Archive for June 6th, 2014

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WATCH: Funeral For a Friend – “Conduit”

It’s always fun to watch a band progress through lineup changes, and still come together every few years and put out an album that they’re proud of. Funeral For a Friend has been doing that for more than a decade. Their last few efforts have been polarizing for early fans, as they have transcended genres […]

WATCH: Tyler, the Creator – “I Just Bought a Bugatti (I’m Happy)”

Whether he is trolling literally everyone, getting thrown in jail for ensuing a riot or pissing off some minority, Tyler, the Creator is always getting attention. And it is very obvious that the rapper and his crew, Odd Future, love it. With the new season of Odd Future’s television show, Loiter Squad, taking off recently, […]

Owl City To Release ‘Ultraviolet’ EP Later This Month

It’s been a minute since we heard from Owl City, but earlier in the day, Adam Young returned to the limelight with the announcement that he will be releasing a new EP titled Ultraviolet on June 27. Check out the record’s cover art by following the jump below, and swing over to his official website […]

James Vincent McMorrow Covers Lana Del Rey’s “West Coast”

We tend to swoon over Lana Del Rey quite a bit over here, and that trend’s been pretty prominent as of late in anticipation for her forthcoming LP, Ultraviolence. But today, we came across something just as noteworthy. James Vincent McMorrow‘s been on our radar for some time now as he continues to leave us […]

Fireworks Release Acoustic EP, Announce Summer Tour

Fireworks have released Oh, Common Life – Sessions, an acoustic EP now available for purchase through Triple Crown Records’ Bandcamp. They also announced they’ll be heading out on a short tour this July with support from Young Statues and Better Off. All proceeds from the EP’s sale will go to Alternatives For Girls. The Detroit organization helps “homeless and high-risk girls and […]

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Edge Of Tomorrow’

Film: Edge Of Tomorrow Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt Directed by: Doug Liman Though it falls short of its potential, Edge Of Tomorrow is as good as blockbuster science fiction will likely get in 2014. Tom Cruise is Major William Cage, an officer in the army who has managed to make it his entire career […]

Required Listening: G-Eazy Featuring KYLE and Skizzy Mars – “Monica Lewinsky”

Keeping fans excited for his upcoming debut album, G-Eazy has shared a These Things Happen b-side that UTG is proud to present as a free download. “Monica Lewinsky” was recorded earlier this year while G-Eazy was in the studio working on These Things Happen. For one reason or another G decided to leave the song […]

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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: Astrea Corp – ‘Paradise Oscine’

Tucked away in the grueling depths and swamp of Southern Florida is trip-hop group Astrea Corp. Featuring members of one of Under The Gun’s favorite unsigned acts, Lavola, the band creates an aesthetic trip with their music. Today’s premiere consists of seven of the strangest, yet most sensually appealing tracks the mind can muster to […]

Blacklist Royals Die Young With Me Review

REVIEW: Blacklist Royals – ‘Die Young With Me’

Artist: Blacklist Royals Album Die Young With Me Genre: Rock ‘n’ roll Label: Krian Music Group Die Young With Me is the rock ‘n’ roll record 2014 needs. Laden with composed thought and texture, it is a record that caters to the musical fan ready and waiting to be taken on a true journey. And […]

FREE DOWNLOAD: G-Eazy Releases ‘These Things Also Happened’ Remix EP

In preparation for his upcoming debut album release, Bay Area rapper G-Eazy has shared a free remix EP featuring previously unreleased versions of his recent internet singles. Yesterday, G-Eazy partnered with the team at BitTorrent to share a variety of goodies with fans, included downloads of every song he has released up to this point […]

REVIEW: Sharon Van Etten – ‘Are We There’

Artist: Sharon Van Etten Album: Are We There Genre: Folk Rock Label: Jagjaguwar Sharon Van Etten is a rarity among musicians. The New Jersey native will step onstage and squabble with her three-piece backing band, combining nervous jokes with a half-snort laugh that would probably get a kid bullied in middle school. She’s a bit […]

UTG PHOTOS: Morning Parade (5/20/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Nick Karp, to Webster Hall Studio in New York on May 20, 2014. You may have heard them on Sirius’ Alt Nation, but in case you haven’t yet, you will be familiarized with Morning Parade in the very near future. The band uniquely blends indie rock with today’s pop, which […]