Archive for November 26th, 2013

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Mike Birbiglia

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Mike Birbiglia’s comedy career. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com. […]

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Mazzy Star Perform on Fallon for First TV Appearance in 20 Years

In September of this year, California’s iconic dream-pop veterans Mazzy Star released their first album in over 17 years, Seasons of Your Day. They toured in support of that album beginning earlier this month, making it their first time running around the country in 17 years as well. Now they stopped through the little box inside […]

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REVIEW: Allison Weiss – ‘Say What You Mean (Sideways Sessions)’

Artist: Allison Weiss Album: Say What You Mean (Sideways Sessions) Genre: Pop rock No Sleep Records has signed a lot of great artists in the past year or so, both veteran and up-and-coming, but Allison Weiss is probably my favorite of the bunch. Her first full-length with the label, Say What You Mean, was released […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Breathe Carolina – “Savages”

Track: “Savages” Artist: Breathe Carolina Album: Savages Fans have anxiously been waiting for new music to come from the Denver-based electro pop outfit known as Breathe Carolina. Not because it’s been such a long time since the band last released music (Hell Is What You Make It was released in 2011), but because longtime vocalist/co-songwriter […]

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States Stream New Album

States will release their new album, Paradigm, on December 3, but you can stream it in full after the break. This is the second full-length from the indie rock quintet, following 2011’s Room To Run, and it was funded through a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year. For those unfamiliar with States, the band was […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: New Empire Talk New Album, Coming To America

Australian indie-pop act New Empire are making strides toward mainstream American success. The band are preparing to release their third LP, In A Breath, here in America this coming January. The band finished up an Australian tour last October and are currently spinning a new single, “Say It Like You Mean It,” worldwide. The band’s […]

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Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Charges

A year-long story that caught the scene off guard has taken a turn many fans feared for months. According to the BBC, Lostprophets‘ frontman Ian Watkins has plead guilty to a series of child sex offenses, including attempted rape of a baby. Watkins, who previously claimed to have “furiously denied” the allegations, made his decision […]

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Ariana Grande Releases Holiday Original “Love Is Everything”

Ariana Grande is riding a wave of positive press following her performance on this weekend’s American Music Awards. Hoping to make the most of the spotlight she’s now released an original holiday song full of joy, sleigh bells, and yes – love. Built on a mid tempo beat and plenty of the aforementioned bells, “Love […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Flannel Mouth Tease New Single “Oh, Bastard”

Good morning, everyone! We have a jam packed day of features ahead, and we figured there was no better way to get things rolling than by sharing some exciting new music from our friends at Switchbitch Records. Later this week up and coming rock outfit Flannel Mouth will be premiering their new single, “Oh, Bastard.” […]

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Akissforjersey Release New Song

Back in 2006, Akissforjersey made waves in the post-hardcore world with their debut full-length, Keep Your Head Above the Water. The North Carolina group will return in 2014 with New Bodies, their first release since 2008’s Victims, and you can check out first single, “War,” after the break. The song is a heavier twist on […]

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The Words We Use Part Ways With Vocalist

The Words We Use are a post hardcore outfit hailing from New Haven County, Connecticut. The band released their EP, Morals, last year and have also released a number of music videos in that time. Though from the outside it seemed like everything was running smoothly for the band, it’s now come to light that […]