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REVIEW: The Cinema – ‘Talking In Your Sleep’

Artist: The Cinema
Title: Talking In Your Sleep
Label: 8123 Records
Genre: Indie Pop

In 2011, a new musical force was brought upon the music world when Lydia’s frontman Leighton Antelman and producer Matt Malpass created The Cinema. This resulted in their debut album My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes the same year, which was met with critical acclaim and showed a new direction in Antelman’s musical endeavors. Fast forward three years and the collaboration brings us Talking In Your Sleep, which takes My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes and sprinkles layers of vocal transformations and epic …

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The Cinema Release “Ghost” Lyric Video

The Cinema, a project from Lydia vocalist Leighton Antelman and producer Matt Malpass, is currently set to release the followup to 2011′s My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes.

Antelman and Malpass have been working together since 2011, combining intricate synthesized sounds with the soft and smooth vocals that fans of Lydia know and love.

The Cinema’s 10-track album, Talking In Your Sleep, comes out on December 16, with pre-orders currently available through iTunes.

Check out the lyric video for “Ghost” below the jump.…

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UTG TV EXCLUSIVE: Lydia Acoustic Session: “The Exit”

UTG TV is back to bring you another acoustic video with an incredible band from the 8123 roster.

On Friday March 21, we caught up with Lydia at the Highline Ballroom in New York City. Currently, the band is on the Illuminate tour, performing all of the songs off of the beloved 2008 release. HRVRD and Golden Sun are along for the ride on this tour, making for a fantastic night of music. You can also see the guys in Golden Sun performing alongside Lydia during the band’s set.

Aside from Illuminate and 2011′s Paint it Golden, Lydia most …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/16-3/22

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax!

First off, the official list of exclusive releases for this year’s Record Store Day was revealed earlier this week. What are you looking to pick up at your local shop on April 19?

The other big story this week involves emo pioneers American Football, whose self-titled album will receive a deluxe, 2xLP reissue in May. The second record includes live performances and unreleased demos recorded during the bands’ practice sessions.

Check out the full roundup after the break.…

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Lydia Burglarized While On Tour In Seattle

In what has become an all-too-common situation, Arizona-based indie rockers Lydia were burglarized last night while on tour in Seattle, Washington. According to a post on Instagram, their trailer lock was broken with a crowbar, and all of their guitars were stolen.

The tour, at which they are playing their beloved 2008 album, Illuminate, in full, continues tonight at the Hawthorne Theater in Portland, Oregon, so make sure you go out and support the band when they hit your area. The shows also feature (on select dates) Saint Motel, HRVRD, and Golden Sun, and you can see the …

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Lydia Announces Tour Dates for ‘Illuminate’ Tour

Official tour dates for Lydia‘s Illuminate tour were released earlier today, and fans could not be more excited.

The band announced last month that they were planning a tour in which they would play the entirety of their 2008 release, Illuminate, front to back.

The tour will begin in Tucson, Arizona on February 27 and make its way around the country, stopping in Austin, Texas on April 5. Pre-sale bundles for the tour will be available tomorrow January 14. General on-sale tickets will be available on Friday, January 17.

It’s unclear who will be supporting the band on …

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Lydia Announce Plans For 2014 ‘Illuminate’ Tour

Fans of Lydia‘s classic 2008 album Illuminate are in for an unexpected treat; the band has announced that they will be performing the album in full on tour in 2014. Dates and routing information have yet to be released, but the band claims that more announcements will be made in January.

This tour announcement is somewhat surprising considering that Illuminate will be celebrating its sixth anniversary in 2014. In recent trends, bands have been waiting until the album’s tenth anniversary to celebrate with the full-album tour treatment. That being said, no one is complaining about this news. Make the …

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From Indian Lakes Sign To Triple Crown Records

From Indian Lakes have announced their signing to Triple Crown Records! Congratulations to the California natives. Read the official press release below and watch out for news on From Indian Lakes in the weeks to come.

“Yosemite Valley, CA indie rockers From Indian Lakes have signed with Triple Crown Records. The label will reissue the band’s 2012 self-released, debut full length, Able Bodies, on vinyl in mid-October. The band will begin recording their Triple Crown debut in early 2014.

From Indian Lakes have toured the country several times, including tours with Lydia, The Dangerous Summer and recently a co-headline run …

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ALBUM STREAM: Lydia – ‘Devil’

Arizona indie act Lydia have self released their fifth album today on their own and are now streaming the record through Spotify.

The group are also about to head on tour with From Indian Lakes and Sweet Talker tomorrow, a listing of tour dates can be found here.

Follow the jump for a stream of Devil.…

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MUSIC VIDEO: Lydia – “The Exit”

Gilbert, Arizona rockers Lydia have unveiled the brand new visuals for their song “The Exit” and can be seen here! The beautiful video was directed by Jakob Owens.

This song is off of the group’s forthcoming album, Devil, which officially hits our iTunes and everywhere tomorrow (March 19). Pick it up anywhere music is sold.

Lydia plan on touring with From Indian Lakes and Sweet Talker between March 20 and May 3. Check out more information and details on the group’s Facebook page linked above.…

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WATCH: Lydia – ‘Devil’ Teaser

Fans of Lydia better be prepared for the slew of teasers aimed at promoting the band’s new album, Devil. The first video teaser for the album, due March 19, was released yesterday.

Prior to this teaser, the first single from Devil, “Knee Deep”, has  already been released and can be streamed right here on Under The Gun.

The band is also set to support Devil with several tour dates spanning the bulk of Spring. They will head out on March 20, the day after their album drops, and finish up on May 3. Check out the tour dates …

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STREAM: Lydia – “Knee Deep”

Lydia are beginning the promotional phase of their newest record, Devil, teasing the crap out of their adoring fans.

Last night, they revealed the name and artwork for the record. Today, they released the first single.

The song is called “Knee Deep” and can be purchased here. The album can be preordered here. Look below for the song stream and lyrics.…