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Monday, January 27th, 2020  


12 Best Songs of the Week: Porridge Radio, Soccer Mommy, Real Estate, Westerman, and More

Plus Moaning, Anna Burch, U.S. Girls, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 17, 2020

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2020. It was a very strong week for new songs, especially as a slew of notable new albums were announced this week. More

Jan 14, 2020

Detroit singer/songwriter/guitarist Anna Burch has announced a new album, If You're Dreaming, and shared its first single, "Not So Bad," via a self-directed video for the track. She's also announced some tour dates. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Hatchie, Stella Donnelly, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, and More

Plus Foals, Wand, Tindersticks, Diane Coffee, Kevin Morby, C Duncan, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 01, 2019

The big news in Under the Radar land this week was that we announced our new print issue today. The issue features Mitski on the front cover and boygenius (Julien Baker + Phoebe Bridgers + Lucy Dacus) on the back cover. More

Anna Burch and Fred Thomas Share New Songs from Split 7-Inch

Listen to Burch's "St. Adalbert" and Thomas' "Parkways"

Feb 27, 2019

Detroit singer/songwriter/guitarist Anna Burch and Fred Thomas are both from Michigan and are previous friends and collaborators. In fact, it was Thomas who suggested to his label Polyvinyl that they sign Burch and the label released her debut solo album, Quit the Curse, back in February 2018 via the label.  More

Under the Radar’s Top 25 Debut Albums of 2018

A Soccer Mommy Sends Some Snail Mail to a Flasher, a Goat Girl, and a Serpent with Feet; What a Shame

Dec 21, 2018

Ahead of our forthcoming Top 100 Albums of 2018 list, we present our favorite debut albums of the year. To qualify, an album simply had to be the artist's first full-length release under their current artist name.  More

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Apr 26, 2018

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 and you will also help keep one of the last print music magazines strong and vital.  More

Anna Burch Shares “With You Every Day” Video

Quit the Curse Out Now via Polyvinyl

Apr 02, 2018

Detroit singer/songwriter/guitarist Anna Burch released her debut solo albumQuit the Curse, back in February via Polyvinyl. Previously "Asking 4 a Friend" was one of our Songs of the Week and we also posted the album's title track, "Quit the Curse" (Burch also previously shared videos for "Tea-Soaked Letter" and "2 Cool 2 Care.") Now she has shared a video for "With You Every Day."  More

Under the Radar Announces Spring 2018 Issue with Courtney Barnett on the Cover

Issue 63 Also Includes Interviews with MGMT, The Decemberists, Belle & Sebastian, The National, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Fleet Foxes, Parquet Courts, Noel Gallagher, Spoon, and More

Mar 28, 2018

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our Spring 2018 Issue, which is out now digitally via Under the Radar's app and the magazine apps Readly and Zinio. The print version has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. The issue features Courtney Barnett on the cover. More

Listen: Anna Burch - “Quit the Curse”

Quit the Curse Due Out February 2 via Polyvinyl

Jan 30, 2018

Anna Burch is a new singer/songwriter from Detroit who is releasing her debut album, Quit the Curse, on February 2 via Polyvinyl. Previously "Asking 4 a Friend" was one of our Songs of the Week. Now she has shared the album's title track. Listen to "Quit the Curse" below.  More

SXSW Music 2018 Announces 570 More Artists

Low, Ought, Gaz Coombes, Girl Ray, Sunflower Bean, U.S. Girls, Hinds, and More Added to the List

Jan 10, 2018

SXSW (aka South By Southwest), the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas, previously announced the first round of 2018 musical performers, as well as the second round. Now they have announced the third round of artists to be performing during the music portion (there's also film and interactive portions) in 2018 and it's a long list featuring 570 artists! More

6 Best Songs of the Week: Loma, Tame Impala, Björk, Anna Burch, Shame, and More

Plus Noel Gallagher and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 17, 2017

As we get into the holiday season and build up to Thanksgiving next year there were inevitably less new songs of note this week, but there were still enough gems for a Songs of the Week post. We've got three songs from upcoming debut albums due out in 2018 and two songs from Tame Impala tied for #2. More


Anna Burch on “Quit the Curse”

Smiling Faces and Heavy Hearts

May 18, 2018

Over Skype, Anna Burch often finishes her answers with an awkward giggle; as if she prefers gift-wrapping presents over opening them. The title of her excellent debut LP Quit the Curse strikes as a tongue-in-cheek bristle at romanticism and superstition. More


Quit the Curse

Quit the Curse


Feb 20, 2018

Anna Burch's debut album for Polyvinyl, Quit the Curse, is heavily reminiscent of '90s singer-songwriter Liz Phair, both honest and confessional. The Detroit-based folkie is no stranger to the Detroit music scene, having released albums both independently and alongside Detroit bands Frontier Ruckus and Failed Flowers since 2010. More