Archive for August 11th, 2009

The Get Up Kids pre-order for Something To Write Home About now available!

Get excited (I know I am!) Vagrant records just announced the pre-order for the 10th anniversary re-release of Something To Write Home About + Live DVD is now available! It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 10 years since the release of Something To Write Home About. In honor of this milestone, Vagrant has put […]

Wye Oak announces fall tour dates with Blitzen Trapper

Wye Oak just released their brand new album, The Knot, and celebrated the release by wowing 1500 people at Memorial Hall as they kicked off the XX Merge finale. Now, they are hitting the road in September with Blitzen Trapper! Check them out at these dates: 08.12.2009 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom w/ Starlight Mints […]


To help spread the word about their final show before indefinite hiatus, UTG has teamed up with grindcore legends, SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY, to bring you daily reminders and share some of the world of SYNT with you. Today we’re sharing our favorite tracks from the group’s last release, Intervals. James’ Pick – “Goodnight [Our […]

New Illegal Arts Signee, Junk Culture, Announce EP Release Date

Junk Culture is a new project by Deepak Mantena, a recent signing to Illegal Art, home of Girl Talk, Steinski, Bran Flakes and more. Junk Culture’s debut EP, “West Coast,” features sound tapestries created from mixing fractured vocals with pop hooks and samples, all run through a handheld recorder, which gives his constructions a gritty, […]

The Bionic Megaz releases two new music videos Bionic Megaz! Travels Video ———————————————————————————–  Bionic Megaz! Late Night Lights Video ————————————————————————————- BIONIC MEGAZ! BITS AND BYTES E.P PREVIEW

UTG TV: Alexisonfire’s Dallas Green [INTERVIEW!]

We recently brought you a podcast with George of Alexisonfire and this time we’re back with UTG TV with another chunk of this Canadian rock force, Dallas Green. Whether you prefer Alexis or City & Colour, there is no doubt that Dallas Green has become a very influential figure in the scene today. Watch as […]


Up and coming musician Chris Jane was kind enough to sit down and shoot some UTG TV for all our readers! Mixing his life experiences with his Faith and immensely impressive skill, Jane weaves stories into songs that stay with you long after they’ve played. If you like what you hear, be sure to support […]

Amanda Blank – I Love You

Artist: Amanda Blank Album: I Love You Genre: Hip Hop/Electronica/Pop Label: Downtown Records The hip hop world has never been an easy one for females to navigate. This isn’t some slight about female drivers, but rather a commentary on oppression in the music scene. If you’re not selling your body, you’re not selling records. However, […]

Go get “Beggars” – NOW.

Thrice has released their new album, Beggars, on Itunes. If you’re still here and not buying this record, shame on you.

Blessthefall post new song

Blessthefall have premiered their new song, “God Wears Gucci” [and just let me say – Zing!] on Myspace. The group’s new record, Witness hits stores later this year on Fearless Records. What do you think of the new sound?