tom petty

REVIEW: The Damnwells – ‘The Damnwells’

Artist: The Damnwells Title: The Damnwells Label: Independent Genre: Indie Rock While often quite permeable, our musical palates allow for very little flexibility in terms of what we feel comfortable listening to. Certain people feel for hard-hitting lyrical attributes, some look to instrumentation for inspiration, and others run to records blindly and wait until something […]

UTG INTERVIEW: The Damnwells Discuss First New Record With Original Lineup Since 2006

For the first time in about eight years, Brooklyn-based indie rock outfit The Damnwells are once again comprised of the original members that it consisted of during its inception in 2001. The four-piece’s brand new self-titled record, which is due out next week, epitomizes the high points of all the efforts poured into this much-anticipated reunion. UTG was […]

REVIEW: Ryan Adams – ‘Ryan Adams’

Artist: Ryan Adams Title: Ryan Adams Label: PaxAmericana Genre: Country Rock Fourteen records, a successful recording studio, four (as far as we know) bands, and countless co-productions later, Ryan Adams finally found a relatively small place in my heart. I’ve always loved his type of music. Like a lot of people, I still find myself […]

Required Listening: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – “Fault Lines”

There are some people walking the planet today who have never known the joy so many of us feel when Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers deliver a new classic and that fact makes me sad. That is, until I hear the song a second time and allow the groove to carry me away while I […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 6/8-6/14

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! As usual, this week had no shortage of exciting pre-orders and classic reissues. First off, you can pick up the new albums from UTG favorites ’68 and Bleachers, both due out in July. After that, head over to Interpunk and snag the colored vinyl versions of two Big D and […]

Smith Westerns cover Tom Petty

Smith Westerns stopped by the the A.V. Club studio to record their cover of “American Girl” by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Check out the cover below. Smith Westerns cover Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Kevin Devine covers Tom Petty

You can stream Kevin Devine’s cover of Tom Petty’s “Walls,” here.