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REVIEW: Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘E•MO•TION’

Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen Album: E•MO•TION Genre: Pop We live in a very saturated world. One filled with the over-commercialization of art, trends, clothing, technology, everything. When something takes off, it soars to a point far beyond want, desire, or demand, but, within this generalization of “needing” too much, there is a romanticism buried beneath […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Foreign Tongues – “Fools Of Love”

Artist: Foreign Tongues Song: “Fools Of Love” Album: Summer Of The Reaper (No Sleep Records sampler) If you have yet to taste a foreign tongue, time to pucker up. I have said for a while now that Boston-based indie rock act Foreign Tongues‘ upcoming debut LP would be one to watch, and with our first […]

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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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UTG PREMIERE: Secret Grief – “Jet Black (Jawbreaker Cover)”

Save Your Generation Records are releasing a Jawbreaker tribute album titled What’s The Score?, and we are more than happy to premiere Secret Grief’s cover of “Jet Black.” Out June 23, digitally, and July 28 physically, What’s The Score? features a wide range of artists remembering Jawbreaker in sonic fashion. From Jawbreaker’s 1995 release, Dear […]

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REVIEW: Turnover – ‘Peripheral Vision’

Artist: Turnover Album: Peripheral Vision Label: Run For Cover Records Genre: Indie Rock Turnover return with sophomore LP Peripheral Vision, creating a new sound for the band that is one of ambience, purity, and serenity. Produced by band favorite Will Yip, Peripheral Vision is a stark departure from the band’s more straightforward rock sound. Tracks […]

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10 Years Later, TREOS Still Matters: Celebrating ‘Between The Heart And The Synapse’

I was fourteen years old when Between The Heart And The Synapse first came out. I was aware of the band’s presence a little before it released, but I was not yet aware of what the band would later do for me. I was young, excited to be out at shows, and completely enthralled by […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Count To Four – “This Photograph Is Proof (I Know You Know)” [Taking Back Sunday Tribute]

A little over a year ago, we brought you some streams from the Pacific Ridge Records tribute album for The Get Up Kids. Today we are happy to share with you a piece of the next tribute chapter for Pacific Ridge Records, this time paying tribute to emo favorites Taking Back Sunday. Count To Four […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Last Great Hero – “Promotion”

Last week we premiered Northernmost’s newest track, “Sonder,” from their upcoming split with Last Great Hero. Today, we are happy to premiere one of Last Great Hero’s contributions to the split, with the stellar track, “Promotion.” The Long Island-based band creates an atmosphere incredibly infatuating with “Promotion,” using noise, melody, and crisp production to portray […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Northernmost – “Sonder”

Today, we are happy to premiere a brand new track from Massachusetts’ Northernmost. “Sonder” comes from the band’s upcoming split with Last Great Hero, and also features a re-recorded version of the band’s earlier song, “Belittle Me.” I first reviewed the band’s debut self-titled LP back in June, and have been anxiously awaiting any new […]

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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: Vitamin Sun – ‘She Is The Sea & She Is Loud’

Last week we premiered Vitamin Sun‘s first single “The Oldest Living Memory,” off of their upcoming debut LP, She Is The Sea & She Is Loud. Today, we are happy to bring an exclusive premiere of their entire debut album. Vitamin Sun has worked tirelessly on constructing their eccentrically schizophrenic, yet cautiously beautiful sound. With […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Vitamin Sun – “The Oldest Living Memory”

Today we are happy to bring you the first of two premieres with Massachusetts’ Vitamin Sun. Vitamin Sun are gearing up to release their debut album, She Is The Sea & She Is Loud, on Feb. 13, but we are happy to provide the first track released from the LP, “The Oldest Living Memory.” UTG […]

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REVIEW: Future Of What – ‘Pro Dreams’

Artist: Future Of What Album: Pro Dreams Genre: Indie, Electronic Label: Feat. Drake Records On paper I really should have no business with Future Of What‘s debut LP, Pro Dreams, but it’s 2015 and I am trying to delve deeper into the vast world of sonic expression. Finding myself proven for my excursion into the […]