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UTG INTERVIEW: Mark Lavengood shares insights into bluegrass and touring

When you think of music from Michigan, there are probably a lot of places your mind goes instantly. Wether it’s the expansive work that came out of Motown, 8 Mile star and rapper Eminem, pop icon Madonna, or your dad listening to Bob Seger, Michigan has had its share of famous musicians from a wide […]

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GOLDHOUSE and Lostboycrow team up for Summer jam “Free From The Start”

Now that it’s June, every music lover is faced with an incredibly important task: finding songs for the ultimate Summer playlist. A prime candidate for that playlist just dropped, and it comes in the form of GOLDHOUSE and Lostboycrow‘s collaboration, “Free From The Start” (via Kick Kick Snare). The song is an upbeat celebration, with […]

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Brand New tease possible break-up date through…t-shirts?

Don’t panic, but Brand New might have just given us a sign that there is an end date to the band. Normally new merch is a thing to celebrate, but the t-shirt designs that Brand New released today carry a very interesting detail. We’ve included pictures of the shirt designs below for you to check […]

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Schoolboy Q’s next album finally has a release date

Schoolboy Q hasn’t been shy providing us with new music, showing up on guest verses and giving us two excellent singles in “Groovy Tony” and “THat Part.” This summer will see much more from Q, as the Top Dawg Entertainment rapper took to Twitter to announce the release date for his newest album. In a […]

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Watch Chance the Rapper’s insanely fun, star-studded video for “No Problem”

“No Problem” is one of our absolute favorite tracks off of Chance The Rapper‘s excellent new mixtape, Coloring Book. Tonight Chance tweeted out the video for the 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne collab, and it’s just as great as the song. The video finds the rappers showing off some dance moves in a wide variety […]

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Listen to Andrew Luce and Rory Fresco team up on “Clue”

Rory Fresco has had himself one hell of a year in 2016. When Kanye West released “Real Friends” on Soundcloud back in January, the 18-year-old Kansas City native’s “LOWKEY” automatically played after, and people were extremely into it. Since then, Fresco has secured a record deal with Epic Records and is preparing for his major […]

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The first look at 2017’s live action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is here

Earlier this year, Disney dipped into its acclaimed vault of animated movies and came up with the charming and gorgeous live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book. Today we got our first look at the next live-action remake of a Disney classic in the teaser for Beauty and the Beast. Operating under the assumption that pretty […]

REVIEW: Ariana Grande’s powerhouse vocals shine on ‘Dangerous Woman’

Artist: Ariana Grande Album: Dangerous Woman Genre: Pop Label: Republic Records Let me start this review by stating an extremely obvious fact: Ariana Grande has a damn good voice. It’s the kind of voice that comes along infrequently, the kind that makes you want to stand in your shower and belt as hard as you […]

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Members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill are forming a supergroup

Well, that mystery didn’t last long. That Rage Against The Machine/Public Enemy countdown we covered? Turns out it is indeed a supergroup composed of members from RATM, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill. Billboard was the first to break the story, citing sources that say Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk of RATM, Chuck D […]

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Rage Against The Machine launch mysterious countdown referencing Public Enemy

Rage Against The Machine are up to something. While the band haven’t released a studio album since 2000’s Renegades and stopped performing live in 2011, we got a rather cryptic clue today in the form of prophetsofrage.com NOTE: The Prophets of Rage website has been going down frequently as of the writing of this story. […]

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Brand New release first new song in a year, “I Am A Nightmare”

It’s been a quite a while since we last got music from Brand New. The band released “Mene” over a year ago, and it’s been a whopping seven years since their last album, Daisy, came out. Thankfully, the wait for new music is over. The band shared “I Am A Nightmare,” presumably off their upcoming […]

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Glass Animals release “Life Itself” single ahead of second studio album

Glass Animals—who we interviewed back when their debut album Zaba came out in 2014—are back at it again. The British four-piece released the official audio for new single “Life Itself,” and it’s guaranteed to get you up on your feet. In addition, the band also announced in an Instagram post that their new album, How […]