bradley walden

Long Read: 9 Songs From 2014 That Changed My Life

We’re getting fairly deep into December at this point, which means every publication and internet personality who considers themselves someone of influence are doing their best to craft clickbait worthy lists of the best things 2014 had to offer. Most of these features are crafted by a team of people pouring over scores and arguing […]

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 […]

REVIEW: Squid The Whale – Four More

Artist: Squid The Whale Album: Four More EP Genre: Rock & Soul Label: Unsigned Squid The Whale. What can possibly be said about the group that their music hasn’t already? You’d have to be living under a rock not to already know about vocalist Bradley Walden and his skilled gang of eccentric virtuoso rock and […]

LIVE VIDEO: Squid the Whale – “Bad Man”

I recently went to see Squid the Whale in Columbus, Ohio where I stood near fans who skipped out on the Twenty One Pilots show, that was right down the road, just to be there. If you have spent any time with fans of southern Ohio music, you’d know this to be a big deal. […]

UTG SONG PREMIERE: Squid The Whale – “Warden Sings the Blues”

We’ve followed Squid the Whale for some time now, eagerly watching them grow in both talent  and reach. Always a site favorite, we were pleased to accept a song première from the band’s latest EP, released at the end of this month, called Four More.  For the 4 weeks leading up to the release, fans have […]

New Squid The Whale Song Clip

Bradley Walden of Squid The Whale has released a 20 second song clip of a song he’s indicated to be “Drown Pt 2”, which is expected to be a part of their next full length album. You can listen to the song clip by checking below the jump. You can also see his original tweet […]

OurStage Presents: Squid the Whale – “The Greatest Way”

Our good friends in Squid the Whale had the opportunity to meet up and play on the stage at this year’s Vans Warped Tour. In addition to a full set on stage, the band took a few minutes to sit down on the bus to play an acoustic number for the camera. By […]

UTG TV: Squid The Whale – Rolling In The Deep (Live In Grand Rapids)

Last fall the UTG TV crew captured Michigan’s Squid The Whale performing Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep” at the MXTP venue in Grand Rapids. Today, that footage is being made available for the first time. Don’t let that introduction fool you, this footage is nothing extraordinary (aside from the talent), we simply made a few […]

MUSIC VIDEO: American Opera – Bright Lights & Amplifiers

Michigan’s own American Opera has released the awesome music video for the song “Bright Lights & Amplifiers” and can be viewed by simply heading through the jump! John Bee has transformed his new unsigned project into something audiences can connect to emotionally. UTG will continue to bring you the latest news and streams from American […]

Bradley Walden of Squid the Whale

Squid The Whale Acoustic Cover “It Will Rain”

Squid The Whale‘s Brad Walden was filmed performing his acoustic rendition of Bruno Mars’ latest single “It Will Rain.” Walden belts out this song with ease and shows us why his band is on the brink of doing big things. Also, if you haven’t seen the band’s music video for “The Greatest Way” then I’d […]