Archive for July 11th, 2011

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REVIEW: Beirut – The Rip Tide

Artist: Beirut
Album: The Rip Tide
Genre: Indie

Beirut is oft-praised for his seamless interweaving of world music with more indie sensibilities, and on The Rip Tide, his latest release, he does so with particularly impressive skill. There’s a beautiful …

RUMOR: Waka Flocka Flame calling it quits

If anyone understands whack, it is obviously Waka Flocka Flame. The rapper behind “Hard In The Paint” recently tweeted about his distaste for rap and even state that he will be quitting after this year is over. Well, actually he …

STREAM: Wale ft. Big Sean & B.o.B – First Class

The internet may not be ready for a track this packed with hit makers. Bobby Ray and Big Sean join Wale for “First Class,” which will probably be your new favorite song before it even ends.

No word on this …

Kidd Kidd signed to G-Unit Records

Following their prior collaboration, 50 Cent has signed Kidd Kidd to the G-Unit roster. The New Orleans, Louisiana native recently released his single “Better Walk” featuring 50 cent, a cut off of his May 2011 release The Reallionaire. Check out …

Talib Kweli releases ‘Prisoner of Conscious’ details

Talib Kweli announced recently that his sixth studio album, entitled Prisoner of Conscience, will drop in November. The LP will feature guest performances from Mos Def, Jean Grace, Maino, Kendrick Lamar, Curren$y and Nelly. In addiction to these artists, Kweli’s …

STREAM: Pusha T ft. Tyler, the Creator – Trouble on My Mind

Collaboration of the year? Maybe.

Pusha T has been riding high since the release of Fear Of God and soon he will re-release it as an EP with new songs that are sure to carry him even farther. One of …

Yoko Ono threatens to sue over Lennon’s Bar

Yoko is back in the news, this time around, she is threatening to sue Lennon’s Bar owner Mike Craig from Dundee, Scotland. Ono is accusing the bar of copyright infringement and demands that the memorabilia is taken out of the …

Duke Kitchens and Matt Carter leave Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

Alternative Press has revealed that Duke Kitchens and Matt Carter have left Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. Though the departed have made no comment, frontman Ronnie Winters cited the need ““to focus on their personal lives, including [spending] some much-needed time with …

MTV names There For Tomorrow “PUSH Artist Of The Week”

It is no secret MTV has almost completely abandoned their original plan of broadcasting music to the masses, but that hasn’t stopped them from blogging!

Clinging to relevance, yet still catering to the masses too lazy to discover new talent …

Max Bemis (Say Anything) Daytrotter Session

Say Anything mastermind Max Bemis is the latest artist to record a Daytrotter session. Click here to stream and download Bemis’ performances of “The Church Channel, “I Never Knew You Were So Lonely,” and “I Want To Know Your Plans.…

Arctic Monkeys announce North American tour dates

Arctic Monkeys have released the second leg of fall touring dates for North America that can be viewed right here on UTG. Pre-sale for these tickets will start at 10am(CDT) on July 11th – July 13th. The group is currently …

Fair To Midland stream ‘Arrows And Anchors’ on AOL Music

Fair To Midland have partnered up with AOL Music to stream their entire new album, Arrows And Anchors, that drops tomorrow via eOne Music. Give this record a spin, and while your at it, read our official review of …

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