Blending reverb-soaked shoegaze with minimalist electronic production, The KVB's music reflected Nicholas Wood and Kat Day's mastery of atmosphere even as their sound evolved over the course of the 2010s. Early releases such as 2012's debut album, Always Then, dealt in brittle beats and sonic blasts that evoked Cabaret Voltaire and the Jesus and Mary Chain in equal measure, but the duo's style became more streamlined and sharp-edged on later efforts such as 2018's Only Now Forever.
Formed in 2010 by singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Nicholas Wood as a solo project, The KVB got started with a number of limited cassette and vinyl releases that included the single "The Black Sun" on FLA Records and the Into the Night EP on Downwards Records. Vocalist/keyboardist/visual artist Kat Day joined Wood in 2011, and The KVB released its debut album, Always Then, in 2012 on Clan Destine Records. The duo kicked off a busy 2013 with the release of its second full-length, Immaterial Visions, for the Minimal Wave imprint Cititrax that February, then followed it with a remix EP featuring contributions by Regis and Silent Servant that May; in November, a reissue of 2011's previously limited-edition cassette release Minus One arrived on Brian Jonestown Massacre mastermind Anton Newcombe's A Records label.
Mating Ritual is an independent pop duo based in Los Angeles, California. Previously known as Pacific Air, Ryan Marshall Lawhon founded Mating Ritual in 2014 when his brother Taylor decided to go back to school. Initially a solo project, Ryan became increasingly more collaborative leading up to the debut album, 2017’s How You Gonna Stop It?, where the brothers realized they missed creating music as a duo and immediately began work on Mating Ritual’s sophomore album, the post punk leaning, critically acclaimed Light Myself On Fire.
As part of a one time joke that’s becoming reality, the brothers jumped ahead of schedule on their 5 albums in 5 years plan, finishing a third LP only months after LMOF. Named after their least favorite hashtag, Hot Content refines the sounds and ideas created on the first two albums, fusing the pop sensibilities of the debut with the more artistic impulses of their sophomore. Hot Content is slated for release May 10, 2019, on Ryan’s own label, Smooth Jaws.
Rocky Mountain Power's Michael Lange will present his company's long-range plan and answer questions on the 21st. This public meeting is sponsored by Utah Valley Earth Forum.
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Andrew Combs is a singer and songwriter whose work bridges the freedom and
possibility of his visual art with the influence of classic writing and storytelling. On his
new album, Ideal Man, Combs worked with producer/engineer Sam Cohen (Kevin
Morby, Benjamin Booker) to achieve a more raw, direct sound. The collection was
captured live in Cohen’s Brooklyn studio, with compact, muscular arrangements fueled
by taut, elastic grooves, and also featuring Combs’ longtime collaborators, drummer
Dom Billet and guitarist/keyboardist/bassist Jerry Bernhardt. While Combs may be best
known as a singer/songwriter in the classic 1970s Laurel Canyon sense of the term, he
proves the true versatility of his work here, often setting his acoustic aside in favor of
atmospheric synthesizers and distorted electric guitars. The songwriting for Ideal Man
was partly inspired by Combs’ recent fascination with painting. Combs started painting
when his wife was pregnant (They welcomed a daughter in 2017). “It really changed the
way that I write songs,” he reflects. “When I paint, I might start with a very abstract idea
or maybe even just a feeling, but from there I’ll paint and scrape and paint and erase and
keep on painting until something starts to take shape. I just let nature play out.”
Samba Fogo presents a four-week Brazilian drum workshop! Four (4) Sundays: October 6, 13, 20, & 27 1:00-2:00PM SLC Arts Hub 663 W. 100 S. in Salt Lake City All Levels, Age 10+ welcome Instruments are supplied $50 for the four-class workshop (Sorry, no single classes available - must purchase entire workshop) Info and Registration link: http://sambafogo.com/event/brazilian-drum-workshop-3/ Classes will be taught by Samba Fogo Musical Director Mason Aeschbacher, who holds a Master's degree in Music from the University of Utah. Mason has been studying, performing and teaching Brazilian drumming for over 15 years. The workshop culminates in a drum audition to join the Samba Fogo band for all interested students! Held on November 1 from 1:00-2:00pm, see separate event for details.
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Samba Fogo presents a 6-week beginning samba dance workshop! Learn the fundamentals of Brazilian Samba dance in a fun and welcoming setting designed for the beginning student. All levels, ages 10-100 welcome. Wear comfortable clothing you can move freely in. Tennis shoes, dance shoes, or bare feet are all appropriate. No previous dance experience necessary - complete beginners are completely welcome! This workshop meets once a week for six (6) weeks on Tuesdays: October 22 and 29, and November 5, 12, 19, and 26 SLC Arts Hub (663 W. 100 S.) 7:00-8:00pm Full 6-Class Workshop: $80 Single Drop-in Class: $20 (Samba Fogo class cards are accepted for this workshop: 8 punches for full workshop, 2 punches per drop-in class). A minimum of six (6) students must be pre-registered for the full workshop in order for it to run.
Please register well in advance on our website: http://sambafogo.com/event/beginning-samba-workshop-2/ Please email email@example.com with any further questions.
Returning to The Depot!! The British Invasion brought us the two most popular rock groups of all time, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, as well as the liveliest debate in rock history - which band is the greatest? These two legendary bands will engage in a musical “shoot out of the hits” featuring internationally renowned tribute bands, Abbey Road and Satisfaction - The International Rolling Stones Show.