UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: Greaver – ‘The Faun’

Today, North Carolina’s Greaver have released their massive conceptual effort, The Faun, through Cardigan Records. Having had the time to soak in the depth of its story and sonic intensity, we’ve teamed up with the band to share their in-depth breakdown of each of The Faun‘s 10 tracks and overarching storyline, which you can immerse […]

UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: Right On, Kid! – ‘On The Brighter Side Of Things’

Drawing influence from pop-punk mainstays like Blink-182 and The Ataris, Right On, Kid! are sure to appeal to even the most hopeless romantic. Unapologetic and brimming with energy, the New Mexico five-piece have a knack for huge hooks and smart lyrics, making for a fitting summer soundtrack that’s more than worthy of repeat listens. The […]

UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: Sego – ‘Once Was Lost Now Just Hanging Around’

There are a lot of bands out there that claim to be unique, but few deliver on that promise quite like Sego. Unrestrained by genre tropes and destined to deviate, the Utah duo are truly beyond compare, combining a mish-mash of influences into a one-of-a-kind final product that is contagious, disorienting, and memorable all at […]


UTG Track-By-Track: Bird Talks ‘Figments Of Our Imagination’

Just days ahead of her new album arriving in stores, Bird has partnered with UTG to offer fans an in-depth look at Figments Of Our Imagination. I imagine Bird’s music probably served as the soundtrack to the film Drive in another universe. There is a calm, cool, and endlessly hypnotic vibe to her sound that uses […]


UTG Track-By-Track: Luna Aura Discusses ‘Supernova’

Phoenix is not a city that is typically viewed as a hub for emerging talent, but we recently learned to see Arizona’s urban heart in a new light after hearing the cosmic, dream-pop stylings of Luna Aura. Her music is as much influenced by the songs on the radio as it is by the hits […]

Time King

UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: Time King – ‘Suprœ’

If you haven’t yet heard of Time King, then I suggest you take this opportunity to get acquainted, because it’s only a matter of time before these five dudes from Long Island take the prog-rock scene by storm. Armed with an airtight live presence and an unrivaled attention to detail, the still-budding band are masters […]

The Kickdrums

UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: The Kickdrums – ‘Breathe Again’

Alex Fitts is one busy dude. When he’s not producing tracks for Kid Cudi, 50 Cent, and scores of other notable artists, he’s making music as The Kickdrums, piecing together various genres to create some exceedingly unique jams. On his latest EP, Breathe Again, the Brooklyn songwriter has crafted six hypnotic singles that blur the […]


UTG Track-By-Track: OWEL Discuss ‘Every Good Boy’

Today is the day many indie and alternative rock fans have been waiting months to see arrive. After a lengthy period of promotion, coupled with a huge outpouring of support from the press, OWEL have released their highly-anticipated Every Good Boy EP through our friends at In The Cloud Records. It’s a release nearly everyone […]

Tear Out The Heart

Tear Out The Heart Release Second Track By Track Video For ‘Dead, Everywhere’

​Tear Out The Heart‘s highly anticipated forthcoming studio album, Dead, Everywhere, will hit stores everywhere in two weeks. So far we’ve heard a few of the songs, and now the band is giving fans some background for each of them. Earlier this morning the band released the second part of their “track by track” videos.​ […]


UTG Exclusive: His Dream Of Lions ‘Part Two’ Track-By-Track

Earlier this month our friends in His Dream Of Lions released their spectacular new EP, Part Two. We have written about the album at length already, as have many of our friends in the blogging community, but until now no one has had the stories behind the music. Today, with help from the band members […]

smith street band

UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: The Smith Street Band – ‘Throw Me In The River’

Of recent years, Melbourne, Australia’s The Smith Street Band have evolved from beloved local act, plying their craft in dive bars around Melbourne, to full-fledged international touring folk-punk tour-de-force. One of the key components of this evolution has been vocalist and principle songwriter Will Wagner’s ability to forge a deeply emotional connection with the fan […]


UTG Track-By-Track: Empires – ‘Orphan’

This is a huge week for the up and coming rock outfit known as Empires. After many long nights and endless drives spent trying to make a name for themselves, the group have just released their debut album on Chop Shop/Island Records. We have yet to put a review together, but we loved the record […]