Monthly Archives: March 2011

Review: Pablo Blaqk – Sons & Daughters

I made a list of bands in Provo, currently at 115, and over 40 of those play some variation of acoustic indie folk. The reason that this sort of music is so prevalent in Provo is that many wish to imitate those who play it well. Read the rest of this entry

The Compound bringin’ it old school: Tacocat, 90s Television, and Glowing Heads

The Compound, Provo’s hidden venue, played the host to some fine rock/roll last night. The house was packed and my ears are still ringing. Read the rest of this entry

Thanks for all the support so far!

I honestly can’t understand what people are expecting from a free blog run by a busy college student who also works. I’m not even a writer. I haven’t gotten a good grade on a writing assignment since high school. I’ve even started every sentence so far with “I”, if that tells you anything. Read the rest of this entry

Provo can rock. It can rock hard. (Concert Report: Velour, March 25 2011)

Chasing Kings‘ frontman Matt Schwartz told me last night that no other town in the United States has a music scene like Provo.

Music is my raison d’être. I listen to it as I walk to and from campus. I listen to it as I work on art projects. I sing along loudly in my car. I’ve been playing it since Read the rest of this entry

Fan Mail #1

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Hey everyone, lately I’ve been getting plenty of e-mails, but most of those are people either asking me to review albums/shows or sometimes even asking me to help book a show! But I also get the occasional bit of fan mail, telling me Read the rest of this entry

Review: Calm Paradox – How to Mind

Most girls, when they pick up an acoustic guitar, are content to either imitate Taylor Swift or Ingrid Michaelson. They don’t sing with their real voice, opting instead to imitate the pronunciations and inflections of a favorite singer. With every newcomer, I see more and more homogeny. Read the rest of this entry

Reviews: Matt Weidauer, The Brocks, and Provo’s bustling music scene

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Last night in Provo, there were four different concerts happening within a very small radius. I found myself wandering around, seeing all the sites and running into friend after friend. At Muse Music, patrons were treated Read the rest of this entry

Glowing Heads, the Howitzers, Colleen Green, and Meth House Party Band @ the Compound (March 12, 2011)

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This was the first Compound show I’ve been to in a while, and it was the best show I have ever been to in my life. I used to go when my friends’ hardcore band played there, but since they split up I haven’t been. After Saturday’s show, I’ll do my best to never miss another one.  Read the rest of this entry

Review: Cody Taylor’s Debut Album

Hey you kids, follow @Provo_Music on Twitterto get all my fast updates, first impressions, and snarky comments (mostly the latter)!Cody Taylor has finally finished his self-titled debut album. He has been performing in and around Provo for quite some time, perfecting his sound and working on the album. Read the rest of this entry

News et cetera

I am currently making somewhat futile attempts to create a logo for Provo Music. This is where I currently am: Read the rest of this entry