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Introducing Fighting Giants, Stream Debut EP ‘Soundbox Sessions’

Western Massachusetts is a big place. Being from Boston, my general knowledge of Western Mass is pretty much anything past Worcester (which is totally not the case). But, within its sparse, tree-ridden beautiful landscapes, forms an exciting new group of artists, Fighting Giants. If the name doesn’t instill imagery in your head as is, let […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: [debut] Discusses ‘Postcards From Berlin’

Gareth Thomas, aka [debut], recently released his newest album, Postcards From Berlin, which has quickly been picking up steam through word of mouth and positive press from all corners of the world. On May 2, [debut] will be performing songs from the album at Complex LA, where there will also be an art exhibit showcasing […]

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[debut] To Perform, Screen ‘Postcards From Berlin’ Documentary At Complex LA In May

On Saturday, May 2, Complex LA will host an evening that’ll provide fans of [debut] with not only a performance of songs from his newest album, Postcards From Berlin, but with a screening of a documentary containing the making of the album. There will also be an art exhibit showcasing album photography, and after all […]


MYZICA Release New Single “Wait Just A Minute”

Make sure to give yourself some time to sing along to the infectious melodies of MYZICA‘s newest track, “Wait Just A Minute.” Be it an office break, or a drive between destinations, the Nashville newcomers will surely make your day a tad bit more fun. “Wait Just A Minute” will release as a single on […]

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Jamie xx Announces Debut Album ‘In Colour,’ Shares “Loud Places”

If you couldn’t stop playing Jamie xx‘s single “Girl” last year, get excited. The xx member and electronic musician has announced his debut album, In Colour, drops June 2 via Young Turks and features collaborations with The xx’s Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim, Young Thug, Popcaan, and Four Tet. Pre-orders are ongoing here. In […]


CHON Announce Debut Album, ‘Grow’

Budding prog-rock four-piece CHON will release their debut album, Grow, on March 23 via their new label, Sumerian Records. Pre-orders go on sale this coming Friday, February 13. Later this spring, the San Diego quartet will join Circa Survive and Balance and Composure for a hefty nationwide trek — head here to view a full itinerary. […]


REVIEW: Turnstile – ‘Nonstop Feeling’

Artist: Turnstile Album: Nonstop Feeling Genre: Hardcore, Rock Label: Reaper Records Even if you just joined the hardcore scene very recently, you’ve probably heard the name Turnstile. From a few different parts of the East Coast but seemingly based out of Baltimore, Maryland, Turnstile has been around since 2010, putting out only a demo and two 7-inches. Turnstile, over […]

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Port Isla Perform “In The Long Run” In New Music Video

Looking for a new soft-rock band to enjoy as Fall comes to a close? Look no further than Norwich band (and one of our 5 artists to watch in 2014), Port Isla. As the song’s title suggests, the group was in no hurry to slow down; especially since they are currently preparing a new EP, […]


Stream Monarchs’ Debut EP, ‘Citizens’

Los Angeles based rock outfit Monarchs, featuring Michael Gallacher (ex-Black Tie Affair), Sean Jordon (ex-Good Knives), and Jarrod Alexander (ex- Death By Stereo, ex-Dead Country), have finally released their debut EP. Entitled Citizens, the record is best summed up as sixteen minutes worth of infectious rock that finds each member playing up their talents to create […]

Azealia Banks Broke With Expensive Taste

Azealia Banks Finally Drops Her Debut Album, ‘Broke With Expensive Taste,’ and It’s Amazing

At long last, it’s finally here. After two years of label changes, Twitter feuds, and hip-hop drama, Harlem rapper Azealia Banks has dropped her debut LP, Broke With Expensive Taste. The surprise release sees Azealia Banks on top of her game and, surprisingly, it was well worth the wait. Opener “Idle Delilah” starts things off right. The album […]


REVIEW: Gerard Way – ‘Hesitant Alien’

Artist: Gerard WayAlbum: Hesitant AlienGenre: Brit-Pop / ShoegazeLabel: Reprise Records For certain people, there are always going to be artists who they check out no matter what type of project their name is attached to. For myself, Gerard Way is a name that I’m always going to pay attention to, no matter if he’s making music under My Chemical […]

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Snarl (Parker Cannon of The Story So Far) Stream Debut Demo

A few days back, The Story So Far’s Parker Cannon took to social media to announce the existence of Snarl, a hardcore side project that he planned to soon make a reality. We were as eager as anyone to hear what this new undertaking had to offer, and I’m pleased to report that after only […]