Archive for March 7th, 2016

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Travis Scott Comes Through With “Uber Everywhere”

After ending 2015 with “Wonderful,” a sleek The Weeknd-assisted rework of Tinashe’s “In The Meantime,” Travis Scott has dropped a brand new version of Madeintokyo’s “Uber Everywhere.” With plenty of “straight up,” “yeah,” and “it’s lit!” ad-libs abound, the track finds Scott continuing to spit a smooth, auto-tuned flow that has dominated his loose singles over […]

UTG PREMIERE: Summer Wars – ‘Acoustic EP’

Today, UTG is proud to be premiering Summer Wars‘ moving new Acoustic EP a full five days ahead of its official March 11 release. The Raleigh outfit’s newest offering follows their excellent four-track debut, Better Days, which was released last fall and has yet to wear out its welcome. Listen in after the break. “Doing […]

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The Hotelier announce summer headlining tour, ‘Goodness’ release date

Since The Hotelier announced that their ridiculously-anticipated third LP, Goodness, will be out in May 2016, we’ve been clamoring for any kind of concrete date—which we now have. Goodness hits stores on May 27, according to the band’s Bandcamp page. The page (NSFW) features the band’s nudity-laden Goodness album artwork, as well as the release date and track lengths, for […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Coheed And Cambria talk ‘The Color Before The Sun,’ ‘Star Wars’ spoilers, and more

We recently had the pleasure to chat with Coheed And Cambria bassist Zach “Super Duper” Cooper about the band’s current tour supporting their excellent new LP, The Color Before The Sun, as well as the writing process for the record, how Zach joined the band, Star Wars, and more. Be sure to catch Coheed on […]

UTG PHOTOS: Mija in Grand Rapids, MI (2/25/16)

On February 25, Mija phased through The Stache in Grand Rapids, MI with VANTAGE and Attak in a blur of lasers, smoke and bass. The venue was packed before the show even began; everyone came to party. Equipped with glowing everything, the crowd was happy to show me why they believed Mija to be one […]

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Chris Wirsig’s ’20 Matches’ score is fittingly dark and eerie

San Francisco-based musician Chris Wirsig serves as one half of the noire-pop outfit no:carrier, but he’s dabbled in countless other endeavors as well. One recently most impressive includes composing the appropriately unsettling score for Mark Tapio Kines’ short film, titled 20 Matches, which was funded at a whopping 712% of its original $1,000 goal through […]

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Daniel Grinberg’s ‘Short Stories’ are spirited and welcoming

Daniel Grinberg began teaching himself to play multiple instruments at an early age. Being less than proficient in school, he’d turn to music as his go-to—as so many of us do—and in the long run, it’s paid off. Grinberg’s most recent project, dubbed Short Stories, follows many musical and other field endeavors over the years […]