STREAM: The Districts – “Peaches”

The Pennsylvania music scene is one of the best around, and continuously shows that it’s home to bands who release great music. Today, blues-infused Americana band The Districts released a new song, “Peaches,” which comes off of their upcoming full-length, A Flourish and a Spoil. The song has very raw production, but still manages to sound […]

ALBUM STREAM: The Black Keys – ‘Turn Blue’

On May 13, The Black Keys will release their eighth studio album, Turn Blue, via Nonesuch Records. A full album stream has now gone live one week early over at iTunes Radio. The 11-track album is produced by Danger Mouse and is written to explore “moods, textures and sounds” (according to drummer Patrick Carney). It’s […]

REVIEW: The Blue Project – ‘The Blue Project’

Artist: The Blue Project Album: The Blue Project Genre: Blue, Classic Rock Danny Petroni’s Blue Project is a heady undertaking with a hefty cast of musicians contributing to “the sound of Asbury Park,” where so many of music’s greats have resided. From the classic rock opus in “God Of War” to the smooth and bluesy […]

Jonny Lang Announces First Studio Album In 7 Years

Rock and blues connoisseurs know the name Jonny Lang, but unless you’re a diehard genre fan there is a decent chance many of our young readers have no idea about this masterful young musician. You see, Lang hasn’t released an album since 2006, which makes introducing him to the internet-addicted younger generations a little difficult. […]

La Dispute Live Session

Grand Rapids, MI rockers La Dispute stopped by Denton, TX to perform a quick toned-down 3-song set for the folks over at the Violitionist Sessions. The setlist includes two cuts off of Wildlife and a rare track off of the band’s offbeat Here, Hear. project. One of the most notable things about Wildlife was the fact that La Dispute didn’t use […]

UTG EXCLUSIVE: Nemes Premiere “Blues” Video

In our four-plus years as a website few bands have been featured as often as Massachusetts’ Nemes. From their early days of New England influenced pop punk, to their modern blend of folk and alternative rock, these young men have consistently produced some of the most engaging music we’ve heard. Today we have the great […]

Jack White to Collaborate with Radiohead?

Yesterday at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee Thom Yorke hinted at some interesting news, Billboard reports. Thom Yorke mid-set dedicated the song “Supercollider” to Jack White, thanking him for a reason they would not say. If Jack White and Radiohead callaborated on a song, i’m pretty sure people’s ears would explode. You can check out […]

REVIEW: The Royalty – Lovers

Artist: The Royalty Album: Lovers Genre: Indie-pop/Indie-rock/Blues Label: Victory It’s been three long years since The Royalty have released new material. The El Paso five-piece have spent that time indulging in their love for indie-pop and Soul singers. After signing with Victory Records back in November, The Royalty has finally released their much anticipated sophomore […]

Review: Craig Finn – Clear Heart Full Eyes

Artist: Craig Finn Album: Clear Heart Full Eyes Genre: Americana/Alt-Country Album: Vagrant Craig Finn of The Hold Steady and Lifter Puller is known for crafting a sprawling mythos centered around the mythologized Twin Cities, Minneapolis and Saint Paul, with his rock ‘n’ roll yarns spanning the entire Midwest and the occasional trip down to Florida. […]

REVIEW: The Black Keys – El Camino

Artist: The Black Keys Album: El Camino Genre: Rock/Blues Label: Nonesuch Before I start this review, I’ll admit I wasn’t familiar with The Black Keys before hearing El Camino. A quick Google search tells me that this is Ohio duo’s seventh full-length and though from the early moments of “Lonely Boy,” it seems to be […]

Rival Sons Confirm 2012 UK Tour

California-based rock outfit Rival Sons have recently confirmed their upcoming touring schedule in the UK. Support on this tour will come directly from Black Stone Cherry, which kicks off on March 11 in Norwich. Information on purchasing tickets to all these shows can be found by heading through the jump. You can also view the […]

Nemes perform a new song

Our friends in Nemes are finally gearing up to release their new album and UTG has just received footage of the band performing one of their new songs. Click below to view an unplugged performance of “Blues.” If you think this is good, wait until you hear the album version (which we’ll hopefully feature on […]