Archive for July, 2014

The Spongebob Squarepants Movie Sponge Of Out Water

2D Turns 3D In First Trailer For ‘The Spongebob Squarepants Movie: Sponge Of Out Water’

The last several weeks have been filled with peculiar (and sometimes terrifying) imagery promoting the upcoming return of Spongebob Squarepants to theaters nationwide. We’ve known for months the film would feature the beloved cartoon characters interacting with the world beyond the ocean floor, but it wasn’t until this morning that audiences got their first real […]

Missy

Get Your Freak On; New Missy Elliott Record In The Works

Way before teenage girls with Instagram would twerk it, Missy ‘MISDEMEANOR’ Elliott taught our youth how to work it. And before Timbaland was recognized for working with artists such as Justin Timberlake, he was notoriously known for shooting rappers like Elliott into the next realm of hip-hop super stardom. “It’s coming,” producer Timbaland told Rolling […]

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UTG TV: Warped 2014 With Crown The Empire

The monster that is Crown The Empire has evolved enormously since the last time the band played Warped Tour. The theatrical rockers’ new record The Resistance: Rise Of The Runaways is available now and has been met with much praise. The band makes for a truly unique member of the Rise Records roster, which they […]

the hydrothermal vents

UTG INTERVIEW: The Hydrothermal Vents

To my knowledge, The Hydrothermal Vents are the one and only band I’ve encountered that are inspired by the works of David Attenborough, and as a huge fan of Planet Earth and The Blue Planet, this little factoid thrills me to no end. THV are all over the place genre-wise but the ocean themes run […]

heylel

UTG INTERVIEW: Heylel Discuss ‘Nebulae’

Just last month, Portugal-based four-piece Heylel released their newest full-length effort in Nebulae, an 11-track LP that takes on a life of its own in a very specific and intentional structure. We’ll have a review of the album in soon, but in the meantime you can read our interview with the band below where we […]

NSYNC

NSYNC Are Just As Surprised By Their New Album As You Are

Surprise albums seem to be what’s in right now. But an album so under wraps that the band itself isn’t aware of its existence? Is that going to be a thing now? A new NSYNC album was released yesterday, and physical copies of it are quickly flying off the shelves. The album, titled The Essential, […]

Less Than Jake 2013

Less Than Jake Announce Canadian Tour With Big D And The Kids Table

Ska legends Less Than Jake are currently finishing up this year’s Warped Tour on the main stage including playing their 365th show for the tour in West Palm Beach, FL a couple days ago. This isn’t stopping the band anytime soon, though, for they have just announced that they will be embarking on a Canadian […]

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Son Lux Shares Moving Video for “Lanterns Lit”

Ryan Lott, aka Son Lux, is a busy man. As of this year, he has put out an album with super group Sisyphus, joined with Sufjan Stevens and Serengetti. He also has a score for the film The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, and a produced record for an ensemble by the name of yMusic. In […]

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Animal Collective Stream DJ Set; Announce Dates

After Avey Tare has had a few dates in support of his side project, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, it appears that three-fourths (Geologist, Deakin and Avey Tare) of Animal Collective will hit up a couple of major cities in the US and host some DJ sets. Unfortunately there is no Panda Bear, but this should […]

Embracer

Embracer Sign To Imminence Records, Plan On Releasing New Album

Embracer are a five piece post hardcore outfit based out of Charleston, West Virginia. The group have been fine tuning their sound ever since they got together back in 2011. In that time they’ve earned themselves a healthy fanbase, and now they are taking the next step in their career. Earlier today Imminence Records announced […]

Foxygen And Star Power

Foxygen Announce New Album, Tour, Share “How Can You Really” Music Video

Last year saw constant back-and-forth press releases about LA retro pop duo Foxygen supposedly breaking up. Here we are in 2014, and not only are the band back together, but they’ve announced a new full-length, …And Star Power, out October 14 via Jagjaguwar. The album has a whopping 24 tracks and sees contributions from “a gaggle of guest stars.” […]

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Pomplamoose Release New Record, Music Video for “Video Killed The Radio Star”

Internet-famous pop duo, Pomplamoose, have returned with the release of their second album, Season 2; a compilation of covers, medleys, reinterpretations of popular songs, and some original works. The album features songs based on the work of Lorde and Pharrell, and even Taco’s “Puttin’ On The Ritz,” to create quite the eclectic mix of music. […]