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Mmend releases ‘otherworldly’ first album

For “Spectator,” the passion and effort are obvious. “We did everything ourselves,” Mitchell Winter said. “All of the art, the social media, the music, the videos — everything was us.”

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UVU theater major Aspen Thompson setting sights on Broadway career

Aspen Thompson, a junior theater major, has a clear and dedicated passion for theater. Her experience and enthusiasm have led her to the UVU theater program where she is currently studying and emphasizing in acting.

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Run the world girls: Velour’s Les Femmes series aims to inspire female artists

Les Femmes, a four-night event spotlighting local female musicians, kicked off its eighth annual showcase on Thursday, Feb. 21. Every band on the bill featured acts fronted by women.

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UVU Commercial Music students react to Noorda Center at first showcase in building

Students in the Commercial Music program presented their original works at their semester’s showcase on Friday, Feb. 15. Performers discussed embarrassing moments during sound checks, the camaraderie a pleasant distraction from pre-show jitters as they prepare to perform in the Noorda Performing Arts Center, the new arts building. “Seeing the new concert hall and the […]

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Best-of-decade lists are coming—what albums will make the cut?

Purple Rain by Prince. Nevermind by Nirvana. Kid A by Radiohead. These albums are considered by critics and major publications to be among the best of their decade. While it may be challenging to contextualize the recent past in the annals of history, many notable groups will attempt such a thing this fall when they […]

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Fox Running debuts first single ‘Fox or Flower’ at Velour

Provo’s Fox Running celebrated the release of their debut single, “The Fox or Flower,” with a blissful set at Velour Live Music Gallery on Thursday, Jan. 31. The band is fronted by former Pipes member Emmelie Arntz, who brought members of her previous group on to perform a small set before closing out the night […]

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Backseat Lovers celebrate album release at Velour

One of Utah’s hottest bands, The Backseat Lovers, performed at Velour on Saturday, January 26 in front of a sold-out crowd to celebrate the release of their first full-length album When We Were Friends. Opening for the Lovers were another trending name in the Utah music scene—Sammy Brue and the Grinders. Blue Rainboots then hit […]

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Review: Weezer conquer #TBT with surprise release of decent covers LP

Out of nowhere Weezer decided to grace fans with a cover album last Thursday, which is being called The Teal Album. Coming a little over two months before a healthily anticipated new album, referred to as The Black Album, due out March 1. Also of note, on an interview with Zane Lowe Weezer let slip […]

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2019: What Trevor Davis is anticipating in gaming, music and film

Now that we are officially over 2018, it’s time to look ahead to what we should be excited for in the world of art and media. While 2018 was an incredible year in the realms of video games, horror movies and comic book media, it was somewhat less so as far as music and the […]

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