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The Good Life Announce First New Album in 8 Years, Stream Lead Single

After eight long years of inactivity, Tim Kasher (also of Cursive) has decided to put some oil back in the old indie rock machine that is The Good Life. The band has just announced that they will be releasing a brand new record this summer via Saddle Creek. Entitled Everybody’s Coming Down, the impending effort […]

Twinsmith Release Title Track From Upcoming LP

Twinsmith are set to release their sophomore LP, Alligator Years, on May 5, via Saddle Creek. In preparation for the release, the band is streaming the album’s title track. Helping many of us escape the winter blues, “Alligator Years” is an upbeat, surf-inspired pop track that is sure to lift some spirits if you are […]

Twinsmith Release “Seventeen” From Upcoming LP

Twinsmith are gearing up to release their sophomore LP, Alligator Years, on May 5 via Saddle Creek. With that, the band has released the first piece of new music from the album, in the form of the eccentric “Seventeen.” The track is a barreling explosion of sound that lasts a little over two minutes, though […]

Cursive Announce Tour With Beach Slang

After over a year of being away from the road, Cursive made sure they were on that long roster of bands that put out tour dates early this year. The Nebraska emo outfit will once again be embarking on a month-and-a-half-long series of shows, and this time, they will be taking Philadelphia up-and-coming punk rock […]

REVIEW: Cursive – ‘The Ugly Organ’ Reissue

Artist: Cursive Album: The Ugly Organ Reissue Genre: Post-Hardcore, Indie Label: Saddle Creek Cursive recently reissued their monumental album, The Ugly Organ. Featuring the original work remastered, and eight bonus tracks, The Ugly Organ revisited is a wonderfully eccentric trip down memory lane. Featuring a fuller, more prominent production, every percussion hit, guitar resonance, and […]

Cursive Announce ‘The Ugly Organ’ Reissue And Details For Upcoming Tour

Get ready to feel old. The Omaha, Nebraska-based indie rock outfit known as Cursive have been together since 1995. They released their debut full-length album, The Disruption, in 1996. With so many albums under their belt (thirteen, to be exact), you’d think it would be difficult to pick just one fan favorite but I think […]

Orenda Fink Shares “Holy Holy”

Singer-songwriter and beloved Azure Ray member Orenda Fink continued to promote her upcoming solo album this morning by sharing a new song titled “Holy Holy.” Premiering on American Songwriter just as the sun was beginning to rise, “Holy Holy” is a soft and melancholy song that sticks to your bones long after your initial encounter […]

The Rural Alberta Advantage Win Us Over With “Terrified”

Toronto’s The Rural Alberta Advantage have never seemed to get quite the recognition they deserve but we’re hoping that their new album, Mended With Gold, will do the trick. Their newest single, entitled “Terrified,” should surely set them on the right path. “Terrified” is a monstrous, galloping folk-rock effort that will take you by surprise […]

Saddle Creek To Release Bright Eyes’ Christmas Album Wide For The First Time

In 2002, a young and still relatively under the radar Conor Oberst recorded A Christmas Album to benefit the Nebraska AIDS Project, which was available in limited quantities through Saddle Creek’s website. The album sold out in no time at all, and in the years that followed became a popular set of mp3s shared between […]

The Thermals Sign To Saddle Creek, Announce New Album ‘Desperate Ground’

Unlike The Strokes, who are going to tease out every detail about their comeback/highly anticipated/buzzy new album, The Thermals don’t play coy. It’s already been a big 2013 for The Thermals. Pitchfork reported that Sub Pop, the first label home to the Portland, OR based group, is repressing and reissuing the band’s first three albums, colored vinyl […]


REVIEW: Desaparecidos – ManiKKKopa / Backsell

Artist: Desaparecidos Album: ManiKKKopa/Backsell Genre: Post Hardcore Label: Saddle Creek Records I’m not a strong man. Anyone who has ever met me would support the fact that my weapon of choice is my silver tongue and not my iron fists; the pen is mightier than the sword and  whatnot. Yet regardless of this fact, there […]

Cursive Reveal UK Tour

Rockers Cursive have announced their June tour throughout the UK and only a handful of dates have made there way online. The tour will begin on June 1 in Brighton but we have no idea where the end will lead them. Keep it locked right here on UTG for further tour itinerary as it is […]