SLC supports Local Arts/Music!

This year Salt Lake City is sponsoring CrucialFest! This is a win for the many young and talented artists and musicians in Salt Lake. The funds we recieved came from the Salt Lake Signautre events fund, the same fund that sponsors The Utah Arts Festival and Living Traditions. This demonstrates that SLC is ready to support the indie art/music scene in Salt Lake and Exigent is proud to partner with the city in presenting CrucialFest 3! 

Tickets will go on presale May 6th at 9:00 am via Kickstarter. They will also be available at all Graywhale locations in the near future. For more information visit or vist our FB community page.

- May 03, 2013

listen: Exigent on

Chris at invited us on his podcast and we were happy to chat with him about the label, our new releases and CrucialFest 3. Listen to the interview and be sure to check out the rest of the episodes in his archive. 

- Feb 09, 2013

SlUg Mag Reviews "Slippery Slopes" by Harmon's Heart

Harmons Heart Slippery Slopes

Harmon’s Heart
Slippery Slopes  
Exigent Records 
Street: 11.06.12
Harmon’s Heart = Grizzly Bear + Porcupine Tree  
Jarom Bischoff, owner of Salt Lake’s hardcore label Exigent Records, has decided to play the part of songwriter. His solid acoustic guitar work and vocals are the centerpiece of the album, and there is plenty of instrumental variance to keep you on your toes. A few other local musicians provide backup with violin, banjo, organ and electronic beats. The instrumental additions do a good job of adding depth and uniqueness to what could otherwise be dismissed as a typical proggy singer/songwriter sound. The album ends on a high note with “In Between,” a catchy head-bobber that encapsulates the creativity of the album in one track. The album is worth a listen for anyone who pays attention to Exigent or is willing to unplug from the local hardcore scene for a few songs. –Jesse Thomas

- Feb 04, 2013

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