UTG LIST: 25 Essential Songs for Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again, folks. The flowers have been purchased, the dinner reservations are set, and the second box of chocolates is on the way since you already caved and ate the first. Social media is more vomit-inducing than usual, and Ryan Seacrest is parading around ABC Family like the patron saint of […]


Stream Owen’s New Covers Album, ‘Other People’s Songs,’ In Full

Mike Kinsella has truly been one busy man in the past year with reuniting classic emo band American Football and also playing in Owls and emo supergroup Their/They’re/There. That hasn’t stopped his longtime solo project Owen from releasing a covers album though. The album, which is aptly titled Other People’s Songs, will be out next […]


Owen Is Releasing An Album Of ‘Other People’s Songs’ – Listen To The First One

There’s a big batch of emo/Kinsella/American Football news from Brooklyn Vegan, with at least one bit of information for any fan of those things. The emo revival isn’t real anymore. Or, more accurately, it isn’t really a revival anymore. Emo is just here, popular and newsworthy. Owen, one of Mike Kinsella‘s many projects (see also: […]

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Stream Owls’ New Record, ‘Two’

Marking their first full length since 2001’s Owls, indie rock act Owls are gearing up to release their newest work, Two, with a full album stream. Featuring Tim Kinsella, Mike Kinsella (better known as Owen), Sam Zurich, and Victor Villareal, Owls is understandably a little out there. Consisting of the entire line-up from the highly […]

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Their / They’re / There Stream New EP

Their / They’re / There made their debut on Record Store Day in April of this year with an excellent EP of angular and frenetic emo rock, and the Chicago group, which features Evan Weiss (Into It. Over It.), Mike Kinsella (Owen, American Football), and Matthew Frank (Loose Lips Sink Ships), has wasted no time […]


Stream New Their/They’re/There Song, “New Blood”

You can get a taste of what Their/They’re/There (Into it. Over it./Owen) is up to with the newly released track “New Blood,” off of the band’s upcoming EP, Analog Weekend. The EP will be available December 10 via Topshelf and Polyvinyl. The band released a self-titled EP earlier this year. Analog Weekend will be the band’s sophomore […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Into It. Over It. – ‘Intersections’

Into It. Over It. have shared their new album, Intersections, on SPIN. Intersections will be released on September 24 on Triple Crown Records. The full album stream and more after the jump. Evan Weiss, the man behind Into It. Over it., is currently touring the U.S. with Saves the Day and Hostage Calm. In October, he […]


ALBUM STREAM: Owen – ‘L’Ami Du Peuple’

Old school emo musician Mike Kinsella’s solo work goes by the band name Owen, and his influence is turning out on modern musicians, particularly the likes of Into It. Over It. Owen has a new album coming out, L’Ami du Peuple, on July 2 from Polyvinyl Records, his first since 2011’s Ghost Town. For the curious, […]


Their / They’re / There (Into It. Over It./Owen/Loose Lips) – “Concession Speech Writer”

Their / They’re / There have now released the first single from their upcoming debut self-titled EP on Rolling Stone today. Normally, things like this don’t just happen to bands, but they surely are a supergroup of sorts, seeing as how each of the band’s members (Evan of Into it. Over it., Matthew of Loose Lips, […]


Into It. Over It. Adding More Full Band Shows

Songwriter Evan Weiss, who effectively is Into It. Over It., has announced that he is not done touring with a full band. Their tour just concluded, and it was the first with a backing band; but now Evan has said he will announce more dates on November 12. His full message reads “I am home […]

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LIVE SET: Into It. Over It. (Full Band) – Live Set

Chicago’s Into It. Over It. recently went into the Audio Tree studios to record not one, not two, but ten live tracks with his full band. With tracks from every release, this video is not only extremely high quality in sound but has high quality video as well. Seriously, Audio Tree puts out some of […]


Braid Reunion with Owen as Support

Uhmm… yeah…. This is incredible. 90’s emo-punks Braid have announced that they are doing a reunion tour this August, and it could not be more exciting. On top of their  nine stop tour, they will be bringing one of the kings of the emo genre Owen (Mike Kinsella, Ex-American Football) along with them. This is […]