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Beach Weather release music video for “New Skin”

Indie-pop three-piece Beach Weather, fronted by Nick Santino (formerly of A Rocket To The Moon), have just put out their first new music video for their newest single, “New Skin.” The catchy tune is taken from the band’s debut EP, What A Drag, which was released late last summer. Shot in the suburban depths of […]

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REVIEW: Lydia – ‘Run Wild’

Artist: Lydia Title: Run Wild Label: 81twentythree Genre: Indie-Pop, Rock Lydia‘s music–from their debut album in 2005 to this year’s Run Wild–defies being put in a box. All five records aren’t given enough justice with an “indie rock” label. Their music is an uncommon art form; one that contours around the unique and easily identifiable […]

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The Maine Announce Free Tour, ‘American Candy’ Full-Album Tour As Well

To celebrate the band’s eighth year together, The Maine have announced a series of completely free admission shows for the fall. The band has reportedly been planning a tour like this for quite some time now. Over the past year, the band has taken to Twitter inquiries from fans about potential venues; now the tour […]

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Lydia Announce Fall Headlining Tour With Seahaven, Turnover & The Technicolors

Having recently wrapped up their successful summer tour alongside The Early November and Restorations, Phoenix indie rock outfit Lydia have just announced that they will be back on the road this Fall. This upcoming tour will be held in support of their impending full-length record, the direct follow-up to 2013’s Devil, which is estimated to […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Lydia Discuss Their Recent Tour, Upcoming Album

Lydia is an irresistible band. The material they produce has always been that of those who truly possess talent. Witnessing this band perform live made that fact very evident. Their mass appeal is undeniable and the energy they exude when on stage is magnetic. The three-piece recently wrapped up their North American tour alongside The […]

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The Maine Unveil “English Girls” Music Video

Having recently wrapped up the North American leg of tour, Arizona alt-rock outfit The Maine have just premiered a new music video for “English Girls,” the lead single to their brand new record, American Candy. The video features a quirky narrative depiction of the catchy track’s plot: a series of unfortunate encounters at a pub. […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Technicolors Talk Tour, Joining 8123 and Their New EP

Having recently released their stellar debut EP, Ultraviolet Disguise, 81twentythree’s very own The Technicolors set out on a full U.S. tour alongside label-mates The Maine, Real Friends, and Knuckle Puck. Under The Gun got to catch up with the Phoenix natives before they played their New York City show. The garage rock/90s Brit-pop-inspired three-piece talked […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Maine Discuss ‘American Candy,’ Recording In Joshua Tree

Arizona alt-rock five-piece The Maine recently wrapped up the US leg of their ‘American Candy’ tour with Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, and The Technicolors. Under The Gun had the pleasure of sitting down with lead singer, John O’Callaghan, and lead guitarist, Jared Monaco, in New York City before their show. Here they discuss the reception […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE: The Maine’s John O’Callaghan On Thriving By Way Of Passion And Diligence

Unwavering in their attempts to pursue greater heights, Tempe, AZ alternative rock outfit The Maine have just put out American Candy, their most dynamic and sensational record to date. UTG had the pleasure of chatting with lead singer and lyricist John O’Callaghan. Below he tells us a story of how he came about doing what […]

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REVIEW: The Maine – ‘American Candy’

Artist: The Maine Title: American Candy Label: 81twentythree Genre: Indie-Rock, Alternative One of my music professors once asked me what I thought made a good record. Being the visceral musician, I told him that I hadn’t had coffee and that mumbling the theoretical jargon he wanted out of me would result in a completely skewed judgement […]

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The Maine Announce New Album, ‘American Candy’

After almost three months of keeping everybody in the dark, The Maine have finally returned on social media to announce the release of their upcoming record, entitled American Candy. Although no further details have surfaced, the alt-rock outfit have revealed that they will be releasing the effort some time in the spring via their own […]

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My American Heart And John Nolan To Support The Maine’s Pomona Date

In a recent Instagram post from Pheonix alt-rock quintet, The Maine, they have announced the supporting acts for the first date of their ‘Farewell, Farewell, Forever Halloween’ tour to take place in Pomona, CA this fall. This will be their last North American tour until they release the new full-length record they have been working on. […]