Archive for November, 2015

The Head 2015

UTG PREMIERE: The Head – “It Ain’t Easy” (Music Video)

Today, we have the privilege of premiering The Head‘s brand spankin’ new music video for “It Ain’t Easy,” a gritty rock ‘n’ roll narrative that’s sure to sit well with fans of The Lemonheads, Teenage Fanclub, and R.E.M. The track is taken from the Atlanta trio’s latest EP, Millipedes, which made landfall last week, and […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Shelter’ Is Captivating And Depressing In Equal Measure

Film: Shelter Starring: Anthony Mackie, Jennifer Connelly Directed by: Paul Bettany Paul Bettany’s first feature behind the camera, Shelter, is without a doubt one of 2015’s most depressing new films. It’s a heartbreaking look at life on the streets and the relationships shared by those who have no place to call home, as well as […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Violet Night Discuss ‘I Hope You’re Well’

British Columbia duo Violet Night released a four-track EP at summer’s end, titled I Hope You’re Well. Attributing influences to The National, Blink-182, Death Cab For Cutie and more, the effort offers slow and steady, genuinely heartfelt tracks that fans of any of those acts should find enjoyment in. We had the opportunity to speak […]

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The Mire Announce Breakup, Stream Final EP

The Mire, a wildly underrated post-metal band from the U.K., have announced their breakup with the release of their final EP, a five-track effort titled Vice Regalia. On Facebook, the band abruptly revealed its end: “Here is ‘Vice Regalia,’ our final release. Thank you all so much for your interest and support over the last […]

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Poliça Announce ‘United Crushers,’ stream lead single

Minneapolis alt-pop five-piece Poliça have announced the full-length follow-up to 2013’s phenomenal Shulamith, a new effort titled United Crushers that’s set to release on March 4, 2016 through Mom + Pop. To coincide with the release details, the band has shared the album’s fantastic lead single, “Lime Habit,” with a wonderfully weird accompanying video, directed […]

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Sunflower Bean Announce Debut Album, Stream Lead Single

Fresh off a monstrous US tour, Long Island trio Sunflower Bean have unveiled plans to release their debut studio album, Human Ceremony, on February 5 through Fat Possum Records. In anticipation, the outfit have teamed with The FADER to unveil the record’s bustling lead single, “Wall Watcher,” which can be found below alongside a full […]

Come-Wind

UTG PREMIERE: Come Wind – “Found” (Lyric Video)

Friday is here, and while we are sure there are several new albums calling for your attention we must beg of you to hold off just a bit longer on enjoying those releases. Why? Because we have something so good to share that you would only be doing yourself a disservice by clicking off UTG […]

Edelweiss 2015

UTG PREMIERE: Edelweiss – ‘Philadelphia’

This afternoon, we’re thrilled to bring you Philadelphia, the latest release from the Stroudsburg trio Edelweiss, who over the past half-decade have garnered a wealth of critical acclaim for their wonderfully out-of-the-box approach to punk. Carefully crafted and pleasantly unpredictable, it’s the perfect introduction to a group that deserves your undivided attention. “The songs on this […]

Jason Sager

UTG PREMIERE: Jason Sager – ‘Panoramic View’

It’s not quite Friday, but there’s still plenty to celebrate here at UTG, such as Jason Sager‘s undeniable debut EP, Panoramic View. A synth-heavy blend of high-flying hooks and contagious melodies, the budding singer-songwriter’s newest offering makes for a top-notch weekend welcome, and is sure to hit home with fans of Brandon Flowers, Smallpools, and […]

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REVIEW: One Direction – ‘Made In The A.M.’

Artist: One Direction Album: Made In The A.M Genre: Pop If the impending hiatus rumors turn out to indeed be true, there is a good chance Made In The A.M. will be the last new material we receive from One Direction for the foreseeable future. To claim that knowledge of that fact doesn’t impact how […]

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Missy Elliot Returns With “WTF (Where They From)”

There were a number of rumors regarding the potential for new Missy Elliot material after the hip-hop icon appeared alongside Katy Perry during the Super Bowl earlier this year, and today we learned that those stories were indeed true. “WTF (Where The From)” is the brand new single from Missy Elliot. Yes, the same Missy […]

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Beach Slang Share Video For “Bad Art & Weirdo Ideas”

If Beach Slang’s debut LP, The Things We Do To Find People Like Us, has not made you feel all the feels yet, what are you waiting for? The debut single from the LP, “Bad Art & Weirdo Ideas,” has just released with a new video. Get lost in the video’s vivid imagery, backed by […]