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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: Vitamin Sun – ‘She Is The Sea & She Is Loud’

Last week we premiered Vitamin Sun‘s first single “The Oldest Living Memory,” off of their upcoming debut LP, She Is The Sea & She Is Loud. Today, we are happy to bring an exclusive premiere of their entire debut album. Vitamin Sun has worked tirelessly on constructing their eccentrically schizophrenic, yet cautiously beautiful sound. With […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Vitamin Sun – “The Oldest Living Memory”

Today we are happy to bring you the first of two premieres with Massachusetts’ Vitamin Sun. Vitamin Sun are gearing up to release their debut album, She Is The Sea & She Is Loud, on Feb. 13, but we are happy to provide the first track released from the LP, “The Oldest Living Memory.” UTG […]

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Topshelf Records Announce 93-Track Sampler For MSPCA

Starting the new year off in good spirits, Topshelf Records has announced the release of their annual label sampler. This year, the compilation will contain a whopping ninety-three tracks from a fistful of great bands. The label has put a ‘Name Your Price tag on the sampler, as proceeds will go directly to the Massachusetts […]

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A Great Big Pile of Leaves Share B-Side “Learning Curves”

The underrated indie rockers in A Great Big Pile of Leaves are about to be headlining a beast of a tour for September. Their label, Topshelf Records, has put the band together with label-mates Field Mouse, Prawn and Diamond Youth; one sick lineup. Well, yesterday, the label shared a B-side from AGBPOL’s excellent (newest) album, […]

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A Great Big Pile Of Leaves Add Dates To Headlining Tour

A Great Big Pile Of Leaves recently announced that they would be headlining an upcoming Topshelf Records tour starting this September. When they made their initial announcement, there were only a handful of dates, but now the band has confirmed even more dates for the tour. You can find the updated tour poster by taking […]

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A Great Big Pile Of Leaves To Headline First Ever Topshelf Records Tour

A Great Big Pile Of Leaves have announced they will be headlining the first ever Topshelf Records Tour. They will be supported by labelmates Field Mouse, Diamond Youth and Prawn. A handful of dates have been announced so far, but the band has promised there will be more soon. You can view the tour poster […]

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Chris Restaino Releases New EP

Boston based musician Chris Restaino has released his new EP, Anything That Affects Anything. Originally from the New Jersey area, Restaino migrated to Boston to hone his musical skills at the Berklee College of Music. During his time in Beantown, he has released multiple EPs, all while being the bassist in Vitamin Sun, another Boston […]

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Songs For The Season: Summer Playlist

Summer, the long coveted season for students, teachers, kids, parks, and numerous other interested parties, has always seemed to invigorate the beginning of something new. While it presents a change in season, it also sparks a temperate reinvention. Summer removes the constraints of autumn’s sweatshirts, winter’s coats, spring’s windbreakers, and welcomes humanity in its most […]

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Brian Lion’s ‘Best Of 2013’ In Music

“I fled the country. I thought I’d leave this behind, but I built the same damn house on every acre I could find. And I tried to fake my own death, just to shake the devils from my mind.” For myself, 2013, more than any other year that’s come to pass, was painstakingly challenging when […]

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Into It. Over It. Confirm Support For Winter Tour

Into It. Over It. will be heading out on a full band tour in the Winter with support from The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die and A Great Big Pile Of Leaves. The tour spans from late January through early March 2014. Needless to say, this is […]

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A Great Big Pile Of Leaves’ Van Burglarized

This is a far too frequent occurrence that I really hate reporting on. Last night during their stop in Chicago, the indie group known as A Great Big Pile Of Leaves had their van broken into and had some belongings stolen from them. Someone made off with two acoustic guitars, a Mac and some personal […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: A Great Big Pile of Leaves – “Snack Attack”

A Great Big Pile of Leaves have released a music video for the track “Snack Attack,” off their fantastic latest release, You’re Always On My Mind. UTG loved the band’s latest, and you can check out our review of it here. If you have yet to experience the band’s fantastic sophomore album, let “Snack Attack”s […]