Alabama Shakes

Alabama Shakes Stream Soulful New Song, “Future People”

Alabama Shakes are slated to release their new album, Sound & Color, on April 21 through ATO Records. In anticipation, the Athens four-piece have shared a funky new track titled “Future People,” which can be streamed in full at the bottom of this post. Give it a listen and let us know what you think […]

Alabama Shakes Announce Spring Tour

With festival season on the horizon, the Alabama Shakes have announced a spring tour on which the band will hit a number of notables. The band will head out in late April for about two and a half weeks for dates in DC and eight states. The festivals on the route are the New Orleans […]

Shaky Knees Music Festival Will Feature The National, Modest Mouse, and More

In the coming months, the shifting seasons will yield warmer temperatures, which will in turn signal the arrival of a most joyous time of year for all music lovers: festival season. This coming Spring, it seems like Atlanta, GA will the place to be, as it will play host to the second annual Shaky Knees […]

New Orleans Jazz Fest Lineup Revealed: Bruce Springsteen, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend

In case you haven’t noticed, festival season is not too far off and lineup posters are popping up left and right. Next up to share their roster is the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival who boast an impressive list that includes Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, Foster the […]

Austin City Limits Releases Schedule

Austin, TX’s slogan should include not only keeping the DIY-centered city “weird,” but musical too. Austin City Limits returns this year for two weekends, October 4-6 and October 11-13, and the schedule has just been released. Much to festival-goers’ delights, the two weekends have a pretty similar schedule. Much to festival-goers’ disappointment, there are some […]

Alabama Shakes Debut “Pocket Change”

2012 breakout act Alabama Shakes have been relatively silent thus far in 2013. Their debut continues to shine on the indie charts, and to date only a few have successfully gotten their debut single “Hold On” out of their minds, but as far as new material is concerned there hasn’t been as much as a […]

Alabama Shakes Release North American Tour Dates

Alabama Shakes have recently announced a tour of North America from mid-June to late July. As of right now, it’s merely a quick 15+ day run that could potentially grow into more, seeing as how there are plenty of days off on the itinerary. Pre-sale for the headlining dates begin on March 12 at 12 […]

Alabama Shakes Performs “Rise to the Sun” On Jimmy Kimmel

Alabama Shakes have put soul into late night television, with their amazing performance of their song “Rise to the Sun” and can be viewed here on UTGReview! Their song comes off of the band’s debut album, Boys & Girls, released through ATO/Rough Trade Records. This live showing is just a small taste of what this […]

Under The Gun Review

UTG’s Best Of 2012 (So Far…)

Seems like just yesterday we were rolling into 2012 with our “5 Bands To Watch” feature, but a glance at the calendar over the last week reminded the UTG staff that the year is already half gone. Discussing our triumphs and failures over the past few months lead to a discussion on the art that […]

REVIEW: Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls

Artist: Alabama Shakes Album:Boys & Girls Genre: Classic rock, soul, blues Label: ATO Records (North America)/Rough Trade Records (world) Note the name Alabama Shakes immediately, if you haven’t already heard it. This band is important. Purveyors of gorgeously nostalgic, evocative rock and roll, they have the potential to become something huge and wonderful and after […]

Official Lollapalooza Lineup Revealed

The organizers of Lollapalooza have officially unveiled the lineup for this year’s return to Chicago’s Grant Park 8/3-8/5. Appearing to be pretty much the exact lineup that was circling as a rumor not too long ago, the 2012 lineup for Lollapalooza promises headline appearances from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys, and Jack […]