Music Utah

An Open Letter to the KRCL Board of Trustees

It’s no secret that I’ve been critical of the way that KRCL 90.9FM has been programmed and run over the past several years since the Board of Trustees hired on Vicki Mann. Since Ms. Mann has been on board, the station declined immensely in the quality of the music being played during the weekday programming […]

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Rock-N-Roll Radio

So I’ve been watching the new series “Vinyl” on HBO, and while it’s early going yet, it reminds me of what I love about rock-n-roll … it’s fast, it’s loud, it’s dangerous, it scares people, it makes people think, it gets people excited … or at least it used to. This is what I wish […]

Cycling Life Music

The Woman Problem

Read an article tonight on emusic.com about The Warped Tour’s Woman Problem, and it got me thinking. Shortly after taking an Ambien, but hopefully this is done before that kicks in. Just in case people aren’t aware of this white male’s musical tastes, Kristin Hersh (along with her associated acts Throwing Muses & 50 Foot […]

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Dear KRCL: Think Globally, Program Locally

KRCL 90.9 FM recently changed their programming, trimming Jamie Gadette’s Morning Show & Ebay Jamil Hamilton’s Midday show down to three hours each (from their previous four); in the two hour block opened up from 6:00-8:00 am, KRCL is now programming a syndicated show from NPR called World Cafe. Personally, I’m against it. I feel […]

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The Best Music of 2010 (according to me)

As the end of the year approaches, many people put together best of lists, most often related to music … so what the hell … here’s my list: Street Dogs – Street Dogs Hank Williams III – Rebel Within The Morning Benders – Big Echo Dan Sartain – Lives Sage Francis – LI(F)E The New […]

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Video Poetry (business as usual edition)

SAGE FRANCIS – THE BEST OF TIMES It’s been a long and lonely trip but I’m glad that I took it because it was well worth it. I got to read a couple books and do some research before I reached my verdict. Never thought that I was perfect. Always thought that I had a […]