Why “Trophies” Is The Best Song Of 2014 So Far

News broke this week that Young Money is planning to give Drake‘s “Trophies” a proper promotional release as part of their upcoming label compilation, Rise Of An Empire. The song, which was produced by the one and only Hit-Boy, was originally teased on Drake’s fall 2013 tour before being released for free at the end […]


Hear Fiona Apple and Maude Maggart’s Duet on “I’m in the Middle Of A Riddle”

Sometimes even the most bummer-riffic musicians write happy love songs, and Fiona Apple is now one of them. She joined up with her sister, cabaret singer Maude Maggart, to duet on a new version of the oldie “I’m in the Middle of a Riddle.” Give a listen after the jump. The song is a part […]

Our Voices

Adam Lazzara Premieres Contribution to ‘Our Voices’ Via Fuse

Taking Back Sunday frontman Adam Lazzara premiered a solo track entitled “Because It Works” earlier today via Fuse. You can catch it in full at the bottom of this post. The song, which is uncharacteristically folk-based but no less catchy and enjoyable, will be featured on the Our Voices EP, a soon-to-be-released compilation from I […]


WATCH: Kye Smith Drums His Way Through Epitaph Records’ Entire Catalog

I noticed this video going around today and after ignoring it for a couple hours or so, I found myself getting intrigued and checking it out with intentions of giving it a minute or two of my time. It only took a few seconds before I was hooked and soon realized that I had watched […]

Will Yip 2013

Producer Will Yip Releasing Compilation Featuring Circa Survive, Title Fight And More

Renowned producer Will Yip plans to release a compilation, entitled Off The Board: A Studio 4 Family Compilation, on October 8. This compilation will comprise new and previously unreleased songs from bands including Circa Survive, Title Fight, Man Overboard, Balance And Composure, Tigers Jaw, Daylight, Polar Bear Club, Sainthood Reps and more. Proceeds from this […]


REVIEW: Various – Rich Gang

Artist: Various Album: Rich Gang Genre: Hip Hop/Rap Hip hop labels have been using the strength of their entire roster as a way to promote individual artists for as long as anyone can remember, but surprisingly it wasn’t until 2013 that Young Money and Cash Money decided to get in on the action. The labels, […]


UTG LIST: 10 Essential Songs From The 2013 Vans Warped Tour Compilation

There are a number of notable releases arriving in stores today, but only one release features over four dozen tracks from the biggest names in the alternative music scene. The 2013 Vans Warped Tour Compilation is the latest entry in the ongoing summer series from SideOneDummy Records, and just like the others before it we […]

Warped Tour

Warped Tour ’13 Compilation Artwork, Tracklist, Release Date

The artwork and tracklisting have been released for this year’s Vans Warped Tour 50-track compilation album. The artwork features Bring Me The Horizon‘s frontman, Oli Sykes, and the album itself has the band’s single, “Go To Hell For Heaven’s Sake.” The compilation will also be featuring music from Never Shout Never, Driver Friendly, We Came […]


Ace Hood ‘Trials & Tribulations’ & YMCMB Compilation Have Release Dates

2013 is definitely going to be a huge year for the Young Money / Cash Money crew. Late last night head honcho Birdman released two important release dates. One of them being the release for Ace Hood’s next full-length Trials & Tribulations and the other being the YMCMB mixtape, entitled Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle. Hood’s […]


REVIEW: The Wonder Years – Sleeping on Trash: A Collection of Songs Recorded 2005-2010

Artist: The Wonder Years Album: Sleeping on Trash: A Collection of Songs Recorded 2005-2010 Genre: Pop-Punk Label: No Sleep Records It’s no surprise to anyone and isn’t really a stretch to say that The Wonder Years are one of the biggest bands in pop-punk right now. They’ve been headlining major club shows, have the adoration of people […]


SAY MY NAME: Destiny’s Child To Release New Single

News of Justin Timberlake’s return to pop music has been the talk of the blogosphere all day, but there is another reunion on the way that is sure to get fans of pop music excited. Taking to her official website, Beyonce has announced plans to release a new Destiny’s Child song called “Nuclear” on a […]


STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Young Statues – “Snow Bunny”

Philadelphia indie-rock outfit, Young Statues have released their holiday song, “Snow Bunny”. This holiday track is featured on Arbor Christmas: Volume 13, a holiday compilation formed by Jon Montague, who has since passed away. The idea started as a holiday TV show in which Montague would act as the “celebrity host” while his friends came […]