Grimes Shares Video for Previously Unreleased Demo “REALiTi”

Grimes has decided that everyone needs to have a happy Monday. As a result of finishing her tour over in Northeastern Asia, she has rewarded her fans with a video for a song that otherwise would have never seen the light of day. The song, “REALiTi,” is one of the unreleased demos that was scrapped, […]


Grimes Scraps New Album Because Fans Don’t Like “Go”

Grimes is all over the internet, and the internet is all over Grimes. The 26-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter is known to speak freely with fans online, speak up against drugs, and put down her foot in discussions regarding sexism. There’s a thin wall between her and her audience, but now those very fans are keeping themselves […]


Grimes Visits a Metaphorical Hell in “Go” Video

Like we needed another reason to love Grimes. We were already in love with her new track “Go,” which her and Blood Diamond apparently wrote for Rihanna. But I think any song would be better done by Grimes. So thanks, Rihanna, for messing that one up. Now, we have a video for it, and it […]


UTG PHOTOS: Governors Ball Music Festival

Under The Gun sent photographer, Nick Karp, to Randall’s Island in New York City to photograph the Governors Ball Music Festival. Much has changed since I attended the first Governors Ball Music Festival, including (thankfully) a new location, more days added to the festival, and there no longer being the gimmick of “No Overlapping Set times.” The market […]

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Grimes Gives Away Rihanna-Rejected “Go” for Free

Grimes is just as popular in the indie world as she is in the Tumblr world. As a result, when she debuted a new song at Governors Ball Festival this year called “Go” that was written for Rihanna and told the crowd Rihanna turned it down, crackly audio of that version spread quickly. Now the track […]

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Beck, Kendrick Lamar, And More To Play Pitchfork Music Festival

The first wave of artists has been announced for this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival, and, as usual, it’s an eclectic and exciting mix of names. At the top of the bill are Beck, whose new album, Morning Phase, hits stores later this month, rapper Kendrick Lamar, and the recently reunited Neutral Milk Hotel. Seventeen more […]

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Governors Ball Lineup Revealed: Outkast, Vampire Weekend, Jack White, The Strokes, Phoenix

In its first year, they snagged Girl Talk. In its second year, they snagged Beck. In its third year, they snagged Kanye West’s first solo set in five years. Now, after a week of clues, New York City’s Governors Ball Festival has announced their lineup and it’s bigger than ever. Outkast, Jack White, and Vampire […]

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Austin City Limits Releases Schedule

Austin, TX’s slogan should include not only keeping the DIY-centered city “weird,” but musical too. Austin City Limits returns this year for two weekends, October 4-6 and October 11-13, and the schedule has just been released. Much to festival-goers’ delights, the two weekends have a pretty similar schedule. Much to festival-goers’ disappointment, there are some […]


Grimes Blogs About Sexism In Music

Indie favorite Grimes is making headlines around the world today with a new blog posted to her Tumblr page on the topic of sexism in music. Titled “I don’t want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living,” Grimes’ entry picks apart various flaws she sees in the music industry, including […]

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Diplo And Major Lazer Will Tour By Land And By Sea

Diplo’s swag is unimpeachable. The vaunted producer and one man braintrust behind international party sensation Major Lazer is known for his embrace of the outsized. His rider is amazing. His list of collaborators read like a who’s who of pop music’s most exciting contemporary figures. Did you know that he used to be a teacher? […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: L$D (Kreayshawn, Grimes, Tragik and Blood Diamonds) – Don’t Smoke My Blunt

We just learned what it takes to ruin our week in just 3 short minutes, a new music video from L$D (Kreayshawn, Grimes, Tragik and Blood Diamonds). This collaboration of artists should have probably never come together. Apparently this song was made in 10 minutes and the video was shot in an hour. Really? Could […]


Skrillex, Diplo And More Touring Canada By Train

Skrillex and Diplo have announced that they will be heading out on The Full Flex Express Tour and plan to travel through Canada by train. You can expect this six-city summer tour to feature openers Pretty Lights, Grimes, KOAN Sound and Tokimonsta. All of the artists will travel by train throughout each of the cities […]