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UTG PREMIERE: Hymn – ‘Mouth’ EP

Pennsylvania indie/emo quintet Hymn are just a week out from the official release of their debut EP, titled Mouth, which will be available through Running Around Records as of June 17. Today, we’ve teamed with the band to share the four-track effort in full for your listening pleasure. Sharing influences with home state neighbors like […]

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SakkieFTW snaps you out of it with new EP, ‘Experiment 1.3.2’

Vancouver electronic artist Sakkieftw has some of the most electrifying creations I’ve heard in some time. Traversing all areas of electronic music—from breakbeat to dubstep and everything in between—you’ll find massive, crunchy beats, buzzsaw synths and plenty more to snap you out of it on the artist’s new EP, Experiment 1.3.2. If coffee just isn’t […]

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The Lost Poets’ ‘Insubordia pt II’ is dark and gritty

Self-proclaimed “swamp rock” duo The Lost Poets is a very busy band. Having relocated from Sweden to Los Angeles, the ever-mysterious two-piece has a lot going on this year, including a new album, a short film, and a children’s book to boot. The Lost Poets’ newest release, Insubordia pt II, is a 10-track rocker packed […]

UTG PREMIERE: Face Value – ‘Thick As Thieves’ EP

Maryland pop-punk band Face Value has joined forces with UTG today to offer an exclusive stream of their new six-track EP, Thick As Thieves, which is due out this Friday, June 3. Fans of acts in the vein of Man Overboard and Transit should find comfort in Face Value’s familiarly solid take on the genre, […]

UTG PREMIERE: One Gone Thus – ‘Impermanence’ EP

Los Angeles experimental/post-hardcore duo One Gone Thus have teamed with UTG to stream their new, five-track EP, Impermanence, which will officially release this Friday, June 3. Pre-orders are available on Bandcamp for just $1 and come with a bonus track, titled “Some People Never Change.” “We went about constructing the whole album with the idea […]

UTG PREMIERE: Night School – “Casanova”

Oakland, California trio Night School are preparing to release a brand new full-length record, titled Blush, on June 17 through Graveface Records. Today, the band has partnered with UTG to stream “Casanova,” a gritty and jangly garage-pop jammer with touches of shoegaze for good measure. You can listen to the track below. Speaking to UTG […]

UTG PREMIERE: Table Talk – “Cave”

Long Island, New York four-piece Table Talk have teamed with UTG to premiere a brand new track, titled “Cave.” Taken from the band’s upcoming self-titled effort, due out on June 3, “Cave” is an indie/emo-tinged rocker that will undoubtedly necessitate repeat listens for fans of Somos, Piebald, and Transit. Speaking to UTG about the significance […]

UTG PREMIERE: Moments Till Fall – ‘Truth Favors The Brave’

Texas metal band Moments Till Fall have teamed with Under The Gun to premiere their heavy new album, Truth Favors The Brave, which is set to release this Friday, May 27 through Tragic Hero Records. Speaking to UTG about the band’s newest effort, vocalist Aric Brooks says, “Truth Favors The Brave is a record we […]

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Tomás Doncker supporting ‘The Mess We Made’ on Summer tour

Brooklyn-based Global Soul pioneer and True Groove founder Tomás Doncker has announced a run of performances to take place this Summer at various venues and festivals. Supporting his latest album, The Mess We Made, a powerful blues epic inspired by the Charleston Massacre, Doncker will be joined by the True Groove All-Stars for what they’re […]

UTG PREMIERE: Reckless Serenade – “Fool’s Gold”

New York rock five-piece Reckless Serenade have partnered with UTG today to share “Fool’s Gold” from their upcoming EP, Strange Soul. Fans of bands like The Spill Canvas and The Audition should find themselves continuously hitting replay on the new single as they await the band’s EP arriving next month. Talking to UTG about the […]

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Dance and drone out to Teknofonic Recordings’ ‘Essentials Vol. 1’

Composer and producer Adam Reifsteck, maybe known more by his studio name Sonic Fear, started NYC label Teknofonic Recordings last year to provide a homebase for forward-thinking electronic music artists. As one of the label’s earliest undertakings, they’ve released Teknofonic Essentials Vol. 1, “a massive collection that truly has something for everyone.” Featuring 20 different […]

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Charlie Funk lives up to his name on debut, ‘Give Me A Groove’

Brooklyn artist Charlie Funk has been a longtime writer at Tomás Doncker’s True Groove Records, an NYC “global soul” label that features a hefty roster of like-minded musicians who often collaborate on one another’s projects. Funk is the newest to hit the True Groove studio and release a record of his own. Funk’s name paired […]