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WATCH: Kevin Devine – “Between The Concrete And Clouds” (Acoustic)

Indie rock songwriter Kevin Devine is an artist in his own right, one half of Bad Books, and also the brother of my favorite sportswriter. He recently did an acoustic performance sponsored by Corona Extra in which he plays his song “Between the Concrete and Clouds.” It’s the title track off his most recent album, […]

Bad Books Announce New Record, Sign to Label

Indie rock “super group” Bad Books will be releasing their sophomore album, Bad Books II, on October 9. The group also announced that they have signed to Triple Crown Records. Check out the album art for Bad Books II at the bottom of this post. Bad Books is comprised of the entirety of alternative rock […]

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LIVE: Kevin Devine – “Brother’s Blood”

Indie folk artist, Kevin Devine, recently performed his 2009 title track, “Brother’s Blood” acoustically at his recent set at the Troubador in Los Angeles. You can check out the live video of his performance after the jump. Devine is currently on tour opening for mewithoutYou. Devine did not bring The Goddamn Band out for this […]

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STREAM: Bad Books – “Petite Mort”

Kevin Devine, one-sixth of indie rock super-group Bad Books, recently performed a new BB song entitled “Petite Mort” for Cock and Bull TV. The track comes off of Bad Book’s forthcoming sophomore record which is anticipated to be released later this year. The record is still untitled, however. My quick search of the internet informs […]

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Kevin Devine Holiday Greeting/Acoustic Performance

Kevin Devine is wishing us all a very merry Christmas by performing a stripped-down version of his song “Splitting Up Christmas.” This song gets in the spirit of the season and shows why we enjoy his talents so much. Watch and enjoy the hilarious holiday greeting and acoustic performance by heading through the jump. We […]

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Kevin Devine – Holland 1945 (Neutral Milk Hotel Cover)

Big Scary Monsters Recording Company has released a free MP3 of Kevin Devine covering Neutral Milk Hotel’s “Holland 1945” and UTG has you access to the track! We’re going to go ahead and assume anyone familiar with Kevin would already be knowledgable of NMH, but if you’re not, grab this track and then set off […]

REVIEW: Kevin Devine – Between The Concrete and Clouds

Artist: Kevin Devine Album: Between the Concrete and Clouds Genre: Indie Label: Razor & Tie/Favorite Gentlemen Records Between the Concrete and Clouds, the sixth studio album by Kevin Devine, fashions the same note in minimalistic, acoustic guitar sounds for which he has become noted. The album, while not quite a masterpiece, certainly engages and absorbs […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Kevin Devine – Off-Screen

Diana Schoenbrun and Andy Cahill have directed Kevin Devine‘s most recent music video “Off-Screen,” that can be viewed here. The video captures the light of a one-eyed creature walking in the desert trying to fend of hungry vultures and avoiding the beating sun at any cost. It’s enticing and keeps you wanting more.

Kevin Devine Streams New Album

Staten Island, New York native Kevin Devine is currently streaming his sixth full-length album Between the Concrete & Clouds here which is set to release tomorrow, September 13. Between the Concrete & Clouds, “a testament to a changing city and a changing heart,” will be released via Razor & Tie records as well as Favorite […]

Kevin Devine releases artwork and song clips

On the verge of his September 13 release date for Between The Concrete And Clouds Kevin Devine has unveiled the official artwork that drops via Favorite Gentleman and Razor & Tie Records. Listen to 30-second clips by clicking here to head over to Are you ready from another great release from Kevin Devine, let […]

UTG TV: Kevin Devine Interview (@ SXSW 2011)

Though his new album, Between The Concrete And Clouds, isn’t due out for quite awhile, we couldn’t resist the chance to speak with Kevin Devine while at SXSW 2011. Click through to see Kevin and James discuss the writing process behind the album, making the change back to his solo career from Bad Books, and much, much more. Kevin is currently taking a break from recording to finish his new record, but you can stay up-to-date on his plans by following him on Twitter.