The American Scene

Defined By Sonic Residues: A Resonance Of 2014

2014 was a year of polarity. Conflicting forces spinning me in all different directions, fighting to find which molecular force was the strongest. Flipping through the albums that left a mark on me through the entire year, I found that each one presented itself as a singular head-space, an isolated escape. Ranging from a dark […]

The American Scene Announce Short December Tour

The American Scene have announced a short tour this December in the western part of the US. The group will take along with them Elder Brother and Souvenirs. You can find the list of stops by taking a look below the break. If you are interested in seeing these guys live, tickets are already on […]

Stream The American Scene’s New Album, ‘Haze’

Following several singles and an out-of-the-box promotional campaign, The American Scene have begun streaming their new album, Haze, in full over at Alternative Press. Check it out, and let us know what you think in the replies below. Presently, the outfit’s tour schedule is up in the air, however, given the buzz surrounding this latest […]

REVIEW: The American Scene – ‘Haze’

Artist: The American Scene Album: Haze Label: Pure Noise Records Genre: Alternative, Indie The American Scene found themselves far too underrated after the release of Safe For Now, an album that created intricate guitar lines, hauntingly soft and delivering vocals, and a longing desire for more. Two years later we find ourselves presented with Haze, […]

UTG’s Favorite Singles Of Summer 2014

The summer may have been a bummer for hollywood execs and people hoping to see Outkast perform anywhere other than an overcrowded festival, but those who love discovering new music have had plenty to celebrate. Whether you like pop, rock, folk, country, EDM, or any combination of the five there were a slew of new […]

LISTEN: The American Scene – “Nails of Love”

Haze, the upcoming release from California’s The American Scene, is one of my most anticipated releases for the rest of the year. With the fantastic Safe for Now already under their belt, Haze is stacking up to a powerhouse release of alt-rock. The already released “Royal Blue,” and “4th and Broadway” have been in constant […]

Stream The American Scene’s New Single, “4th And Broadway”

As of today, four of the five songs in The American Scene‘s first #hazedrop have been found. The most recent single was found by LA-based photographer Angelica Nicolle. The new song is titled “4th And Broadway,” and you can check it out by heading right here. With this song now found, there is only one […]

The American Scene Reveal #hazedrops

Following the release of their killer new single, “Royal Blue,” The American Scene has released information regarding a new promotional campaign in which fans can physically locate USB drives all over the U.S. containing singles from their upcoming LP, Haze. The first drop, of the aptly named “hazedrops,” can be found in specific spots located […]

The American Scene Release First Single From ‘Haze’

A few days ago The American Scene announced their new album, Haze, due out September 9 via Pure Noise Records. Today we have been treated with the first single from the record, in the form of a music video for the killer track “Royal Blue.” “Royal Blue” expands on the band’s abilities with a heightened […]

The American Scene Will Release ‘Haze’ On September 9

The American Scene return to release their new LP, Haze, September 9 through Pure Noise Records. My most anticipated for 2014 now has an official release date. The band released their sophomore LP, Safe For Now, back in late 2012 through Pure Noise Records to much acclaim. With a high appreciation for Pedro The Lion, […]

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Balance And Composure Announce Fall US Tour

Summer may be a few days away from its official start, but that does not mean it’s too early to begin planning for the fall. Pennsylvania’s Balance and Composure have announced plans to embark on a fall US headlining tour later this year. The cross-country run will last almost two months, stretching from the middle […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Pure Noise Records’ Founder Jake Round Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

In 2009, Jake Round founded Pure Noise Records in California. Although he’d had no previous experience in single-handedly operating a record label, he was still able to turn a loan from his mother into one of the driving forces in independent pop punk, rock, indie, and hardcore. In 2014, we are celebrating the five-year anniversary […]