punch brothers


Jack White, Conor Oberst, Patti Smith to Play Coen Brothers’ Concert

Who would curate a concert that includes The Avett Brothers, Conor Oberst, Marcus Mumford, Patti Smith, The Decemberists‘ Colin Meloy, and Jack White‘s first live performance of 2013? Obviously the… Coen Brothers?

In preparation for their upcoming film, Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen Brothers and T-Bone Burnett (the film’s soundtrack producer) are bringing the big hitters to New York City’s Town Hall. The film is inspired by Greenwich Village folk icon Dave Van Ronk and will come out December 6.

The previously mentioned artists will be joined by Joan Baez, Gillian Welch …


UTG PRESENTS: 10 Must-See Bands At SXSW 2012

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 …

Punch Brothers

REVIEW: Punch Brothers – Who’s Feeling Young Now?

Artist: Punch Brothers
Album: Who’s Feeling Young Now?
Genre: Progressive/bluegrass/classical/acoustic
Label: Nonesuch Records

I remember writing a line in a review before in which I referred to my musical world of “rock meets metal meets Mozart.” Well, the latter third of that triumvirate is so, so incredibly pleased with this album and band. Yes, I’m sorry to say I was unfamiliar with Punch Brothers before today. These are the classics, embraced for a new generation, in the most divinely loving and refreshing and beautiful way. The music is so effortless it’s magical, and there’s an understated class and mastery that …

Under The Gun Review