UTG Track-By-Track

I Hate Heroes

UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: I Hate Heroes – ‘If Life Were A Book, I’d Skip This Chapter’

Drawing influence from bands like Silverstein, We Came As Romans, and A Day To Remember, I Hate Heroes‘ hook-heavy brand of post-hardcore is essential listening for anyone who has ever spent a sweat-soaked afternoon wandering Warped Tour. The Pennsylvania six-piece effortlessly cycle between radio-ready refrains and pulse-pounding breakdowns, and do so with a poise that […]

Controller feature

UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: Controller – ‘No Future’ EP

We first became acquainted with Controller back in September, and were instantly taken aback by their undeniable ear for all that is catchy and upbeat. The NYC quartet’s monster melodies are fun, fluid, and infectious, and at any given moment, possess the uncanny ability to completely turn around even the crappiest of days. This powerful […]

UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: Secret Someones – ‘Secret Someones’

Born amidst the hustle and bustle of New York City, Secret Someones are dead set on becoming your newest musical addiction. Comprised of Bess Rogers, Leila Broussard, Hannah Winkler and Zach Jones, the alt-rock foursome are masters of memorable melodies and lean but effective songwriting, as is apparent on their outstanding self-titled debut, which hit […]

SWIMM feature

UTG Track-By-Track: SWIMM – ‘Beverly Hells’ EP

There’s nothing like a change of scenery to get the creative juices flowin’–just ask Chris Hess and Adam Winn, who together make up the psych-pop duo SWIMM. These partners in crime recently relocated to sunny Los Angeles, resulting in their newest EP, Beverly Hells–an eclectic mix of hefty hooks, hypnotic synth, and introspective lyricism. Cool […]