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On Critique and Unity

by M. Lewis Barker If I liked every local band, I would not have this site. Hell, if I liked every local band, I would have bad taste in music. And yet lately I find that it’s a huge waste of time to actively hate a group because it doesn’t fit my criteria for “good […]

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Great Local Food Joints

by M. Lewis Barker This is a music blog, but I would like to take some time out to discuss some places in Provo that have been doing a lot to support culture in Provo. The Parlor For the past few months, The Parlor has been my number one pizzeria. I can barely remember what other pizza […]

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Fan Mail #1

by M. Lewis Barker You should follow @Provo_Music on Twitter for all sorts of treats and goodies. 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 […]

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

by M. Lewis Barker Don’t forget to follow @Provo_Music on Twitter for all your local opinions in short form! 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 to the folky […]

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Q&A: A Letter from Anonymous

by M. Lewis Barker I received an e-mail from an anonymous girl yesterday, with many questions about for me. I will post the e-mail, but with any responses/comments by me added in italics. Pay attention to that, otherwise the following will be confusing. Please read both parts. The italics don’t mean “skip this”. Hello Lewis,I […]

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Egos and Sellouts

by Mike Romero Steven Foster is our guest writer today. Check out what he has to say! What the hell happened to playing music for the sake of playing music?Seriously you all know what I am talking about!!!Now to be honest, I am usually a fan of sticking it to people. I dream of a […]

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The importance of house shows

by M. Lewis Barker Now that last week’s Battle of the Bands and my first CD review are out of the way, I’d like to get into some actual blogging. This page is dedicated to really anything that has to do with Provo’s music scene or local scenes in general. So feel free to send me […]