Eight Best Songs of the Week: Julien Baker, The War on Drugs, LCD Soundsystem, Wolf Alice, and More

Plus Alvvays, Ariel Pink, Yumi Zouma, Madeline Kenney, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 18, 2017

Charlottesville, Virginia is only just over an hour a way from Under the Radar's headquarters. It's the best local city to see shows in and it's a great little progressive college town that we visit often. So we watched in horror, disbelief, and disgust last weekend as the violent and tragic events in Charlottesville surrounding the white supremacist rally dominated the news. More

Listen: Ariel Pink - “Feels Like Heaven”

Dedicated to Bobby Jameson Due Out September 15 via Mexican Summer

Aug 15, 2017

Ariel Pink is releasing a new albumDedicated to Bobby Jameson, on September 15 via Mexican Summer. Previously he shared the album's first single, "Another Weekend," as well as a video for the song, which was followed by "Time to Live." Now he has shared another song from the album, the dreamy "Feels Like Heaven." More

Under the Radar Announces Summer 2017 Issue with Grizzly Bear on the Cover

Issue 61 Also Includes Interviews with The War on Drugs, The National, Broken Social Scene, Slowdive vs. Ariel Pink, Phoenix, Beach House, and Much More

Jul 18, 2017

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our Summer 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 Grizzly Bear on the cover. More

Listen: Ariel Pink - “Time to Live”

Dedicated to Bobby Jameson Due Out September 15 via Mexican Summer

Jul 11, 2017

Ariel Pink is releasing a new albumDedicated to Bobby Jameson, on September 15 via Mexican Summer. Previously he shared the album's first single, "Another Weekend," as well as a video for the songMore

Ariel Pink Announces New Album and Tour, Shares “Another Weekend” Video

Dedicated to Bobby Jameson Due Out September 15 via Mexican Summer

Jun 21, 2017

Ariel Pink recently shared a brand new single, "Another Weekend." Now he has announced a new album and tour, and also shared a video for "Another Weekend." The album is entitled Dedicated to Bobby Jameson and is due out September 15 via Mexican Summer.  More

Ariel Pink Shares New Song “Another Weekend”

Single Out via Mexican Summer

Jun 07, 2017

Ariel Pink has shared a brand new single, "Another Weekend." While his last few full-length albums came out on 4AD, including his most recent one, 2014's pom pom, this single is out on Mexican Summer. More

Mar 01, 2017

Weyes Blood and Ariel Pink recently put out a collaborative EPMyths 002, via Mexican Summer. Previously the duo shared the EP's first single, "Tears on Fire." Now the song has a video. Charlotte Linden Ercoli Coe directed the silly clip, which features Ariel Pink as a Medieval knight and Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) dramatically singing in front of flames. More

Weyes Blood and Ariel Pink Share New Collaborative Song - “Tears on Fire”

Myths 002 EP Due Out January 27 via Mexican Summer

Jan 10, 2017

Weyes Blood and Ariel Pink are putting out a collaborative EP, Myths 002, on January 27 via Mexican Summer. It partly ties into the label's Marfa Myths festival on March 9 - 12 in Marfa, Texas. More

May 23, 2016

The long awaited follow-up to Since I Left You, the acclaimed 2001 debut album by Australia's The Avalanches, has been rumored for years. It's one of the most talked about delayed albums of the last 15 years and at various points it seemed like the album might be finally coming.  More

Listen: Ariel Pink & Puro Instinct – “In The Force” (Rexy Cover)

Reissue of Rexy's Running Out of Time Out Friday via Samantha Urbani's URU Label

Mar 15, 2016

In celebration of Friday's reissue of Running Out Of Time, the 1981 album from UK pop act Rexy, Ariel Pink and Los-Angeles-based Puro Instinct have continued the Rexy tributes by teaming up to cover the band's song "In the Force." More

Jul 22, 2015

Last weekend, Chicago hosted the annual Pitchfork Festival. Check out Annie Lesser’s shots from day two, featuring Jimmy WhispersProtomartyrBullyFuture BrownMr. Twin SisterAriel PinkShamirASAP FergThe New PornographersFuture Islands, and Sleater-Kinney More

Jun 24, 2015

Ariel Pink and Black Lips are teaming up for a co-headlining tour this October. The dates will be on the West Coast. Ariel Pink is still promoting pom pom, which came out late last year via 4AD. Black Lips' last album was Underneath the Rainbow, which came out last March. More

Jun 24, 2015

From June 19-21, Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands hosted the third edition of Best Kept SecretMore

May 27, 2015

Ariel Pink recently shared a new song, "I Need a Minute," which is from the soundtrack to the film Heaven Knows What. Now we have the video to the song. It seems to have mainly been shot on a camera phone and takes place almost exclusively in a public restroom. More

Listen: Ariel Pink - “I Need a Minute”

Featured in Upcoming Film Heaven Knows What

May 20, 2015

Ariel Pink has contributed a brand new track titled, "I Need a Minute" to an upcoming film called Heaven Knows What. More

Watch: Ariel Pink - “Jell-O” Video

Also Announces New Tour Dates

Apr 16, 2015

Releasing his latest LP pom pom last year, Ariel Pink has shared a brand new music video for his track "Jell-O." More

Check Out Photos of Burgerama 2015

Weezer, Mystic Braves, and More

Mar 31, 2015

Last weekend was Burgerama in Orange County, California. We sent photographer Micah Wright in to cover the action.  More

Watch: Ariel Pink - “Dayzed Inn Daydreams” Video

Starring The Mau Mau's Rick Wilder

Jan 26, 2015

Ariel Pink has premiered a brand new music video for "Dayzed Inn Daydreams," the latest single featured on last year's pom pom. More

Jan 21, 2015

Sure, Ariel Pink has played provocateur more in this album promotional cycle than ever thought possible. But director Johann Rashid’s short film Vagabond gives the musician another role—taxi driver. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2014 Issue with St. Vincent on the Cover

Issue 52 Also Includes Interviews with Jenny Lewis, The War on Drugs, James Franco, Ariel Pink vs. Panda Bear, Jason Schwartzman vs. Real Estate, the Cast of The Walking Dead, "Weird Al" Yankovic, The Flaming Lips, Sharon Van Etten, and More.

Dec 19, 2014

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the Best of 2014 Issue, which is about to hit newsstands and will be out all of January and February. It features St. Vincent on the cover and interviews with some of the artists behind 2014's best albums. More


May 07, 2015

To listen to Ariel Pink talk is to hear him think—that much becomes immediately clear a few minutes into his conversation with Noah Lennox (aka Panda Bear). Ask him a question and what follows is an avalanche of unfiltered thoughts, some seemingly brilliant, others highly questionable, and nearly all of them provocative to some extent. More


Le Guess Who 2015 Day Four: Annette Peacock, Atlas Sound, and Deerhunter

November 22nd, 2015

Nov 30, 2015

The final day of any festival is a bit like camp. By that point, you’ve made a few new friends, had a few incredible bonding experiences, and never ever want to go home. More

pom pom

pom pom


Nov 24, 2014

Even those who detest Ariel Pink's think piece-baiting persona will likely admit that, on some level, the L.A. pop savant is an important artist. New generation ironists Mac DeMarco and Foxygen simply wouldn't exist without him. More

pom pom

pom pom


Nov 24, 2014

Ariel Pink cuts a pretty divisive figure in indie music circles. His work over the last decade has oscillated wildly between beautiful weird wisps of '70s soft rock and off-kilter absurdist pop that's so aggressively strange it's practically littered with punch lines. More