Archive for October, 2014

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Nas Debuts New Single At Run The Jewels Release Party

October 29 marked the release of Run The Jewels‘ critically acclaimed sophomore record, Run The Jewels 2. The release party, held in Brooklyn at Nitehawk Cinemas, featured a screening of The Warriors as well as a Q&A with Killer Mike and El-P who make up Run The Jewels. At some point during the festitivites, Nas, […]

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36 Crazyfists Announce New Album, Stream Single “Also Am I”

I must admit. I haven’t kept up with Alaskan rockers 36 Crazyfists in recent years. But back in the early 2000s, when they were releasing albums like Bitterness the Star and A Snow Capped Romance on Roadrunner Records, they were one of my favorite bands. They’ve been quiet for four years, but have now broken […]

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The 1975 Take “Medicine” For Zane Lowe’s Re-score of ‘Drive’

As previously reported, Zane Lowe’s re-scoring of BBC’s Drive has got some crazy names on it, including one of the years biggest explosions, The 1975. Well, now we’ve officially been able to hear the track, which is titled “Medicine,” from the boys across the pond. It’s very different from most of their self-titled record, which […]

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Fall Out Boy and Lupe Fiasco to Provide New Theme Song for Chicago Bulls

Over the past few years Chicago artists Fall Out Boy and Lupe Fiasco have collaborated a couple of times, but most recently the pair have put their heads together to produce a track for a totally different entity, The Chicago Bulls. For those who don’t know, The Bulls already had a theme song of their […]

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: Full Recap

Halloween is finally here, and the UTG staff couldn’t possibly be more thrilled. Today is our favorite day of the entire year, and as we’ve done in years past, we began celebrating on October 1 with the launch of our annual ’31 Days Of Halloween’ feature, where we offer a daily editorial on some of […]

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Refused Guitarist Jon Brännström Says He Was Fired With No Explanation

Earlier today, Refused guitarist Jon Brännström took to Facebook to publicly address fans of the band in regards to his dismissal. The timing or reason for this post seems unprecedented, especially considering the last post on the public page was back in August by vocalist Dennis Lyxzén plugging his new band INVSN. Below you can […]

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Que Sera Release Free Cover Of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”

Today is Halloween, which means at some point in the coming hours you will peel off your work clothes and step into a costume that allows you to become whatever it is you have chosen to be this year. For some, that may be a zombie or a serial killer covered in fake blood. For […]

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Bridge Releases “Roll My Weed” Video Featuring Schoolboy Q

Up and coming crooner Bridge has partnered with Schoolboy Q for a weed tinged track about the ladies that know what smokers like. “Roll My Weed” is a pretty straightforward song. Whether you smoke or not I have to believe you understand the message Bridge is trying to convey with his latest single. Spitting verses […]

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Damien Rice Becomes “The Greatest Bastard” With New Track

Another huge release that we’re greatly anticipating here at UTG is the new Damien Rice album, My Favorite Faded Fantasy. With already hearing the title track and then “I Don’t Want to Change You,” he continually leaves us begging for more. And now we have “The Greatest Bastard.” He doesn’t stray from his niche in […]

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Stop What You’re Doing And Rage To Big K.R.I.T.’s “King Of The South”

This week the music industry has dedicated every speck of free space to praise and promote the new album from Taylor Swift. In a year where not a single artist has managed to go platinum with their album release, Swift is believed to be the last great hope for the music industry. If you’re someone […]

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Housebound’

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of the year’s best month, the time has finally come to begin rolling out a plethora of features and special announcements we have prepared in celebration of our favorite day, including the one you’re […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Angels And Airwaves – “The Wolfpack”

This is probably the most exciting Halloween we’ve ever had on UTG. We have partnered with our SpinMedia brothers and sisters to host the world premiere of Angels And Airwaves’ new single, “The Wolfpack.” The track is the latest to surface from the group’s upcoming album, The Dream Walker, and to be perfectly honest it’s […]