … Continue reading

News: Shows This Week (2/15 – 2/20)

You’ve got a fever – and the only prescription is more local music.   Velour Live Music Gallery This Thursday, February 18th, Velour is having another reunion night with A Film In The Ballroom, Broke City, Abby Normal, and Al Deans of Quasi Stellar Radio. Tickets are $8 dollars in advance, $10 at … Continue reading

Exclusive: The Love§trange on Hype, Chalk Art, and Album of the Year

The Love§trange discusses the Best of Utah Music nomination and their second studio album By Zach Collier February 10, 2016 It was 10PM on a Tuesday night. I pulled my car up to the curb in front of a small two story home in Orem, Utah. Immediately in front of me, Karl Strange … Continue reading

Velour Announces 10th Year Anniversary Celebration

  Velour celebrates a decade of music with 8 weeks of stellar shows.   On January 13, 2016, Velour Live Music Gallery turns 10 years old. Opened on Friday the 13th, 2006, a lot has changed in ten years. For example, check out who Velour had on the bill for their … Continue reading

Provo Music Scene Celebrates Christmas

Utah Valley musicians unite with Provo City to raise money for those in need.   December 17, 2016 Last December, Provo City solicited the help of some of its biggest musical acts to create a Christmas compilation album. Released on December 8th, the album was distributed exclusively through the official website of the Utah County chapter … Continue reading

Exclusive: Couch Series Creators Eden Wen and Nicolle Okoren

By Zach Collier October 7, 2014 “I loved YouTube channels like The Mahogany Series, 3iemeGauche, and the Berlin Sessions. They recorded local talent in an incredibly simple way and made the music wildly intimate. I wanted the same thing – but I wanted it on my couch.” So says Nicolle Okoren, … Continue reading

News: Mount Saint Brings It Home to Velour

LA-based band Mount Saint to play their first live show together in Provo. By Brittany Plothow July 26, 2014 Why would an LA band play their inaugural show at Velour in Provo, Utah? “Velour is home,” said the members of Mount Saint. They’re playing their first show together on July … Continue reading