Kicking off this Tuesday, the music portion of SXSW 2012 will find thousands flocking to Austin, TX with one question on their mind: Who should we see this year? Many will gather in long lines to see faces they remember from magazine covers, while others will spend their days in dimly lit bars watching bands they already know play songs they’ve been touring on for a year, but what everyone should be there for is discovery and that’s where UTG comes in. After countless revisions and late night Skype conferences to plan our own coverage for this year’s event, UTG …
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There are many great releases coming in 2012, far more than any one site could possibly hope to cover, but our good friends at Absolutepunk have compiled a list any music fan needs to read.
Covering a spectrum of artists and bands from across the alternative scene, Absolutepunk’s Most Anticipated list informs music fans of expected release dates, as well as performer summaries to help you discover some new favorites. Click here to see who made their list!
Now that you have read the artist we are watching and glanced over a few lists, who are YOU most excited to …
This weekend, two of the biggest UK festivals take place. The annual Reading and Leeds Festivals have become a highlight for music fans, as year in, year out it showcases a valuable blend of established and emerging bands, as well as comedy acts.
Since Leeds Festival was paired with the established Reading Festival in 1999, the biggest names in rock, indie and hip-hop have performed at the festival. From Oasis to Eminem to Iron Maiden to Blink-182, Reading and Leeds has consistently delivered in terms of headliners, whilst the smaller stages in recent years have played host to new bands …
Taking prizes at both Cannes and SXSW, The Myth of the American Sleepover is a coming of age tale that feels both fresh and familiar.
David Robert Mitchell directs a young cast of Jade Ramsey, Amy Seimetz, Nikita Ramsey, Amanda Bauer, Jean Louise O’Sullivan, and Claire Sloma in a film that essentially looks like every modern indie filmmaker trying to do their best John Hughes impression (and somehow making it work).
Look below and decide for yourself:
THE PLOTAn official selection of Cannes Critics Week and winner of the Special Jury Prize at SXSW, THE MYTH OF THE AMERICAN
Fans of The Tower And The Fool (Ex-Therefore I Am) can watch Alex perform a brand new song, here.
According to a tweet from frontman Dan “Soupy” Campbell, The Wonder Years have finished writing their next record and are currently preparing to record.
Sleep City have signed a deal with In Vogue Records and will release their first EP with the label on February 8. Expect more details in the near future.
According to a recent interview, Sparks The Rescue have completed work on their Sophomore album and plan to release the record in March. More details can be found, here.
Coldplay have revealed that their new album will be a concept record. While few details on the concept itself has been given, fans can expect the album sometime in 2011. Find out a bit more about the new Coldplay record, here.
One of UTG’s most beloved acts, The Wonder Years, are releasing a BRAND NEW album entitled The Upsides in late January 2010. The first song, “Washington Square Park,” has been upload to both their MYSPACE and PUREVOLUME. Listen to the song then look below for the lyrics and an explanation on the meaning behind the track!
Washington Square Park Lyrics & More
Washington Square Park
Im not going to go into how many talks we had in the van about what song you should hear first. Suffice to say that it was quite a few. We weren’t sure if
Our most anticipated, as of yet untitled, album of the year comes from Indiana’s Native. These guys have been on the radar for any UTG reader for awhile now as the group has appeared on our previous compilations. We just got word the guys are streaming a BRAND NEW SONG on their MYSPACE. GO!