February 29th, 2012 | by Chase Larson
Bolstered under the patriarchal wing of musician/producer Joshua James, this young group has thrived in the burgeoning indie folk scene with an impressive a blend of harmony, picked guitar reverb and just a hint of twang
February 28th, 2012 | by Jordan Petersen
I have a bit of a weakness for subtle, complex lyrical writing. Listen carefully to the whole thing, because while the tune is sweet and simple enough, it's the writing that gives the song its substance.
February 28th, 2012 | by Amanda Taylor
Last night while I was watching the Academy Awards, I kept thinking “why them?” nearly every time a presenter took the stage
February 27th, 2012 | by Kristin Clift
There’s really only one word to describe M.I.A.’s “Bad Girls” music video — bada**. The hook is addictive and the Middle Eastern flair to the beat makes it the perfect song to dance to.
February 27th, 2012 | by Jordan Petersen
If you decide to see this movie, just go ahead and leave after fangirl spews blood all over her capeless hero. By that point, you’ll have seen all the best parts, so spare yourself another hour or so of horror-by-numbers
February 23rd, 2012 | by Jordan Petersen
The film ultimately finds a way to transcend a series of disturbing questions by falling back on the answer that supersedes them: we can face anything if we can manage to stick with the people we love. Take Shelter is a revelation of nearly Biblical proportions
February 15th, 2012 | by Chase Larson
With a melting pot of genres like R&B, jazz and indie rock swirled together in a meticulously hand-picked playlist, one simple trait connects all the tracks together: an undeniable groove.
February 7th, 2012 | by Jordan Petersen
The nice thing about “Top Ten” lists (or 11, ahem) is that they serve as a reminder that no matter how many terrible movies come out in a year, you can count on finding some films that were worth the while
February 2nd, 2012 | by Randall Castillo
Right now, some-hit-wonder Parachute is hosting a contest across five cities to give bands the chance to open for them. We’ve had our eye on the Salt Lake City tournament over the past week and it has certainly caught our attention — the two remaining competitors have had some interesting exchanges
February 2nd, 2012 | by Chase Larson
A unique and folk-induced take on a dance floor classic that goes above and beyond basic cover duty. Perhaps it's presumptuous, but one can only imagine the King of Pop nodding in approval