News

May 15, 2017

Amber Arcades, the project of Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf, released her fantastic debut album, Fading Lines, last June via Heavenly. It made our Top 100 Albums of 2016 list. On June 2 she is releasing a new 5-song EP, Cannonball, also via Heavenly. More

Watch: Amber Arcades - “Can’t Say That We Tried” Video

Cannonball EP Due Out June 2 via Heavenly

Apr 26, 2017

Amber Arcades, the project of Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf, released her fantastic debut album, Fading Lines, last June via Heavenly.  More

Listen: Amber Arcades Shares New Song - “It Changes”

Fading Lines Out Now via Heavenly, New EP on the Way

Feb 06, 2017

Amber Arcades, the project of Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf, released her fantastic debut albumFading Lines, last June via Heavenly. It made our Top 100 Albums of 2016 list. Now she has shared a propulsive brand new song, "It Changes."  More

Protest Auction Extended Ends Today at 3 PM Eastern - Wild Beasts, Perfect Pussy, and Others

Select Protest Signs Still Available to Bid On, Help Us Donate to the American Cancer Society - Everything Everything, Fear of Men, Amber Arcades, and More

Nov 02, 2016

Under the Radar's one-week Protest Auction for the American Cancer Society ended last week and was a complete success. But as happens every time we do a protest sign auction, a handful of signs didn't sell for whatever reason. More

Protest Auction Extended - You Can Still Bid on Signs by Wild Beasts, Perfect Pussy, and Others

Select Protest Signs Still Available, Help Us Donate to the American Cancer Society - Everything Everything, Fear of Men, Amber Arcades, and More

Oct 28, 2016

Under the Radar's one-week Protest Auction for the American Cancer Society ended on Tuesday and was a complete success. But as happens every time we do a protest sign auction, a handful of signs didn't sell for whatever reason. So we have relisted them. You have until next Wednesday, November 2, at 3 PM eastern to bid on the signs by Perfect PussyWild BeastsEverything EverythingFear of MenAmber ArcadesCullen Omori, and Younghusband. Also still up for grabs is a signed vinyl copy of How to Dress Well's latest album, Care. More

Oct 24, 2016

Amber Arcades, the project of Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf, released her debut album, Fading Lines, on back in June via Heavenly. Now she has shared a cover of Nick Drake's "Which Will," from his 1972 classic Pink MoonMore

Watch: Amber Arcades – “Turning Light” Video

Fading Lines Out Now via Heavenly

Aug 09, 2016

Amber Arcades, the project of Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf, released her debut album, Fading Lines, on back in June via Heavenly. Now she has shared a video for album highlight "Turning Light." Jeroen van der Poel directed the clip, which features de Graaf dancing in slow motion. More

Under the Radar Announces May/June 2016 Issue with M83 on the Cover

Issue 57 Also Includes Interview with Lush, Primal Scream, John Carpenter, Frightened Rabbit, Underworld, Yeasayer, Frankie Cosmos, Julien Baker, Cat's Eyes, School of Seven Bells, Parquet Courts, Fear of Men, Minor Victories, Kevin Morby, and More

May 06, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our May/June 2016 issue (out May, June, and into July), which has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug. The issue features M83 on the cover. More

Watch: Amber Arcades – “Fading Lines” Video

Fading Lines Due Out June 3 via Heavenly

May 03, 2016

Amber Arcades, the project of Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf, is releasing her debut album, Fading Lines, on June 3 via Heavenly. Now she has shared a video for the album's title track (previously she had shared the audio). It features a parachutist going in reverse, falling upwards. More

Amber Arcades Announces Debut Album, Shares “Fading Lines”

Fading Lines Out June 3rd on Heavenly Recordings

Apr 13, 2016

Amber Arcades - the moniker of Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf - have announced their debut album Fading Lines will be released June 3rd and shared the title track. More


Interviews

2016 Artist Survey: Annelotte de Graaf of Amber Arcades

De Graaf on 2016's Best Albums, Trump and the Election, First Kisses, Self-Driving Cars, and Scary Movies

Jan 24, 2017

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Dutch musician Annelotte de Graaf, who records as Amber ArcadesMore

Amber Arcades

Letting in the Magic

Jul 06, 2016

 "I was reading Carl Jung's Synchronicity while writing a lot of the songs," Annelotte de Graaf aka Amber Arcades explains. "It's a cool book. In theory, the power of positive thinking is a very nice idea—shaping your own life—but I also can't help being a little cynical towards it.  More


Reviews

Fading Lines

Fading Lines

Heavenly

May 27, 2016

Amber Arcadesthe thrilling and delectable project of Dutch artist Annelotte de Graaf-revel in the ability to combine textures, sounds, and colors together to create dream-like sounds and sequences; but forever being driven along by a pop heartbeat.  More