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REVIEW: ‘Junk’ is M83’s newest masterpiece

Artist: M83 Album: Junk Label: Naïve Records, Mute Records Genre: Synthpop I still remember when I first heard “Midnight City.” It was the end of August 2011, and I was just starting college. I was in my dorm room, and someone across the hall had the song on. I couldn’t hear it very well, and […]

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UTG PHOTOS: Inside The Media Room at the 30th Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Last night was a monumental night for rock history and Cleveland as the “Home of Rock and Roll” hosted some of rock and roll’s greatest legends and talents for the 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions. The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions ceremony took place at Public Hall in […]

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Inside The Rock Hall: A Live Blog From The 2015 Induction Ceremony

Taking place in Cleveland, Ohio this evening is the highly anticipated 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Slated to be inducted in rock’s highest honor this year are fan favorite and legendary acts the likes of Green Day, Ringo Starr, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double […]

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Presenters and Performers

Yesterday, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the presenters and performers for this year’s ceremony, which is set to air on HBO this coming May. As reported by Rolling Stone, Sir Paul McCartney will aptly induct Ringo Starr, the always-awesome Stevie Wonder will chat about Bill Wither, and Patti Smith will introduce Lou […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Pitchfork Music Festival Bands on Their Favorite Chicago Hangouts

We’re a little more than excited for Pitchfork Music Festival to arrive this year considering it has an awesome record fair (Chirp!), top notch food vendors (Rice Table! Puffs of Doom!), and a beautifully stacked lineup (Slowdive! Beck! Neutral Milk Hotel!). The festival will take place over at Union Park on July 18-20 for three days of great music […]

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Beck’s ‘Song Reader’ Finally Gets an Album… and Every Cool Musician Is On It

Back in 2012, Beck put out Song Reader. It was his first set of new solo songs since 2008′s Modern Guilt, a whopping 20 tracks long, and… only sheet music? He created an album that he wanted fans to create themselves, giving everyone the lyrics and sheet music (tempo and notes included) to find out what the […]

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Watch Beck Take On Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”

Last week Beck gave Jimmy Kimmel’s audience a little something extra when the cameras stopped rolling, a cover of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean.” It’s not the best Jackson cover ever unearthed but Beck seemed to have fun with it, even threw a “Hee-Hee!” into the mix, and the fans seemed to like it. So that’s […]

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Austin City Limits Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

Hey, look! It’s another 2014 festival lineup! After expanding to two weekends for the 2013 festival, the 2014 edition of the Austin City Limits Music Festival will take place on October 3-5 and 10-12, featuring headlining sets from Eminem, Pearl Jam, Outkast, Skrillex, Beck and Calvin Harris. Given that ACL and Lollapalooza are produced by […]

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Beck Announces North American Tour

With the release of his latest album Morning Phase, Beck is packing up and heading out on a North American tour in about a month’s time. The self-appointed loser of the ‘90s has been pretty busy the last couple months. He had the new album, worked with Pharrell and even performed on SNL. So adding […]

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Outkast, Jack White, and More To Play Forecastle Festival

Forecastle Festival, which will take place July 18-20 in Louisville, Kentucky, has announced its lineup, and it looks like it will be a great weekend for music fans in middle America. At the top of this year’s bill are reunited rappers Outkast, guitar rocker Jack White, Beck, and The Replacements. The weekend will also include […]

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REVIEW: Beck – ‘Morning Phase’

Artist: Beck Album: Morning Phase Genre: Alternative rock, folk rock Label: Capitol Beck is known for asking important questions in music, presenting listeners with poignant thoughts that beg for an active listening. His early albums laced hip hop with a rock edge, until his middle period verged into noisey, experimental work; an alternative rock in […]

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Stream All of Beck’s ‘Morning Phase’ Now

Good morning! The sun is shining, the air is fresh, and Beck is singing to you softly through your speakers. That’s right. After six years, Beck is finally releasing new, recorded music on February 25, but NPR has the album up for streaming in full today. Morning Phase is Beck’s newest music since 2008’s Modern Guilt and his […]