Archive for August 30th, 2013

Bradley Cooper to Voice Rocket Raccoon in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

The moment we were all waiting for. Marvel reported today that Bradley Cooper has been officially cast as the voice of Rocket Raccoon in the film adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy. Rocket Raccoon is a wise-cracking, military tactician, who also is a walking, talking raccoon. Is Bradley Cooper the right choice to voice what […]

Tera Melos Announce Fall Tour With Zorch, Fang Island

The Sargent House family has been touring a lot with each other lately (TTNG & Tera Melos, TTNG & Mylets), and now this tour that features Tera Melos, Zorch, and Fang Island. This is in addition to Tera Melos’ tour with Minus the Bear that starts in early September. Overall, it should be a good […]

Goodmorning, Gorgeous Stream “Clouded Verity”

Goodmorning, Gorgeous are a hardcore outfit from Texas, and they’ve been growing in popularity since they formed in 2011. They are currently poised to self release their sophomore EP, Capstone, September 4. This is the follow up to their successful This Home EP which was released November of 2011. Earlier today the band unleashed a […]

Arctic Monkeys Release “Stop The World I Wanna Get Off With You”

My favorite song titles are the ones with the best puns. Arctic Monkeys have won me over with the release of their latest single, titled “Stop The World I Wanna Get Off With You.” The song is slow, deliberate and will make you feel sexy. Want to listen to it for yourself? You can check […]

Cassadee Pope Releases “11” Video

The easiest music videos to make are live performance shots and montages; Cassadee Pope has chosen the montage route for her latest single, “11.” This format is fitting though since the song refers to her childhood and in true Country music fashion tells a sad tale; her parents’ divorce. “11” is the third single off […]

Dresses Announce Fall Tour

We made it known early that we were in love with indie pop duo Dresses. The band recently signed to SideOne Dummy Records, and is now heading out on a west coast tour this October. Their upcoming album, Sun Shy, will be out digitally this Tuesday and physically on October 22. Given how excited we […]

ALBUM STREAM: The 1975 – S/T

The 1975 may be one of the biggest UK acts to emerge on our side of the pond, and that goes for a variety of reasons. With such a diverse and unique sound, this quartet sparks a lot of emotion through their personal brand of indie music. With less than a week left until the […]

MOVIE REVIEW: The Frozen Ground

Movie: The Frozen Ground Director: Scott Walker Writer: Scott Walker Studio: Grindstone Entertainment Group, Emmett/Furia Films, Cheetah Vision Horror movies are filled with serial killers to entertain and scare us. With characters like Jason Voorhees and Leatherface being such a big part of pop culture it is easy to forget that real serial killers exist in […]

Watch Jack Black and the ‘School of Rock’ Cast Perform Again 10 Years Later

10 years ago, one of my all-time favorite movies came out: School of Rock. It’s one of those movies that cracks me up and keeps me tuned in thanks to a good soundtrack and a light attitude. It turns out last night in Austin, TX, the crew gathered at a reunion event to catch up and, […]

REVIEW: Pond – ‘Hobo Rocket’

Artist: Pond Album: Hobo Rocket Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Indie, Space Rock Label: Modular Recordings Anymore, it feels as though all things music have been coming from Australia. Pond, a group of psychedelic rockers from Perth have been no stranger to the indie-rock scene. If their psychedelic vibes remind you of a similar Australia outfit named Tame […]

SINGLE REVIEW: Paul McCartney – “New”

Artist: Paul McCartney Song: “New” Album: New Genre: Rock n’ Roll Paul McCartney is 71 years old and he is writing better music than most top 40 artists in their respective prime. “New,” the fresh single released by Sir Paul yesterday, is an intriguing piece of timeless music written to eliminate any age gap for […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Kevin Jenkins Talks ‘Step Inside,’ Social Media in Music

“Why ignore the stories my heart longs to tell?” Kevin Jenkins has been contributing to others’ work for the better part of four decades but recently, the Brooklyn-based soul artist decided it was time to branch out and create some works of his own. His debut effort, Step Inside, is set to release on September […]