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My God, It’s Full Of Stars (ex-Mae) Sign With Spartan Records, To Release New EP This Fall

After choosing to focus on home life and parting ways with Mae in 2008, Rob Sweitzer has announced a new solo project under the name of My God, It’s Full Of Stars. The singer-songwriter is set to put out his debut EP, M29, this coming Fall. The EP was co-produced with Dave Elkins and was […]


UTG INTERVIEW: Sullivan Discuss ‘Heavy Is The Head’

Last year, the guys in Sullivan announced the end of their seven-year hiatus, and shortly after confirmed the details of a brand new album. The group signed to Spartan Records, and dropped one of my personal favorite albums of 2014 – Heavy Is The Head. Since they got back together they have kept themselves busy […]


REVIEW: Sullivan – ‘Heavy Is The Head’

Artist: Sullivan Album: Heavy Is The Head Genre: Alt. rock Label: Spartan Records To the excitement of many fans, including some of us here at UTG, Sullivan announced the end of their hiatus, as well as details for a new full-length album. They were officially on hiatus for seven years, starting in 2007. During that […]


Sullivan Stream An Acoustic Version Of “Pieces”

​Sullivan‘s highly anticipated studio album, Heavy Is The Head, officially hits stores tomorrow. So far the group shared with us some very promising singles, including one titled “Pieces.” The band isn’t done promoting their album just yet, and they recently took some time to create a special treat for fans. Earlier today Sullivan revealed a […]


ALBUM STREAM: Various Artists – ‘Homesick: A Spartan Records Christmas Album’

It’s the holiday season once again. Everyone is getting into the spirit this year, including the folks in the music industry. We started seeing Christmas sweaters from bands as early as October. Labels are also stepping up their game, and are releasing holiday albums with their artists covering various holiday classics. The latest label to […]


Stream A New Sullivan Song, “Pieces”

With the high anticipation of their return from hiatus, alternative outfit Sullivan will release their new album, Heavy Is The Head, on December 9 via Spartan Records. After giving us glimpses of their latest material through “What’s Good For The King” and “You Don’t Mean It,” the band have shared a third song to keep […]


Sullivan Reunite, Announce New Album

Seven long years we have waited, but now we get what we had hoped for. The boys from Sullivan have reunited. They had previously teased something a few months back, but it’s finally official. The band has signed to Spartan Records, which is owned by John Frazier, who the band worked with when they were […]


Schematic Signs to Spartan Records, To Release ‘Color (N.) Inside the Lines’

Schematic, the new project from former Mae vocalist Dave Elkins, has signed to Spartan Records. The label will be releasing Schematic’s debut album Color (n.) Inside The Lines on December 3. It’s currently available to pre-order on Spartan Records’ web store in a variety of formats including digital, CD, and gatefold double vinyl. There will be 750 copies of […]

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Shy, Low Sign With Spartan Records; Stream New Song

Richmond, VA’s Shy, Low have announced their signing to Spartan Records (Over The Ocean) today. Congratulations to the entire band on the fantastic news! Their forthcoming two song EP, Binary Opposition, clocks in at 25 minutes and will be released digitally and on 12” vinyl on June 25. This material was recorded at the legendary […]

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STREAM: Over The Ocean – “God In My Own Image”

Norfolk, Virginia’s Over The Ocean is streaming one of the new songs from their upcoming Spartan Records release, Be Given To The Soil, on YouTube. The song is called “God In My Own Image” and it showcases the band’s ambient style of musicianship quite well. Be Given To The Soil is currently available exclusively on gatefold […]

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Over The Ocean Premieres Song; Launches Vinyl Pre-Order

This morning, while I was snatching up my copy of Mae’s Destination: Beautiful on vinyl at the Spartan Records web-store, I happened upon a band called Over The Ocean who had recently put out a pre-order for a record of their own. The album is called Be Given To The Soil and is being pressed on an […]


Mae’s ‘Destination Beautiful’ to be Re-Pressed on Vinyl

Almost a year since the first pressing of Mae’s Destination Beautiful was released, it looks like there will be a second pressing coming this week! For its first pressing, Spartan Records printed 500 copies in 3 different variants. Those copies are now selling upwards of 100 bucks on eBay. Today, the label announced on Twitter […]