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UTG PREMIERE: Crossword – “Fuck It x Get Faded” (Music Video)

If you’re a regular follower of UTG, then you are likely well aware of our affinity for standout hip-hop. Though our love for all alternative genres is vast and undying, we take particular pleasure in red-hot one-liners and gut-busting bars, as few and far between as they may be. Likewise, we couldn’t be more stoked […]

SATE 2015

UTG PREMIERE: SATE – “What Did I Do”

If you’ve been sleeping on SATE, it’s time to wake up. The Toronto-based songstress has been tearing up the Great White North for some time, and it won’t be long before her one-of-a-kind croon takes the states by storm. Today, we have the esteemed pleasure of premiering the dynamic diva’s latest single, “What Did I […]

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Riot Fest Lineups Coming Next Week, Chicago Venue Announced

With all the summer festival announcements as of late, there has been a clear absence of updates from the Riot Fest team. The 2014 schedule came out during the second week of May last year, but the crew behind the multi-city event needed a little more time before revealing the 2015 installment, which will again […]

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Watch PUP Wreck Their Car in “Mabu” Music Video

Toronto punks PUP have been up to no good this year — and by that we mean totally killing it. After releasing their self-titled debut back in April and doing a series of tour dates, the four piece group have decided to share a new music video for “Mabu.” This time around, they’re actually killing […]

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Death From Above 1979 Stream Upcoming Album ‘The Physical World’

The uniquely-awesome Toronto duo, Death From Above 1979, are back in action with the follow-up to their 2004 record You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine. The record, called The Physical World, is due for release on September 9 via Last Gang Records. The band has previously released singles “Trainwreck 1979” and “Government Trash” from The […]

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REVIEW: Owen Pallett – ‘In Conflict’

Artist: Owen Pallett Album: In Conflict Genre: Chamber Pop Label: Domino/Secret City Owen Pallett has been standing on the curved line of fame for years. The 34-year-old Canadian has yet to become a household name, but he’s played a part in the sound of so many who are. As a composer, he’s done arrangements for the […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Fucked Up – ‘Glass Boys’

Toronto hardcore group Fucked Up are going to drop their fourth studio album, Glass Boys, on June 3 via Matador Records. That album is now streaming in full over at Pitchfork. Glass Boys is the follow-up to 2011′s highly praised concept album David Comes to Life, and so far we’ve been more than pleased with the singles we’ve heard already: “Paper The […]

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Riot Fest Toronto Reveals Lineup

Last year, Riot Fest proved to be one of the most exciting and successful music festivals in recent memory, ushering in reunions from massive artists like The Replacements and offering great weekends of music to three cities across North America. Riot Fest will return this year to Toronto, Chicago, and Denver, and the real excitement […]

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REVIEW: PUP – ‘PUP’

Artist: PUP Album: PUP Genres: Punk Rock, Alternative Rock Label: SideOneDummy It’s hard to contextualize a band on their debut album. A genre listing could mean so many things. What does punk mean, especially if they are going pop? Does it mean pop-punk in today’s sense of The Wonder Years and State Champs? Does it […]

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Scarlett Johansson Is An Alien Sex Goddess In First ‘Under The Skin’ Trailer

Scarlett Johansson has played many roles in her career, but this Fall audiences will see her approaching her highly-discussed sexuality with a confidence never-before-seen from the young starlet. First fans will get to see her controlling, sassy attitude in Don Jon opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt, then things get really weird when she steps into the role […]

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Action Bronson Performs At Retirement Home

Dammit, Noisey. You have all the best ideas. Your grandma may have no idea who Action Bronson is, but a dozen or so senior citizens in Toronto recently got an in person introduction to the rapper and his many talents during a surprise retirement home performance. No, this post is not building up to a […]

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Crystalyne Perform Acoustic/Piano Cover Of Paramore’s “Ain’t It Fun”

Toronto’s Crystalyne filmed themselves performing an acoustic/piano cover of Paramore’s song “Ain’t It Fun” and can be viewed here! The band’s brand new infectious single “Secret” is available to purchase right now over on iTunes. UTG highly recommends checking out Crystalyne. Stay tuned for further details on projects from this group, new tour dates, and […]