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Local Releases: King Niko of the Jack Pines

New local music from King Niko, Festive People, Jack Pines and more


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Last week may have been slow, but this week is seeing a ton of new local music for your ears to enjoy. We'll have two release shows happening over the next week, but first take a look below at 16 fresh digital album releases from Utah-centric bands, then join us underneath that list to find out about the concerts you should be checking out.


BuzzBox - Soundtrack To Nothing
Natalie Finamore - Trading in My God Complex
DJ Kese - Gutta Formula
Coyote Vision Group - Self Titled
Organic Vs Mechanic - Ringtones and Notifications (EP)


100day delay - Letters (EP)
Scott Lambson - Inspire
Despite Despair - Unyoke Remastered (EP)
Creature Double Feature - Tomorrow's Weather


You and Dennis - dENNIS cRIED bOUT iT (EP)
Ben Brinton - Poli . tiks
Jeremy Harvey - Finding Light
Eminent Sol - Enola Gay (EP)
Tumblr Conspiracy Theories - Friends ? ? ? ? (EP)
Phobia The Greatest - Benighted


On Saturday there's a pair of shows happening, the first at Velour for Festive People, but it's only a release for their latest single. You can go check it out as they play with  Neu Yeuth (Claire Elise) and Taylor Mir. The other show happening that night is from King Niko, the quintet from SLC featuring Ransom Wydner, Reid Laitinen, Benny Moffat, Whil McCutchan and Tim Rawcliffe. The group has been together nearly seven years and already have a decent discography under their belts. Their latest full-length album, Getting Away With It, will be released tomorrow night as the band plays at The Royal. Grab a copy and see them perform with The Beachmen and Muzzle Flash opening. Tickets are $5 and the show starts at 9 p.m.


And finally on Wednesday, April 27, we'll see the debut release from Jack Pines. This is a folk/rock trio who are transplants from Mesa, Ariz., now claiming Provo as their home. The band features Taylor Brimhall, Gregory Denton and Tony Reed; they're a killer live act that has earned a nice following in Utah County. Their debut full-length album, Laws of Motion, will be released next week at Velour as the band plays with Steel Born Buffalo and Kitfox opening the show. Tickets are $8 and the show starts at 8 p.m.


Love music, head out, buy local!