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Dream Riders: The Tour Desires of Your Favorite Artists (UTG Exclusive)

Wikipedia defines a rider as: a set of requests or demands that a performer sets as criteria for performance. Whether an act’s tour rider is ridiculously egocentric and/or overly materialistic, just plain outlandish in a fun way, a rock ‘n’ roll legend, or far more modest and unshowy than you might expect, nearly every touring […]

UTG @ SXSW 2014: Survival Tips From Your Favorite Artists

Closing out our 2014 preview series for SXSW is the UTG annual survival guide. This year, instead of our staff members rambling for 1,000 or more words on why it’s important to check out bands you’ve never heard of, why you should go easy on the booze until after sunset, or what to do when […]

UTG PREMIERE: The Venetia Fair – “Come On Eileen” (Cover)

Santa Claus may still be half a week away from sliding down your chimney, but today UTG is dawning the beard and red cap to offer music fans a first listen to The Venetia Fair‘s latest release. Hitting digital retailers on Christmas Eve, Basically Just Does Karaoke is the first-ever covers release from New England […]

The Venetia Fair To Release ‘…Basically Just Does Karaoke’ Covers EP

The Venetia Fair are one of the most unique rock outfits actively performing and recording throughout the modern world. Their latest album, Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We’ve Got In Our Brain, was one of our favorites from this year, and now it seems they’re gracing us with an additional helping of new (old) material before […]

A Lot Like Birds To Tour Early 2014 With Sianvar, Stolas, The Venetia Fair

After the release of their excellent No Place, Sacramento’s A Lot Like Birds toured in support of the album with HRVRD, Night Verses, and My Iron Lung, having just wrapped up the outing earlier this month. The band will take but only a minor break for the holidays before heading back out on the road […]

UTG EXCLUSIVE: The Venetia Fair Announce ‘Karen’s Bag-O’-Daddies’ Tour

There really is no other band in the world quite like The Venetia Fair. From their wholly original sound, to their over-the-top stage show and unique approach to dealing with the press this band of rock misfits have blazed an original path through the conventional world of alternative rock that shows no signs of slowing […]

EXCLUSIVE: The Venetia Fair Announce ‘Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We’ve Got In Our Brain’ Vinyl Release

The Venetia Fair have long proven they are a band like no other currently (perhaps ever) in existence. Their sound has been described as everything from “spaz rock” to “a circus from hell,” but at UTG we simply refer to it as great all-American rock and roll, and we could not be more excited to […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: The Venetia Fair – “The Day I Set Them Free”

The Venetia Fair are finally set to stream their new visuals for “The Day I Set Them Free” over on MTV Buzzworthy. This song comes off of the group’s latest album, Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We’ve Got In Our Brain, which was released back in March. Read what vocalist Benny Santoro had to say about […]

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Abiuso Covers The Gay Blades’ “Shake The Graves” To Benefit Boston One Fund

Many of you may not know this, but a good number of the UTG staff live in and around Boston, Massachusetts. The recent events during and following the Boston Marathon hit very close to home for us, and we’re excited to be partnering with another area friend (and industry brother) to help our fine city. […]

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The Venetia Fair Stream ‘Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We’ve Got In Our Brain’

Rock outfit The Venetia Fair have teamed up with Alternative Press to stream their entire new album, Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We’ve Got In Our Brain. Listen to the album right here and be sure to pick up the release now! Check out UTG’s review of TVF’s album through the link provided. “After our kickstarter […]

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REVIEW: The Venetia Fair – Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We’ve Got In Our Brain

Artist: The Venetia Fair Album: Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We’ve Got In Our Brain Genre: Rock The Venetia Fair‘s highly anticipated second full-length record, Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We’ve Got In Our Brain, provides listeners with 13 songs of grossly addictive circus-rock. The band does a fantastic job of creating an intriguingly strange environment in each track, keeping every song fairly similar, while still […]

The Venetia Fair Announce Kickstarter Campaign For New Album

Boston rock outfit The Venetia Fair have opened up their own Kickstarter campaign today to help fund the group’s sophomore full-length record. The goal is to raise $8,000 in 30 days so they can put out this album by March 1 of 2013. The Venetia Fair have already begun tracking the album at Mike’s Switchbitch […]