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Provo’s Underground: Baby Ghosts, Bare Wires, and The Howitzers at the Compound

by M. Lewis Barker There’s not a whole lot to say about the Compound. I had been attending shows at Muse and Velour for a long time before I even knew it existed, and another few months passed before I was able to attend a show there. It’s a secret little place that you could […]

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Summer Battle at Velour: Episode V: The Empire Something Whatever

by M. Lewis Barker Too tired to come up with a clever name. Here’s a hint for you future rockers out there: if your band plays fast, loud, rock for 30 minutes straight, either go running every day to build up stamina or drink a whole lot of caffeine before the show. I did neither […]

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Summer Battle at Velour: Episode IV: A Blues Hope

We have now moved onto Night 4 of our Velour Wars sextology (which is, in fact, not a word). Be sure to read parts one, two, and three if you haven’t already.

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Summer Battle at Velour: Episode III: Revenge of the Synth

by M. Lewis Barker (Thanks to Landon Young of Dream Eater/The Crylics for coming up with today’s title.) Yesterday was our busiest day yet here at Provo Music Guide, and I’d just like to thank all of you who post these silly little reviews on Facebook, because that’s where the traffic comes from. So keep on sharing! […]

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Summer Battle at Velour: Episode II: Muzak of the Clones

by M. Lewis Barker Tonight’s Battle of the Bands did not sport the legions of people that came to see their friends last night, but there was still a good crowd, especially for a Tuesday. I don’t feel like philosophizing tonight so let’s get right into the meat of the article: Proving Ground started us off […]