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Desert Trip Festival with Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stone boasts insanely pricey resale tickets

For two consecutive weekends in October, Empire Polo Club in Indio, California—the location known for festivals such as Coachella—will host three nights of the world’s most iconic names in rock and roll. The first-ever Desert Trip Music Festival will begin with Weekend One on October 7-9, followed by Weekend Two, which is slated to run […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Broderick Batts talks living in L.A. and challenging listeners

Musicians in the 21st century are afforded the ability to hurdle their region’s perceived shortcomings, broadcast their artistic vision to the world, and stake their claim in the industry from there. That’s the reason Broderick Batts, a Tampa Bay native, has lived in L.A. for two years after his irresistible fusion of hip-hop, R&B, and soul (referred to as […]

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Voodoo Music + Arts Experience to feature Tool, Arcade Fire on Halloween weekend; resale tickets available

The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience will be held this year over over Halloween weekend at City Park in New Orleans. Kicking off on Friday October 28, and running through Sunday October 30, this well-known festival will feature music, art, cuisine and more for a complete cultural festival experience. 3-day passes to attend Voodoo Fest […]

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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AWAY remixes Kiiara’s “Feels”

Los Angeles producer AWAY has joined Moving Castle artists Jai Wolf and Hotel Garuda in remixing Kiiara’s low kii savage standout, “Feels.” Featuring Kiiara’s ethereal vocals from the original R&B cut, AWAY transforms the track into a future-bass laden assault on the senses as flairs of percussion rattle away and synthesizers gracefully flutter along in tandem. Check […]

REVIEW: Gojira continue to evolve with ‘Magma’

Artist: Gojira Album: Magma Label: Roadrunner Records Genre: Metal When a long-running band has worked hard to carve out its own niche in a genre, and when it is also able to create an instantly identifiable, unique sound, that band is in rare company. Gojira has done just that. Wild left turns have alienated many […]

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Popeska returns with “Doing Me Wrong”

Atlanta producer Popeska has returned from two years of virtual silence to unleash a brand new single. Titled “Doing Me Wrong,” the first taste of his Spirit Animals LP finds waves of colorful future-bass organically ebbing and flowing with every drop. Beyond “Doing Me Wrong,” he plans to complete Spirit Animals by releasing a new song from its tracklist every […]

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2016 Austin City Limits Music Festival expands over two weekends

2016 Austin City Limits is scheduled for Zilker Park in Austin, Texas, and this year, the festival will be held over two consecutive weekends. Starting on Friday September 30, weekend one will last through Sunday October 2, and the following Friday October 7 through October 9 will be home to weekend two. Passes for Austin […]

REVIEW: ‘Strange Little Birds’ is Garbage that’s worth picking up

Artist: Garbage Album: Strange Little Birds Label: STUNVOLUME Genre: Alternative Rock For most of us who remember Garbage from the 90s, their first two albums, Garbage and 2.0, are the definition of what we love about the band: Shirley Manson’s sultry yet haunting vocals, a backing band equal parts trip-hop, industrial, grunge, and a lot […]

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Bonnaroo and Firefly boast top-priced music festival tickets for June

Two of the summer’s most anticipated music festivals are also on track to be the month’s most expensive. The 15-year-running Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee launched June 9, and will run through the weekend, while Firefly Music Festival is scheduled to take place on June 16-19 in Dover, Delaware. 4-Day passes for […]

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Zac Brown Band tickets for ’Black Out The Sun’ headlining tour are priciest in Tampa

Zac Brown Band kicked off their 2016 Black Out The Sun headlining tour back in May, and the tour, which wraps up in September, still has several major cities to hit before it commences. The tour is slated to be one of the summer’s most in-demand, and cities like Cincinnati, Dallas, and Boston are seeing […]

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DEVAULT and Wildfire remix Mssingno’s “XE2”

Mssingno’s contemplative, Flume-backed “XE2” gained major traction last year due to its utter malleability in the hands of talented production minds. Thus, it’s no surprise the track has been revived once more, this time by trap producers DEVAULT and Wildfire. The duo accelerates the original’s infamous R.Kelly sample into overdrive for just the right amount […]