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Tegan And Sara Announce ‘So Jealous X’

For every band that I enjoy who is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of an album I feel that much older. The latest group to celebrate that achievement is none other than Tegan And Sara. One of their best albums, So Jealous, turned 10 this past September.

In commemoration of the anniversary, the duo announced that they will be releasing So Jealous X on Dec. 23. The album boasts 22 tracks, which includes some remixes, demos, T&S covers by other artists and b-sides. A rundown of the tracklist is below.

Pre-orders are selling out already, so head to the …


UTG PHOTOS & REVIEW: Outside Lands 2014, Day One (8/8/14)

Under The Gun Review co-owner and editor, Brian Lion, attended the Outside Lands Music & Arts festival in San Francisco, CA from August 8-10.

The 7th annual Outside Lands Music & Arts festival took place this past weekend in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. Hosting upwards of 180k attendees, Outside Lands provided music and art lovers with a wide array of the world’s largest bands, as well as ridiculously delicious foods, beers, wines and art displays from local and national artists, all in an eco-friendly atmosphere. To fully delve into everything I experienced throughout the 3-day …


Tegan and Sara Announce Summer Tour

Indie rock sister duo Tegan and Sara are set to team up with Katy Perry for the Prismatic Tour in September, but until then, the pair has some dates of its own.

The duo will be hitting major cities in the US and Canada, plus a five-day stint in the Bahamas on the Paramore cruise.

Deemed the Let’s Make Things Physical Tour, the sisters are ending the lengthy string of dates with an appearance at Washington’s Sasquatch Music Festival in July.

You can view the dates for the Let’s Make Things Physical Tour below.…

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UTG PHOTOS: Tegan and Sara (2/7/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Kellie Gannon, to photograph Tegan and Sara at the Masonic Auditorium in Cleveland on February 7, 2014.

I have to admit, I’ve had a girl crush on Tegan and Sara ever since I first heard “Walking With A Ghost” a decade ago. This killer track, from 2004′s So Jealous, ended up on countless mix CDs I made that coincided with my new driver’s license and newfound freedom to cruise around and blast whatever tunes I wanted.  That was ten years ago — fast forward to now and I was more than psyched …

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Tegan and Sara Are Selling Shoes With Cat Doodles They Designed

Hey, shoe lovers. Gather round.

Tegan and Sara have each just designed a pair of shoes that will be going on sale later this year. They’re vegan-friendly, cat-doodle-filled, and everything a fan could want.

The shoes were made in collaboration with Keep Company! from top to bottom to reflect their personal style. They will be produced in limited quantities and will hit store shelves in late May of this year, but pre-orders are ongoing from now through February 11.…

Boston Calling 2014 Lineup

Brand New, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse Headlining Boston Calling

Last year Boston threw its first big music festival in quite some time — and they saw it pay off. Boston Calling Music Festival put on a two-day festival in May and September, both of which sold out, allowing them to bump their third installment (May 23 – 25, 2014) to three days.

Tonight they hid 10 vinyl records throughout the city with the lineup written on them, and the people who found them won free tickets to the festival. Thankfully someone already nabbed one and uploaded a photo, and it’s lookin’ pretty good.

The lineup listed is as follows …


Tegan And Sara Team Up With The Lonely Island For “Everything Is AWESOME!!!”

Sometimes you just need a peppy, positive song to get you through the afternoon. If you haven’t found yours yet today, let me direct your attention to “Everything Is AWESOME!!!” The collaboration between indie pop duo Tegan and Sara and goofball rappers The Lonely Island, which you can listen to right here, is so full of energy and thumping electronic beats that it might have you dancing in the halls of your office.

The song may not have the depth and nuance that Tegan and Sara fans have come to love in their music, but those aren’t exactly …


Katy Perry Announces Massive US Tour, Tegan And Sara Selected As Support

It’s a rare treat when our love for all things top 40 collides with our more alternative side, but a new press release announcing Katy Perry’s summer tour has done just that.

According to a release issued just before 3pm EST this afternoon, Katy Perry will embark on a massive North American outing this summer. Dubbed the ‘Prismatic’ tour, the first formal US tour effort from Katy since the October 2013 release of Prism kicks off June 22 and runs until October 10. You can view the full routing below.

Capital Cities, Kacey Musgraves, and Tegan and Sara will open …

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Tegan and Sara Cover Tears For Fears

With the help of producer/DJ Matthew Dear, the Canadian sister duo Tegan and Sara have recorded a cover of Tears For Fears’ “Pale Shelter.”

Tegan and Sara are no strangers to ’80s influenced hits, as shown on 2012′s Heartthrob, so tackling the 1983 single was a logical next step for the two.

“We have been heavily influenced by Tears For Fears’ impressive body of work and it was an honor to create a new version of one of our favorite songs. Matthew Dear immediately came to mind as an exciting collaborator and we were delighted when he said yes! …


Kriston McConnell’s ‘Best Of 2013′ In Music

When you’re listening to an album in February you may say to yourself, “THIS is my favorite album this year, definitely.” After that June comes around and you say, “No, THIS is my favorite album, hands down.” November rolls on by and you say, “Fuck all of those other albums, this is THE album of the year!” You think you have it all sorted out, then your editor asks you to put together a list of your favorite albums for the year. Well, shit.

2013 has been such a great year for music, and deciding which albums are “the best …

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Tegan And Sara Perform Acoustic Version Of “Closer”

As if I didn’t need another reason to totally love this duo. Tegan And Sara partnered up with Keith Schneider and his band to record an acoustic version their hit single, “Closer,” from their most recent album, Heartthrob. The song itself is one of the best songs I think they’ve ever released, and hearing it sung acoustically just makes it that much better. I recommend checking it out, and you can watch them singing it by taking a look below the jump.

In case you missed it, the Canadian sisters also announced they will be releasing an exclusive 7″

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Tegan And Sara Premiere New Song From ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Soundtrack

Indie pop duo Tegan and Sara are still riding high on success of their early 2013 release, Heartthrob, and their opening slot on Fun.’s Most Nights Tour. Fans of the synth-heavy tunes on Hearttrob will find a lot to like on the group’s new track, “Shudder To Think,” which is streaming now over at Rolling Stone.

The song comes from the soundtrack to Dallas Buyers Club, starring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto. The film hits theaters on November 1, and the soundtrack, which also includes My Morning Jacket, Thirty Seconds To Mars, and Cold War Kids, is …