Archive for April 15th, 2016

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Handsome Ghost premiere new single, “Graduate”

Handsome Ghost have teamed up with Nylon to premiere a brand new cut. Entitled “Graduate,” the first taste of the self-appointed “indie-prom” group’s forthcoming record is a breezy sing-along anthem that swells into synth-pop goodness just in time for the hook. Hear “Graduate” after the jump and look out for more details concerning Handsome Ghost’s […]

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Jungle Book’ is much more than just a bare necessity of life

Film: The Jungle Book Directed by: Jon Favreau Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Idris Elba “Ooh-bi-doo, I wan’na be like you. I want to walk like you, talk like you, too.” It may be a bit hard to believe that an orangutan singing this line to a man-cub could speak lengths as to how director […]

REVIEW: Poly-Math – ‘Melencolia’

Artist: Poly-Math Album: Melencolia Genre: Post-Rock, Math I have always found it difficult to assess deep work, so when given the chance to listen to Poly-Math‘s new album, Melencolia, the three-track, near-thirty-five-minute epic seemed like a daunting task. But, once fully embraced by the tantalizing musicianship, Poly-Math made the journey that of a breeze. Opener […]

Substances, death, and purpose fueled Culture Abuse for their most imaginative release yet

It’s roughly 9pm on a Thursday night inside Seattle’s Funhouse, and Culture Abuse have finished sound check for one of their last tour dates opening for the enigmatic Self Defense Family, leading into the release of their 6131 Records full-length debut, Peach. Standing front and center is the band’s vocalist, David Kelling, who’s shifting his […]

UTG PREMIERE: Dear Tatiana – ‘95407’

Today, we’re teaming up with Orlando hip-hop collective Dear Tatiana to bring you 95407, a compelling 5-track effort that is undeniably diverse and dynamic. Listen in below, and if you’re a fan, pick up a copy here through iTunes. In regards to the making and meaning of their latest EP, the band shared: “‘95407’ was […]

REVIEW: Bear Hands take risks on ‘You’ll Pay For This’

Artist: Bear Hands Album: You’ll Pay For This Genre: Indie Rock, Experimental Label: Spensive Sounds Bear Hands is one of those rare acts that have spent their trajectory making sure that each record is slightly different from the last rather than only purporting that it is. “Giants,” off 2014’s Distraction, which became their first breakthrough single […]

UTG PHOTOS: Hoodie Allen in New York, NY (03/22/16)

Due to several recommendations from friends, I checked out a Hoodie Allen show and was not disappointed. Allen is the perfect example of someone who went full-force after their dream. After all, he quit Google in order to pursue his passion for music on a full-time basis. It takes a lot of work and dedication […]

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Frequency spits ‘Fire And Lightning’ on debut LP

Young Mesa, Arizona rapper CJ Kerns—better known as Frequency in the music world—recently released his debut full-length, titled Fire and Lightning – The Lightning Side. Packed with the energy inherent to EDM, which is heavy in the album’s production, Frequency’s newest is aggressive and catchy in equal measure, boasting big beats and infectious hooks while […]

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Jelani Lateef flows through ‘Cold Days And Dark Nights’

Following up 2015’s Cold Days And Dark Nights and parts 1 and 2 of My Soul To Keep, Chicago rapper/producer Jelani Lateef recently released a new mixtape—sharing its title with last year’s effort—through his own company, Manhood Ent. Featuring 11 new tracks and three remixes, Cold Days And Dark Nights is a mostly self-produced tape […]

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‘Game Of Thrones’ looks to repeat success with season six

The warm weather might finally be here but make no mistake, winter is coming. Game of Thrones is gearing up for its sixth season and even the most die-hard fans don’t know what to expect when it comes to the world of Westeros. But be warned, despite us knowing practically nothing about what’s going to […]