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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: Side Saddle – ‘The Astorian’

With a now defunct This Old Ghost in his rear-view mirror, frontman Ian McGuinness is continuing on down the road with his new enterprise, Side Saddle. What originally began as a solo side project has become a full-blown band, and McGuinness and friends are all set to release their excellent debut full-length, entitled The Astorian. […]

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: This Old Ghost – “Lasso The Moon”

Following the release of Family Room early last year, we were bummed to receive the news that This Old Ghost would be taking a break, indefinitely. It’s been roughly seven months since the band’s announcement and as of now their hiatus stands. This Old Ghost’s name may gain relevance as each day passes but despite […]

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Side Saddle Streams New Single, “Reverie”

If you recall our heartbreak over the loss of This Old Ghost late in 2013, the break-up was revealed with a side of bittersweet news. Frontman, Ian McGuinness, would continue working on his solo project, Side Saddle. McGuinness recently uploaded a brand new single to his Soundcloud that will be featured on his forthcoming EP, […]


R.I.P. This Old Ghost

It’s always heartbreaking when you find out that such a talented band with a lot of promise and potential choose to call it quits. Today, that band is New York’s self-proclaimed “folk & roll” act, This Old Ghost. We interviewed them back in May and featured them on our list of albums you may have […]


UTG LIST: 10 Albums From The First Half Of 2013 You May Have Missed (And Need To Hear)

As much as we strive to be the best source for new and emerging talent, we will be the first to admit that we miss some hits from time to time. With every blog in the world focusing on the top albums of the year so far, we thought we’d spin things a bit and […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: This Old Ghost Talks ‘Family Room,’ Growing Up, and Being Independent

New York indie outfit, This Old Ghost, released one of my favorite albums of 2013 this past January. Family Room perfectly blends nearly every aspect I love about indie, pop, and folk with a fresh delivery and top-notch production. It’s one of very few records from this year thus far that has been in constant […]


STREAM: This Old Ghost – “Faster and Faster” (Ansible Remix)

This Old Ghost’s Family Room is an underrated 2013 release that should be a contender on many AOTY top 10 lists. It already is on mine at least. “Faster And Faster” is one of its stand-out tracks and it just got an unexpected remix treatment from Gregory Dunn’s project, Ansible. Dunn originally mixed Family Room, […]