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UTG LIST: Records We Overlooked In 2014

Everyone has a moment where they stumble upon a release that hits them in a certain way; it changes the way the rest of your day, week, month, even foreseeable future will feel and look like. But, within this sonic euphoria, how defeated does one feel to find out that said album was released a […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 6/8-6/14

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! As usual, this week had no shortage of exciting pre-orders and classic reissues. First off, you can pick up the new albums from UTG favorites ’68 and Bleachers, both due out in July. After that, head over to Interpunk and snag the colored vinyl versions of two Big D and […]

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: TW Walsh Ft. David Bazan And Casey Foubert – “Real Bad Dreams”

Some reunions happen and are nothing more than a quick tour to make a few bucks. Others are incidental and thus, aren’t even labeled as reunions. This is the case with “Real Bad Dreams”: it features three prominent musicians who used to be in Pedro the Lion playing together for the first time since Pedro’s […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: David Bazan Band – ‘Control’ Tenth Anniversary

There are only a handful of concerts that can be more than a fun night out for you and whoever you show go with. When I saw Jeff Mangum, it meant the world to me because those songs meant the world to me, and I never thought I would have the opportunity to see him […]

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David Bazan Shows Still On, Everything Fine

Earlier today, we told you of David Bazan‘s van getting crashed into by a drunk driver. We knew every ONE was alright, but we didn’t know whether every THING was. Now, Bazan manager Bob has updated the world on his status, and thankfully, all the shows will be on at their originally scheduled times. An […]

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Drunk Driver Crashes Into David Bazan’s Van

Well this is a bit of good and bad news. The bad news is that David Bazan‘s van was crashed into in a parking lot in Chicago by a drunk driver, damaging some gear and destroying a trailer. The good news is that no one was hurt and the tour will seemingly go on as […]

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ALBUM STREAM: David Bazan – ‘Control’ Remastered

Ten years ago, Pedro the Lion released their most popular album, Control, to rave reviews. About four years ago, I became obssesed with them and their former front man, David Bazan. This year, Bazan is going on a tenth anniversary tour for Control, and had each album remastered. Now, Jade Tree Records is streaming the […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: TW Walsh – “Pawn Shop Guns”

Former Pedro the Lion musician TW Walsh has released an official music video for his song “Pawn Shop Guns” off the album Songs of Pain and Leisure. Walsh was immortalized in a Pedro the Lion lyric in the song “Bands With Manager”, which now makes perhaps the world’s coolest esoteric shirt at the Undertow Store. If […]

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Remastered Pedro the Lion

Indie rock songwriter David Bazan recently had former band mate T.W. Walsh remaster his entire Pedro the Lion catalog. Now, Jade Tree Records have released a five song sampler pack of the remastered works. Bazan will be on tour with his band celebrating the tenth anniversary of Pedro the Lion’s Control. You can see full […]

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Geoff Rickly, Zena Rd., & Terrible Things Announce House Show Tour

Geoff Rickly (ex-Thursday), Zena Road (from Texas is the Reason), and Fred Mascherino‘s Terrible Things (ex-Taking Back Sunday, The Color Fred) have announced a house show tour of the northeastern US for November and early December. House shows are becoming more common as labels, managers, and artists are exploring better ways to make money – and […]

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Kevin Devine Discusses Albums That Changed His Life

Our good friends over at Alter The Press spoke with Kevin Devine about the four albums that changed his life. Check out Devine’s top albums including Guns N’ Roses’ Appetite For Destruction, Pavement’s Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain, Elliott Smith’s Either/Or and David Bazan’s Curse Your Branches! Click past the link provided to check out this […]