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UTG PREMIERE: Secret Grief – “Faking Orgasms”

Michigan indie/emo outfit Secret Grief have a handful of releases under their belt, each one providing a slightly different perspective on the group’s wide array of talents. Thus, our staff is particularly looking forward to hearing what is next for the band on their upcoming album, The Sea of Trees. While it is slated to hit the internet this week via Triple Deke Records, we fortunately have a brand new song from the record for you to check out.

Entitled “Faking Orgasms,” the cut is minimalistic emo at certain points, As Cities Burn-esque post-hardcore at others, and undeniably fantastic …

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Belle Mare Continue to Mesmerize With “Cicada”

Since 2013′s The Boat Of The Fragile Mind EP (which I still regret not picking up a limited cassette of), Brooklyn’s Amelia Bushell and Thomas Servidone, the duo known as Belle Mare, has been a band we’ve kept a careful eye on. Following a Shivers cover from the same year, we’re thrilled to finally have new material from the band to play on repeat.

“Cicada” is a 5-minute epic of dreamy pop a la Beach House which builds into a shoegaze storm of noisy guitars, crashing drums and haunting vocals before fading out and demanding that you hit play …

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Klassik To Play Free Show This Saturday in Madison; Streams ‘SPRING’ EP

This Saturday, February 28, Milwaukee hip-hop artist Klassik will be playing a free show for Wisconsin Union Presents and The Delta Delta Chapter of Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Inc. at Der Rathskeller in Madison, WI. Support will be provided by Sean Anonymous, Rich Robbins and ¡OYE! More information regarding the show can be found on the event page and the flyer after the jump. There have been talks of an after party, too, so be on the lookout for some post-show fun.

Furthermore, the emcee is currently streaming his newest 3-track seasonal EP, entitled SPRING. The release …

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Major League, Set It Off, Motion City Soundtrack and More Announced For Warped Tour 2015

Vans Warped Tour upped the ante this week by announcing six new bands to be added to the summer festival’s 2015 lineup.

Tonight, Warped fans found out that ho99o9, Major LeagueMotion City SoundtrackNew Years Day, Set It Off, and The Kenneths were all added to the weekly growing list of bands to tour the country this summer.

Head over to the Vans Warped Tour website for more information and ticket purchases.

How do you feel about these additions to the festival? Who are you hoping to see announced next? Let us know in …

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SWIMM Debut “Beverly Hells”

Los Angeles indie rockers SWIMM have garnered plenty of attention as of late for their unique live shows, but today, the duo have teamed up with Earmilk to premiere a brand new track.

Entitled “Beverly Hells,” the band’s first official single is composed of a lush, folksy atmosphere that manages to become even more enjoyable after repeated listens.

Follow the jump to check out “Beverly Hells” and be sure to let us know your thoughts on the track in the comments section below.…

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The Tallest Man On Earth Debuts “Sagres”

Almost three years since the release of There’s No Leaving Now, Swedish folk artist The Tallest Man on Earth is in the process of promoting his brand new record, Dark Bird is Home.

Earlier this week, he debuted “Sagres,” and after multiple listens, it is safe to say the first glimpse of Dark Bird does not disappoint.

Follow the jump to check out “Sagres” alongside a full list of dates and locations for The Tallest Man on Earth’s forthcoming world tour.…

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Watch A$AP Ferg’s Star-Studded “Dope Walk” Video

New York rapper A$AP Ferg has teamed with Rolling Stone to share a new music video for his track, “Dope Walk.” Shot entirely via IPhone and featuring cameos from Kanye West, Justin Bieber, and many others, view the clip by following the jump below.

“With ‘Dope Walk’ I wanted to bring back kids dancing and having fun again,” the 26-year-old wordsmith explained. “That’s how it used to be in Harlem. I remember everybody Harlem-shaking and ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’-ing. Those were some of the most fun and memorable times in my life.”

Stelios Phili, the song’s producer, drew inspiration …

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First ‘Love & Mercy’ Trailer Reveals Two Sides Of Brian Wilson

The life of music icon Brian Wilson is much more than the creation of Pet Sounds, and soon a new film will attempt to tell his story.

Love & Mercy originally premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in the fall of 2014. The film stars both Paul Dano and John Cusack as Brian Wilson, with each portraying the musician at different stages in his life. Dano is the young, hit-making Wilson who led the Beach Boys to the top of the charts, while Cusack is the older and far more troubled man Wilson later became. The film hops …

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Alt-J Premiere “Pusher” Music Video

The indie rock trendsetters of Alt-J have unveiled a grim set of visuals for their track, “Pusher,” a standout cut off their latest album, This Is All Yours.

Directed by Thomas Rhazi, the clip finds a sharp-dressed protagonist trying with all his might to break through to his peers. Check it out below, and let us know what you think in the replies.

This coming spring, the Leeds trio will split their time between North and South America before joining AC/DC, Jack White, and many others at Coachella. To see if they’ll be in your neck …

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Brandon Flowers (The Killers) to Release New Solo Album, ‘The Desired Effect’

The Killers’ Brandon Flowers will release his newest solo album, titled The Desired Effect, on May 18 with the help of Grammy-winning producer Ariel Rechtshaid. It will act as a follow-up to 2010’s Flamingo.

“On May 18th, 2015 we will finally achieve The Desired Effect,” Flowers announced via a handwritten message on his official website. “Ariel [Rechtshaid] and I have been collaborating in the studio, working twogether in the spirit of conversation, contention, and at long last, sweet contrition. No one has yet seen or heard the change. But soon, we all will.”

Check out a …

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Digging Up The Marrow’ Strikes Horror Gold

Film: Digging Up The Marrow
Starring: Adam Green, Ray Wise
Directed by: Adam Green

In a world where horror movie remakes, sequels, and flat-out ripoffs are going into production every single day it can be hard to believe there are any real monsters left to be discovered. It has been a decade since the universe gave us Victor Crowley, and far longer since an original monster has captivated audiences on a truly massive scale, but there is at least one man on this planet who believes there are many monsters we have yet to see. In fact, he’s seen them, …

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UTG PREMIERE: Last Great Hero – “Promotion”

Last week we premiered Northernmost’s newest track, “Sonder,” from their upcoming split with Last Great Hero. Today, we are happy to premiere one of Last Great Hero’s contributions to the split, with the stellar track, “Promotion.”

The Long Island-based band creates an atmosphere incredibly infatuating with “Promotion,” using noise, melody, and crisp production to portray emotion through their music. With the release of this new track the band should grab the attention of fans of Balance And Composure, Brand New, Citizen, and more.

Relaying their musicianship with ease, Last Great Hero are sure to have a fantastic …