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MUST HEAR: Drake – “Hotline Bling” (OVO Sound Mix)

Ahead of What A Time To Be Alive hitting the net, Drake stopped by his label’s OVO SOUND radio show at Beats One to premiere his long anticipated collaborative release with Future. It was a moment that will go down as a highlight of hip-hop in 2015, but before the record even dropped something equally […]

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Kacey Musgraves Covers Willie Nelson, Releases Music Video

Country darling Kacey Musgraves is an icon in the making, and earlier today she released a video for her cover of Willie Nelson’s classic hit, “Are You Sure.” Originally appearing as the bonus track on Musgraves’ recent album (Beauty Pageant), the singer-songwriter’s cover of “Are You Sure” is as slow and heartbreaking as Willie Nelson’s […]

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Hoodie Allen Tells Us To “Let It All Work Out” On New Song

Self-made underground rap superstar Hoodie Allen has blessed the universe with a new track you won’t soon forget. As if that weren’t exciting enough, he’s also made the song available for free download. “Let It All Work Out” is quite possibly one of the best songs Hoodie Allen has ever released, and believe me when […]

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MUST HEAR: Jay Rock Featuring Black Hippy – “Vice City”

There are only a handful of rap collectives who can say every member brings something unique and equally high quality to the table. Among them, Black Hippy is arguably the most successful of the bunch. From Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q, to the continuing rise of Ab-Soul and Jay Rock, this group has all the […]

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The Front Bottoms Make Knees Weak With “Summer Shandy”

Our love affair with The Front Bottoms dates back to the earliest recordings from the New Jersey favorites, and with each release our admiration for their work continues to grow. Their new album arrives later this month, and earlier today a killer promotional single hit the net. “Summer Shandy” is the latest in a string […]

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Lana Del Rey Delivers Yet Again On “Music To Watch Boys To”

This week just went from good to great. Lana Del Rey has shared another promotional single from Honeymoon, and this one might just be the best yet. Built atop the kind of epic cinematic strings that helped give Ultraviolence its timeless aesthetic, “Music To Watch Boys To” is the kind of slow-burn LDR goodness fans […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Undesirable People – “Cosmic Man”

Our love affair with Undesirable People is well recorded, but I don’t think we have ever believed in the band as much as we do at this very moment. Undesirable People have long proven themselves to be a strong force in the world of authentic alternative rock, and their latest offering is their best yet. […]

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The Weekend Classic Stream “Shattered Glass”

Indiana pop-punk favorites The Weekend Classic are continuing to carve a path all their own with the release of a new single titled “Shattered Glass.” The first song to surface from the group since their early 2014 split with Before The Streetlights, “Shattered Glass” is an aggressive ode to coping with heartache. There are bruised […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Northernmost – “Cloudy”

Few states are as synonymous with forward-thinking alternative music as Massachusetts, and today we have a premiere from one of the Bay State’s finest young acts. Northernmost is a five-piece rock band with just enough indie edge to help them stand out amidst the incredibly crowded alternative rock landscape. The group is set to release […]

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FREE MP3: Time Spent Driving – “Blame The Valley”

Time Spent Driving recently released their first album in eight years, and today they’ve partnered with UTG to offer a free MP3 of one of our favorite tracks. Eight years is a long time for anyone to be away. An entire new generation of music fans have come of age since Time Spent Driving last […]

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Other People Records Signs exwhy, Band Announces Debut LP

Other People Records just became the lucky label to sign the fast-rising Atlanta natives known as exwhy. The band’s debut record, The Feels, is due later this year. The album was recorded by Kenny Muto at Tomuto Sounds and mixed by Beau Burchell of Saosin fame. You may not have heard of exwhy before now, […]

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Parkway Drive Debut Evolved Sound On “Crushed”

Parkway Drive have shared the second single off their upcoming fifth studio album. Arriving complete with music video accompaniment, just like the band’s last single, “Crushed” premiered online Monday afternoon following a Sunday night premiere on the Triple J radio show. The song showcases an evolved sound for the band, which finds the aggression of […]