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Watch Ben Howard Cover Jessie Ware’s “Wildest Moments”

A few days back, the outrageously talented Ben Howard stopped by BBC Radio 1, where he continued to blow our collective minds via an incredibly moving rendition of Jessie Ware’s “Wildest Moments.” Give it a listen after the break, and let us know if you’re a fan in the comments section below.

In the months ahead, the UK crooner will split his time between Europe and Australia before embarking on an extremely limited run alongside indie darlings Daughter. To see if he’ll be in your neck of the woods, hit up his official website.…

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Technicolors Talk Tour, Joining 8123 and Their New EP

Having recently released their stellar debut EP, Ultraviolet Disguise, 81twentythree’s very own The Technicolors set out on a full U.S. tour alongside label-mates The Maine, Real Friends, and Knuckle Puck.

Under The Gun got to catch up with the Phoenix natives before they played their New York City show.

The garage rock/90s Brit-pop-inspired three-piece talked with us about the inception of the band, how much they love being on tour, and their favorite cities thus far. Head below to get acquainted with them.…

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First ‘End Of The Tour’ Trailer Is Wonderful (And Sad)

David Foster Wallace spent a part of his life as the most famous writer in America, but whether or not he reveled in the attention is another story altogether. The End Of The Tour, which A24 will release this summer, tells the story of a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) who follows Wallace (Jason Segel) during the tail end of a book tour. He’s there to write about the man everyone loves to read, but as the first trailer reveals he’s really embarking on the biggest journey of his life.

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Refused Stream Second ‘Freedom’ Single, “Françafrique”

On June 30, Refused will unleash Freedom, their first new album in nearly two decades. In anticipation, the Swedish four-piece have begun streaming a poignant new track titled “Françafrique.”

Though considerably “lighter” than the previously released “Elektra,” the hardcore titans’ latest offering is no less affecting, drawing its power from the vivid imagery of frontman Dennis Lyxzén. Some exceptional guitar work further adds to the fun, and over the course of five minutes it becomes increasingly clear that, even after 17 years, Refused are still willing to take risks that most of their peers wouldn’t dream of. …

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Netflix Renews Its Best New Show, ‘Grace And Frankie’

A lot has been written about Netflix and its attempts to add a large amount of original programming to their streaming service in 2015. Most shows have been a hit (Daredevil, House of Cards, OITNB), but others have struggled to find the immediate fandom others seem to have so easily acquired (Bloodline, Marco Polo).

This week, Netflix announced that it has decided to renew its most recent original offering, Grace and Frankie, for at least a second season. If Billboard is to be believed, it’s likely fans of the show have Miley

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Every Time I Die Announce US Summer Tour

After recently having wrapped up a month-long run with The Used, Buffalo metalcore outfit Every Time I Die are once again heading out on the road this summer, still in support of their 2014 full-length record, From Parts Unknown, and Record Store Day EP release, Salem.

Set to kick off late July in Richmond, VA, the band will also be joined by Real Friends, Counterparts, Brigades, Gnarwolves, and Gathers. “With so many multi-band tours covering so much ground these next few summer months, it was important for us to be a part of …

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Bon Iver Will Return This Summer

In the four years since Bon Iver exited the spotlight, many fans have wondered if the critically adored folk group would ever bless the world with another release. It’s a fear and worry that started when — in an interview with Australia’s Triple J radio while promoting his Volcano Choir album — group mastermind Justin Vernon said, “I don’t really write songs anymore… I really have to be in a specific headspace to even begin to illuminate an idea that would create another Bon Iver record, and I’m just not there.” You felt it, and I know I did too.…

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The Weeknd Drops “The Hills”

The Weeknd may still be enjoying the success of his single “Earned It,” but he’s back today with a new single and video fans are sure to enjoy.

“The Hills” arrives online just two days after a number of unexpected leaks from The Weeknd hit the net (including the incredible “I Can’t Feel My Face“). Whether this release is a response to those leaks or an attempt to better control the conversation remains unclear, but the quality of this material is undeniable. There is very little to the song that is outside the typical sound of …

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The New Sorority Noise Album Will Probably Change Our Lives

Anyone who is connected to the alternative and indie rock worlds with even the faintest of interest no doubt failed to make it out of 2014 without hearing The Hotelier‘s phenomenal album, Home Like NoPlace Is There. And that’s perfectly fine. It’s great, in fact. That album is incredible and it deserves to be heard by as many people with ears to hear that exist today, but as far as buzzworthy records go it’s high time a new king be crowned and Sorority Noise are currently making a damn strong argument that their upcoming release be next in …

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Pop Evil To Release ‘Up’ Album In August

It’s a good day to love modern rock and roll, dear friends. Michigan’s Pop Evil have announced the release date of their next studio album, and it’s coming a whole lot sooner than you may have expected.

Up, the follow-up to 2013′s highly-successful Onyx, will arrive in stores August 21. The lead single, “Footsteps,” will hit radio on June 1. We asked the label to let us hear the track early, but they were not as into the idea as we were.

Speaking in regard to the band’s success over the last two years, frontman Leigh Kakaty offers:…

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We Came As Romans Stream “The World I Used To Know”

Michigan natives We Came As Romans continue their transformation from breakdown-loving bad boys to radio rock titans this afternoon with the premiere of “The World I Used To Know.”

It has been a minute since fans last heard from We Came As Romans, and in that time the band has spent a lot of time developing their skills as both songwriters and musicians. The band reportedly wrote forty songs for their upcoming self-titled album, but in the end decided that only ten of those tracks were good enough to make the actual record. “The World I Used To Know” was …

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UTG LIST: Records We Overlooked In 2014

Everyone has a moment where they stumble upon a release that hits them in a certain way; it changes the way the rest of your day, week, month, even foreseeable future will feel and look like. But, within this sonic euphoria, how defeated does one feel to find out that said album was released a year prior? Something so close within the past, yet heaps of time that could have been devoted to this specific art lost. Under our noses, how could one let their new favorite album slip by in a sea of mediocre releases and half-assed expression?

Here …