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UTG INTERVIEW: Goldengoat Discuss Dynamic Debut Demo

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The alternative music scene is brimming with talent, but Phoenix five-piece Goldengoat are in a league all their own. Energetic and unyielding, the group’s one-of-a-kind sound defies classification in the best possible way, melding elements of rock, emo and punk …

UTG INTERVIEW: A Will Away Talk ‘Bliss,’ Gear and Signing to Triple Crown

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A while back, we had the pleasure of speaking with A Will Away at their Cambridge, MA stop during their tour with Pentimento. After being absolutely floored by their set, we spoke with singer/guitarist Matt Carlson and guitarist Colin Waldron. …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Wara From The NBHD Digs Deep On ‘If Guns Could Speak PSA’

The roots of Wara From The NBHD‘s If Guns Could Speak PSA run deep. Part personal testimony, part La Haine-influenced artistry, the record is a meticulously composed representation of life in urban America and the tragedies it entails. …

UTG INTERVIEW: Avenue Discusses ‘Keep Counting’

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Operating under the moniker of Avenue, 21-year-old Sam Willows has spent the last two years lighting Hype Machine ablaze with a score of notable remixes, and is now poised to make his biggest splash yet with the release of …

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UTG INTERVIEW: FKi’s 1st Talks ‘First Time For Everything’

1st has spent much of his career outside the immediate gaze of hip-hop’s spotlight, but he’s no stranger to the success that it entails. Half of Atlanta’s trap production-duo, FKi, the multi-faceted artist’s career began in the studios of Collipark …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Lydia Talks ‘Run Wild’ On Their Headlining Tour

“I think I’m going to shotgun a Redbull. They don’t affect me like they used to,” said Lydia guitarist Justin Camacho as I walked into the green room of Musica, Akron’s coziest music venue. “Damn, you got the XL one,” …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Emily Hearn Discusses ‘Hourglass’

Singer-songwriter Emily Hearn hails from Athens, Georgia, otherwise known as a town with high expectations for its musical inhabitants. After years of performing at local venues while doubling as a student at the University of Georgia, Hearn is positioned to …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Cady Groves Talks About Her New Single, “Dreams”

Cady Groves, the Oklahoma pop sweetheart we’ve all come to love, is back at it with a killer new jam, entitled “Dreams.” The new song, which is taken from her new EP of the same title, is due out …

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UTG TV: The Maine Spill All About New Music, The Free For All Tour

Every music fan dreams of the day when they’re handed FREE tickets to see their favorite band. Well, The Maine are making their fans’ dreams come true.

Heading into eight years of touring together, the humble band from Arizona are …

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UTG @ MIXTAPE FEST: Microwave Discuss Writing Process Behind ‘Stovall,’ Hint At New Material

Alternative rock outfit Microwave recently wrapped up a quick run with You Blew It! and Sorority Noise. The band played three consecutive shows in New York, one of which was a stop at Long Island’s Mixtape Festival, where they …

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UTG @ MIXTAPE FEST: Giants At Large Discuss Musical Influences, ‘The American Dream Is Dead’

One of the most charismatic bands out there today goes by the name of Giants At Large. The Long Island pop-punk four-piece radiates a lot of young passion, both on stage and off.

The band recently played the first …

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UTG @ MIXTAPE FEST: A Loss For Words Look Back On Their Journey As They Bid Their Fans Goodbye

The energy level in any room is heightened and amplified with the presence of Matty Arsenault, A Loss For Words’ lead vocalist. He quickly jumped right to conversation, describing the interesting night they’ve just had as we got to …

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