Archive for January 14th, 2015

Árstíðir

Icelandic Indie Outfit Árstíðir Announce US Tour

In November I discovered an awesome indie band at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival named Árstíðir. Last year the group launched a Kickstarter in order to record and release their third studio album. The Kickstarter was so successful, that the band has decided to embark on a tour in the US. As of right now, […]

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Alcoa Release New Track, “All Dolled Up”

After a successful hip surgery thanks to a successful PledgeMusic campaign, Derek Archambault, singer of Defeater, is ready to get back into action with Defeater as well as his alt-country side project Alcoa. After sharing details regarding the project’s second full-length album, Parlour Tricks, a couple weeks back, the band has teamed up with our […]

Warped Tour

Candy Hearts, Youth In Revolt, and More Announced For Warped Tour 2015

I’m sure we’ve all lost count of the number of band announcements that Vans Warped Tour 2015 has been making since December, but this weekly dose of excitement has been delivered once again. Tonight Warped Tour announced five more bands for their 2015 lineup: BoyMeetsWorld, Candy Hearts, Youth In Revolt, I Killed The Prom Queen, […]

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Maroon 5 Crash Multiple Weddings For “Sugar” Music Video

What would you do if Adam Levine and his band crashed your wedding to perform for a new music video? Scream in ecstasy like the guests who went through just that, I suppose. In the most pleasant of surprises, alt-rock outfit Maroon 5 took a trip around Los Angeles and stopped at every wedding they could […]

flying lotus

Flying Lotus Continues To Explore Death with “Coronus, The Terminator” Video

Flying Lotus’ October studio album You’re Dead! still has people talking in the new year after it received critical acclaim from just about every publication you can name, including The Guardian, XXL and Rolling Stone. Having already unveiled the music videos for “Ready Err Not” and “Never Catch Me,” Fly Lo has kept up his […]

Bjork

Bjork Announces New Album ‘Vulnicura’

Bjork has announced her newest album, titled Vulnicura. The album is said to be released sometime in March. The followup to 2011’s Biophilia, Vulnicura will consist of nine tracks, six of which were co-produced with Arca (Kayne West, FKA Twigs). The Haxan Cloak also lent a production hand to the album, with Bjork co-producing herself […]

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Self Defense Family Announce 7″ Split With Touche Amore

Notorious for their extensive EP catalog, Self Defense Family is starting the year off by putting out a new split with California post-hardcore five-piece Touche Amore. The release, aptly titled Self Love, was recorded with popular producer/engineer, Will Yip, and will feature a whopping fifteen musicians. Self Love will be released in conjunction with another […]

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Kill Lincoln Announce Spring Tour

Kill Lincoln, ska-punk subhumans from DC, just announced that they will be playing their loud guitars and horned instruments that you stopped playing in 8th grade all across the United States this coming March of 2015. They’ll be hitting a lot of the major markets on their 23-day journey, so if you’re in the area, or not in […]

Daisyhead

Daisyhead Announce Debut Album, Stream Lead Single, “Take”

Nashville, Tennessee’s Daisyhead will release their debut full-length, The Smallest Light, on March 3 via No Sleep Records. In anticipation, the band has teamed with Alternative Press to premiere the record’s lead single, “Take.” Check it out after the break, and pre-order the album here. “The Smallest Light is a record with thoughts shared by […]

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Oceano Return with Bone-Crushing New Single, “Dead Planet”

It’s been some time since Oceano graced the front page of UTG, but late yesterday, the Chicago five-piece returned full force with the release of a brand new back-breaker titled “Dead Planet.” Give it a listen by following the jump below. The track is taken from the group’s forthcoming full-length, Ascendants, which will hit shelves […]

In Tall Buildings

Hear In Tall Buildings’ Melodic ’70s Pop on “Unmistakable”

On February 17, indie rock solo project In Tall Buildings will drop his sophomore album, Driver. It’s a moody record of intimate vocals and quiet funk based off what we’ve heard so far, and now with his newest single, “Unmistakable,” streaming online, we can go ahead and tell you it’s one of our most anticipated […]

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Watch Childish Gambino Perform “3005” and “Sober” On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

You seriously cannot stop the momentum of Childish Gambino. From unexpectedly releasing his latest mixtape STN MTN / KAUAI back in October, to being nominated for Best Rap Album at the Grammy Awards for Because The Internet, and lately releasing a music video for his latest single “Sober,” the actor-cum-rapper is one hardworking artist and […]