News

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

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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

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