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Watch Charli XCX’s Punk Cover of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”

Britain’s pop-meets-punk singer-songwriter Charli XCX put out her excellent sophomore LP Sucker last year to applauding reviews. While she’s busy supporting that album, Charli XCX took some time to stop by the BBC’s Live Lounge to perform a cover of Taylor Swift‘s “Shake It Off.” Considering the two are friends, it shouldn’t come as a surprise. And given […]

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UTG PHOTOS: Hardcore Devo Tour (6/19/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Derek Scancarelli, to Best Buy Theater in New York City to photograph Devo on June 19, 2014. Last Thursday, Devolutionaries from literally around the world gathered in New York City for the most exciting and bizarre performance I’ve ever seen in Times Square. “Nixon to address nation tonight at 8 […]

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REVIEW: Michael Cullen – ‘Love Transmitter’

Artist: Michael Cullen Album: Love Transmitter Genre: Synth Pop, New Wave “For awhile, putting one foot in front of the other was all I could manage.” Michael Cullen‘s Love Transmitter is the result of a marriage in shambles, the subsequent near-nervous breakdown, and a much-warranted depression; 35 minutes spanning 10 melancholic tracks of gothic new […]

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REVIEW: The Dear And Departed – Every Waking Moment

Artist: The Dear & Departed Album: Every Waking Moment Genre: New Wave/Goth Rock Label: Equal Vision Records Everyone remembers their first favorite band, that one band marked a monumental occasion in every young music-lover’s life, a moment so important that from that point on, no matter how someone’s taste evolves, or how old they get, […]

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The Sounds – Crossing The Rubicon

Artist: The Sounds Album: Crossing the Rubicon Genre: New Wave/Dance Label: Original Signal Helsingborg, Sweedens The Sounds have released their third album, Crossing the Rubicon, and like it’s predecessor, it is a good album. Crossing the Rubicon is also a very fun album. This is where almost all of the albums highlights and pitfalls stem […]