M.I.A. double Bubble Trouble

M.I.A. Joins The Partysquad For “Gold”

If you haven’t listened to the latest M.I.A. album, the banger-laden Matangi, please visit that. It’s worth the time.

After you’ve done that, return here for this new M.I.A. track – kind of. Per Consequence of Sound, she’s …

Twin Peaks Flavor

Watch Twin Peaks Throw a Pool Party at Marilyn Manson’s Old House in “Flavor” Music Video

Certain bands like Wavves and FIDLAR nail that summer sound, and Twin Peaks are one of the newest to do so. On “Flavor,” the first single off their debut Wild Onion (out August 5 via Grand Jury), they sum up …

summer playlist

Songs For The Season: Summer Playlist

Summer, the long coveted season for students, teachers, kids, parks, and numerous other interested parties, has always seemed to invigorate the beginning of something new. While it presents a change in season, it also sparks a temperate reinvention. Summer removes …

Artery Recordings Sampler 2014

Artery Recordings Releases Free Sampler

Sacramento label Artery Recordings turns four this year, and to make sure everyone gets the same sunny summer weather as them, they’re releasing a sampler for free.

The sampler, titled Summer of Artery, features Slaves, Kublai Khan, Upon This …

2012 Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird Announces New Album and Tour

Violin and whistler extraordinaire Andrew Bird has been dropping new releases somewhat quietly in the past few years, and they’ve each had their own sweet charm. First there was 2012′s Hands Of Glorythen there was 2013′s I Want

Camera Shy

Hear Camera Shy’s First Single “Spin Me” Featuring Members of Whirr and Nothing

Sometimes dreams do come true. Nick Bassett of Whirr and Nothing has joined up with Alexandra Morte, the former vocalist of Whirr, to form Camera Shy.

The band have shared their first single and it’s the kind of giddy, …


CHVRCHES Announce Summer Tour Dates

The ever hard working electro-pop trio CHVRCHES always seem to be on the road, but in case you are a fool like me and have yet to see them live, us Americans have another chance.

Hitting up much of the …

Common GRound Festival

Brand New, Circa Survive, The Hold Steady, Say Anything to Play Common Ground Festival

Some lineups seem unreal. Common Ground Festival is one of them.

In its 15th year, the festival boasts an incredible lineup this summer that includes Brand New, Circa Survive, The Hold Steady, Say Anything, The Front Bottoms, and Kevin Devine …


Brand New Announce Summer Tour Dates

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready at your keyboards. Brand New are going to be hitting up a handful of US cities this summer for what looks like a short tour and presale tickets go live in an hour.

As usual, …

Real Friends

MUSIC VIDEO: Real Friends – “Late Nights In My Car”

Chicago-based pop-punk band Real Friends recently released a new music video for their song, “Late Nights In My Car.” The video is a compilation of clips from Real Friends’ recent journey on the Vans Warped Tour this past Summer, and …


UTG LIST: Back To School

Well, it’s that time of the year again…

By the time this is read, millions of students will have faced the end of summer vacation and made their return to school where they’ll remain for the greater part of the …


ALBUM STREAM: A Great Big Pile Of Leaves – ‘You’re Always On My Mind’

A Great Big Pile Of Leaves have their whole new album, You’re Always On My Mind, streaming via WNYC’s Soundcheck. The album, due out on July 2, will be released on Topshelf Records and can be pre-ordered here

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