Archive for October 19th, 2009

Review: Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson “Break UP”

Artist: Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson Album: Break Up Record Label: Atco Records Genre: Pop When Scarlett Johansson and Pete Yorn set about recording an album, they clearly had a vision about where music had been, and where it is going to be. While Yorn, wrote all but one of the album’s tracks, Break Up […]

Lil’ Wayne to drop 2 albums before ’10

Cash Money Records CEO Birdman spoke exclusively to this week, revealing Lil Wayne’s album plans for 2009. And in a change to expected plans, it seems both Tha Carter 4 and The Rebirth are due to drop this year, as Birdman explained: Courtesy: Mtv News “Tha Carter 4 is out December 15th, we won’t […]

Flaming Lips tear it up at Treasure Island Music Festival

Courtesy: SPIN Earth The two-day Treasure Island Music Festival came to a climatic close with an eruption of confetti, costumes and Wayne Coyne, as the Flaming Lips performed a giant sized sing-along to their hit “Do You Realize??” with a sold-out crowd. Their hour and a half set was riddled with robots, fuzzy dancers and […]

Mika Miko calls it quits

Courtesy: August Brown, Los Angeles Times In sad news for telephone-microphone hybrid fans everywhere, the L.A. art-punk quintet Mika Miko is calling it a day. The group, known for its breakneck rhythms, trashy guitar riffs and the slumber-party romp of its dueling vocalists, will wrap up their career after playing Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Festival […]

Ben Gibbard of DCFC’s acting debut

Way, way back in January 2007, we reported that Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard would have an acting role in Brief Interviews With Hideous Men, the David Foster Wallace adaptation from director John Krasinski, aka the guy who plays Jim on “The Office”. (Side note: congratulations, Jim!) After spending what felt like an […]

Weezer Myspace Secret Show

Weezer and Myspace have teamed up to present a Secret Show in San Francisco on October 21st. Tickets are first come first served on the day of the show. Details are HERE.

Travis Barker remixes Slaughterhouse’s “The One”

Travis Barker is back at it! This time Bun B and the drumming God have teamed up to remix Slaughterhouse’s “The One.” Check it out below:

New + FREE Motion City Soundtrack song!

CLICK HERE to download a BRAND NEW song from MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK! ….thoughts?

Good Charlotte Readies New Album

If you thought Good Charlotte was gone, you were mistaken. The group has returned from hiatus to record a new record. Good Charlotte has come out claiming that the new album is back to their rock roots, and that they’ve left the dance vibe behind. Only time, and album release, will tell.

Top 25 of the Decade 2000-2009 [Part 2]

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 […]

REVIEW: Monty Are I – Break Through The Silence

Artist: Monty Are I Album: Break Through the Silence Genre: Post-Hardcore, Rock Label: Island Records Rhode Island’s hometown heroes, Monty Are I, have come a long way. With the explosion of their success back in 2003, the underdogs have been able to send postcards and letters home from all over the country detailing their exciting […]