Archive for July 21st, 2014

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WATCH: Jack White Covers Jay-Z’s ’99 Problems’ In Louisville

Jack White has 99 problems but an Icky Thump ain’t one. When performing at Louisville’s Forecastle Festival last Saturday night, the modern rock ‘n’ roll legend cleverly mixed the White Stripes‘ single, “Icky Thump,” with Jay Z‘s iconic rap number, “99 Problems.” Using the blues-influenced downbeat from “Icky Thump,” White spits versus from “99 Problems,” […]

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REVIEW: Joyce Manor – ‘Never Hungover Again’

Artist: Joyce Manor Album: Never Hungover Again Genre: Pop punk, alternative Label: Epitaph Records A lot can change in 20 minutes. Clients could fire you. You could find true love. You could lose it. People can die. 20 minutes of reading can teach you something you’ll always remember. Your first kiss, touch, and love can […]

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Let Mother Nature Take Control In ‘Grizzly’ Trailer

Beware the red machine. The project that was once known as Red Machine and Endangered, has been given a new, and hopefully final name with Grizzly. The story of Grizzly follows the hunt for a massive grizzly known as the Red Machine, as it preys in its land. Starring James Marsden, Billy Bob Thornton, Thomas […]

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Netflix Is Testing a ‘Privacy Mode’ To Help Keep Your Guilty Cinematic Pleasures A Secret

I have a confession to make: I do not pay for my Netflix account. My friend Justin has been using the world’s most popular streaming service for several years, and when I initially approached him about signing up myself he told me he would be fine with me using his account through my system, which […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Big Awesome – “Foliage”

On their second EP, Birdfeeder, South Carolinian emo outfit Big Awesome made a concentrated yet powerful ripple within the underground music community that has led into a culmination of exciting events for the duo. Starting off with the repressing of Birdfeeder by German label Happy Little Trees last month alongside the recent confirmation of their […]

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Weird Al Apologizes For “Highly Offensive Slur”

Did you know that the term ‘spastic’ is considered a derogatory term for people with cerebral palsy in certain parts of the world? Neither did Weird Al. The last week has seen Weird Al making headlines around the globe for the release of his hilarious new studio album, Mandatory Fun. Over the weekend, however, Al […]

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The American Scene Will Release ‘Haze’ On September 9

The American Scene return to release their new LP, Haze, September 9 through Pure Noise Records. My most anticipated for 2014 now has an official release date. The band released their sophomore LP, Safe For Now, back in late 2012 through Pure Noise Records to much acclaim. With a high appreciation for Pedro The Lion, […]

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REVIEW: Real Friends – ‘Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing’

Artist: Real Friends Album: Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing Genre: Pop-Punk Label: Fearless Records “Easy on the eyes, heavy on the heart.” Real Friends‘ lead singer, Dan Lambton, perfectly describes their new record with their own lyrics. Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing channels so much […]

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Wiz Khalifa Shares “You And Your Friends” Featuring Snoop Dogg and Ty Dolla $ign

Wiz Khalifa‘s promotional push towards the release of Blacc Hollywood continued today with the premiere of a new banger titled “You And Your Friends.” It’s hard to know what exactly Wiz Khalifa has in store for fans with his highly-anticipated new album. “We Dem Boyz” led us to believe a street heavy record could be […]

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LIVE REVIEW: The Early November @ The Studio At Webster Hall (7/16/14)

There’s a certain sense of pride that comes with singing along to every single song at a show. Coming out of The Early November‘s set last Wednesday night made me wish I were a bigger fan who vicariously sang along to every word like everyone else in the room did. The good vibes were irrevocable, […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Aubergine MACHINE

Florida-based electronic duo Aubergine MACHINE melds the production talents of decorated producer Ian Carey with the smooth vocal goodness of Shanti Ellis to form a well-balanced and highly enjoyable project that brings to mind the best elements of acts like Ghost Loft, Massive Attack, and Little Dragon. We recently spoke with Carey and Ellis about […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Juliette Jules

At just 16 years of age, Paris-based singer-songwriter Juliette Jules has recently released an impressive 5-track debut EP in Black Crow that could very well be indicative of a superstar career in the making. We recently had the opportunity to speak with the young songstress about her debut effort, the importance of balancing music and […]