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On The Rise: Trippie Redd

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Kyle Atkinson

August 8, 2018

One of the best things about hip hop is the diversity in sound and musical styles, as well as the multitude of different artists to discover and listen to. This is especially true with the newest generation of hip hop artists, commonly referred to as “Soundcloud rappers”. With the rise of some of the mo...

Album Review – Astroworld

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Kyle Atkinson

August 3, 2018

After a ridiculously long 3 year waiting period, Travis Scott has finally released his new album Astroworld. This project is named after Six Flags' Astroworld, an amusement park that used to be a Houston landmark. The park was regularly attended by Scott as a child until it was closed and demolished in 2005. Scott has mentioned that he wants this new album to sound like...

Ron Pope at the Utah Arts Festival


Sage Holt

July 19, 2018

  In today’s music culture, Ron Pope may not be a popular household name. However, it should be.  As a fully independent artist, Pope has been navigating the music industry without record label restrictions. This makes the Pope his own boss. It gives him a genuine, original sound that can no...

Opinion: What is Art?

Opinion: What is Art?

Tomey Fox

June 19, 2018

    What makes something art? According to the oxford dictionary, art is “the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power....

A TWILIGHT ZONE: The Flaming Lips/BI_ank

A TWILIGHT ZONE: The Flaming Lips/BI_ank

June 14, 2018

The drive up to Ogden from Salt Lake took longer than I expected. Took a wrong turn getting on the freeway which oddly enough ended up savings us time due to an accident on I-15. I walked into the open-air amphitheater as the first act was already playing. It was the musical project BI_ank from...

A Festival Newbie’s Take On Bonanza Camp Out 2018

A Festival Newbie's Take On Bonanza Camp Out 2018

Daniel Lee

June 12, 2018

Bonanza Campout 2018 is coming up quick, and as someone who’s never been to a festival of any kind, I couldn’t be more stoked. I will be surrounded by hundreds, even thousands of people, hanging out and listening to music together. With acts such as Wiz Khalifa and Halsey, Bonanza is sure to bring together a ...

Phone Calls Ambiguous: Cary Fagan

Phone Calls Ambiguous: Cary Fagan

D. S.

June 11, 2018

  Cary Fagan. Soft-spoken visual connoisseur. Artist. Hero. More so, one of the most important artists of our time. Operating under the realm of the Batman trope, Cary Fagan doesn’t say too much. His presence however, provides a deep sense of emancipation. His Twitter is a databa...

The Wacky And Weird You Need to Hear: IRONTOM

The Wacky And Weird You Need to Hear: IRONTOM

Tomey Fox

June 5, 2018

First Things First: Why the Wacky and Weird? Let's talk about the weird side of music. Those random groups you happen to find while surfing the depths of YouTube. That opener at the concert you went to last week. Yes, even that band your second cousin showed you at your last family reunion. The Wack...

Reflections of a Former K-UTE Station Manager

Reflections of a Former K-UTE Station Manager

Geoffrey Sutyak

May 23, 2018

In the beginning... When I first started at K-UTE I had no intention of progressing through the organization. In fact, I only intended to stay for a year, if not less. I actively tried to distance myself from extracurriculars when I came to the University of Utah. Four years of high school had been...

What’s On My Playlist: Indie Rock

What's On My Playlist: Indie Rock

Jackson Card

April 11, 2018

I know finals are just around the corner, so if you're stressed out here are a couple of my favorite songs to help calm you down and get ready to bullshit your way through some final project. If the playlist doesn't help, you can always cry to the same songs on your way back to campus this summer. "The Glo...

Five Tips For When You’re Setting Up Backstage

Five Tips For When You're Setting Up Backstage

Nick Ramos

March 13, 2018

Let’s face it, we all like to compare and contrast. For me working backstage at a rock concert is the place to be! I love the fast-paced energy of putting up all of the equipment and making sure everything is running smoothly before the crowds arrive. If you’re like me, then you would like to get ...

Women of K-UTE

Women of K-UTE

Morgan Parent

March 8, 2018

Happy International Women’s Day 2018! Here at K-UTE, we greatly appreciate the powerhouse women on our team - few though we may be. This year has seen the most female involvement at the station as far as I’m aware and that warrants some recognition. Here are a few of these amazing ladies and ...

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