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UTG INTERVIEW: Chris Rogge discusses Human Juicebox’s ‘Songs For The Sun’

When we catch up with guitarist Chris Rogge he’s messing around on the guitar in his hometown of Maumee, Ohio. His psychedelic indie-alternative band known as Human Juicebox just recently released their album, Songs For The Sun, a collection of eight songs filled with melodic lead guitar riffs that take their own time to speak, […]

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Summer Essentials: Tyler Lyle Releases ‘The Native Genius Of Desert Plants’

If perfect summer soundtracks are your thing, I confidently declare that this is the album for you. The independent second album from Tyler Lyle, The Native Genius of Desert Plants, is out today and is the perfect follow-up to his 2011 indie-folk debut, The Golden Age and The Silver Girl. This album is mesmerizing and […]

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Albums and Artists That Will Transcend My Year

I’d like to close out my first year of music journalism with a short list of short lists in typical end-of-the-year fashion. It’s been a wonderful half-year here at Under The Gun Review and I’ve had the pleasure of working with and getting to know some very talented and passionate journalists in my time so […]

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Hoodie Allen Streams “All About It”

Just three days ago, rapper Hoodie Allen released his debut album, People Keep Talking. Truly a marketing whiz, Hoodie has expertly promoted his independent record and the results have been impressive to say the least. In fact, he’s released either a fancy music video or a high-quality audio stream for the majority of the tracks […]

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Foxy Shazam Release New Album, ‘Gonzo’, For Free

Oh, what a glorious day to be alive! After being unusually quiet for the first several months of 2014, Foxy Shazam shocked fans around the world this afternoon with the surprise release of a new, completely free album titled Gonzo. You can stream the album below and grab a download off Bandcamp. Vinyl pre-orders are […]

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REVIEW: Wayfarer – ‘The Albatross We Keep’

Artist: Wayfarer Album: The Albatross We Keep Genre: Folk-Rock Label: N/A When Dallas Green found massive success with City and Colour in 2008, post-hardcore vets started folk-inspired side projects in hopes of achieving that same kind of success while exploring elements not commonly accepted by the post-hardcore crowd. Wayfarer, the one-man indie rock act from […]

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50 Cent Parts Ways With Interscope, Becomes Independent Artist

Yesterday, rap mogul 50 Cent made it known that he has signed an exclusive worldwide distribution and services agreement with Caroline/Capitol/UMG, making him an independent artist for the first time in his career. The 38-year-old has spent the last 12 years operating under Shady Records/Aftermath and Interscope, where he sold over 30 million albums, and garnered […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Under The Dark Wing’

Film: Under The Dark Wing Starring: Jessy Rowe, David Graziano, Fiore Leo Directed By: Christopher Di Nunzio The trick to making a successful low budget short is to make sure it is compelling, visually stimulating, and satisfying to watch. This may sound like a fairly simple thing to do but go to your favorite video site […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Arsonists Get All The Girls – ‘Listen To The Color’

Arsonists Get All The Girls are at it again with their first ever independently released album, Listen To The Color, which became available to the masses starting today. While we’re only a few tracks into the stream ourselves, it sounds like this Santa Cruz, California band has taken just the right step forward with this […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Crooks – “Tired Eyes”

Independent rock outfit, Crooks, have released their brand new music video for the song “Tired Eyes.” This song is off of the group’s latest EP, Nevermore, Which can be picked up here. Get a free download of the band’s song “Stand Against” by simply heading through the link provided. Under The Gun Review has never […]

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Geoff Rickly Releases ‘Darker Matter​/​/​/ Mixtape 2’

After we shared the news earlier this week that Geoff Rickly would be debuting a second mixtape to the public, we finally have something to show for it. For those who don’t recall, the ex-Thursday frontman was held up at gunpoint in NYC earlier this month, and briefly touched on it in his Tumblog a […]

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STREAM: The Maine – “Happy”

AltPress is currently streaming “Happy,” lead single off of  The Maine‘s upcoming record, Forever Halloween. The Brendan Benson (of The Raconteurs) produced album will be independently released stateside on June 4, and as an international release through Rude Records. Pre-orders can be found here. Follow the jump to listen to the song, and to look […]