News

Feb 06, 2018

Bedouine is the project of singer/songwriter Azniv Korkejian. She released her self-titled debut album last June via Matthew E. White's Spacebomb label (also home to Natalie Prass). It was one of our Top 100 Albums of 2017 and one of our Top 15 Debut Albums of 2017. Last night she stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to make her TV debut performing "One of These Days." More

Coachella 2018 Announces Lineup Featuring Beyoncé, The War on Drugs, St. Vincent, and More

Plus The Weeknd, Eminem, Fleet Foxes, alt-J, Perfume Genius, Moses Sumney, Angel Olsen, First Aid Kit, Japanese Breakfast, and Others

Jan 03, 2018

Coachella has announced the lineup for their 2018 festival, which goes down in Indio, California over two weekends in April (with the same bill each weekend). Friday April 13 and 20 is headlined by The Weeknd, Saturday April 14 and 21 is headlined by Beyoncé, and Sunday April 15 and 22 is headlined by Eminem. More

Under the Radar’s Top 15 Debut Albums of 2017

Our Favorite First Full-Lengths From the Last Year

Dec 31, 2017

The majority of 2017's best debut albums came from female artists or bands fronted by women, from London-based all-female indie-pop teenaged trio Girl Ray and Syria-born singer/songwriter Bedouine (aka Azniv Korkejian) to Australian indie rocker Alex Lahey and New Zealand bedroom pop artist Fazerdaze (aka Amelia Murray). Midnight Sister, Priests, and Charly Bliss are all female-fronted bands as well, on top of other women solo artists on our Top 15 Debut Albums of 2017 listMore

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

Six Albums Out Today Worth Hearing: Algiers, Radiohead, Bedouine, Prince, and More

Plus King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard and Jeff Tweedy

Jun 23, 2017

Here we highlight six albums due out today that we feel are most worth hearing. We have also included Amazon links for each album. If you click through those links and buy the album (or anything else on Amazon once you've clicked through) then Amazon rewards us with a sales percentage.  More

Watch: Bedouine - “One of These Days” Video

Bedouine Due Out June 23 via Spacebomb

Jun 01, 2017

Bedouine is the project of singer/songwriter Azniv Korkejian. She was born in Aleppo, Syria to Armenian parents, but spent her childhood in Saudi Arabia and then moved to America when her family won a Green Card lottery.  More


Interviews

Bedouine

Aleppo's Solitary Daughter Finds a Home in Her Music

Sep 20, 2017

2017 has been a period of nascency for Azniv Korkejian, a.k.a. Bedouine-as we're settling in for our interview, the Syrian-Armenian singer is in Houston with her family, welcoming her newborn nephew into the world. Between that and the release of her self-titled debut album, Korkejian is in the midst of a very fruitful season. More


Reviews

Bedouine

Bedouine

Spacebomb

Jun 28, 2017

Great albums originate from fortuitous circumstances. Bedouine's Azniv Korkejian, the Aleppo-born Armenian singer/songwriter by way of Boston, Houston, and eventually Los Angeles, went to Gus Seyffert's studio in hopes of purchasing a reel-to-reel tape machine.  More