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Beach Slang Announce Spring Headlining Tour

After the seemingly non-stop work year they had in 2015, Beach Slang have once again announced that they will be hitting the road this Spring. The Philadelphia punk darlings, whose debut full-length record, The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us, stole the hearts of so many, have been continuously playing shows […]

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Listen To The Dodos’ New Album, ‘Individ,’ In Its Entirety

San Francisco indie duo The Dodos have graced listeners with their psych-folk progressions and fine vocals over the course of five full-length albums in their tenure as a band. The band has a new album coming out next week, on January 27, called Individ, via Polyvinyl. After sharing a new track in “Goodbyes And Endings,” […]

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Of Montreal Announce New Record, Stream New Single

We’re starting to look forward to 2015 here at UTG as 2014 winds down. Today, of Montreal has announced a new record giving us one more thing to look forward to next year. The band will release their thirteenth studio record on March 3, 2015. Entitled Aureate Gloom, the record is one of a few […]

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Owen Is Releasing An Album Of ‘Other People’s Songs’ – Listen To The First One

There’s a big batch of emo/Kinsella/American Football news from Brooklyn Vegan, with at least one bit of information for any fan of those things. The emo revival isn’t real anymore. Or, more accurately, it isn’t really a revival anymore. Emo is just here, popular and newsworthy. Owen, one of Mike Kinsella‘s many projects (see also: […]

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Alvvays Take To The Sea In “Archie, Marry Me” Video

As evinced by James Rettig over on Stereogum, there’s a lot of steering into the skid with Alvvays and the video for “Archie, Marry Me.” Their new self-titled album, out on Polyvinyl, is all about the consistent, omnipresent aesthetic and buying into its earnest execution. It works quite well on that album, and it works […]

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American Football Release Video For 15-Year-Old “Never Meant”

In the realest bit of evidence supporting the existence of the infamous emo revival since G-Unit reunited, American Football have released a video for the now teenaged “Never Meant” off the seminal (after the fact) self-titled 1999 album. This isn’t wholly surprising, as the band recently reunited and has tickets and a Polyvinyl-released deluxe reissue to sell. […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/2-3/8

Welcome to another edition of Weekly Wax, UTG’s round-up of vinyl news from the past week! Most of the stories in the past seven days concerned reissues and new releases for this year’s Record Store Day, which will take place on April 19. From high profile artists like Bruce Springsteen and Fun. to small indie […]

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VINYL REVIEW: Their / They’re / There – ‘Analog Weekend’ EP

Artist: Their / They’re / There Album: Analog Weekend EP Label: Topshelf Records, Polyvinyl Records Original Release Date: Dec. 10, 2013 The three members of Chicago’s grammatically adept post-indie math-pop outfit Their / They’re / There are certainly no strangers to the emo and indie rock scenes. Evan Weiss has been gracing endless headlines over […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Release For The Week Of 1/5-1/11

The new year is in full swing, school is starting up again for many of us, and as always, another week means another long list of cool records to spend your money on. Whether it’s classic hardcore (Converge‘s Petitioning Forever), classic rock (a remastered edition of Tommy), or classic movie soundtracks (the One Way Static […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 11/17 – 11/23

Welcome to the first Under The Gun Review Weekly Wax vinyl roundup. In this feature, we’ll be compiling links to great represses, new releases, and news from around the vinyl community. This was a big week for nostalgia-inducing reissues, with preorders going up for albums by Something Corporate, Sugarcult, and Mayday Parade. This is great […]