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UTG PREMIERE: Ghosts Again – “Les Enfants Terribles” (Music Video)

This morning, we’re stoked to be premiering Ghosts Again‘s brand new music video for “Les Enfants Terribles,” a blood-pumping number that’s sure to sit well with fans of PMToday, Saosin, and other like-minded acts. The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming debut, which is set to make landfall later this year. Give it a […]

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Alex Aff Releases Minimalistic Visuals For “Understand”

Durham native Alex Aff first caught our attention in 2015 with Forever, a full-length project grounded in hip-hop’s classic, boom-bap aesthetic. After kicking off the new year with a supremely raw cut in “The Regency” that he describes as “a gritty joint over a jazz sample,” Aff has returned to Forever with black-and-white visuals for the standout […]

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Sinai Vessel Sign To Flannel Gurl Records

North Carolinian emo trio Sinai Vessel have officially signed to Flannel Gurl Records and now share a label home with a range of fantastic artists including Dads, The Caution Children, and CityCop. To celebrate the signing, Flannel Gurl will be re-releasing the band’s most recent effort, Profanity, on 500 copies of limited edition vinyl. Furthermore, […]

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REVIEW: Dirty Up – ‘Thrillwave’

Artist: Dirty Up Album: Thrillwave Genre: Rap/Hip-Hop When it comes to transcendental production, Clams Casino has undoubtedly set the standard over the past few years with his career-launching work for artists such as A$AP Rocky and Lil B. Recently, though, upcoming talents such as the Sad Boy crew’s Yung Gud have begun to master the […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Dirty Up – “Home”

The internet has been a useful tool for everyone from acclaimed producer Clams Casino to rap enigma Lil B to launch themselves into various levels of notability. Coincidentally, hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area where Lil B calls home, a rising producer and rapper by the name of Dirty Up is looking to follow […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Dance Gavin Dance

Dance Gavin Dance have been a mainstay of the post-hardcore scene since their inception due to a combination of particular controversies and phenomenal music, but with a talented lineup that appears to be sailing smoothly alongside the successful release of their fifth full-length, Acceptance Speech, the former key aspect of the group has withered away […]

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REVIEW: FS – ‘Cheers and Fears From the Past Year’

Artist: FS Album: Cheers and Fears From the Past Year Genre: Alt-punk The latest EP from FS, Cheers and Fears From the Past Year, has enough swagger to be worthy of Fall Out Boy’s Take This To Your Grave, yet throws a punch hard enough to hold its own in the ring with The Fall […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Wolves At The Gate

It’s been a year since Wolves At The Gate debuted their first full-length, Captors, an excellent post-hardcore album that is genuinely a must-listen for fans of the genre. Rather than sit around and soak up the success of the release after a tour or two, though, the band haven’t slowed down one bit in that […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Fit For A King

With a groundbreaking album release this March for both themselves and their label in the form of Creation/Destruction, alongside an ever-increasing number of stacked tours with the likes of I Declare War, The Plot In You, and Oh, Sleeper, things are looking pretty bright these days for Solid State Records’ own Fit For A King. […]

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Hostage Calm Fan Assaulted For Wearing Their “I Support Same-Sex Marriage” Shirt

As a lot of you probably know, Hostage Calm have a t-shirt they sell that says “I Support Same-Sex Marriage.” They’ve experienced their share of hate because of it, and because of their stance on the issue. Well today we’ve received word that a fan of theirs named Alex was wearing that shirt and was […]

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STREAM: Deniro Farrar – “The Reasons”

Deniro Farrar generated quite a bit of buzz this March with a mixtape called The Patriarch which featured a gripping combination of slick production and brutally honest lyricism. Yet only three months later the North Carolina rapper is back with a new single called “The Reasons.” The song comes from his recently announced album, The […]

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Indianola Records Signs Wealth in Water

Raleigh, North Carolina natives Wealth in Water announced today that they have signed to Indianola Records. Congratulations to the entire band! Click past the jump is a live video of the post-hardcore group performing their song “Insomnia” as well a a song stream of their fierce track “Carrier.” These songs go extremely hard. Wealth In […]