Antony and the Johnsons — Coachella Day Three

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News

Mar 09, 2016

ANOHNI (aka Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons) has announced a new album and shared a video for its first single. HOPELESSNESS is due out May 6 via Secretly Canadian. Below is the video for "Drone Bomb Me." The video was directed by Nabil, art directed by Riccardo Tisci, and stars model Naomi Campbell. More

News Mix: Antony vs. the Pope, Daughter, John Carpenter, Flying Lotus, Trent Reznor, Ty Segall, etc.

Plus: Nils Frahm, J Fernandez, Keep Shelley in Athens, Pure Bathing Culture, Tyler The Creator, Neneh Cherry, The Haxan Claok, and More

Sep 30, 2015

Here's a mix of other news today that weren't able to do full news items on. Included in this news mix are summary items on Antony and his comments on the Pope, Daughter's new album and video, John Carpenter's live debut, Flying Lotus' short film trailer, Trent Reznor and The Haxan Cloak's Moog documentary, a new song from Nils Frahm and Ólafur Arnalds, J Fernandez's video, Keep Shelley in Athens' new song, Pure Bathing Culture's live video, Tyler The Creator's animated show, an unreleased Neneh Cherry song, Ty Segall's new band, and more. More

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Announces Full Soundtrack Details

Featuring The National, Of Monsters and Men, Patti Smith and More

Sep 26, 2013

We already knew that Coldplay and The National were slated to appear on Catching Fire, the next installment of The Hunger Games film series. Now we can add a few other additional Under the Radar friendly artists to the list, including Anthony and the Johnsons, Phantogram, The Weeknd, and more.  More

Watch: Antony and the Johnsons - “Cut the World” Video

Dramatic Sequence Features Willem Dafoe

Aug 06, 2012

Antony and the Johnsons have released a somewhat gruesome dramatic video for the title track of their forthcoming live album, Cut the World. More

Listen: MGMT and Anthony Cover Fleetwood Mac

Just Tell Me That You Want Me Out August 14

Jun 28, 2012

As previously announced, August 14 will see a release of a Fleetwood Mac tribute album, featuring the likes of Lykke Li, Tame Impala, MGMT, Antony and more, doing their takes on the band’s work. Now, thanks to the power of the internet, you can hear the latter two now. More

May 18, 2012

Antony and the Johnsons have announced that the band will release a new live album entitled Cut the World. More

Nov 02, 2011

Antony and the Johnsons are heading to Radio City Music Hall on January 26 in support of last year’s haunting album, Swanlights. We have the details.  More

Apr 11, 2011

Otherworldly collective Antony and the Johnsons has released a suitably ethereal video for “Swanlights." We have the clip.  More

Antony and the Johnsons Announce “Swanlights” EP

Out April 26 via Secretly Canadian

Feb 25, 2011

Antony and the Johnsons have announced Swanlights ep—a continuation on last year’s album of the same nameMore

Oct 12, 2010

Today Antony and the Johnsons premiered new video “The Spirit is Gone,” a cut off of new album Swanlights, (also out today).  We have the clip. More

Jun 30, 2010

As previously reportedAntony and the Johnsons are plotting an October 12th release for newest album, Swanlights. Now the album cover and tracklist have been revealed, which also includes the news that Björk sings a duet on one song. In addition to a traditional CD release, a special edition of Swanlights will include the album inside a 144-pagebook of banleader Antony’s paintings, collages, photography, and writing. More

May 06, 2010

Antony and the Johnsons have announced their fourth full-length release, out October 5th in the states (October 4th in the rest of the world). More

Antony Hegarty Covers Beyoncé on “Aeon” Single

He's Got Me Looking So Crazy Right Now

Jun 16, 2009

Antony and the Johnsons have been covering Beyoncé's pop heavyweight "Crazy in Love" on the stage for some time now. The New York-based singer thankfully doesn't inject any irony mugging into the proceedings, instead opting to cut to the very marrow of a quite depressing song. Without Beyoncé's glitz getting in his way, Hegarty lays out lines like "Such a funny thing for me to try to explain/How I'm feeling and my pride is the one to blame," like desperate pleas for salvation. On August 4th we'll get to hear how close Antony and his haunting chamber players get to the song's essence when the studio version of the cover is released.

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Read Interviews with Artists Playing Coachella

Under the Radar articles on Those Performing This Weekend

Apr 16, 2009

We have posted to our website select previous Under the Radar interviews with some of the great artists playing the Coachella festival this weekend. If you're heading out to the festival, then check out these interviews at the links below to either give you a primer on an unfamiliar artist or remind you why they are one of your favorites whose set you will definitely be catching. Even if you're not hitting the desert festival, this is a great collection of back issue content newly posted to the site. More


Interviews

Antony and the Johnsons

Standing in the Light

Feb 01, 2009

With 2005’s I Am a Bird Now, an album that introduced us to a songwriter with an otherworldly vibrato and an ear for songs that ached with an uneasy desire for transformation and transcendence, Antony Hegarty entered his name on the list of artists who will never be mistaken for someone else. More


Reviews

Cut the World

Cut the World

Secretly Canadian

Aug 06, 2012

Antony and the Johnsons' first live album, Cut the World, tells us nothing that we don't already know about New York by way of the U.K. collective. More

Tibet House Benefit at Carnegie Hall, NYC, Feburary 13, 2012

February 13th, 2012

Feb 29, 2012

New York City's fabled Carnegie Hall hosted the 22nd annual Tibet House Benefit, with curation once again courtesy of composer Philip Glass, who's been involved with the Tibetan cause since 1966. The event was at its most eclectic this year, featuring the likes of Das Racist, Magnetic Fields frontman Stephin Merritt, Antony Hegarty of Antony and the Johnsons, Laurie Anderson, and Anderson's husband Lou Reed. More

Swanlights EP

Swanlights EP

Secretly Canadian

Jun 02, 2011

Antony and the Johnsons have always been generous to their fans, traditionally unleashing a string of singles/EPs both preceding and following their LPs that contain a clutch of B-sides that rank alongside the best of their work. More

Swanlights

Swanlights

Secretly Canadian

Oct 11, 2010

While the songs of Swanlights play like a logical extension of the progression from the last two albums by Antony and the Johnsons, they also feel like a possible conclusion, and maybe even a necessary one. More

Coachella 2009 Day Three

April 19th, 2009

Apr 23, 2009

On day three of Coachella My Bloody Valentine threatened to burst a thousand eardrums. As we entered the festival site around 12:30 PM they were handing out complimentary earplugs in anticipation for the aural attack. Other highlights included a blood-splattered Fucked Up, an energetic Friendly Fires, and the incredibly strange Throbbing Gristle. More