Archive for February 1st, 2014

Man-Overboard 2013

Man Overboard Release Free Tour Sampler

The guys in Man Overboard will be heading out on a milestone tour with All Time Low and Handguns next month, and to make sure that everyone is familiar with their pop punk style, the group has released a free, five track sampler. You can download the sampler from their webstore. Featuring a mix of […]


True Groove Records Sign Worldwide Distribution Deal With The Orchard

Tomás Doncker’s True Groove label just recently signed a massive global distribution and licensing deal with The Orchard, teaming up to further represent and expand True Groove’s progressing label and “Global Soul” artists in what will inevitably be a massive year and future for Doncker and his talented cohorts. Doncker explains, “We are very excited […]


Action Bronson and Riff Raff Collaborate On “Grammy”

Riff Raff‘s long-awaited debut album may still be in label limbo, but that is not stopping hip-hop’s most viral rapper from releasing another banger worthy of radio play. Collaborating with the one and only Action Bronson, Riff Raff goes in about his frustrations over not being nominated for awards at music’s biggest night on “Grammy.” […]


FREE MP3: Trinidad James – “Def Jam”

The last time Trinidad James delivered new music we were in the final weeks of summer. At the time, we expected his Def Jam label debut to be announced in the fall, but that day never came to pass. In fact, it turns out the execs at Trindad’s label have shelved his debut album for […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 1/26-2/1

As a site that covers both music and film, we always love seeing those two worlds cross paths. That’s the case in this week’s edition of Weekly Wax. Movie buffs who also happen to collect records are in, with a few new pressings on the way from Death Waltz Recording Company, including the classic Forbidden […]


Required Listening: Marty Grimes Featuring G-Eazy – “Bang Bang”

There is no better way to start a day at UTG HQ than by discovering a new talent buried in the avalanche of emails that fill our inbox each and every morning. This week, that star in the making is California native Marty Grimes. It’s hard to summarize the sound Marty Grimes delivers, but it […]


UTG INTERVIEW: Oakes & Smith

Robert Oakes and Katherine Smith met by chance in the summer of 2007 and as they connected immediately on many levels, the two brought their creative strengths together to form a project that has been progressing ever since. The two just released their brand new album, First Flight, in November of 2013, a beautiful folk […]

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REVIEW: Monks Of Mellonwah – ‘Turn The People’

Artist: Monks Of Mellonwah Album: Turn The People Genre: Alt-Rock, Indie Australia’s Monks Of Mellonwah are back with their debut full-length album following a series of EPs in more recent years since their inception in 2009. Having enjoyed their previous material and evolution as they explored new areas of rock from release to release, I […]