Dance and drone out to Teknofonic Recordings’ ‘Essentials Vol. 1’

Composer and producer Adam Reifsteck, maybe known more by his studio name Sonic Fear, started NYC label Teknofonic Recordings last year to provide a homebase for forward-thinking electronic music artists. As one of the label’s earliest undertakings, they’ve released Teknofonic Essentials Vol. 1, “a massive collection that truly has something for everyone.” Featuring 20 different […]

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Wake The Wild provide synth-pop goodness on “Touch The Ground”

Bay Area outfit Wake The Wild have meshed airy synth-pop with mesmerizing live instrumentation on their new single, “Touch The Ground.” Featuring an irresistible hook that finds vocalist Zach Sorgen assure, “Not gonna let each other touch the ground,” the track bursts out of the gates with warm vibes aplenty and never lets go (besides its final minute that […]

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Hear Nicolas Jaar Remix Florence + the Machine’s “What Kind of Man”

On June 2, Florence + the Machine makes her epic return to the spotlight with her brand new album How Big How Blue How Beautiful. The album will be out via Republic in the US and Island in the UK. We’ve already heard “What Kind of Man,” the lead single, but today we get a shift in […]


Petite Meller’s “Baby Love” Video Reminds Us Of Wes Anderson

We love great pop music around UTG, but truth be told coming across that kind of material is often a near impossible task. There is so much disposable music made for clubs and radio today that sifting through long enough to find something worthy of more than five replays is often a daunting proposition. Fortunately […]

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Daft Punk Legos May Be On The Way

It looks like there will be more Daft Punk goodness in 2015 apart from a new documentary. The iconic electronic duo of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter may get turned into Lego figurines in the near future. According to, Lego’s Ideas page has a Daft Punk pitch with over 5,000 supporters. The idea includes a […]

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Stream Caribou’s New Album ‘Our Love’ In Full

Canadian musician and producer Caribou, aka Dan Snaith, will release Our Love on October 7 via City Slang. It’s his sixth album to date and first full-length since 2010’s excellent Swim. So far we’ve heard the immersive “Can’t Do Without You” and title track, but now it’s time to hear the rest. Our Love is streaming in full over […]

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Death From Above 1979 Stream Upcoming Album ‘The Physical World’

The uniquely-awesome Toronto duo, Death From Above 1979, are back in action with the follow-up to their 2004 record You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine. The record, called The Physical World, is due for release on September 9 via Last Gang Records. The band has previously released singles “Trainwreck 1979” and “Government Trash” from The […]


Röyksopp & Robyn Share “Do It Again” Video

Swedish pop queen Robyn and Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp teamed up earlier this year to release a collaborative mini-album titled Do It Again (out now on Dog Triumph, via Wall Of Sound/Cooking Vinyl). Back in April, they put out a lyric video for the album’s title track, but now the single has gotten a proper music video — and […]

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ODESZA Announce New Album ‘In Return,’ Stream “Memories That You Call”

Seattle producer duo ODESZA have been rising in popularity with quiet confidence and noticeable talent for a short time now. Their sold out shows and buzzing festival crowds gather around to hear the band that Pretty Lights, Bonobo, and Emancipator have brought with them on tour out of a love for their music. Today, at long […]

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The Juan MacLean (feat. LCD Soundsystem’s Nancy Whang) Announce New Album, Share “A Place Called Space”

It’s the middle of the week and that’s a good enough reason to dance. Considering The Juan MacLean (the duo of John MacLean and former LCD Soundsystem member Nancy Whang) just shared a new single, you now have the music for your celebration, too. For the first time since the band’s 2011 odds and ends […]

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UTG Presents: Another Endless Summer (Free Music Compilation)

After far too many months of winter, and a spring that disappeared almost as quickly as it arrived, the time has finally come to shed the winter worries and down blankets for the heat and skimpy clothing of summer. Yes, that time of the year when students run free and the sun sets well after […]

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Caribou Announces New Album and Tour, Shares Single “Can’t Do Without You”

It’s been four years since Caribou‘s excellent LP Swim came out and got everyone up and dancing, including Radiohead. Daniel Snaith has released music since then under his other monikers, Manitoba and Daphni (the latter of which he dropped a split single with Owen Pallett in April), but now the Canadian composer and electronic musician is back with a […]