It's all coming up Foo at the tail end of 2014. The guys will be dropping their new album, "Sonic Highways" in November, but before that HBO will be airing and 8-part series also called "Sonic Highways."
The album and series focus on the recording of the new music as it was recorded in studios all over the country in some iconic cities such as Washington D.C., New Orleans, Seattle and more made apparent by the album artwork.
Whether the band will unleash a tour in support of the album has not been announced yet, but you can almost guarantee the tour would roll out in cities the album was recorded in, which could mean no show for the SLC. At least not on the first leg.
Anyway, check out the look at the HBO series below. It looks pretty intriguing.
Every Sunday night channel 2, aka KUTV, profiles a different local personality. This last Sunday they profiled Radio From Hell and X96's Kerry Jackson. They talked about growing up on a farm, Kerry's battle with cancer and what makes a person a geek. Check out the segments below and get to know Kerry a little bit better.
Kerry on getting into radio.
Kerry on being adopted.
Kerry on not having kids.You can watch Bill Allred's Person2Person here.
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.
The proprietor of two of the most popular bars in Salt Lake (Bar X and Beer Bar), actor and star of "Modern Family", Ty Burrell, loves Salt Lake so much that he wrote us a nice little love letter. As picked up by the Trib via the Huffington Posts "Love Letter" section, Ty wrote about Salt Lake:
"I’m fairly certain that you’re about to explode onto the national scene in the way that some other smaller cities have in the past 10 years," Burrell wrote in the Huffington Post letter. "I will try to keep my jealousies at bay as people move here."
Read the full letter here and swoon away in a bubble bath.
So Salt Lake, don't ever sell yourself short again. Get some hair product and an expensive shirt from Nordstrom Rack because we have a date with a star.
(Photo of Beck performing at the 2014 Coachella Music Festival by Corey O'Brien)
One of the most anticipated events of the Summer has finally been announced and here's the line-up!
July 10 Ms. Lauryn Hill & Thunder Cat
July 17 TV on the Radio & Twin Shadow
July 24 Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires & The Budos Band
July 31 Wu-Tang Clan & Run the Jewels
August 7 Local Natives & TBA
August 14 Beck & Furture Islands
August 21 De La Soul & TBA
August 28 The Head and the Heart & TBA
The Twilight Concert Series is held Thusday nights in Pioneer Park in downtown Salt Lake City. Admission is $5 and tickets are on sale now by clicking here.
You can also visit the Twilight Concert page here.
-Corey O'Brien and on Twitter @coreyx96
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