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Sleeper Sundays: Edition 1 – Corporate Lingo

Sleeper Sundays: Edition 1 - Corporate Lingo

Adam Proffit

February 2, 2020

Welcome to Sleeper Sundays, the first in a series of posts where I spotlight artists that are on the come-up and that the music industry is sleeping on. Enter Corporate Lingo, self-made Atlanta based rapper/producer/civil engineer, chasing the bread with his degree, but also part-time rapper making hi...

The Music of JOKER

The Music of JOKER

Bennett Johnson

January 31, 2020

As one of the most controversial films of the year, JOKER continued to spark heated debate when it topped the list of Oscar-nominees, receiving eleven nods including best actor, best director and best original music score. Whatever your opinions are of the movie or its director, Todd Philips, it must ...

Halsey’s “Manic” album review: Breaking down her walls

Halsey’s “Manic” album review: Breaking down her walls

Victoria Iuzzini

January 30, 2020

Halsey released her third album, Manic, on January 17th after much anticipation from fans. Manic includes the previously released singles “Without Me”, “Graveyard”, “clementine”, "Suga's Interlude", “You should be sad”, and “Finally // Beautiful Stranger”. With each single soundin...

Hip hop predictions 2020: /r/hiphopheads edition

Hip hop predictions 2020: /r/hiphopheads edition

Kyle Atkinson

January 29, 2020

I’ve mentioned this before, but I need to reiterate that Reddit is a wonderful place for discussion and involvement. There are subreddits for nearly anything you can think of. I’d suggest creating an account and finding communities that interest you. Thankfully, the music community is booming on ...

Aaron Watson Takes the Country Dance to The Depot

Aaron Watson Takes the Country Dance to The Depot

Sudha Reynolds

January 25, 2020

Aaron Watson gave an energetic performance at The Depot this past weekend, January 17th! He headlined the show and brought in a large swarm of cowboys and cowgirls. The night started out with a meet & greet, giving some of us the opportunity to get a photo with Aaron Watson. They only gave us a...

Rap up: My favorite hip hop artwork of 2019

Rap up: My favorite hip hop artwork of 2019

Kyle Atkinson

January 24, 2020

Let’s face it: the artwork that goes with music is a very important part of hip hop as an artform. Just imagine listening to all of your favorite songs/albums without the cover art there to represent what you’re hearing. It’s a bit hard isn’t it? I know it is for me. I couldn’t imagine liste...

Attraction in Sports

Attraction in Sports

Zach Janis, Sports Blog Aficionado

January 23, 2020

Reader, come sit down, we need to have a talk. We’ve been talking, and we’ve noticed you’ve started to become close with some of your favorite teams and athletes. This is totally fine, we’re proud that you’re allowing these feelings to happen, we just want to make sure you have the tools...

The Music of Uncut Gems

Adam Sandler as Howard Ratner in Uncut Gems

Bennett Johnson

January 22, 2020

Notorious for starring in lackluster comedies, Adam Sandler rarely gets the opportunity to truly flex his acting muscles. As a veteran of Saturday Night Live, Sandler clearly does not lack talent, and his abilities are on full display in Uncut Gems. Directed by Josh and Benny Safdie, Uncut Gems takes u...

SLC’s Zac Ivie continues to show hard work’s payoff

SLC's Zac Ivie continues to show hard work's payoff

Tyki Rose and Roberto Elguera

January 20, 2020

Meet Zac Ivie, a local emcee and all around artistic presence in the Salt Lake City hip hop scene. He is also the founder of Get it Write Records, an independent label that recently began signing local artists. The label is also home to frequent networking parties which Ivie views as an essential tool for up...

Local Artist Spotlight: Sofii Fuego

Local Artist Spotlight: Sofii Fuego

Tyki Rose and Max McGill

January 17, 2020

Sofii Fuego is an up-and-coming artist in Salt Lake City. She creates high energy, contemporary hip hop music infused with Latin flavor that is both lyric and substance heavy. She stopped by the station recently to promote her newest single entitled “Frida” which released just one week prior to our interview with Sofii. During our...

Hidden Gem: Crack Cloud

Hidden Gem: Crack Cloud

Jackson Card

January 15, 2020

The act of discovery is a beautiful thing. Especially in regard to music. From finding a new artist to diving into a new album from a favorite musician, this is what fuels me as a music fanatic. Some music takes time to grow into. Other stuff speaks to you immediately. The later was absolutely the case...

Rap up: My favorite hip hop albums of 2019

Rap up: My favorite hip hop albums of 2019

Kyle Atkinson

January 13, 2020

During the 2010s decade, we had a lot of years that could be considered legendary for hip hop. By legendary I mean that big artists dropped albums, the news was interesting, new artists popped onto the scene, etc. One year that falls into this vein is 2013, with the release of Kanye West’s Yeezus, Mac ...

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