Archive for January, 2009

The Friday Night Boys – That’s What She Said

Band: The Friday Night Boys Album: That’s What She Said Genre: Pop Label: Fueled By Ramen Track Listing: 1. Chasing a Rock Star 2. That’s What She Said 3. Celebrity Life 4. High School 5. Thursday Night Pregame That’s What She Said, is the newest release from pop-rockers The Friday Night Boys. Pounding drums and […]

Save The Industry – A Day To Remember – Homesick

Each week, we pick an upcoming release we feel you need to buy ASAP. It’s called SAVE THE INDUSTRY because pirates and bloggers are taking huge chunks out of what could be money to feed bands and keep labels open. We at UTG do not support piracy in any way, shape or form. In fact, […]

Live Report – Just Surrender – Who Left The Fridge Open Tour

1-20-09 Mixtape Cafe Grand Rapids, MI New venues are always welcome in the UTG book. However, Mixtape is actually taking residence in what was once Skelletones [R.I.P.]. This was the first show I’d attended since the re-opening and let me tell you, it was quite a night. I only really want to touch base […]

Cavalry Contest:

Here is the current information for the contest hosted by our friends Cavalry Records, sponsored by us and a few other companies. DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE! CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

Check This Out!

This is a commercial for the Battle of Art and Music competition hosted by Cavalry Records. We are sponsoring the contest and hope all of our band members and creative types will submit their songs and designs. We’ll keep you updated on the happenings and will be featuring the eventual winners. *Written By: James […]

New Music Video – Hit The Lights – “Drop The Girl”

After releasing one of the best reviewed album on UTG of all last year, Hit The Lights hit the road and have yet to let up except to work on bringing us a brand new music video. The last video from this album [for the song, “Stay Out”] recieved a lot of MTVU attention, but […]

Live Report – Where’s The Band? Tour

1-22-09 Michigan State University Union Ballroom East Lansing, MI It’s rare that my musical dreams come true. You know the ones where you sit around with friends and make up epic concerts you wish you had a chance to see? Well my friends, keep dreaming, because you never know what just might come true […]

Jason Reeves -The Magnificent Adventures of Heartache (And Other Frightening Tales)

  Band: Jason Reeves Album: The Magnificent Adventures of Heartache Genre: Acoustic/Folk Pop Label: ABeautifulArmyofTrees Tracks: 1. Someone Somewhere 2. Your Happy Accident 3. You In a Song 4. Reaching 5. Pretty Eyes 6. Entwined 7. Sunbeam Lights 8. Never Find Again 9. New Hampshire 10. Old Fashioned Letters 11.  Just Friends 12. The Fragrant […]

Early Pick for Best Music Video – The Killers

Sure, we weren’t the biggest fans of The Killers latest album, but, “Spaceman,” was always a track that stood out. It was the golden goose on an album wrought with so-so tracks and misses. Luckily, being the marketing geniuses they are, The Killers have brought, “Spaceman,” to the world as a single and we at […]

Live Report: The Scenic-The “Get to the Choppa tour”

1-21-09 MixTape Venue Grand Rapids, MI The Venue formally known as Skelletones is under a new name, management, and is nowhere near ready to give up on rocking. Shortly after Skelletones had its last hurrah, The Scenic [Victory Records] stopped to the Grand Rapids joint on its fifth day of the “Get to the […]

New Music Video – Alesana – Seduction

Our good friends at Fearless Records sent us news about the awesome new music video from Alesana and I thought we’d share it with you! Check out their latest album, Where Myth Fades To Legend, out now! Check out this video: Alesana – Seduction *Written By: James Shotwell*

NeverShoutNever! – Me & My Uke EP

Band: NeverShoutNever! Album: Me & My Uke Genre: Acoustic/Pop Label: Unsigned Tracks: 1. Trouble 2. Your Biggest Fan 3. Did it Hurt We’ve run into Christofer Drew a few times over the last year. First there was the ridiculously catchy, Yippee EP and then came his hardcore side project and now we’re back to NSN once […]