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Dikembe 'Ledge'

Dikembe Stream New EP, ‘Ledge’

Gainesville, Florida’s Dikembe have partnered with Absolutepunk to begin streaming their highly anticipated new EP, Ledge. A follow-up to last year’s Mediumship, the foursome’s latest offering is all at once expansive and reserved, drawing its staying power from calculated compositions and slow-building instrumentation. If you dig it, you can pick up your own copy here. […]

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Dikembe Release “Surfed In The Loft” From Upcoming EP ‘Ledge’

Dikembe have released a new track, via Stereogum, titled “Surfed In The Loft,” off of their upcoming EP, Ledge. Singer/guitarist Steven Gray says about the track, “‘Surfed In The Loft’ is one of the songs where the lyrics and melody were written first. The riffs didn’t come along until later, and when they did it […]

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Dikembe Share New Song, “Teeth In The Sink”

Gainesville, Florida’s Dikembe have partnered with The A.V. Club to premiere the first track off their upcoming Ledges 7-inch. Titled “Teeth In The Sink,” the foursome’s latest offering is a slow-burning alt-rock ballad that swells to a guitar-driven conclusion. Check it out after the break, and let us know what you think in the comments […]

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Dikembe Tease New ‘Ledge’ EP

Dikembe have a new EP in the works, and teased it to fans today on their YouTube channel. The promo video gives listeners an inside look at their recording process while providing a sample to the sounds they are making. Not much is revealed by this video, but along with the video it was annunced […]

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Dryjacket Sign To Hopeless Records, Announce New EP & Share New Video

Getting acquainted to Dryjacket should be somewhere on your to-do list this morning. The indie/alternative rock four-piece out of Marlton, NJ shares sonic qualities with the likes of Somos, Prawn, and Dikembe, and they have toured alongside bands like Young Statues and The Wonder Years in the past. Currently, the band is gearing up for […]

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The 25 Tracks That Dominated My 2014 Over All Others

I already babbled on extensively about my favorite full releases and music videos of the year, but it’s been eating away at me that I didn’t put some focus on the individual tracks I spent a significant amount of time with since 2014 began. So without wasting any more of your time than needed, below […]

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UTG PHOTOS: Fest 13 in Gainesville, FL

Under The Gun sent photographer Erica Lauren to Fest in Gainesville, Florida. The 13th Fest took place from October 31 – November 2, but for many music fans, the countdown to the festival buzzes year round. Being a first-time attendee of Fest, I was able to see first hand why everyone who has attended the festival remains […]

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Songs For The Season: Fall Playlist

Autumn may be the most visually rewarding season that nature has gifted us. While all the other seasons are sure to give it a fair fight, there is something about the orange, red, and yellow change in the leaves that gift us new enlightenment and invigoration in the natural world around us. But what would […]

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REVIEW: Dikembe – ‘Mediumship’

Artist: Dikembe Album: Mediumship Genre: Emo, Punk Dikembe are in a peculiar spot right now; they garnered attention for an EP dedicated to weed and the Chicago Bulls (Chicago Bowls) and now they want to be taken seriously. Three years after smoking “Michael Jordank,” Dikembe hook us up with a completely different product, one that […]

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VINYL REVIEW: Dikembe – ‘Mediumship’

Artist: Dikembe Album: Mediumship Label: Tiny Engines I admittedly slept on Dikembe for some time, completely missing their Chicago Bowls EP and debut LP, Broad Shoulders. After hearing “Hood Rat Messiah” back in May, though, I became hooked and did some backtracking through their earlier works to prepare for Mediumship. While many of the elements […]

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Weatherbox Drop Off Tour Due To Medical Emergency

Weatherbox have been on tour with Dikembe, but today their part of the tour has been cut short. Weatherbox announced a few hours ago that they will be dropping off their current tour because of a medical emergency. It seems the frontman has been having some health problems over the last few days, and it […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: 21 Questions With Dikembe

Immediately upon its announcement back in May, Dikembe‘s upcoming album, Mediumship, jumped to the top of many of our most anticipated albums lists for 2014. As we’ve had the opportunity to listen to it in its entirety several times over the past couple of weeks, we can assure you that the anticipation was worth it […]