Archive for January 17th, 2014

Nativ Apparently Kicked Out Half Their Members

Things may have seemed quiet in Nativ‘s world if you’re an onlooker, but now it appears as though the inner turmoil is finally spilling out into the public eye. According to a series of tweets by members William Honto and Phil Druyor, they are no longer in the band. Apparently this happened without their consent. […]

Memphis May Fire To Headline UK Tour

Memphis May Fire announced that they would be heading out on a short tour in the UK this April. They will be taking The Word Alive and the UK based metalcore outfit Cytota. You can check out the tour flyer with the dates by taking a look below the jump. Before they head out to […]

Editorial: The Reason I Love Ridiculous Rap Music

This will probably come as no great surprise to people who have followed my writing, but I absolutely love ridiculous rap music. Label it as trap, gangster, or straight-up ego overload set to music, I don’t care what it is called as long as the bass hits hard and the lyrics ooze a sense of […]

Hear Beck’s New Song “Blue Moon”

There’s a little over a month left until Beck drops his highly anticipated new album Morning Phase. To give us a taste of it, he’s gone and shared a new song off of it called “Blue Moon” which you can hear after the jump. Morning Phase is Beck’s first album in six years, following up 2008’s excellent Modern Guilt, and […]

Jane’s Addiction Going on Hiatus

It was just this past August that Jane’s Addiction shared a new song with us, and now it seems they already need some time apart. The alternative rock band is announcing a hiatus once again with no set date to return, but suggested it would be in several years at the earliest. Frontman Perry Farrell […]

UTG ESSENTIALS: Anberlin Favorites And Memoirs

Just yesterday, Anberlin announced that they would be finished with their run as a band this year following a final album and one last tour. Immediately their fandom lit up in a flurry of tweets and wall postings, expressing their love for the band’s career. I too contemplated their lifetime as a group and their […]

WATCH: Gates Full Live Audiotree Session

New Brunswick, NJ experimental indie outfit, Gates just released their full live session on Audiotree. According to the band’s Facebook page, they were invited out to Chicago to record with Audiotree on December 14th and “couldn’t have walked away feeling any better about [their] time spent in their studio.” After opening a series of shows […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Rick Ross – “Bound 2” Freestyle Cover

Kanye West released his latest album, Yeezus, last summer. One of the singles off that album, which he also released a music video for, is “Bound 2.” Aside from the controversial video and the fact that he is being sued for sampling the 1971 song “Bound,” that song has been a huge hit. When you […]

Take A Springsteen Concert Home With You, Bruce Announces USB Bootlegs

I remember Sunday mornings I would come downstairs, and find my parents sitting in the living room rocking out to Bruce Springsteen. In the later years, when Sirius radio came about, that was all I could find on in the family car. My parents cherished any live recordings of Springsteen they could find. Swooning over […]

Hopeless Records Launch IndieGoGo For Sub City Studios

Hopeless Records has never shied away from giving back to the community. Through their nonprofit imprint, Sub City, which has released albums by Thrice, The Weakerthans, and more, they have raised over two million dollars for a variety of organizations. Now, they are undertaking another great project with Sub City Studios. Sub City Studios will […]

Dowsing Beat Up On Frontman In New Music Video

Dowsing frontman Erik Czaja takes hits from basketballs, model airplanes, and water balloons in the band’s new video for “I Don’t Even Care Anymore,” but like the song’s title suggests, he doesn’t seem to care. He accepts the beating with a straight face while singing along to the triumphant title track from the Chicago group’s […]

James Blake Debuts New Song, 2 Remixes

Last night, James Blake stopped by BBC Radio 1’s “Residency,” where he shared a two-hour mix that included a new song entitled “40455,” as well as remixes from both Beyoncé and Mystikal. You can check them all out for yourself by following the jump. Last spring, Blake released his second studio album, Overgrown, which was […]