Box Elder Breaks Through the Noise

Band leader Chris Archuletta discusses the DIY scene in Salt Lake City, the concept behind his debut EP and the significance of mental health.
Chris Archuletta (right) has returned to his hometown of Jackson with a new project called Box Elder. (Courtesy of Box Elder)

Local musician Chris Archuletta grew up in Jackson Hole and has recently returned home to develop his new alternative rock project, Box Elder. After a three-year musical hiatus, Archuletta recently released his debut EP as Box Elder called “These Distractions Are Constant,” launching a new path in his musical journey. 

In advance of some upcoming gigs and work beginning on a full length LP in October, Chris Archuletta joined us in the KHOL studio to discuss the DIY scene in Salt Lake City, the concept behind his debut EP and the significance of mental health.

Listen above for more.

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Jack is KHOL's music director. He says all music is in some way connected no matter the style and his mission is to provide listeners with a unique and memorable experience each time they tune in to KHOL or see him DJ live.

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