Nov 25, 2015 Web Exclusive
Silently flitting between the light and dark of the mainstream and underground electronic music worlds, Arca has left a hauntingly frenzied stamp on releases as big as Kanye West's Yeezus as well as his own solo productions. However, up until this point, Arca's work has been one of introspection and intimacy; an aesthetic common in music that swells from the bedroom outwards.
Nov 24, 2015 Web Exclusive
Two years since Until the Colours Run debuted, U.K.-based quartet Lanterns on the Lake returns with their third full-length album. Much like its predecessor, Beings opens with lead-singer Hazel Wilde's haunting vocal work, this time on "Of Dust & Matter."
Nov 23, 2015 Issue #55 - November/December 2015 - EL VY
Things aren't going well in the U.K. right now, politically speaking. The right-leaning Conservative government is dismantling public services and hammering the poor, while the left is, quite simply, a powerless laughingstock. It's precisely this demoralizing picture of U.K. society that London-based electronic duo Darkstar have attempted to capture on album number three Foam Island.
Scotland Week: Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison (aka Owl John)
"Many other countries of Scotland's size are independent and I feel that our cultural identity is in fact stronger then many of those places."
Sep 02, 2014 Web Exclusive
We have a special theme on Under the Radar's website this week which we're simply calling Scotland Week. All throughout the week we will be posting interviews, reviews, lists, and blog posts relating to Scotland and in particular Scottish music. For some of the Scotland Week Q&As we emailed out the same set of Scottish related questions to various different musicians from the country.
Nov 13, 2015 Web Exclusive
The Book of Hope is a compilation of Finnish cartoonist Tommi Musturi's ongoing series of the same name. Written over 10 years, the book tells the story of a retired couple living in Finland, figuring out how to spend their days.
Nov 20, 2015 Web Exclusive
With Becoming Nicole, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Amy Ellis Nutt tells the story of the Maines family, husband, wife, and adopted identical twins, born as boys but one whom identified as a girl.