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Under the Radar Announces My Favorite Album Issue with Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney Covers

Issue 66 Features Musicians and Actors on Their All-Time Favorite Albums, including Tegan and Sara, Wilco, Weyes Blood, Sigur Rós, Fred Armisen, Topher Grace, Jay Baruchel, Low, and more

Sep 27, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the My Favorite Album Issue, our new print issue in which we speak to musicians and actors about their all-time favorite album. The issue features Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney on the two covers and is available to buy directly from us here, as well as being distributed in stores nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere). More

Album of the Week: The National

Alex Lahey Is the Runner-up (Plus Stream New Albums and EPs from Interpol; Carly Rae Jepsen; Tyler, The Creator; and More)

May 17, 2019

The National released a new album, I Am Easy to Find, today via 4AD and it's our Album of the Week. Find more info on the album her, as well as on a strong runner-up that was almost our Album of the Week. There are also streams of other notable albums released today. More

7 Best Songs of the Week: Jarvis Cocker, Hatchie, The National, Younghusband, and More

Plus Men I Trust, Alex Lahey, The Raconteurs, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

May 17, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We weren't blown away by too many new tracks this week, beyond the Top 4 on the list below, hence a slightly shorter list this week. More

Alex Lahey – Stream the New Album

The Best of Luck Club Out Now via Dead Oceans

May 17, 2019

Australian singer/songwriter Alex Lahey has released a new album, The Best of Luck Club, today via Dead Oceans. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Pixx, Kelly Lee Owens, Summer Camp, Alex Lahey, and More

Plus Flying Lotus, Africa Express, Alex Cameron, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

May 10, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We worried we were going to be able to come up with a Top 8 this week, but a couple of album tracks were able to round out the list.

Alex Lahey Shares New Song “Unspoken History”

The Best of Luck Club Due Out May 17 via Dead Oceans

May 08, 2019

Australian singer/songwriter Alex Lahey is releasing a new album, The Best of Luck Club, on May 17 via Dead Oceans. Now she has shared another song from the album, the ballad "Unspoken History," which is the third and final pre-release single from the album. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Rose Elinor Dougall, Hatchie, Weyes Blood, Loma, and More

Plus The National, Alex Lahey, Hot Chip, Vampire Weekend and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 05, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. There were a slew of notable new tracks to choose from this week, but our #1 is a song we've been planning to add to the Songs of the Week list for a while now and finally could now that the album has been released today.  More

Apr 04, 2019

Australian singer/songwriter Alex Lahey is releasing a new album, The Best of Luck Club, on May 17 via Dead Oceans. Previously she shared a video for its first single, "Don't Be so Hard on Yourself,"which features a prominent saxophone solo from Lahey and was one of our Songs of the Week. Now she has shared another song from the album, "Am I Doing It Right." More

Outside Lands 2019 Lineup: Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, Weyes Blood, Kacey Musgraves, and More

Plus Better Oblivion Community Center, Leon Bridges, Phosphorescent, Toro y Moi, and More

Mar 26, 2019

Outside Lands have announced their 2019 lineup. The festival goes down August 9 - 11 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The headliners are Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, and Twenty One Pilots. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Strand of Oaks, Alex Lahey, Chromatics, Hayden Thorpe, and More

Plus Ioanna Gika, Murray A. Lightburn, Amanda Palmer, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 22, 2019

There were many strong contenders for this week's Songs of the Week. We could've gone as high as a Top 15 instead of the regular Top 10 and as it is there are a whopping 11 honorable mentions, with some good tracks that also almost made the honorable mention list to.  More

Feb 20, 2019

Australian singer/songwriter Alex Lahey has announced a new album, The Best of Luck Club, and shared a video for its first single, "Don't Be so Hard on Yourself," which features a prominent saxophone solo from Lahey.  More

Mar 19, 2018

Alex Lahey is a promising new Australian singer/songwriter. She released her debut album, I Love You Like a Brotherlast fall via Dead Oceans (it was our joint Album of the Week). Now Lahey has shared a video for the album's title track, "I Love You Like a Brother."  More

Soundtracking the Resistance - Blowing the Budget

The Government Shutdown is Mainly Averted

Feb 09, 2018

Things have gone south and then been rescued in Washington (again) as yet another attempt not to shut down the government fell short. It's also not been a good week for economic benchmarks, or Chiefs of Staff. For that reason, we close by getting away from the swamp to hit up "Middle America." More

Bonnaroo 2018 Lineup Announced - Bon Iver, The Killers, alt-J, Broken Social Scene, and More

Plus Muse, Eminem, First Aid Kit, Moses Sumney, Japanese Breakfast, Alex Lahey, Everything Everything, and Others

Jan 09, 2018

Bonnaroo have announced their 2018 lineup. The festival goes down in Manchester, Tennessee from June 7-10 and this year, their 17th year, the headliners are Eminem, The Killers, and Muse.  More

