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Lincoln Jesser releases ultra-smooth “Time Will Tell”

Los Angeles producer Lincoln Jesser has teamed up with Little Wolves vocalist Samuel Jacobs for a massive new single. Entitled “Time Will Tell,” the Spinnin’ Records backed release finds Jesser laying down a deep house cut that Jacob navigates with a performance powerful enough to consider radio-ready. According to Jesser, the track came to fruition […]


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 […]


Virtu takes on Elephante’s “Closer”

Elephante’s collaboration with Bishop, “Closer,” is a rather unassuming attempt at a feel-good house anthem, but Virtu has flipped the track into a must-hear release. The California producer adds a heavy dose of future-bass flavor that, when combined with a slight retooling of Bishop’s gorgeous vocal performance, eventually results in a climax of euphoric synths, stuttering production, […]

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Two Friends remix Audien and Lady Antebellum’s “Something Better”

Audien and Lady Antebellum collaborated on the anthemic “Something Better” in 2015, but almost a year later, self-described soul house duo Two Friends have provided a fresh take on the track just in time for summer 2016. As the producers step out of their usual comfort zone and flank Hillary Scott’s countrified vocals with enthusiastic acoustic guitar-work, it […]


Bee’s Knees provide a funky remix of Morgan Page’s “Safe Til Tomorrow”

Morgan Page‘s euphoric house collaboration with Angelika Vee recently received a remix courtesy of Pegboard Nerds, but earlier today, production duo Bee’s Knees stepped up and delivered their take on “Safe Til Tomorrow.” Adding funky vibes aplenty, the retooled work takes on a whole new life while keeping Vee’s captivating vocals just as relevant in the mix. […]

UTG PHOTOS: Zeds Dead in Big Rapids, MI (04/08/16)

The time has come once again for Turn Up The Good at Ferris State University! Once a year the students in the Music Industry Management Program host an EDM-based concert for the community and this year they really outdid themselves. In the past, we were entertained by artists such as Griz and The Glitch Mob; […]

UTG PHOTOS: Snails with Must Die! in Grand Rapids, MI (03/05/16)

Snails came trailing through The Intersection on March 5 for the Enter Slugz City Tour and we were fortunate enough to receive a last-second call to cover the show. After one of the most anxious, hour-and-a-half drives of my life, I arrived at the venue shortly after Grimebag stepped off stage. Must Die! had already […]


Win A Pair Of Tickets To Breathe Carolina & Feenixpawl’s Summer Tour

Grammy-nominated DJ/Producer duo out of Melborne, Australia, Feenixpawl, are heading out on tour this summer alongside Colorado electronic rock four-piece Breathe Carolina and EDM producer Apek. UTG is stoked to give you, our lovely readers, the chance to win TWO tickets to any show of your choice. All you’ve got to do is either like and […]


Breathe Carolina Follow The EDM Herd With “Anywhere But Home”

Breathe Carolina rose to popularity at a time when your Myspace profile image was a thing that people thought meant something about your status as a creative artist. For their page, the men of BC appeared covered in brightly colored paint. It’s an image that has become a symbol of a digital generation now long […]

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Skrillex Drops Cinematic New Video

Yesterday, Skrillex released a new video for his song “Fuck That.” It already has nearly 325,000 views in one day, which would be impressive for most artists. But for the former From First To Last vocalist turned dubstep innovator, this just seems to be par for the course at this point. The track hails off […]

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What You Didn’t Know: Jesse Voorn

Focusing on lesser known aspects of artists, resident staff writer Michael Giegerich’s column, What You Didn’t Know, looks to help people gain a better understanding of their favorite musicians from all levels of the music scene. Signed to John Dahlbäck’s Mutants Records, it’s no surprise Jesse Voorn has the ability to crank out absolutely massive […]


Calvin Harris Collaborating With Everyone, Teams With Haim For “Pray To God”

Calvin Harris grows more inescapable by the day. The hit-maker is releasing his new album, Motion, next week, and its tracklist is a star-studded one. Last week brought the Ellie Goulding track, “Outside;” this week, we get the Haim collaboration. Yet to come: songs with Gwen Stefani, Big Sean, Tinashe, and more. Though odd to hear […]