Archive for March 22nd, 2013

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MUSIC VIDEO: Captain Murphy – “The Killing Joke”

Before Flying Lotus came out as the masked rapper Captain Murphy, we fell in love with his mixtape Duality. One of the most prominent tracks on the tape is the sinisterly sweet “The Killing Joke” which lasts a mere 2 minutes. Today, official visuals have appeared on the Captain’s YouTube page. Starting with a sample […]

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REVIEW: Circle Of Unexisted – ‘Crossroads’

Artist: Circle Of Unexisted Album: Crossroads Genre: Transgressive Rock, Industrial, Drone Metal For fans of: Acid Mothers Temple, Gnaw Their Tongues “Imagine the weird room with strange portals in different locations of some multiverse’s obscured worlds.” This statement is one used by Circle of Unexisted to explain their newest effort, Crossroads, and it seems to […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Spring Breakers

Title: Spring Breakers Director: Harmony Korine Harmony Korine is a divisive figure. To put it mildly. The director has made his name by specialising in the peculiar and the downright bizarre, becoming something of a cult poster boy in the process. Spring Breakers may accordingly appeal more to his established fanbase, if only cos they’ll […]

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Mark Rose Performs Daytrotter Session

Mark Rose recently recorded a Daytrotter session while passing through Illinois. The former Spitalfield frontman released The Sound Of A Turnaround back in January. Included in Rose’s performance were five songs, including “Georgiana”, a cover of Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”, “Decade Of A Girl”, “She Doesn’t”, and “How Can You Believe In Me”. Follow the jump […]

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REVIEW: Before You Exit – ‘I Like That’ EP

ARTIST: Before You Exit ALBUM: I Like That EP GENRE: Pop LABEL: None Before You Exit consists of brothers Connor, Riley and Toby McDonough. They’ve been making music for a number of years now, and their EP I Like That is their sophomore release. Considering how young the three of them are they are doing […]

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Burning Twilight Call It Quits

A band that I met at Warped Tour one year and supported since known as Burning Twilight have announced via their Facebook today that they will be breaking up. They haven’t divulged any details as to why they made this decision, but nonetheless they will be parting ways as a group. You can read the […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Sigur Rós – “Brennisteinn”

Sigur Rós has released a music video for “Brennisteinn”, a song that comes off of their latest album, Kveikur. The Icelandic post-rock band have been making waves with their unique ambient sound, and “Brennisteinn” shows them making massive steps forward in expanding as musicians with its bass-heavy and chilling sound. The music video does last […]

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Maps & Atlases Announce West Coast Tour Dates

Maps & Atlases, the eccentric indie group from Chicago, announced on Facebook today that they will be heading out on a string of tour dates throughout April and May. Joining Maps & Atlases on this venture will be Young Man, a creative pop group from St. Paul. The tour will begin on April 16 in […]

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15 Years Later: UTG Reflects On *NSYNC

We’ve said it before and we’ll probably say it again before the month is out, but nostalgia is the trend to beat in 2013. From albums, to books, movies, and television, people are in love all over again with the things they used to love. This weekend, one of the biggest pop music releases of […]

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STREAM: 50 Cent – “We Up” (Updated Version)

50 Cent‘s collaboration with Kendrick Lamar has already been on the web since February, but today we have an updated version of “We Up” that features two verses by Curtis instead of the original version’s sole verse and a guest spot by Kidd Kidd. As of now, the only news we have on a release […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Croods

Movie: The Croods Director: Kirk DeMicco, Chris Sanders Writer: John Cleese, Kirk DeMicco, Chris Sanders Studio: DreamWorks Animation An all-star cast and fantastic creatures brings this prehistoric story out of the cave and into your heart. I will be the first to admit that I was not excited to see The Croods. I am not a fan of kids movies, I […]

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EXCLUSIVE STREAM: In Vivid Colour Self-Titled EP

In Vivid Colour are a five piece post hardcore group hailing from Prince Albert, SK, Canada. They are currently poised to release their upcoming self-titled EP March 26 via At Your Command Records. We are pleased to announce that we have an exclusive stream of that EP right here on UTG! You can listen to […]