Archive for August 20th, 2013

STAND UP TUESDAYS: Kurt Braunohler

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Kurt Braunohler’s comedy career. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email

ALBUM STREAM: The Dodos – ‘Carrier’

San Francisco, California has always had a lot to offer in the way of music. Both The Beatles and The Band played their last concerts there and it’s been the home and headquarters of a myriad of acts including The Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Huey Lewis and the News, Journey, Primus, Third Eye Blind, […]

UTG PREMIERE: Cities And Years – ‘TRUTH’

Michigan rock band band, Cities And Years, have a very special something for you today, as we are proud to team up with them and debut an exclusive stream of their newest EP called TRUTH. Cities And Years is comprised of five members from the state of Michigan, all out to do the same thing: melt […]

Hopeless Records Sign Heroes Of Modern Earth

Hopeless Records seem to be on a bit of a roll recently! As of today, the label has signed four bands in the last three weeks. The latest edition to their roster is the alternative outfit known as Heroes Of Modern Earth. In celebration of the signing, you can stream their brand new EP, DayTripper, […]

REVIEW: Jaymes Young – ‘Dark Star’

Artist: Jaymes Young Album: Dark Star Genre: Indie, R&B, Pop, Alternative RIYL: Active Child, How To Dress Well, James Blake Here are a couple facts about me: Seattle is quite possibly my favorite place I’ve been to in the US. I live in California and I’ve never been to Los Angeles, but I’ve never really […]

UTG LIST: Back To School

Well, it’s that time of the year again… By the time this is read, millions of students will have faced the end of summer vacation and made their return to school where they’ll remain for the greater part of the next year. With that comes a lot of feelings ranging from peacefulness to frustration, and […]

REVIEW: Blessthefall – ‘Hollow Bodies’

Artist: Blessthefall Album: Hollow Bodies Genre: Post hardcore Label: Fearless Records Blessthefall have been a band for quite a few years now. They released their first full length album, His Last Walk, with their old vocalist, Craig Mabbitt (Escape The Fate), back in 2007. In 2008 the band’s current vocalist, Beau Bokan, took over and […]

Avril Lavigne Releases “Rock N Roll” Video

Avril Lavigne has released the video for “Rock N Roll”  and if you’re wondering whether or not it’s amazing? Well, it has a comic book, post-apocalyptic theme and some girl on girl action with Winnie Cooper. That could be deemed great by some circles. “Rock N Roll” is the second single off Lavigne’s upcoming self-titled […]

Hear Tears for Fears Cover Arcade Fire’s “Ready to Start”

Whenever I hear 80s new wave duo Tears for Fears, the first memory to pop in my mind is watching Donnie Darko after high school at my friend’s home. Their slow, electronic beats and exaggerated vocals always fit with that one panning shot at the school. What I don’t connect them with, however, is one […]

UTG PREMIERE: Vanities – “Everything To Nothing”

Keeping our unsigned promotion strong, UTG could not be more excited to premiere the new single and video from Cape Cod’s heaviest export, Vanities. Consisting of members of former national touring acts like From Atlantis and A Faylene Sky, Vanities are quite familiar with life in the music industry. Their sound walks a fine line […]

*NSYNC Reunion Rumored For 2013 VMAs

Pop fans, the wait may be over. The New York Post is reporting via their infamous Page Six that *NSYNC will be reuniting for a one-time performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) this Sunday, August 25. So, how might this have come to be without anyone noticing? Justin Timberlake, who more or […]

UTG Track-By-Track: Dream Arcade

This morning UTG is proud to partner with fast-rising group Dream Arcade to reveal a complete track-by-track rundown of their new, self-titled EP. Synth-pop has been a growing genre in recent years, and if our predictions are correct it will not be long before Dream Arcade is the talk of the scene. Hailing from Brooklyn, […]