Archive for July 17th, 2014

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The Pineapple Thief Announce New Record

Two years after the release of All The Wars, The Pineapple Thief have revealed details surrounding their forthcoming record. Entitled Magnolia, the band’s first full-length to feature drummer Dan Osborne is set to hit stores on September 16 via Kscope. We’ll be sure to let you know as soon as a single is released or […]

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VINYL REVIEW: The Story So Far – ‘Songs Of’

Artist: The Story So Far Album: Songs Of Release Date: June 17, 2014 Label: Pure Noise Records After much delay, the 10-inch vinyl release of The Story So Far’s five-track acoustic EP, Songs Of, has finally arrived. Following the success of the band’s lovely “Clairvoyant,” an acoustic cut that was released on an excellent 7″ […]

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Stream Donovan Wolfington’s “Spiders,” Part Of A Charity Benefit Compilation

Louisianna five-piece Donovan Wolfington have re-recorded an old track by the name of “Spiders” for Big Footprints Records‘ The Big Comp II, a compilation that benefits 1BlueString and The Nature Conservancy’s Adopt An Acre program. Along with Donovan are 84 other artists that have donated a track to the compilation, including Citizen, Foxing, The Hotelier, […]

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Ron Howard To Head Upcoming Beatles Documentary

Whether you enjoy their songs or not, it is impossible to deny The Beatles‘ influence on modern music. The Liverpool foursome have dominated the airwaves for decades and today are revered by many as the greatest rock band to ever exist, having influenced everyone from Dave Grohl to Elton John. As such, acclaimed director Ron […]

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Rest In Peace: Elaine Stritch (1925 – 2014)

First Johnny Winter, and now this? Today sucks. News has been breaking for the past hour that broadway and screen legend Elaine Stritch died on Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Michigan. She was 89. Stritch started her entertainment career more than half a century ago. She landed a few small TV roles at the […]

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Stream Volumes’ New Album, ‘No Sleep’

Following an extensive promotional campaign that yielded three blistering singles, the California outfit Volumes have begun streaming their second full-length album, No Sleep, in full. Give it a spin after the break, and share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. If you like what you hear, the five-piece will be riding out the […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Zach Braff Talks ‘Wish I Was Here’

A little over a year ago, Scrubs star Zach Braff made international headlines when he turned to the world of Kickstarter to fund his latest film. Fans of Braff and his previous cinematic creation (Garden State) funded the project in less than 48 hours, which brought delight to some and rage to others. Some were […]

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THE HUDSON PROJECT: Holy Ghost! Reflect On Their “Talking Heads Moment” On Letterman

Holy Ghost! are a brand of their own. Their unique blend of indie, funk, and electronic vibes combine for a sound that makes you want to dance and relax at the same time. You may be unsure of what you’re exactly listening to, but you’re a-okay with that. If you’ve listened to their 2013 release […]

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TRAILER: ‘The Conjuring’ Prequel Reveals Origins of ‘Annabelle’

In most circles, Annabelle has been referred to as a spin-off ever since it was announced shortly after The Conjuring became one of last summer’s massive box-office successes. Today, we’re given our first extended look at Annabelle, with a trailer that more or less confirms the film is actually a prequel to The Conjuring. I […]

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A.C. Newman And Dan Bejar Go On A One-Take Stroll Through The “War On The East Coast”

The next step in the wonderful return of The New Pornographers is “War On The East Coast,” the follow-up to last months new single and title track “Brill Bruisers.” Director Thom Glunt, a music video veteran, does a fine job of selling chaos, even with a small cast and minimal effects. People sprint in and […]

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UTG Premiere: Amative – “Selfish Desires” (Official Music Video)

We have been focusing a lot of our efforts in July on exposing readers to new music, and today may be my favorite of all ‘discovery’ posts to debut so far on the site. Amative are a crushingly heavy outfit from Ohio who are not afraid to wear their hearts on their sleeves. Their debut […]

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Required Listening: Young Thug Featuring T.I. & Zuse – “Eww Eww Eww” (Remix)

Thugga Thugga continues his rise to the top of the urban music game today with the release of the highly-anticipated remix for “Eww Eww Eww.” It’s kind of hard to believe that we live in a day and age where a song with a title like “Eww Eww Eww” can become a viral sensation, let […]