Under the Radar’s Top 15 Debut Albums of 2017

Our Favorite First Full-Lengths From the Last Year

Dec 31, 2017

The majority of 2017's best debut albums came from female artists or bands fronted by women, from London-based all-female indie-pop teenaged trio Girl Ray and Syria-born singer/songwriter Bedouine (aka Azniv Korkejian) to Australian indie rocker Alex Lahey and New Zealand bedroom pop artist Fazerdaze (aka Amelia Murray). Midnight Sister, Priests, and Charly Bliss are all female-fronted bands as well, on top of other women solo artists on our Top 15 Debut Albums of 2017 listMore

Nov 17, 2017

Alex Lahey is a promising new Australian singer/songwriter. She released her debut album, I Love You Like a Brother, last month via Dead Oceans (it was our joint Album of the Week). Last night Lahey stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to make her TV debut and perform "Every Day's the Weekend."  More

Under the Radar Announces Fall 2017 Issue with Julien Baker on the Cover

Issue 62 Also Includes Interviews with Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, The Horrors, Wolf Alice, Jessie Ware, King Krule, and Much More

Oct 20, 2017

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our Fall 2017 Issue, which is out now digitally via Under the Radar's app and the magazine app Readly. The print version has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon (as well as available soon digitally via the magazine app Zinio). The issue features Julien Baker on the cover. More

Join Under the Radar on Patreon to Enter to Win a Vinyl Copy of Alex Lahey’s New Album

Support Under the Radar on Patreon to Access Exclusive Content

Oct 06, 2017

If you support Under the Radar's Patreon page at the minimum contribution of at least $1.00 a month you get access to our Patreon-only feed featuring exclusive content only available to Patreon supporters.  More

Joint Album of the Week: Alex Lahey and Yumi Zouma

Alex Lahey's I Love You Like a Brother Out Now via Dead Oceans and Yumi Zouma's Willowbank Out Now via Cascine

Oct 06, 2017

This week we have a tie for Album of the Week, two albums we've been digging for awhile and both by artists who hail from south of the equator: Australia's Alex Lahey and New Zealand's Yumi Zouma. Below is info on each album. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: King Krule, Destroyer, The Horrors, Phoebe Bridgers, and More

Plus Björk, Grooms, Jessie Ware, Cut Copy, Yumi Zouma, Alex Lahey, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 15, 2017

Okay, okay. Since starting our Songs of the Week posts, we've slowly increased from having five songs, then six songs, then seven songs, then eight songs, and then for the last couple of weeks, nine songs. We think it's time to just settle on an even Top 10.  More

Watch: Alex Lahey - “I Haven’t Been Taking Care of Myself” Video

I Love You Like a Brother Due Out October 6 via Dead Oceans

Sep 14, 2017

Alex Lahey is a promising new Australian singer/songwriter. She is releasing her debut album, I Love You Like a Brotheron October 6 via Dead Oceans. Previously we posted the video for "Every Day's the Weekend" and the audio for "Lotto in Reverse" (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now she has shared another song from the album, "I Haven't Been Taking Care of Myself," via a video.  More

Nine Best Songs of the Week: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, The National, Baxter Dury, and More

Plus Alex Lahey, Jessie Ware, Mathew Dear + Tegan and Sara, Ted Leo, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 01, 2017

What a packed week for great new tracks. We could have easily done a Top 15. Some artists that almost made the cut include A. Savage, Bully, John Maus, Father John Misty (remixed by The Haxan Cloak), Tricky, Wolf Parade, and Zola Jesus.  More

Listen: Alex Lahey - “Lotto in Reverse”

I Love You Like a Brother Due Out October 6 via Dead Oceans

Aug 29, 2017

Alex Lahey is a promising new Australian singer/songwriter. She is releasing her debut album, I Love You Like a Brotheron October 6 via Dead Oceans. Previously we posted the video for "Every Day's the Weekend." More


Interviews

Alex Lahey

Taking Care

Dec 14, 2017

Alex Lahey is honest on her debut album I Love You Like a Brother. "I've gained weight and I drink too much, maybe that's why you don't love me as much," she speculates on "I Haven't Been Taking Care of Myself." "Am I scared of losing you or am I scared to be alone?" she asks on the biting "Lotto in Reverse."  More


Reviews

The Best of Luck Club

The Best of Luck Club

Dead Oceans

May 16, 2019

Somewhere in the wake of Courtney Barnett's hundred-foot-wave of cultural impact lies an entire fleet of Australian artists, poised for invasion, disparate in all but heritage, offering up the sounds of down under to sun-starved shores.  More

I Love You Like a Brother

I Love You Like a Brother

Dead Oceans

Oct 04, 2017

For many, your early 20s is a time for self-discovery. It's for late nights and late mornings, sleeping with the wrong people and sometimes sleeping with the right people. It's a time for falling down but getting back up and trying again. More