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Video: X96 Toyota Big Ass Show Corey O'Brien |
10/01/2014 | Filed In: Neon Trees | Phantogram | Broods | Capital Cities | A Day to Remember | Big Ass Show | Gallivan Center | The Departure | Ocean Commotion | The Eeries

Video: X96 Toyota Big Ass Show

On Saturday, September 27th thousands gathered at the Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake City in the rain. People came a great time and to see some amazing bands: Neon Trees, Phantogram, A Day to Remember, Capital Cities, Broods, The Eeries and amazing performances by local bands The Departure and Ocean Commotion. Here's how it all went down:

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X96 Toyota Big Ass Show Meet and Greet Photos Corey O'Brien |
09/28/2014 | Filed In: X96 Toyota Big Ass Show | A Day to Remember | Phantogram | The Eeries | Neon Trees | Broods | Capital Cities | Gallivan Center | Big Ass Show

X96 Toyota Big Ass Show Meet and Greet Photos

Did you get to meet one of the X96 Toyota Big Ass Show artists? Then find your picture here. Thanks for coming to the show!  (photos taken by Vladimir Chopine)

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Video: Neon Tree's Tyler Glenn Gets Personal Corey O'Brien |
07/23/2014 | Filed In: Neon Trees | Tyler Glenn | Person2Person | Shauna Lake | KUTV | Bill Allred

Video: Neon Tree's Tyler Glenn Gets Personal

Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees sat down on a Channel 2's "Person 2 Person" with Shauna Lake in two parts to talk about Neon Tree's roots, why he doesn't have a driver's licence, coming out in Utah and the new album, "Pop Psychology."

If anything watch to see news anchors say, "Sleeping with a Friend." Then think of all the uncomfortable things you would like to watch news anchors say.

Also, I have no idea why one is big and one is small. I failed programmer's school.

 

If you want to see Bill Allred's "Person 2 Person" you can watch it here.

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Six Song Mash-ups Richie T |
06/20/2014 | Filed In: mashups | Twenty One Pilots | Childish Gambino | Coldplay | Nine Inch Nails | Young The Giant | The XX | Arctic Monkeys | Oasis | Passion Pit | T.I. | Neon Trees | Paramore

Six Song Mash-ups

Have you ever wondered what one band’s song would sound like with one another artist’s music and/or lyrics mixed in? Well that is called a “mashup.” It is always interesting to hear your favorite song mixed to the music of someone else. Just like a cover song, sometimes they suck, sometimes they rock, and sometimes they’re just… “meh.” Here are six mashups that have been handpicked for your listening pleasure:

“Car Radio” by Twenty One Pilots/”Heartbeat” by Childish Gambino

This features the music of “Car Radio” with the rap melodies of Childish Gambino combined with a verse from Twenty One Pilots. You can listen to more Twenty One Pilots/Childish Gambino mashups here. They all go really well together.

“Speed Of Sound” by Coldplay/ “This Twilight” by Nine Inch Nails

We hear the sounds of Coldplay mixed with the vocals of Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. If you have ever listened to the original version of “This Twilight” the instrumentals are a lot darker, giving the track a more sinister feel. Coldplay’s instrumentals provide a more upbeat version to the Nine Inch Nails song.

“Islands” by Young The Giant/“Intro” by The XX

If The XX were to put vocals to “The Intro” I’d imagine that it would sound a lot like this. Sameer Ghadia’s falsetto vocals work perfectly with the beats provided by The XX.

“Do I Wanna Know?” By Arctic Monkeys/“Waiting For The Rapture” by Oasis

It wouldn’t take a lot of effort to mash these songs together, considering they both have the same beat and tempo. Oasis’ vocals work well with the tune of “Do I Wanna Know?” as well as being mixed in with the vocals of Alex Turner.

“Little Secrets” by Passion Pit/“What You Know About That” by T.I.

This mashup changes a rap song into an extremely catchy dance song. T.I.’s rap has been mixed with the sounds of Passion Pit along with the chorus of “Little Secrets.”

“Animal” by Neon Trees/ “Still Into You” by Paramore

These two go together a little too well. It’s almost as though Neon Trees re-wrote “Animal” to the tune of “Still Into You.” Haley Williams does sing the chorus once, towards the end. Other than that, this features the vocals of Tylar Glenn with the instrumentals of Paramore. But it’s not too far off from something that Neon Trees could have written.

Do You have a favorite mashup that hasn't been included here? Let us know! We would love to hear it!

Written by: Zach McEntire(Intern)(@mcentirezach)

Edited by: Richie T  

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New Neon Trees video todd | Program Director
01/29/2014 | Filed In: neon trees | X96 | sleeping with a friend | pop psychology

New Neon Trees video

The new video from Neon Trees is awesome! It's like a trip to the 1980's :)

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