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UTG PREMIERE: Quaildogs – “Reunion”

Atlanta-based alternative country band Quaildogs are gearing up for the release of their debut LP, The Getting Old Factory, which is due out Sept. 15. In anticipation of next week’s release, Under The Gun has the exclusive stream of a compelling track off the record — “Reunion.” The song delivers a western swing while still […]

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Jesse Lacey And His Wife Cover John Prine’s “In Spite Of Ourselves”

In what is seemingly an attempt to observe Valentine’s Day, Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey, along with his wife Ashley King-Lacey, have graced us with their rendition of the beautiful alt-country 1999 Billboard-charting single, “In Spite Of Ourselves” by John Prine. The video was posted yesterday with a description of: “4 trackin’. Gettin’ irreverent. Working […]

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REVIEW: Ryan Adams – ‘Ryan Adams’

Artist: Ryan Adams Title: Ryan Adams Label: PaxAmericana Genre: Country Rock Fourteen records, a successful recording studio, four (as far as we know) bands, and countless co-productions later, Ryan Adams finally found a relatively small place in my heart. I’ve always loved his type of music. Like a lot of people, I still find myself […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Andrew Bird – ‘Hands Of Glory’

Hey! Look at that! You can check out Hands of Glory, the second of Andrew Bird’s 2012 releases below. Stolen from Hypetrak (original post), you can stream the alt-county heavy indie-folk album as a whole either there or after the jump. We vote for after the jump because we love you.

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Review: Matt Pryor – May Day

Artist: Matt Pryor Album: May Day Genre: Indie/Folk Label: Vagrant It seems that Matt Pryor enjoys constructing challenges for himself with his solo albums. For Confidence Man Pryor was determined to write-record-mix an entire album before he hit the age of 30. The result was a folk-y, alt-country stripped down version of his side-project The […]

Tumbledown unveils music video

Tumbledown have posted their video for “Butcher of San Antone:”