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James Shotwell’s ‘Best Of 2013’ In Music

When 2012 was coming to a close I distinctly remember the majority of alternative music critics commenting that the year had been ‘something special.’ As 2013 begins to wind down I have found the same thing being said from the same people, and I think I too have to agree. For reasons entirely my own, […]

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Arcade Fire Say “Please Relax,” Arena Tour Dress Code is “Super Not Mandatory

Canadian Grammy winners Arcade Fire have been all over the music news front pages these past few months. After fans read that Arcade Fire were asking concertgoers to dress up in formal attire for their upcoming Reflektor tour, many freaked out. The request, a kind “please wear formal attire or costume” to the upcoming arena shows, has been […]


Blood On The Dance Floor Release New Song; Liken Themselves To Christ & Address Rape Allegations

For a reasonably large segment of our readership, today is celebrated as the day Jesus Christ rose from the grave. Many mark the occasion with church service, while others have a celebration involving rabbits and eggs that makes little to no sense, and this story falls somewhere in the middle. As a gift to fans […]

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Andrew McMahon Adresses Fans About Last Jack’s Mannequin Show

It’s the end of a very emotional era for Andrew McMahon and his Jack’s Mannequin band members and an emotional end for the band’s fans. November 11 will host the very last Jack’s Mannequin show to ever be played (until a far distant (but possible) reunion show). The show will take place at the 3rd annual […]

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Emmure Frontman Frankie Palmeri Addresses Cold Soul Merch Line Controversy

Emmure frontman Frankie Palmeri has been causing quite a ruckus around various corners of the blogosphere recently after All In Merch reported that his clothing company, Cold Souls, had been shutdown. At the time, no reason was given for the closure, but mentions of the incident on MetalSucks and Absolutepunk lead many users to believe […]


Drake Addresses “Leaving Young Money” Rumors

Drake has found more success from his latest releases than even we expected and as a result, the rumor mill is alive and well. Earlier this week, rumors began circulating online that Drizzy Drake was considering leaving his family at Young Money in search of a bigger, better deal. This is (of course) untrue, but […]


The Year of Rediscovery: Corey From’s End of the Year List

This year has been an interesting one for me, as far as music goes. I had an awakening. In one sense, it was weird, because as a late bloomer in the music scene, 2003-2004 were some prime years for me in developing my tastes. So to have artists like Coheed & Cambria, Midtown, blink-182, etc. […]

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REVIEW: Jaymes Young – ‘Dark Star’

Artist: Jaymes Young Album: Dark Star Genre: Indie, R&B, Pop, Alternative RIYL: Active Child, How To Dress Well, James Blake Here are a couple facts about me: Seattle is quite possibly my favorite place I’ve been to in the US. I live in California and I’ve never been to Los Angeles, but I’ve never really […]

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REVIEW: Joshua Worden – ‘Always This’

Artist: Joshua Worden Album: Always This Genre: R&B, Indie, Down-tempo For fans of: James Blake, Josef Salvat, How To Dress Well It only takes 20 seconds of Always This to know that you’re in for a treat when Joshua Worden‘s soulful croon hits a sweet spot after the album’s opening line in “Marrow.” “I finally […]


UTG INTERVIEW: Joshua Worden

We’re thrilled to bring you this exclusive interview with an Atlanta based artist that you should certainly have on your radar. With influences ranging from D’Angelo to Floetry, Joshua Worden has emerged from straight-forward indie rock to a more soulful R&B approach and his newest effort, Always This, is an impressive example of his passion […]


Check Out Shlohmo’s New Song “Later” Plus Spring Tour Dates And EP Details Right Now

Shlohmo took a big old info dump all over the blogosphere this morning. The Los Angeles based producer has his a EP, Laid Out, scheduled to drop on March 5. He’s got a tour all lined up in support of the new release to boot. If that wasn’t enough to pique your interests, the young […]

Download Pitchfork Music Festival compilation

Pitchfork Music Festival is starting up tomorrow at Chicago’s Union Park and eMusic is giving away an album compilation by clicking right here. The track-list for this album can be viewed by simply looking below. Tickets for Friday and Saturday are still available for purchase here but Sunday tickets are SOLD OUT. 2011 Pitchfork Music […]