BBC Radio 1 Is Rescoring ‘Drive’ With Chvrches, Jon Hopkins, The 1975, SBTRKT, More

Remember how cool the soundtrack for Drive was? It was almost as cool as Driver’s jacket, all ’80s-chic electric goodness, and it was one of the biggest reasons audiences fell in love with the film. That CD is still in my car as I type this. Now, BBC Radio is giving something that was already great another […]

Stream Banks’ Debut Studio Album, ‘GODDESS’

A few days back, rising Los Angeles starlet Banks released her highly anticipated debut album, GODDESS, via Harvest Records. Intimate and haunting, if you have yet to secure a copy of your own, you can stream the entire 14-track effort by following the jump below. This latest offering, which has been steadily climbing the ITunes […]

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 […]

Watch Banks’ Dark “Drowning” Music Video

Two weeks ago, Banks shared a new track titled “Drowning” off her upcoming album, GODDESS, out September 9. Now, just a short while later, she’s shared the music video for that same track, and it’s as dark as the song hints. The industrial back beats push against the intimate vocals in the song, and in the video […]

Stream BANKS’ New Song “Drowning”

Los Angeles singer-songwriter BANKS drops her debut album, Goddess, September 8, but today we get to preview what’s to come on that release. BANKS has shared “Drowning,” a new track produced by Al Shux. It played on Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 show as a Hottest Record and immediately set the stage with dark, industrial backbeats and a […]

Banks Announces 2014 US Tour Dates

The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Banks has announced a set of US tour dates ranging from March 26 to July 18. The tour includes appearances at Sasquatch! Festival, Governor’s Ball and Bonnaroo. Banks’ music first made waves when it was featured in a Victoria’s Secret commercial, and then was cemented into the R&B scene when she […]


Los Angeles’ star on the rise, BANKS, has unveiled a brand new video for “Brain,” her haunting and sultry new single that dropped back in January. The Barnaby Roper-directed video is a beautiful, black and white visual accompaniment that fits the sensual feel of the Shlohmo-produced track with ease as BANKS sings “Brain” in a […]

STREAM: Azealia Banks – Jumanji

Azealia Banks has dropped a huge new stream on her fan base today, called “Jumanji,” and has our staff’s full attention. Complete with a huge rhythm section and continued with a Caribbean vibe, this song showcases that Banks can take her sound to any level. She has hooks and verses for days. This song will […]