News

Arcade Fire Share Video for New Song “Creature Comfort”

Everything Now Due Out July 28 via Columbia

Jun 16, 2017

Arcade Fire are releasing a new album, Everything Now, on July 28 via their new label Columbia. They have previously shared a video for the album's title track, "Everything Now," announced a tour, and shared a funny fake cereal ad/teaser video for another song from the album, "Creature Comfort."  More

Jun 08, 2017

BEAK>, the trio led by Portishead's Geoff Barrow (along with Billy Fuller and Will Young) are releasing a new single, "Sex Music," on Friday via Invada. More

News Roundup: Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Swervedriver, Thee Oh Sees, BEAK>, and More

Plus Phoebe Bridgers, Susanne Sundfør, and Shabazz Palaces

Jun 07, 2017

Here's a roundup of all the other news items we couldn't get to today and yesterday, including stories on Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Swervedriver, Thee Oh Sees, BEAK>, Phoebe Bridgers, Susanne Sundfør, and Shabazz Palaces. More

Mar 07, 2012

Geoff Barrow, founding member and instrumentalist of Portishead, is uniting with composer Ben Salisbury on an electronic soundtrack inspired by 2000 AD, a British Sci-Fi comic featuring the long running character Judge Dredd. More

Under the Radar Announces Wasted on the Youth Issue

Musicians and Actors on Their Childhood Memories

Jul 29, 2010

Under the Radar's Summer 2010 issue is a special issue we're calling the Wasted on the Youth Issue. The basic idea of the issue was to talk to musicians and actors about various facets of their childhood/teenage years, from their first favorite bands/concerts to childhood memories to movies/TV shows of their youth, etc. We were interested in talking to musicians and actors about some of their earliest memories and their childhood passions. Many of the articles include childhood or teenage photos of the musicians interviewed. We have the full details on the issue that includes these artists: The National, The Antlers, Fred Armisen, Camera Obscura, Judah Friedlander, Fucked Up vs. Devo, Here We Go Magic, Jim James, Jónsi, Kele, The Kids in the Hall, Liars, Local Natives, Menomena, Chloë Grace Moretz, Elisabeth Moss, Portishead, Robert Rodriguez, School of Seven Bells, Tegan and Sara, Russell Tovey, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Edgar Wright, and many more! More

All Tomorrow’s Parties NY Announces Additional Line-up

Under the Radar Favorites Avi Buffalo, Sonic Youth, and Vivian Girls Slated to Play

Mar 25, 2010

All Tomorrow's Parties NY is set to take place September 3rd though the 5th at Kutsher's Country Club in Monticello New York. The third day of the event will be guest curated by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch who has handpicked favorites SUNN O))) and Hope Sandoval among others to perform. Meanwhile, September 3rd is "Don't Look Back" day, where musicians perform classic albums in full. We have the line up. Other recent additions include Tortoise, Avi Buffalo, Bardo Pond, BEAK>, Dungen, and others. More


Interviews

Wasted on the Youth: Geoff Barrow of Portishead and BEAK>

Barrow on his childhood Dredd and William Shatner's wobbly career

Sep 30, 2010

Legend has it that the apocalypse will be preceded the sound of the hooves of four horsemen. But the British trio BEAK>, fronted by Portishead's Geoff Barrow, creates a Krautrock sound so exquisitely doom-laden that you'd be forgiven for thinking that the end of days are near. More

A Decade of Indie: The Rise of the Outsiders

A Discussion with Geoff Barrow, Isaac Brock, Wayne Coyne, Bradford Cox, Black Francis, Scott Kannberg, Jason Lytle, Mac McCaughan, Colin Meloy, and Chris Walla

Nov 10, 2009

Though it's reputed to be the most widely spoken musical language in the world today, rock and roll was born on the margins. More


Reviews

Beak>

Beak>

Ipecac

Jan 14, 2010

Portishead's Geoff Barrow joined with fellow Bristol musicians Billy Fuller and Matt Williams in January 2009 to create a disciplined soundscape called Beak>. More