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 Nov 29 - Dec 5, 2012 
SLC SongstressPunks Up the Uke

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SLC Songstress Punks Up the Uke

Jessica Davis on code and categories

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
We gabbed with uke-thrash soloist Jessica Davis, a.k.a. S.L.F.M., about touring, acronyms, secrets and uncertainty.
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Jessica Stone, a.k.a. DJ Bea

Song Roulette

Golden Girl and Friends Throw No Fun Dance Party

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
DJ Bea played Song Roulette with us in celebration of her jam-packed weekend DJ schedule.
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Sonic Reducer

Jozef van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch The Mystery of Heaven · Rolo Tomassi Astraea · Joe Martinez More More Rock'N'Roll

This week, we listened to Jozef van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch, Rolo Tomassi and Joe Martinez.
Chelsea Wrightson

Flyer on the Wall

Halftone Hoedown

By Samantha Anne Carrillo
Artist Chelsea Wrightson’s flyer invites fans of women-powered media to shake their groove thing to benefit Neblina.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, May 6)

Floating on Cloud Nine

Infrequency • trance • Graeme Byous • electronica, progressive • AnthonyMarx 9 • house

By Megan Reneau
As a society we can agree that we’re ready for a heightened consciousness. In my experience, that is achieved through music–specifically trance. On Friday, May 6, at 9pm you can be lifted up physically, by climbing the stairs up to the mezzanine at the Historic El Rey Theater, and mentally, after listening to the rhythms and noise from AnthonyMarx, Graeme Byous, and Infrequency at Elevated: A Night of Trance and Progressive. For just $5, these DJs from the desert are ready to hypnotize with their beautiful, repetitive melodies and ambient echos.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, May 7)

Rock Jong Il Rocks Out

Rock Jong Il • punk • Suspended • metal • Russian Girlfriends • rock • Get Action • punk

By August March
On Saturday, May 7, put down that Communist Manifesto you've been perusing and take a stroll Downtown to Launchpad for the album release party of Rock Jong Il. The quintet of local rockers and stalwart party members are having a fete to celebrate the recording Dictators of Rock. Longtime members of the anti-capitalist forces seeking a rock and roll revolution in this city, Rock Jong Il have a sound that reviewers have rightly compared to seminal bands like Pere Ubu and the Dead Boys. Though the comrades in Rock Jong Il wear their influences heart-like on their tattered, war-weary sleeves, they're anything but derivative. With a list of songs that explore the miasma of postmodern culture through a cynical lens—through the use of hardcore aesthetics balanced with a casual mastery of their instruments—the band depends on the musicianship of its members. Rock Jong Il is a band whose steadfast dedication to form and function result in a rocking and rousing output. Members Jeff Cohen, Johnny Huchmala, Jay Collins, Bob Beckley and Brandon Davis have got what it takes to move past insurgency and toward world domination. Get Action, Suspended and Russian Girlfriends will provide support for a night of rampage and revolt. Tickets for this introduction to what punk rock should probably sound like cost $5.
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