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Organs, Oregon, and Old Yeller


Ever wanted to relive your favorite childhood gaming nostalgia, but with, ya know, a lot more cool stuff.  Like zombies, and strippers, and several references that would fly right over the head of a young child?  Well, you probably never actually wanted that, but now that you hear it, it doesn’t sound like such a bad idea, right?…Well, if you said yes, (you’re probably a bit sadistic, maybe you should talk to a professional) then Organ Trail is your cup of tea.

Yes, that is Organ Trail, not Oregon Trail, although the basic game play is similar this rehashing of the classic game and is everything you remember (at least vaguely) but involves a lot more Continue reading

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Allred’s Self-Titled Release


Utah Local music staple Allred wanted to produce a record which they could be proud of:  “We wanted the next Allred record to stand a part from the rest and to try something different.  We wanted to take everything to another level.”  So, being a long-time fan of John Allred and the various incarnations of his band, I was excited to see if the “Kickstarter” funded self-titled album would indeed stand apart from the rest of their music.

I have to say, after listening to the album in full many times over the last few weeks, I have enjoyed it more than other recent local area releases.  With that being said however, there were a few issues I did have with “Allred”.

As a whole, the album felt like it lacked a definite flow.  With exception of the first and final tracks, it seemed that the songs could be shuffled around in any order and keep the mood of the album. Continue reading

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