Review: Motion Coaster – Ocean Toaster EP

  Ocean Toaster has an energetic, upbeat, raw sound that captures the magic of Motion Coaster’s show-stopping live performances.   February 16, 2017 By Emmett Florence Graced with colorful undersea album art, the wryly titled “Ocean Toaster – EP” is the first EP released by new Provo soul/pop 8-piece sensation… Continue reading

News: Provo Music Playlist – November 2016

November’s here, and we sure are grateful for killer local music. Enjoy all 56 minutes of our November Provo Music Playlist.   November 1, 2016 Check out Reach Provo’s official Provo Music Playlist on Spotify! Updated for the month of November, this playlist features our favorite tracks from the local music scene, including disparate genres ranging… Continue reading

News: University Place Opens New Park, Celebrates With Music

Four Provo acts will perform as part of The Orchard’s grand opening celebration.   October 6, 2016 On Monday, University Place opened The Orchard – an urban park now at the heart of what was once simply University Mall. Over the last five years, the Woodbury Corporation has been working to transform the mall… Continue reading

News: Motion Coaster Preparing for EP Release

Motion Coaster is gaining momentum after a successful summer. September 5, 2016 Provo’s horn-infused pop group, Motion Coaster, has been busy lately. Playing a relentless slew of shows over the summer, the group has done well in several competitions. Last June they made it to the finals in Velour’s 2016 Summer Battle of… Continue reading

Exclusive: Velour Battle of the Bands Recap – Finals

Velour’s 2016 Summer Battle of the Bands comes to a satisfying close.   June 27, 2016 After a week of covering Velour’s 2016 Summer Battle of the Bands, I have a few thoughts. First of all, I want to thank Velour for what they do for Provo’s music scene. They… Continue reading

Exclusive: Velour Battle of the Bands Recap – Night 3

Night 3 was the closest night yet. Four stellar bands, one very tough decision.   June 23rd, 2016   Night three of Velour’s Battle of The Bands and I’m starting to expect anything from these bands. Last night was probably the strongest outing from start to finish. Anyone who was… Continue reading

News: Motion Coaster Releases New Music Video

“Take the Seasons” is the first official music video from this budding Provo band. Yesterday, Provo indie-pop band Motion Coaster released the official music video for their song, “Take the Seasons.” The music video, while definitely strange, is hilariously entertaining. The band’s upbeat, energetic music – featuring peppy bass lines and a horn… Continue reading

News: The Solarists Headline at New Venue

The Solarists are set to perform tonight at The Garage, a new Provo venue that provides free events.   Five blocks south of Center Street at 162 East and 500 South sits the latest addition to Provo’s growing list of concert venues: The Garage. Founded by Provo musicians Gavin McMahan… Continue reading