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UTG PREMIERE: Kat Hamilton – “Reminders”

We’re extremely excited to premiere the solo debut from Kat Hamilton, the eccentric lead vocalist of New York City pop-rock outfit, Manic Pixi. “Reminders” is the lead single from Hamilton’s forthcoming solo EP, The Grey Area. On first listen, “Reminders” hints at ’90s era indie-pop, but further listens reveal Hamilton’s soulful vocal  performance which is a […]

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OP-ED: Take Back the Microphone

How do we transform our miasma music community? This question is one that weaves around my regular anxieties like a concertgoer weaving their way around a packed house in order to get to the front row. Our music community is taking advantage of its own and corrupting the innocent young folks who clamor for some […]

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Mayday Parade Stream New Single “Letting Go”

There has been a ton of hype behind Mayday Parade‘s forthcoming new album, Black Lines. The pop-rock quintet’s first single off of Black Lines was the rocking “Keep In Mind, Transmogrification Is A New Technology.” But where “Keep In Mind” was a straight up JAM, “Letting Go” is a melancholy ballad full of all the quintessential earnestness that has […]

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Kevin Devine is Reissuing Live Album

Kevin Devine is reissuing his 2012 live album, Matter of Time, via Bad Timing Records. Matter of Time has also been remastered, so you can enjoy the live Kevin Devine experience. As most Devine fans will attest, his live shows are always unique and on-point. Head over to Bad Timing Records to order your vinyl pressing or BTR’s bandcamp […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Barbacoa – ‘The Carmel EP’

We’re so excited to introduce you all to the indie rock duo, Barbacoa. Comprised of vocalist Kyle Evanchuck and multi-instrumentalist/producer Joel Grant, Barbacoa’s debut, The Carmel EP, combines the sounds of Motion City Soundtrack with the moody tenderness of Death Cab For Cutie. Give The Carmel EP an exclusive listen after the jump. Not even distance could keep […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Tigers On Trains – “Plumes” (Music Video)

UTG is stoked to be premiering the brand spankin’ new music video for Tigers on Trains‘ “Plumes.” The track comes off of the band’s most recent (stellar) LP, Antarctica In Color. Be sure to grab a copy of the record and let us know what you think of the duo’s new music video below. Tigers On […]

Deftones

Deftones Announce New Album, US Tour

Alternative Rock icons, Deftones, have announced that they will be releasing their seventh studio album, Koi No Yokan, on November 13. The album was produced by long-time rock producer, Nick Raskulinecz, who has worked with the likes of Rush and Foo Fighters. Koi No Yokan will be Deftones’ follow-up to 2010’s Diamond Eyes. Check out […]

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STREAM: Tides of Man Demos

Tides of Man seem to want you to know that they are still looking for a new vocalist. Since the departure of Tilian Pearson, there has been a rotating door of singers trying out for their spot at the helm of the post-hardcore outfit. The two recent candidates are Mike Caswell, lead vocalist for K […]

Coheed and Cambria

MUSIC VIDEO: Coheed and Cambria – “Domino the Destitute”

Prog-rock headliners, Coheed and Cambria, have released their new music video for their single, “Domino the Destitute”. The track comes off of the group’s forthcoming sixth album, The Afterman: Ascension, which is due to drop on October 9 via Hundred Handed and Everything Evil Records. Check out the anti-establishment tinged music video after the jump. […]

O’Brother Announce New EP

Atlanta alternative rock quintet, O’Brother, have announced that they will be releasing a new EP on September 18. The EP, Basement Window, will feature five songs from their debut full-length, Garden Window, which dropped last year via Triple Crown and Favorite Gentlemen Records. Check out the artwork and track listing for Basement Window EP after […]

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A “Hot Minute” with Sleeping With Sirens

Post-hardcore upstarts, Sleeping With Sirens, recently did Hot Topic‘s Hot Minute interview feature. The guys quickly answered numerous questions in one minute…which makes it hot? You can check out part-one of the Hot Minute interview after the jump. If the video gets 20,000 views, Hot Topic will post part-two. Sleeping With Sirens finished up a […]

Andrew McMahon

Andrew McMahon Retiring “Jack’s Mannequin”

Andrew McMahon has decided to retire the “Jack’s Mannequin” moniker after eight years and three albums. McMahon, who started the project  in 2004 after the demise of his former band, Something Corporate, has been hinting in recent months that he wanted to start writing music under his own name. “Jack’s Mannequin” has always been an […]