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Ski Lodge will “Crush Your Heart” with upbeat new single

New York’s Ski Lodge have honestly released nothing but quality music, much of which has gone overlooked in many corners of the music world; a massive loss for those not paying attention. Undeniably drawing influence from ’80s new wave and …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Sophie And The Bom Boms – “Big Girls”

Artist: Sophie and the Bom Boms
Song: “Big Girls”
Album: TBA

Sophie Stern’s knack for songwriting has never been in question; as a former associate of Dr. Luke, the Los Angeles-based musician has more than her fair share of thoroughly …

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SINGLE REVIEW: LZRS TXN – “Let It Go”

Artist: LZRS TXN
Song: “Let It Go”
Album: TBA

Self-described “intergalactic groovy” duo LZRS TXN‘s debut Side A EP existed somewhere between Graduation-era Kanye West and a medley of danceable, upbeat electronics. The combination was potent enough to …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Emily Hearn Discusses ‘Hourglass’

Singer-songwriter Emily Hearn hails from Athens, Georgia, otherwise known as a town with high expectations for its musical inhabitants. After years of performing at local venues while doubling as a student at the University of Georgia, Hearn is positioned to …

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REVIEW: Carly Rae Jepsen – ‘E•MO•TION’

Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen
Album: E•MO•TION
Genre: Pop

We live in a very saturated world. One filled with the over-commercialization of art, trends, clothing, technology, everything. When something takes off, it soars to a point far beyond want, desire, or …

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UTG PREMIERE: All Walls – “New Vibration” (Music Video)

Many of our younger readers will be returning to school this week, which pretty much means that summer is officially coming to an end. That sucks, and there is no way getting around that fact, but as long as we …

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UTG PREMIERE: Vegas Lights – “Drag Me Down” (One Direction Cover)

The battle for the attention of young music fans is more competitive today than at any other point in music history. Artists of all genres at every level of success have to constantly push themselves to think outside the box …

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SINGLE REVIEW: One Direction – “Drag Me Down”

Artist: One Direction
Track: “Drag Me Down”
Album: TBA

A year after “Steal My Girl” ushered in an era where the members of One Direction were focused on songs built for stadiums, “Drag Me Down” has arrived to …

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UTG PHOTOS & REVIEW: Tove Lo At The Music Hall Of Williamsburg in New York, NY (06/16/15)

Chances are, you have heard the song “Talking Body” either on the radio or while canoodling with your lover. Fun fact: Tove Lo‘s album, Queen Of The Clouds, came out in September 2014, but it seems like it’s …

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Active Child Streams Gorgeous New LP, ‘Mercy’

Pat Grossi somehow manages to get better and better. I know practice makes perfect, but I probably called Active Child “perfect” a long time ago. Yet, here we are with Mercy, his newest LP, and it’s, uh, breathtaking.

Taking …

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REVIEW: Twenty One Pilots – ‘Blurryface’

Artist: Twenty One Pilots
Album: Blurryface
Genre: Pop, Rock

When Twenty One Pilots burst onto the national stage in 2013 with their major label debut, I’m not sure anyone knew quite what to think of the Midwest duo who have …

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Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea Just Released The Worst Song of 2015

It seems safe to say Britney Spears has struggled to remain relevant in recent years. While her Vegas show has been a colossal hit, almost all new music delivered from Britney in the last half decade has disappeared from trending …

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