Archive for October 15th, 2009

Blur hops on for “LEGO Rock Band”

Courtesy: Rolling Stone Many a Britpop fan in the Nineties described Blur as “adorable” — and that was before Damon Albarn and Co. were turned into LEGO versions of themselves for the upcoming music video game LEGO Rock Band. The recently reunited group’s “Song 2″ appears on the title’s in-game playlist (see the full list […]

New Drummer vid

Courtesy: Stereogum The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney teamed up with four other drummers to create Drummer, a band of drummers, with only one drummer. Which means the other guys (Jamie Stillman, Jon Finley, Steve Clements) are out of their comfort zone, except for Greg Boyd, who gets to stay behind the kit. (Carney’s a bassist […]

Lady Gaga unveils Pop-Electro Opera

Courtesy: Rolling Stone Exactly two weeks after Lady Gaga and Kanye West’s Fame Kills Tour was canceled, The Fame singer has revealed the dates for her solo jaunt, called The Monster Ball Tour. “The Haus of Gaga had been designing ‘The Monster Ball’ for premiere in 2010 at the O2 Arena in London, but due […]

Johnny Marr is still going at it.

Courtesy: Pitchfork Johnny Marr came to prominence in the 80s playing guitar in a little band called the Smiths. When that little band broke up, he went on to work with the everybody from the Talking Heads and Pet Shop Boys to Beck and Oasis. He founded Electronic with Bernard Sumner and released a solo […]

Top 25 of the Decade 2000-2009 [Part 1]

Can you believe we’re a decade in to the new millenium? Sometimes it’s simply stunning how fast time flies when you take a second to look back. We at UTG decided that before we close the book on this decade, it would only be right to pay our respects to the albums that shaped our […]