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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 […]

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Songs For The Season: Fall Playlist

Autumn may be the most visually rewarding season that nature has gifted us. While all the other seasons are sure to give it a fair fight, there is something about the orange, red, and yellow change in the leaves that gift us new enlightenment and invigoration in the natural world around us. But what would […]

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UTG’s Favorite Singles Of Summer 2014

The summer may have been a bummer for hollywood execs and people hoping to see Outkast perform anywhere other than an overcrowded festival, but those who love discovering new music have had plenty to celebrate. Whether you like pop, rock, folk, country, EDM, or any combination of the five there were a slew of new […]

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Songs For The Season: Summer Playlist

Summer, the long coveted season for students, teachers, kids, parks, and numerous other interested parties, has always seemed to invigorate the beginning of something new. While it presents a change in season, it also sparks a temperate reinvention. Summer removes the constraints of autumn’s sweatshirts, winter’s coats, spring’s windbreakers, and welcomes humanity in its most […]

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UTG LIST: Ten Songs To Remember Elliott Smith

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the death of famous singer/songwriter, Elliott Smith. In his short, but vastly influential career, Smith mastered the art of songwriting, creating beautiful piece after piece. In one of his most memorable candid statements, Smith claimed that he thought of songs as shapes, rather than pieces strung together. This aspect […]

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Listen: Arctic Monkeys’ Matt Helders Spotify Playlist

Have you ever wanted to know what Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders listens to on a daily basis?  Now you can hear his favorites on Spotify. The playlist includes rock classics like Jimi Hendrix’s “Machine Gun” and Black Sabbath’s “God Is Dead?”, but also features a dose of rap from artists like Busta Rhymes. Many […]

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UTG ESSENTIALS: Go Radio Favorites And Memoirs

In light of tonight’s unfortunate news, we decided to send Go Radio off the right way. We’ve asked our staff and some of our friends to contribute a few words on their favorite Go Radio songs for this UTG Essentials feature/playlist. Below, you’ll find the Go Radio favorites for a vast array of our music industry […]

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UTG LIST: Favorite Halloween Songs

October is finally here, and UTG couldn’t be more excited for Halloween to show itself. Under the Gun Review has the difficult task of deciding which movies to include in our 31 Days of Halloween countdown, but now we’ve decided to sling together some of our favorite Halloween songs along the way to make the […]

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UTG LIST: Back To School

Well, it’s that time of the year again… By the time this is read, millions of students will have faced the end of summer vacation and made their return to school where they’ll remain for the greater part of the next year. With that comes a lot of feelings ranging from peacefulness to frustration, and […]

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UTG’s Essential Shark Week Playlist

The television phenomenon known as Shark Week has spilled into mainstream pop culture in recent years, and we thought it was only fitting that this week spent celebrating the awesomely ferocious beauty of nature have its own playlist. With the exception of Shark Night 3D, it’s hard to find a time in recent memory when […]

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UTG LIST: 10 Essential Songs From The 2013 Vans Warped Tour Compilation

There are a number of notable releases arriving in stores today, but only one release features over four dozen tracks from the biggest names in the alternative music scene. The 2013 Vans Warped Tour Compilation is the latest entry in the ongoing summer series from SideOneDummy Records, and just like the others before it we […]

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UTG PLAYLIST: ¡Cinco! (Best of the Green Day Album Trilogy)

Green Day had a huge undertaking with their recently released trilogy of albums, ¡UNO!, ¡DOS!, and ¡TRE! (click on each album for our individual review). Not only did they have to produce a quality record at their age (because let’s be honest, bands like this do generally get worse with age), they had to produce three of them. Green Day […]