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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: Willie and the Giant – ‘Willie and the Giant’

No one can sing the blues quite like Southern-bred musicians, and Willie and the Giant are no different. The four-piece band from Nashville aims to please with their debut studio album, Willie and the Giant. The self-titled album captures the essence of the southern-bred band with a twist of old-fashioned blues. Keeping things traditional and simple, […]

TEAM

TEAM* Release Music Video For “Just Like You (When You Turn Out The Lights)”

One of UTG’s 9 artists to watch this year, TEAM*, have released a music video for the song “Just Like You (When You Turn Out The Lights)” off their debut album, Good Morning Bad Day, through South x Sea Records. Directed by Dusty Kraatz, the video follows the band around in a “Day In The […]

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Best Coast Are “Feeling Ok” With New Single

In the wake of their upcoming album, California Nights, Best Coast have released another new single, titled “Feeling Ok.” Unlike the previously released “Heaven Sent” and the album’s title track, which contain more reverb and ‘90s rock influences, “Feeling Ok” sticks fairly close to home with the breezy rock sound Best Coast are known for producing. […]

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REVIEW: All Time Low – ‘Future Hearts’

Artist: All Time Low Album: Future Hearts Genre: Pop Rock Label: Hopeless Records It’s 3:51 a.m. At this point, I’ve listened to All Time Low’s Future Hearts at least 7 times continuously, and I still can’t figure out what I want to say about it. I could hop on the bandwagon and gush about how the […]

Waxahatchee Ivy Tripp

Stream Waxahatchee’s New Album, ‘Ivy Tripp’

Birmingham, Alabama native Katie Crutchfield, aka Waxahatchee, will release her latest album, Ivy Tripp, on April 7 via Merge Records. The soft, tender melodies and Crutchfield’s sweet vocals create a truly tantalizing album. Crutchfield writes from a place of youthful introspection while still managing to bring in a mature consciousness to the lyrics. The 13-track […]

Best Coast Heaven Sent

Best Coast Premiere “Heaven Sent” Music Video

California surfer rock has found a home in the catchy tunes of Best Coast, but the latest single from the female-fronted band proves to be slightly edgier than their previous releases. The new track, titled “Heaven Sent,” introduces listeners to a more developed and matured Best Coast sound. The music video, directed by Lana Kim and Best […]

Paper Towns

‘Paper Towns’ Trailer Sets Stage For Summer Blockbuster

Based on the first official trailer, Paper Towns is destined to be this summer’s biggest teen blockbuster. The movie, adapted from John Green’s wildly popular YA novel of the same name, stars Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne respectively as Quentin and Margo, two childhood friends who reunite during their senior year of high school. Paper […]

Brandon Flowers

Stream Brandon Flowers’ Undeniably Catchy New Single

The Killers’ frontman Brandon Flowers has released a new single called “Can’t Deny My Love.” The catchy, ‘80s-inspired rock song will appear on Flowers’ second solo album, The Desired Effect, a follow-up to 2010’s Flamingo. While The Killers’ songs are known for their kicking choruses and Flowers’ booming vocals, the singer’s new solo track is […]

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Producer Joey Sturgis Presents New Music Industry Podcast

Renowned producer Joey Sturgis (Asking Alexandria, Of Mice & Men) has launched a music industry podcast, along with co-hosts and fellow producers Eyal Levi (August Burns Red, Chelsea Grin) and Joel Wanasek (Trapt, Phinehas), titled The Joey Sturgis Forum Podcast. The trio will release five podcasts a month, covering a range of music industry topics […]

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Underoath Release Extended Trailer for ‘Tired Violence’

Underoath have released an extended trailer for their farewell documentary, Tired Violence. The emotional trailer features audio clips from band members reflecting on Underoath’s 16-year career and video clips from their last show in January 2013 at Jannus Landing in St. Petersburg, Florida. The trailer highlights tensions within the band and the struggle to overcome […]

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Kanye West Debuts Official “All Day” Music Video

Leave it to Kanye West to turn a performance at the 2015 BRIT Awards into an official music video and pull it off effortlessly. After teasing a Steve McQueen-directed video for his song “All Day” during Paris Fashion Week, West has altered his creative direction for the new track. The rapper stated on Twitter: “I […]

Kurt Cobain

HBO Releases Trailer For Kurt Cobain Documentary, ‘Montage of Heck’

Although Nirvana’s infamous frontman Kurt Cobain passed away over 20 years ago, his life story continues to be a topic of intrigue. Directed by Brett Morgen, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck takes a look inside the life of a tortured artist and features interviews with family members, including Cobain’s wife Courtney Love, and never-before-seen home […]