News: Nintendo Switch Super Bowl Commercial to Feature Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons and video games are simply a match made in heaven.   February 1, 2017 Nintendo’s first ever Super Bowl commercial will be featuring Imagine Dragons’ latest single “Believer”.  Having written “Warriors” specifically for Riot Games’ League of Legends 2014 World Championships, and being the closing act at the event, it’s only… Continue reading

News: Release Roundup – 5 Releases You Need to Hear (June 27, 2016)

After a breathless week of Velour Battle of the Bands coverage, it’s time to talk about recent and upcoming releases from musicians with ties to the Provo music community.   Junior Mathematics Pop/Chill-Rap group Junior Mathematics released their debut EP, Reform, earlier this month. The band has performed at The Garage’s weekly… Continue reading

News: Release Roundup – Releases You Need To Hear (April 30, 2016)

  It’s time to talk about recent and upcoming releases from musicians with ties to the Provo music community.   Imagine Dragons Last night, Imagine Dragons performed at Velour Live Music Gallery with Neon Trees to raise money for venue owner Corey Fox (more on his fight with kidney disease here).… Continue reading

News: Tickets to Intimate Imagine Dragons/Neon Trees Show On Sale Today

  Advance tickets go on sale as Provo’s biggest acts return home to raise money for the owner of Velour Live Music Gallery.   Deseret News recently reported that Provo alums Imagine Dragons and Neon Trees will be returning to Provo on April 29th for an intimate acoustic show. The show will be… Continue reading

Exclusive: Mayor John Curtis Discusses the Provo Music Scene

  Provo Mayor John Curtis has a lot to say about the Provo music scene. See where he hopes the scene will be in ten years.   A lot has happened since John Curtis became the mayor of Provo in 2010. Since he began his time in office, downtown Provo has… 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: Nowhere to Go but Up – Kindred Dead

Despite major lineup changes in the middle of the recording process, Kindred Dead’s Nowhere to Go but Up doesn’t disappoint.   The brainchild of lead singer Emmett Florence, Kindred Dead has slowly been building buzz over the past year. Originally playing under the name Stylo, they made their debut as Kindred Dead in January… Continue reading

News: Jenn Blosil Wows American Idol Judges

Blosil’s unique voice and quirky personality won over Idol judges on the show’s farewell season.   Since the show premiered in 2002, American Idol has helped propel artists like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Chris Daughtry, Phillip Phillips, and David Archuleta to stardom. In its 14 years on television, it has undergone… Continue reading

News: The Stereo Room Changes Name

Orem’s concert venue combines branding with parent company. The Stereo Room, located at 521 N 1200 W in Orem, UT, has changed its name as of January 10, 2016 to Audio West Recording Studios & Event Center. Audio West and The Stereo Room are owned and operated by local producer and entrepreneur David Devaney.… Continue reading

Looking For Great New Music? Strangely, You’ll Find It On BYUtv

It may sound unlikely, but BYUtv has developed engaging musical programming, complete with live performances and interviews from both independent musicians and music industry veterans.   Let’s be real. BYUtv is kind of strange. Throughout its history, BYU Broadcasting – due to significant support from the ecclesiastical leaders of the LDS Church… Continue reading