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

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: Shows This Week (7/5 – 7/9)

See which of your favorite bands are playing shows in the Provo/Orem area this week.   Velour Live Music Gallery Velour is closed this week. Muse Music Thursday, July 7th, The Receiver from Columbus, Ohio and Sailor Swift will perform at Muse Music. Friday, July 8th, Muse will welcome Soft Limbs, Batty Blue,… Continue reading

Review: Doe – Self Titled EP

  I wouldn’t recommend one song from this EP as much as I would recommend the EP in its entirety. Five truly solid tracks.   Doe is a new musical project from Luna Lune’s lead singer, Tessa Barton, and Better Taste Bureau’s Mason Brewer. Their debut EP dropped unexpectedly on February 5th, 2016.… Continue reading

News: Guitar Center Comes to Orem

State of the art Guitar Center location to open tonight in Orem, Utah.   Since Wayne Mitchell originally opened Guitar Center in Hollywood, California in 1959, his store has grown to become one of the largest chains of musical instrument retailers in the world. Guitar Center currently has more than… Continue reading

News: Idaho’s Teton Guitars Is Supporting Utah’s Music Scene

  A local, grassroots guitar company is supporting Utah musicians in a big way.   Idaho is feeling the effect of Utah’s exploding music scene. As budding Utah musicians begin to gain traction in their communities, they start branching out, typically playing venues along the I-15 corridor in northern Utah and… Continue reading

News: PACE Takes Their Music In a New Direction

  Brother/Sister pop duo PACE have released a new music video ahead of a performance tonight at Audio West.   While PACE is known for their comedic videos and music releases, with songs like “Marshmallow Dreams” and “Hipsters,” they recently released their most earnest, serious work to date. The Provo-based pop… Continue reading

News: The Brocks Release New Music Video

  The Brocks return with a bumping new single and a gravity-defying music video.   Last Wednesday, Provo dance/pop group The Brocks released the official music video for their new single, “Going Nowhere.” The video premiered at – the digital culture and entertainment site founded by AMC’s Talking Dead host, Chris… Continue reading

Exclusive: Up The Punx – Perspective, a lovely hand to hold

  The Provo Punk Scene would do well to learn from this emo band out of New Hampshire.   By Ted Richards June 29, 2016   Perspective, a lovely hand to hold is an indie/emo math rock band out of Nashua, New Hampshire. The band is made up of lead singer… Continue reading

News: Shows This Week (6/28 – 7/2)

See what shows are happening this week at major venues in the Provo/Orem area.   Velour Live Music Gallery Wednesday, June 29th, Velour will host their monthly acoustic showcase featuring Kyson Kidd, Derk Boss, Cherish Degraaf, and Mathew Deason. Tickets are $7 at the door (cash only). Thursday, June 30th, David Bowie… Continue reading