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Still Parade

Succumb to Still Parade’s dream-funk sounds on new single, “07:41”

The Niklas Kramer-led solo project Still Parade—projecting his creations from Berlin—has a funky new single online, and if it doesn’t make you dance, you must not be listening. “07:41” brings to mind some sort of amalgam made up of elements provided by Neon Indian, Hot Chip, Toro Y Moi and like-minded, dreamy, folky, funky pop-and-otherwise […]

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Dance Party: Mark Ronson & Mystikal Share “Feel Right” Video

Following hot on the heels of the insanely successful “Uptown Funk,” which spent more time on top of the Billboard charts than any other single in the last decade, Mark Ronson has shared the official video for “Feel Right.” It has been a minute since the name Mystikal was in mainstream music headlines, but for […]

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Closure In Moscow Premiere Crowdsourced Music Video for “Happy Days”

Those who know Aussie rockers Closure In Moscow are probably aware the band has shifted it’s dynamic dramatically with a strangely unique venture into funk entitled Pink Lemonade, the followup to their post-hardcore full-length debut, First Temple in 2009. With a new direction, the band has sprinted away from the post-hardcore norms musically, and taken […]

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Ayler Young Offers A Pop-Heavy Take On Funk With “You Can’t Buy Love”

At the beginning of the summer, the editors of UTG held a digital meeting to discuss our plans for the future. At the very top of the list was increasing our focus on in-depth content, and following not far behind was a universal desire to expose more up-and-coming artists to our readers. We like to […]

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Janelle Monae Releases Music Video for “Electric Lady”

This morning, genre-bending songstress, Janelle Monae, released a new music video for her song “Electric Lady,” a track that comes from her 2013 sophomore album of the same name. The song is a catchy R&B tune that blends retro funk instrumentals with modern sounds in Monae’s typical fashion, and we like that. Unfortunately, the video […]

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Need A Little Funk In Your Life? Take A Moment To Discover Harts

It’s not every day that Prince compliments a relatively unknown talent, but upon hearing the work of Harts, the man who gave us Purple Rain remarked, “He reminds me of how I was at that age.” I could go on and on about the way I felt the first time I heard Harts’ latest single, […]

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Move Over Batman, “Trapman” is The Hero Pop Music Needs

If you have never heard of Astro Safari USA before this moment you’re about to have a very, very exciting Friday. A lot of people have been fortunate enough to portray Batman over the last hundred years. Christian Bale, George Clooney, Adam West, an eccentric billionaire named Bruce Wayne, and more. Only one person has […]

Chromeo

Chromeo Premiere New Single And Announce Tour Dates

Chromeo continue to tease fans about the long-awaited follow up to their 2010 album, Business Casual. The upcoming album, White Women, is expected to be released later this year. In the meantime, the band has been dropping singles from it, and earlier today premiered a new song. The song is titled “Come Alive,” and it […]

Chromeo

STREAM: Chromeo – “Over Your Shoulder”

The electrofunk duo we lovingly know as Chromeo have revealed the very first single off their upcoming album, White Women. The song is titled “Over Your Shoulder,” and you can stream the new track by taking a look below the jump. The song has a similar sound to Daft Punk’s latest effort, Random Access Memories, […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Bad Rabbits – “Dance With You”

Boston-based R&B group Bad Rabbits released a video for their newest single, “Dance With You,” last night on Billboard, and like every other one of their videos, it’s a ton of fun that perfectly compliments the wonderful music pumping into your headphones. The new video shows Bad Rabbits playing a dock party to a ton of […]

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STREAM: Bad Rabbits – “Can’t Fool Me”

The Bad Rabbits are at it again. Less than a week before American Love drops (preorder it), Boston’s Bad Rabbits have released another single for fans to enjoy. “Can’t fool Me” harken’s back to the style of the Stick Up Kids EP from a few years back (more so than the other recent singles, that […]

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Rage Against The Machine Have No Plans Right Now

Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello spoke with the people at Triple M recently and gave us some disheartening news. There are absolutely no plans in place for the group. Read a statement from Morello below and offer your opinion in the comments section. While you are busy wallowing in your own sorrow be […]