Review: Brother. – Volume I

This album features one of the better new songs I have heard in the past few months, local or otherwise.   September 24, 2016 Last month local, artsy, indie-folk group Brother. released their first album – simply entitled Volume I. This is exactly the kind of album title that I wanted to … Continue reading

News: Stephanie Mabey to Release New EP Tonight in Salt Lake City

“Nothing is more exciting to me right now than figuring out a way to design shows that feel like they’re breaking the hypnosis of every day life.”   September 23, 2016 Tonight, Provo songstress Stephanie Mabey will be releasing her highly anticipated EP, I Still Taste Fire. This is her … Continue reading

Review: The Cold Year – Praise the Goat

While not the best album we’ve reviewed, this album isn’t something you hear in Provo every day and has two standout tracks.   September 16, 2016 Toeing the line somewhere between blues, Gypsy jazz, and 70’s rock, The Cold Year is unlike any other band in the area. Along with … 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: Provo Music Playlist – September 2016

September is upon us. Bring some great new tunes back to school with you.   August 29, 2016 Hungry for some new music? Check out Reach Provo’s official Provo Music Playlist on Spotify! September’s playlist features our favorite tracks from the local music scene. These are tracks from artists we’ve reviewed, interviewed, or … Continue reading

News: Rooftop Concert Series to Conclude Next Friday

Downtown Provo brings its summer of concerts to a close.   August 27, 2016 Next Friday, Downtown Provo’s Rooftop Concert Series will come to a close. True to tradition, Rooftop is welcoming the folk-gospel revival band The Lower Lights to the stage. The Lower Lights have played every year since … Continue reading

News: Pioneer Book Supports Local Music

Pioneer Book is giving local artists a chance to be heard by their customers.   August 26, 2016 On August 1, Reach Provo ran an article about Provo’s lack of independent radio and how difficult it is for Provo artists to obtain radio airtime because of that. Some commenters made the case … Continue reading

Editorial: Artists, Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Press

A little effort goes a long way. Creating an electronic press kit will greatly improve your odds of getting covered.   By Zach Collier Editor   At Reach Provo, our mission is to take the Provo music scene to new heights by raising public awareness and providing thoughtful analysis about … Continue reading

News: Porch Lights Releases Concept Album

  Porch Lights’ concept album takes listeners back in time to experience high school romance in the 70’s.   Two years after the release of their debut album, Caverns, Porch Lights has released a brand new EP. Entitled Street Gaze, it’s a concept album about “lost love, youth, and cars in the 70’s.” The band’s aim with … 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