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REVIEW: mewithoutYou – ‘Pale Horses’

Artist: mewithoutYou
Album: Pale Horses
Label: Run For Cover Records
Genre: Life, or Indie Rock

It is ironic that I found this review incredibly difficult to write when I am writing about mewithoutYou, and their famed lyricism created by …


The New Sorority Noise Album Will Probably Change Our Lives

Anyone who is connected to the alternative and indie rock worlds with even the faintest of interest no doubt failed to make it out of 2014 without hearing The Hotelier‘s phenomenal album, Home Like NoPlace Is There. 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 …

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Ben Howard Directs His Own Beautiful Video For “I Forget Where We Were”

Ben Howard released his second full-length record, I Forget Where We Were, just last month, with plenty of time to shoot to the top of several music lovers’ ‘best of’ lists for 2014 – some of ours here at …


REVIEW: PVRIS – ‘White Noise’

Artist: PVRIS
Album: White Noise
Genre: Alternative
Label: Rise Records

Fleeting: that moment when a new artist steals your heart. You’re not asked nicely if you want your emotions thrown into a record and tossed around like a load of …

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REVIEW: Forever Came Calling – ‘What Matters Most…’

Artist: Forever Came Calling
Album: What Matters Most…
Genre: Pop Rock, Pop-Punk
Label: Pure Noise Records

Forever Came Calling‘s sophomore effort, What Matters Most, is a blistering and dynamic effort of pure emotion — a testimony delivered by …

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The American Scene Release First Single From ‘Haze’

A few days ago The American Scene announced their new album, Haze, due out September 9 via Pure Noise Records. Today we have been treated with the first single from the record, in the form of a music video …

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The American Scene Will Release ‘Haze’ On September 9

The American Scene return to release their new LP, Haze, September 9 through Pure Noise Records. My most anticipated for 2014 now has an official release date.

The band released their sophomore LP, Safe For Now, back in …

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Stream S. Carey’s Gorgeous New LP, ‘Range of Light’

S. Carey’s Range of Light has been on my iPod for the past few weeks now, and I am more than happy for the rest of the world to share in its beauty with me. In what is my favorite …

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Matthew Leimkuehler’s ‘Best of 2013′ In Music

2013 was a year full of insurmountable twists and turns with each new record release. One of the best years in recent memory, music fans world-wide rejoiced over incredible releases amongst all genres in the industry. As the year comes …

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WATCH: Frightened Rabbit – “Holy”

One of the best records of the year gets another video added to its repertoire. I am referring to Frightened Rabbit’s fantastic Pedestrian Verse, of course. This time around it’s “Holy,” a personal favorite from the record (who am …


Pentimento Release Self-Titled Album For Free; Explain Issues With Physical Release

We have been hyping the release of Pentimento’s self-titled album for some time, but like you we were very perplexed by the lack of pre-orders and normal promotional activities. Turns out, the New York rock act wanted to take a …

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