MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Shelter’ Is Captivating And Depressing In Equal Measure

Film: Shelter
Starring: Anthony Mackie, Jennifer Connelly
Directed by: Paul Bettany

Paul Bettany’s first feature behind the camera, Shelter, is without a doubt one of 2015’s most depressing new films. It’s a heartbreaking look at life on the streets …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Violet Night Discuss ‘I Hope You’re Well’

British Columbia duo Violet Night released a four-track EP at summer’s end, titled I Hope You’re Well. Attributing influences to The National, Blink-182, Death Cab For Cutie and more, the effort offers slow and steady, genuinely heartfelt tracks that …

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The Mire Announce Breakup, Stream Final EP

The Mire, a wildly underrated post-metal band from the U.K., have announced their breakup with the release of their final EP, a five-track effort titled Vice Regalia.

On Facebook, the band abruptly revealed its end: “Here is …


Young The Giant Tickets Averaging $70 for Remaining Dates of Current Tour

Young The Giant is heading into the final stretch of their 16-date fall tour, which kicked off on October 23. The indie rock band has three dates left before the tour will wrap, including stops in Tulsa, Oklahoma and two …


Poliça Announce ‘United Crushers,’ stream lead single

Minneapolis alt-pop five-piece Poliça have announced the full-length follow-up to 2013′s phenomenal Shulamith, a new effort titled United Crushers that’s set to release on March 4, 2016 through Mom + Pop. To coincide with the release details, the band …

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Sunflower Bean Announce Debut Album, Stream Lead Single

Fresh off a monstrous US tour, Long Island trio Sunflower Bean have unveiled plans to release their debut studio album, Human Ceremony, on February 5 through Fat Possum Records. In anticipation, the outfit have teamed with The FADER to …


UTG PREMIERE: Come Wind – “Found” (Lyric Video)

Friday is here, and while we are sure there are several new albums calling for your attention we must beg of you to hold off just a bit longer on enjoying those releases. Why? Because we have something so good …

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UTG PREMIERE: Edelweiss – ‘Philadelphia’

This afternoon, we’re thrilled to bring you Philadelphia, the latest release from the Stroudsburg trio Edelweiss, who over the past half-decade have garnered a wealth of critical acclaim for their wonderfully out-of-the-box approach to punk. Carefully crafted and …

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UTG PREMIERE: Jason Sager – ‘Panoramic View’

It’s not quite Friday, but there’s still plenty to celebrate here at UTG, such as Jason Sager‘s undeniable debut EP, Panoramic View. A synth-heavy blend of high-flying hooks and contagious melodies, the budding singer-songwriter’s newest offering makes for …


REVIEW: One Direction – ‘Made In The A.M.’

Artist: One Direction
Album: Made In The A.M
Genre: Pop

If the impending hiatus rumors turn out to indeed be true, there is a good chance Made In The A.M. will be the last new material we receive from One …


Missy Elliot Returns With “WTF (Where They From)”

There were a number of rumors regarding the potential for new Missy Elliot material after the hip-hop icon appeared alongside Katy Perry during the Super Bowl earlier this year, and today we learned that those stories were indeed true.

“WTF …


Beach Slang Share Video For “Bad Art & Weirdo Ideas”

If Beach Slang’s debut LP, The Things We Do To Find People Like Us, has not made you feel all the feels yet, what are you waiting for?

The debut single from the LP, “Bad Art & Weirdo Ideas,” has …

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