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The first look at 2017’s live action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is here

Earlier this year, Disney dipped into its acclaimed vault of animated movies and came up with the charming and gorgeous live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book. Today we got our first look at the next live-action remake of a Disney classic in the teaser for Beauty and the Beast. Operating under the assumption that pretty […]

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Lincoln Jesser releases ultra-smooth “Time Will Tell”

Los Angeles producer Lincoln Jesser has teamed up with Little Wolves vocalist Samuel Jacobs for a massive new single. Entitled “Time Will Tell,” the Spinnin’ Records backed release finds Jesser laying down a deep house cut that Jacob navigates with a performance powerful enough to consider radio-ready. According to Jesser, the track came to fruition […]

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’ is the rare sequel that tries

Film: Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Directed by: Nicholas Stoller Starring: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron Do sequels really need to exist? This thought kept bouncing around in my head before seeing Neighbors 2, a movie that more or less finds a legitimate reason to exist. As is with almost every second entry, the audience […]

REVIEW: Ariana Grande’s powerhouse vocals shine on ‘Dangerous Woman’

Artist: Ariana Grande Album: Dangerous Woman Genre: Pop Label: Republic Records Let me start this review by stating an extremely obvious fact: Ariana Grande has a damn good voice. It’s the kind of voice that comes along infrequently, the kind that makes you want to stand in your shower and belt as hard as you […]

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Nice Guys’ is a loopy, drunk masterpiece

Film: The Nice Guys Directed by: Shane Black Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Margaret Qualley Every Spring/Summer there seems to be a big studio movie that everyone exclaims is a masterpiece. Last year was Mad Max: Fury Road and that ended up being my favorite film of 2015. This year is The Nice Guys, a […]

LIVE REVIEW: Middle Of The Map Fest (05/04/16-05/07/16)

Almost annually, Under The Gun has had the opportunity to cover the yearly club festival in Kansas City called Middle Of The Map Fest. This festival has grown substantially over its five years of existence and brought names like Fun., Grizzly Bear, Of Montreal, and Two Door Cinema Club, as well as showcased some great […]

UTG PREMIERE: Vulture Whale – ‘Aluminium’

We had the privilege of working with Vulture Whale a few weeks back, and were so enamored with the Birmingham outfit’s rollicking brand of indie rock that we couldn’t pass up the chance to do so again today. Stream the group’s killer new LP, Aluminium, below, and check out a brief Q&A with vocalist Wes […]

REVIEW: DONOTS stay consistent with ‘CARAJO!’

Artist: DONOTS Album: CARAJO! Genre: Punk, Pop-Punk Label: OK! Good Records With ten albums under their belt throughout the last two decades, it’s pretty safe to say that DONOTS is one of Germany’s premier punk acts. They have served as support for several bands in the punk sub-genres, including Green Day, Midtown, and Rancid. They […]

UTG PREMIERE: Reckless Serenade – “Fool’s Gold”

New York rock five-piece Reckless Serenade have partnered with UTG today to share “Fool’s Gold” from their upcoming EP, Strange Soul. Fans of bands like The Spill Canvas and The Audition should find themselves continuously hitting replay on the new single as they await the band’s EP arriving next month. Talking to UTG about the […]

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Twenty One Pilots extend tour by 57 cities as ticket demand grows

Twenty One Pilots are currently on their Emotional Roadshow Tour, stopping at several locations across the country. While planning to wrap up in August, the group recently announced their plans for a massive expansion worldwide, turning their current tour into the Emotional Roadshow World Tour. This portion is set to start this upcoming Fall, and […]

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Dance and drone out to Teknofonic Recordings’ ‘Essentials Vol. 1’

Composer and producer Adam Reifsteck, maybe known more by his studio name Sonic Fear, started NYC label Teknofonic Recordings last year to provide a homebase for forward-thinking electronic music artists. As one of the label’s earliest undertakings, they’ve released Teknofonic Essentials Vol. 1, “a massive collection that truly has something for everyone.” Featuring 20 different […]

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Charlie Funk lives up to his name on debut, ‘Give Me A Groove’

Brooklyn artist Charlie Funk has been a longtime writer at Tomás Doncker’s True Groove Records, an NYC “global soul” label that features a hefty roster of like-minded musicians who often collaborate on one another’s projects. Funk is the newest to hit the True Groove studio and release a record of his own. Funk’s name paired […]