Archive for August 12th, 2014

Kings Of Leon Drop Off Tour Due To Bus Accident

Over the weekend Kings Of Leon were involved in a tour bus accident which caused them to have to cancel their performance for that night. However, due to injuries sustained by Nathan Followill, it seems that the band will be forced to cancel two more weeks worth of their appearances on the ‘Mechanical Bull Tour.’ […]

Gnarwolves Take Us To The “Boneyard”

UK-based skate punk trio Gnarwolves are following up their three EPs — which were all compiled into the full-length The Chronicles Of Gnarnia earlier this year — with a new, self-titled debut LP that’s due out on September 23 through Pure Noise Records. Premiering over at Juice Magazine is “Boneyard,” our second taste of the […]

Metro Station Officially Reunite, Stream New Music Video

If you are at all familiar with Metro Station, then you are probably aware of their failed crowdfunding attempt last year. Even though they were unable to secure all of the funds they were looking for, they decided to move forward with a new release anyway. Though the band’s Facebook has been pretty quiet since […]

Flume Remixes Arcade Fire’s “Afterlife”

First Lorde, now Arcade Fire. Flume has been making his way through indie hits and giving them new life. Not that they needed it, but Flume’s remixes are not to be missed. With Lorde‘s “Tennis Court,” Flume didn’t just add new beats over the existing New Zealand star’s song. He deconstructed the tune (which is […]

Matty Mullins Announces Debut Solo Album, Streams Lead Single

Memphis May Fire‘s Matty Mullins is now joining the ranks of his fellow musicians as a frontman who goes out on their own to work on a solo project. Earlier today he announced that he will be releasing his debut solo album next month through the label his band is currently signed with, Rise Records. […]

Stream Imogen Heap’s Inventive And International New Album ‘Sparks’

Sparks isn’t so much an album as it is an unparalleled project and experiment. Collaboration is a necessary part of almost all music, but the new work from Imogen Heap spans countries, peoples, and technologies like few others. Ann Powers’ introductory piece for NPR’s First Listen series, which is streaming the album, can’t help but be a laundry list […]

Frameworks Release “Loom” Music Video

Indie hardcore outfit Frameworks have been busy with their debut album Loom, released via Topshelf Records back in April to much praise from UTG Review. The band is currently on tour with political screamo band United Nations (Thursday, Pianos Become The Teeth). Frameworks debuted their new music video for the title track from Loom today […]

Jessie Ware Releases Soaring New Single “Say You Love Me”

Jessie Ware‘s debut album, Devotion, was lavished with love from all corners in 2012. “Wildest Moments” was an especially transcendent gem. A huge, yet understated, gem that was paired with a similarly serene video. The singer had soul in spades and a voice to die for, and it’s long felt like a matter of when, not […]

The Juan MacLean (Feat. LCD Soundsystem’s Nancy Whang) Share Single “A Simple Design”

We were won over back in June by a marvelous synth-disco group named The Juan MacLean. While they’re not a common household name yet, the duo boasts plenty of talent. Comprised of John MacLean and former LCD Soundsystem member Nancy Whang, The Juan MacLean are an electronic dance group whose upcoming record, In A Dream (out September 16 via DFA Records), is well worth […]

Stars Announce New Album ‘No One Is Lost,’ Stream Single

Canadian indie rock group Stars have confirmed they will be releasing a new album, titled No One Is Lost, on October 14 via ATO Records. The follow-up to 2012’s The North is comprised of 11 songs and was produced by both the band and Liam O’Neil (Metric, The Stills). Since it was recorded beneath a club, the constant throb of bass beats […]

WATCH: Rustie – “Attak” feat. Danny Brown

Can anyone name a track that Danny Brown spits on that isn’t insanely good? Last week, a track by producer Rustie was released and it featured Danny Brown. And it’s amazing. Well now, we have a video for it. It’s a lyric video. But you can barely read the lyrics, as they scroll by Brown […]

ALBUM STREAM: Cymbals Eat Guitars – ‘Lose’

We’ve already been blessed with three tracks from the new Cymbals Eat Guitars album Lose, including the fantastic track” Warning. ” Now, two weeks before the release, NPR is hosting a First Listen of the whole album for your listening pleasure. This comes highly recommended from yours truly here at UTG. The band has openly […]