It’s been four long and painful years since Matthew Barnes AKA Forest Swords released Engravings, but the news of a new album entitled Compassion accompanied by a music video for ‘Arms Out’ has done a lot to ease our… More
According to a recent study conducted by The Scottish SPCA and the University of Glasgow, dogs prefer reggae and soft rock over other genres. Continue reading “UTM Staff Angry Over Claims That ‘Dogs Love Reggae’”
The Up The Monitors Podcast… uhhh… continues its debut?
In the second part of our two part special, we talk about all the games we’re looking forward to getting hands-on with this year. Continue reading “Listen To The First Ever UTM Podcast, You Cowards (Part 2)”
Hello everyone, long time no post!
While we’ve been away, the world has gone to shit. There’s a lizard posing as a human living at 10 Downing Street, some famous people died and Bobby Shmurda still isn’t free. Continue reading “Listen To The First Ever UTM Podcast, You Cowards”
Since Cruel Summer‘s release in 2012, rumours of Cruel Winter have been floating around without much tangible progress. Now the first single from the G.O.O.D Music follow up has been released and it features an incredible lineup, including Kanye West, Travis Scott, Quavo, Big Sean, Yo Gotti, a recently freed Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz and Desiigner.
As with most Kanye releases, details are sketchy and subject to change, so just appreciate the gift we’ve been given. Press the Ye button below to listen.
Clams Casino has been holding out on a new album for three years now – since Instrumentals 3 dropped in 2013, he’s been collaborating with the likes of A$AP Ferg and Danny Brown.
Finally, he’s ready to release his own material in the form of new album 32 Levels, and to mark the occasion he’s shared ‘Blast’. It’s typical Clammy Clams – floaty female vocals, snippets of vocal samples and dark rumbles set the tone – and really, this is all we want from one of the most recognisable names in instrumental hip hop.
32 Levels is scheduled for release on July 16th. Listen to ‘Blast’ below.
We’re very aware that Gorillaz are making their long-awaited return this year, but we’ve heard very little in the way of features – something that’s been integral to every album released. Continue reading “Gorillaz Might Be Collaborating With Vic Mensa”
Way back in 1997, I got my first Playstation. This was my first ‘serious’ games console; to be fair, it was THE first serious games console. It marked a departure from 2D pixellated gaming to 3D, high octane, pixelated gaming. Entire towns would lock up their daughters and shoot their sons when one of the neighborhood bad boys got his hands on a PS1. Continue reading “Games We Grew Up On: Final Fantasy VII”