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There's a young and vibrant music scene right here in Utah. From Provo to Ogden and beyond, bands are playing in house concerts, live venues and local record labels are making them available to the public. RadioWest brings some of the newest and the best bands into the studio to talk about and to play their music live.

Local Music: Fictionist (Again!)


Fictionist’s Stuart Maxfield says it’s strange that music isn’t actually about making music these days. In 2011, the Utah band was a semi-finalist in a Rolling Stone cover contest and was signed by Atlantic Records. But Maxfield says they were still outsiders, and their album languished as the label tried to homogenize their sound. Atlantic has dropped them, but it’s not slowing Fictionist down. They’ve just released a new album, and Thursday, they join us live to play the new music they’re making.

RadioWest listeners can get a free download of the new song "Not Over You." You can find it here. Thanks Fictionist!

Visit us on Facebook or Twitter for a drawing of Fictionist CDs, T-Shirt, or 2 pairs of concert tickets. We'll announce winners during Friday's RadioWest.

Fictionist's  released their self-titled album October 7. It's available on Amazon and iTunes. Explore more about the band on their website, fictionist.com

There's an album release party at Velour Live Music Gallery in Provo on October 17 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available here.