Archive for February 25th, 2016

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Rare Futures share celestial, stop motion video for “The Pressure”

Not long ago, New York’s Happy Body Slow Brain decided to drop some syllables and announced that they’d be going by Rare Futures moving forward. With that, the groove rock four-piece—led by Matt Fazzi (Taking Back Sunday, A Great Big Pile Of Leaves, Atlas Genius, The Dear Hunter)—announced a brand new full-length album, titled This […]

UTG PREMIERE: Kinky Rhino – “All-American Slam”

As you probably gathered from their very rad band name, Kinky Rhino are here to have a good time. The brainchild of one-man-band Jeff Wright, the fast-rising outfit’s fuzzy brand of rock is made to be blasted at high volumes, preferably in the company of some equally rambunctious listeners. It’s delightfully persistent, but never at […]

UTG CONTEST: Win a vinyl copy of The Toxic Avenger’s New LP, ‘Ξ’

Known worldwide for his brawny basslines and forward-thinking compositions, DJ/producer Simon Delacroix is not your typical turntable titan. Operating under the moniker of The Toxic Avenger, the 33-year-old Frenchman boasts an undeniable ear for the infectious, as is apparent by his extensive and highly-acclaimed back catalogue. There’s an edginess to his lush, layered sounds, and […]


Pine continue to take over with live performance of “Lopri”

A few days ago, I mentioned a band that has been after my own heart as of late: Ottawa’s Pine. They recently released a Little Elephant session for their track “Letters,” and now they’ve given us the second half of that performance with their track “Lopri.” Featured on our Valentine’s Day playlist, “Lopri” is off […]