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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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Exclusive Neon Trees Interview todd | Program Director
01/10/2014 | Filed In: Neon Trees | Tyler Glenn | Sleeping with a friend | pop psychology | neon trees 2014 | X96 | Todd Nuke 'Em

Exclusive Neon Trees Interview

Tyler Glenn for Neon Trees talks about the brand new song, the new album, and why he was almost ready to quit!

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The 17th Annual X96 Toyota Big Ass Show (RECAP) Magallanes90 | Promotion Director
08/14/2013 | Filed In: X96 | Big Ass Show | Neon Trees | The Used | AWOLNATION | Imagine Dragons | Grouplove | Eve 6 | The Wombats |

The 17th Annual X96 Toyota Big Ass Show (RECAP)

"The 17th Annual Toyota Big Ass Show! If You Weren't There, Start Crying Now..."

Written by Ami Chopine

Because you missed the biggest party of the year. It included scary face painting from Castle of Chaos, food, skater and biker tricks, food, man sized plastic runabout balls on water, beer, and of course food. Even Waldo made an appearance. But what we were really there for was the music and meeting the bands. Buying an album from Graywhale guaranteed a meeting. Here is a quick recap of the bands that played.

I caught Shrink the Giant before when they were competing for the BASH 2012 opening spot at Battle of the Bands in Graywhale, and they did equally as well in the bigger venue. If I want to be a rock star, I think need to grow my hair down to my waist for epic hair flipping. Wow. That takes a lot of energy, and the music wasn't half bad either. Their lyrics are fun and their music shows sophistication beyond their youth.

The secret to weight loss is to buy a guitar, rock it with a couple of thousand people, and then smash it. This workout works best if you do it several times a week. But seriously, as one twitterer put it, Dead Sara was siiiick. Emily Johnston has skills and a fantastic voice. It's good to see a woman powering it up.

Life tastes sweeter when it's wrapped in accents from Liverpool. I think every girl's heart beat a bit faster with every word The Wombats spoke or sang. But it wasn't just words that moved the crowd. This band played their instruments with passion and owned the stage, giving us a set with clean sound and a great show.

A crew cut, some colorful arms, and a voice to match. It was a Situation Infatuation with Eve 6. I didn’t get to see these guys much, but a lot of people did.

Imagine Dragons is a band that knows what it means to be men. Real men. The kind of warriors that aren't just wearing shining armor. They're living it. They've been to the bleak battlefield, wielded their instruments with power, and raised the standard. And then, when I watched them with their fans at a meet and greet they were totally sweet and kind. Like I said. Real men. But there's a problem with watching Imagine Dragon's in concert. Their albums are just shadows of the real thing, tiding their audience over until they can catch another live show.

Sadly, I missed Grouplove's set, but I did get to see them at the meet and greet. Besides having great fun on stage (or so I'm told) and in their videos, these artists are full of class. In an environment where they have the time, they really talk with and engage their fans. Before they came in, when my mustached husband asked if I wanted a pic with the band, I shrugged a non-committal no. Whatever. And yet, after seeing the band, yeah. I wanted to be Itchin' on a Photograph with them. Dude. Corny. Sorry.

Who knew that Orem could generate such an emo band like The Used? With a sound and lyrics that scrape out a hollow in the soul whether they're shreaking or crooning (and they do both equally well), The Used have turned anger and pain into a reason to jump in the air, pump some fists, and lay down some money for a CD.

Neon Trees gave us the grand finale. I’d been looking at those neon animal print balloons all day. They were delivered at the end of a set full of intense glitz with a more epic rock sound than their recorded music. Tyler has some serious charisma. He’s blond this month with an amazing studded leather jacket, and Chris Allen had purple hair that matched the atmosphere of their stage show. Orem's music scene appears to be some kind of primordial soup, with all the right stuff to generate some great music.  

Two stages of live music featuring:

 

Neon Trees The Used Grouplove Awolnation Imagine Dragons Eve 6 The Wombats Dead Sara And more… READ MORE | COMMENTS

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