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Right Away, Great Captain! to Re-release Vinyl Box Set in 2015

Die hard Manchester Orchestra fans get some good news today. The band’s frontman, Andy Hull, announced his solo project Right Away, Great Captain! will be re-releasing its four full-length LPs on vinyl for a brand new box set in 2015. Hull posted the message on Twitter today, apparently in response to several fans asking over the […]

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Say Anything’s New Album Doesn’t Have Any Guitars On It

Last month Say Anything confirmed that they would be releasing their sixth studio album, titled Hebrews, June 10 via Equal Vision Records. What they didn’t tell us though was how ambitious and unique this project was going to be. Today, the band teamed up with Billboard to reveal some very exciting details about their upcoming […]

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Watch Manchester Orchestra Perform On ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’

Last night, Georgia’s Manchester Orchestra stopped by The Late Show With David Letterman to perform the title track off their fourth studio album, Cope, which hits shelves today (April 1) via Loma Vista. Check out the outfit’s stellar live performance by following the jump below, and let us know what you think in the replies. […]

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REVIEW: Manchester Orchestra – ‘Cope’

Artist: Manchester Orchestra Album: Cope Genre: Rock Label: Favorite Gentlemen / Loma Vista Most of my adolescence was spent exclusively listening to heavy music. If it wasn’t metal (or hardcore punk, post-hardcore, you get the idea), I probably wasn’t listening to it. It wasn’t until college that I began listening to lighter music (or “indie […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Manchester Orchestra – “Top Notch”

Manchester Orchestra have unleashed (as a SPIN exclusive for now) the dark, chilling music video for “Top Notch,” the lead single from their upcoming LP Cope. The album hits stores on April 1, and from the sounds of “Top Notch” and what frontman Andy Hull has said about the release, it could be the band’s […]

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LISTEN: Manchester Orchestra – “Top Notch”

Manchester Orchestra have released a new track titled “Top Notch,” from their upcoming album, Cope. With a giant sound, and a noticeably heavier production than Simple Math, the Atlanta based band is back with a shout. Featuring a massive opening, followed by consciously orchestrated blasts of sounds, the band takes you on quite the adventure. […]

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Manchester Orchestra Members Release Solo Tracks

As a part of the Fadeaway Records compilation, Fadeaway Records 10: Friends, members of the Atlanta-based band have released three solo tracks. The three songs are performed by frontman Andy Hull, Robert McDowell and Chris Freeman. Hull’s “Back of Your Old Church” offers up a great representation of his comforting, breathy vocals reminiscent of his Right […]

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STREAM: Manchester Orchestra/Frightened Rabbit/Grouplove Record Store Day Split

Manchester Orchestra‘s Record Store Day split release with Frightened Rabbit and Grouplove has officially hit the web for your streaming pleasure. On one hand is the group’s collaboration with Frightened Rabbit, “Architect,” which is essentially all acoustic with mulch-tracked and effect layered vocals. On the other is the electronic and full band Grouplove collaboration, “Make […]

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Kevin Devine & Andy Hull Release Details About Upcoming LPs

In a recent interview with Property Of Zack, Kevin Devine and Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra, Bad Books) spoke in depth about their bands, their past and upcoming plans for the future as musicians. Kevin Devine has confirmed that he will start recording a new full length album March 11, and then will start work on […]

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Bad Books Announce Winter Tour

Bad Books, the side project of Kevin Devine and Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra, have announced an upcoming winter tour. The tour, which kicks off on February 13, will feature support from The Front Bottoms and Weatherbox. For those of you who have yet to check out Bad Books latest record II, be sure to […]

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WATCH: Bad Books – “Forest Whitaker” Acoustic

Kevin Devine and Andy Hull from Manchester Orchestra are the two songwriters in Bad Books, whose recent album, II, we are in love with. Now you can see the two songwriters perform their song “Forest Whitaker” off their sophomore album acoustically. This performance is softer and more emotional than the original – I suppose stripped […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Bad Books – ‘II’

Bad Books, the indie rock super group that is Kevin Devine and Andy Hull and his Manchester Orchestra, have streamed their new album, II, out October 9. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for a review from us at UTG that’s coming soon. Just as we loved the lead single, we’re loving this so far. […]