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Under the Radar Announces Fall 2017 Issue with Julien Baker on the Cover

Issue 62 Also Includes Interviews with Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, The Horrors, Wolf Alice, Jessie Ware, King Krule, and Much More

Oct 20, 2017

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our Fall 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 Julien Baker on the cover. More

Sep 15, 2017

This week Benjamin Clementine discusses the inspirations for his new record and the problems he sees around him, plus we round-up Trump's deal-cutting, hurricanes, mass persecution in Myanmar, The Beatles on the EU, and Mavis Staples on the state of America. More

Nine Best Songs of the Week: St. Vincent, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rostam, Elbow + John Grant, and More

Plus Benjamin Clementine, Moses Sumney, Weyes Blood, Margo Price, Alvvays, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 08, 2017

Of late we've been presenting the eight best songs of the week, but last week we expanded it to a Top 9 because there were so many strong choices. This week we kept it as nine, but because we had trouble narrowing the list down in a week of solid new songs, but few obvious standouts.  More

Listen: Benjamin Clementine - “Quintessence”

I Tell a Fly Due Out October 2 via Capitol

Sep 08, 2017

Acclaimed British singer/songwriter Benjamin Clementine is releasing his sophomore albumI Tell a Fly, on October 2 via Capitol. Previously we posted its single, "God Save the Jungle" and "Jupiter." Now here's another song from the album, the atmospheric "Quintessence," which mainly features solo piano and Clementine's powerful voice.  More

Listen: Benjamin Clementine: “Jupiter”

I Tell a Fly Due Out October 2 via Capitol

Aug 25, 2017

Acclaimed British singer/songwriter Benjamin Clementine is releasing his sophomore albumI Tell a Fly, on October 2 via Capitol. Previously we posted its single, "God Save the Jungle." Now here's another song from the album, "Jupiter." More

Jun 26, 2017

Benjamin Clementine won the 2015 Mercury Prize for his debut album, At Least For Now, beating out such bigger artists as Florence and the Machine,  More

Jan 19, 2017

Damon Albarn's Gorillaz have long been teasing a new album and now they have finally shared a new song and video, "Hallelujah Money."  More

Nov 20, 2015

Benjamin Clementine has won the Mercury Prize for his debut album At Least For Now. He beat out such bigger artists as Florence and the Machine, Gaz Coombes (ex-Supergrass frontman), Jamie xx, Wolf Alice, and Aphex Twin, so much so that my initial response when hearing the news was "who?" But research shows that Clementine was born in London and based on his single "London," watch the video below, he's got one hell of a voice. More



Reviews

I Tell a Fly

I Tell a Fly

Capitol

Oct 02, 2017

Benjamin Clementine is the kind of artist hard to ignore and even harder to pigeonhole. His genre-merging, format-skipping style picked him up the Mercury Prize in the U.K. for his 2015 debut (At Least for Now) without anyone quite being able to place him. Not much and everything has changed on his smart and soulful sophomore effort I Tell a Fly. More