Adopt This Album

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Adopt this Album: Liz Phair – Exile in Guyville

June 22nd, marked the twenty year anniversary of the release of Liz Phair’s explosive debut album Exile in Guyville. Let’s celebrate by remembering what a compilation it was in its most natural state, a record that not only helped launch other female rockers, but without a doubt left an impression on many young women growing … Continue reading

Interview with Ten Kens

When I first discovered the dark complexity that is Ten Kens third full length Namesake it was honestly a dream come true. I love dark, somber, and introspective music and the density that was contained on the original 10 tracks that were digitally released back in 2012 became an instant favorite of mine. The feeling … Continue reading

Record Review: Light Black – S/T

I can seriously count on one hand how many times I have really truly enjoyed a Salt Lake City local band. The first being Iceburn from back in the day. Then in the mid 90’s it was Ehco Seven, late 90’s, Headtrip. In the early 2000’s it was Form of Rocket (if you have not experinced any … Continue reading

Adopt This Album! – Visions of Grimes

Grimes – Visions (Arbutus Records – 2012) I’ve been thinking a lot about Grimes lately. There’s probably nobody in music I’ve changed my opinion onmore over the last 12 months than her. When she released Visions, I shoved her off to one side as a performance art-heavy kind of performer: maybe you remember the video where she … Continue reading

Adopt This Album! – The Incendiary Mad Men (Bear Vs. Shark: Terrorhawk)

Adopt This Album! Bear Vs. Shark – Terrorhawk (Equal Vision – 2005) So it happened again… It was the same as before. The same as it always is.  A dream.  Or as a I am beginning to see it, a vision. I have now experienced the same dream more times than I can count on both … Continue reading

Adopt This Album: Saddle Creek Sweetheart

Welcome to the first Adopt This Album post. Aside from writing reviews for new music and giving shout outs to new bands that we are listening to, we wanted a section to pay homage to albums that are mainstays in our musical rotation. So, if you haven’t already heard any of the albums or artists that we … Continue reading


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