Archive for January 11th, 2010

Islands music video “No You Don’t” (feat. Michael Cera)

Islands start off their video off by text labeling it as a “zero tolerance production” for a “high school academic anti-drug supplementary.” Then we proceed to watch Michael Cera trip out on pills in the new video “No You Don’t”. Islands – No You Don’t (featuring Michael Cera)

Spoon 2010 North American Tour

As the January 19th release of Spoon’s eagerly anticipated new album, Transference, grows near, Spoon has announced the itinerary of its 2010 North American tour. The dates kick off with a March 17th headlining appearance at Stubb’s in Austin as part of the annual South by Southwest conference, and include the band’s first ever headline […]

Copeland is in the business of misery

Aaron Marsh, frontman of Copeland, recently performed at a concert hosted by To Write Love on Her Arms. During his set, he performed his own reworking of “Misery Business” by pop rock megastars Paramore. See the video below:

You Need To Know: Colours

****You Need To Know is a recurring feature on UTG in which we share an up and coming UNSIGNED/INDIE LABEL artists that we feel you need to be made aware of. If you, or someone you know has a band you think the UTG should mention, email: TODAY!**** Who: Colours Origin: Dallas, TX Genre: […]

Alexisonfire behind the scenes

Look below for a behind the scenes look at Alexisonfire as they shoot their upcoming video for “The Northern.” Alexisonfire – The Northern (Behind the Scenes) from on Vimeo.

Brokencyde post unreleased song

The crunk-core innovators themselves, Brokencyde, have posted a previously unreleased track on their Myspace. Thoughts?

New M.I.A. album due this summer

Courtesy of Pitchfork: Hey, new M.I.A. album! Awesome! The agit-pop queenpin told Rolling Stone a little bit about her forthcoming Kala follow-up, supposedly due this summer. (This would presumably be the album that Diplo called “Gucci Mane meets Animal Collective”.) And to hear Maya tell it, this thing’s going to be even loonier than anyone […]

Radiohead drummer: Phil Selway takes part in benefit

Courtesy of Pitchfork: Radiohead drummer Phil Selway is doing his part to raise awareness of the possibility of renewed violence in the conflict-ridden African nation of Sudan by taking part in a new campaign called Beat for Peace, The Guardian reports. The initiative has an online video featuring Selway, the Police’s Stewart Copeland, Elbow’s Richard […]

New Mos Def music video “History”

Here’s the new music video from Mos Def and Talib Kweli “History”:

Motion City Soundtrack video premiere

The full-length video for “Her Words Destroyed My Planet” can be seen below. MCS’ new album hits stores later this month:

Killswitch Engage head out on the road again

Tour veterans Killswitch Engage will be heading out on the road to a town near YOU for a long trek with hard-hitters The Devil Wears Prada and Dark Tranquility. North American tour Dates: 2/4/10 Boston, MA @ House Of Blues Boston 2/5/10 Atlantic City, NJ @ House Of Blues 2/6/10 Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa […]

AFI reveal more tour stops

All shows go on sale January 16 with the exception of New Orleans which goes on sale January 23rd. 3/12/10 – Nashville, TN – Rocketown 3/13/10 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore 3/15/10 – Jacksonville, FL – Plush 3/16/10 – Tampa, FL – The Ritz 3/19/10 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues