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

News: New Shack to Release New Album

“Eingang” is set to drop this weekend.   August 29, 2016 This weekend, Provo’s darkwave synth-duo New Shack will be releasing their sophomore album. Entitled Eingang, it is the follow-up to the duo’s 2015 LP, Shadow Girl. New Shack is composed of Bone Shack Studio producer Catherine Leavy and Pleasant Pictures Studios’ Eric… Continue reading

News: Elaine Bradley, Robbie Connolly, Eric Robertson, and Scott Shepard Join Forces

The super group recorded three brand new songs over the course of three days in Provo.   The 24-Hour album concept is making waves in Provo. The idea of a group of musicians locking themselves in a room together to create brand new music by a set deadline is an intriguing… 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: Stephanie Mabey Releases New Single

  “Heart-Shaped Hologram” is the lead single off of Mabey’s second solo record, due out this August.   Despite hopeful tracks like “Glorious,” the circumstances surrounding singer/songwriter Stephanie Mabey’s successful debut album, Wake Up Dreaming, were not ideal. “Right after I released ‘The Zombie Song’ my life sort of changed.… 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

Exclusive: Claire Grayson on The Madness, Artistic Vision, and Musical Influences

Claire Grayson discusses her past, her new image, and the future.   Claire Grayson is a genuine person. As a young musician, she has talent and insight beyond her years. Currently residing in Seattle, Washington after an extended stay in Provo, we were able to snag a few minutes with her… Continue reading

Review: The Madness – Claire Grayson

Claire Grayson’s first studio release finds her moving in bold new directions.   Claire Grayson has entitled her first official studio release The Madness. Her previous release, a collection of home recordings called the Low Ceilings EP, found Claire’s sultry voice crooning heart-on-your-sleeve lyrics over folky acoustic guitar, upright bass, and… Continue reading

Review: Static Waves EP

Static Waves is gaining a strong following. Listen to their Debut EP and you’ll understand why.   Static Waves released their eponymous EP in 2014. Only about 20 minutes long, they’ve managed to create a polished final product that accomplishes a lot in a short amount of time. Right off the… Continue reading