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Album of the Week: Charly Bliss

HÆLOS and Clinic Are Runner-ups (Plus Stream New Albums from Mac DeMarco, Maps, The Get Up Kids, and More)

May 10, 2019

Charly Bliss released a new album, Young Enough, today via Barsuk and it's our Album of the Week. Find more info on the album below, as well as on two runner-ups that were almost our Album of the Week. Below that are streams of other notable albums released today. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Pixx, Kelly Lee Owens, Summer Camp, Alex Lahey, and More

Plus Flying Lotus, Africa Express, Alex Cameron, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

May 10, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We worried we were going to be able to come up with a Top 8 this week, but a couple of album tracks were able to round out the list.

Clinic – Stream the New Album

Wheeltappers and Shunters Out Now via Domino

May 10, 2019

Liverpool post-punks Clinic have released their first new album in seven years, Wheeltappers and Shunters, today via their longtime label Domino. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Black Belt Eagle Scout, Hayden Thorpe, Aldous Harding, and More

Plus Tame Impala, Amason, Wand, Clinic, Mark Ronson and Lykke Li, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 12, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We were a bit indecisive this week. There were lots of new tracks to sort through and lots of good ones, but none that immediately screamed #1 Song of the Week. But then we realized there was actually a clear winner after-all.  More

Clinic Share Video for New Song “Laughing Cavalier”

Wheeltappers and Shunters Due Out May 10th via Domino

Apr 08, 2019

Liverpool post-punks Clinic are releasing their first new album in seven years, Wheeltappers and Shunters, on May 10th via their longtime label Domino. Previously they shared a video for its first single, "Rubber Bullets," which was one of our Songs of the Week. Now they have shared another song from the album, opening track "Laughing Cavalier," also via a Joseph May-directed animated video.  More

12 Best Songs of the Week: The National, Foals, Penelope Isles, Bedouine, and More

Plus Vampire Weekend, Strand of Oaks, Glen Hansard, Local Natives, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 08, 2019

We've got another supersized Songs of the Week this week, with a Top 12 instead of the regular Top 10. Like last week we could've gotten it down to 10, but it felt wrong to leave out the bottom two. It was a near tie for the top two songs this week. More

Mar 05, 2019

Liverpool post-punks Clinic have announced their first new album in seven years, Wheeltappers and Shunters, and shared a video for its first single, "Rubber Bullets." More

Clinc Announce Tour Dates

Shows Kick Off July 26

Jul 24, 2013

Clinic is hitting the road in support of this year’s Free Reign II.  More

Clinic Plot North American Tour, Announce “Free Reign II”

Alternative Version of Album Features New Mixes and Tracks

Jan 21, 2013

Masked Liverpool foursome Clinic have announced that they will embark on a upcoming tour through North America this spring. More

Nov 13, 2012

Today, the Liverpool band, Clinic, is releasing their seventh album, Free Reign.  In its honor, also premiering today is Peaking Lights' remix of the Free Reign single "Miss You."   More

The Protest Survey: Clinic’s Ade Blackburn

On Pussy Riot, Protest Songs, and News Sources

Nov 01, 2012

In conjunction with our Protest Issue we asked several artists the same set of politically-themed questions. These answers were provided by Ade Blackburn of the British band Clinic. The Liverpool-based band is releasing their seventh album, Free Reign, November 13 via Domino. The self-produced album was mixed with help from Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never). More

Watch: Clinic - “Miss You” Video

First Single Off Upcoming Album Free Reign

Oct 11, 2012

Leading up to the release of their seventh full-length album Free Reign Liverpool-based experimentalists Clinic have unveiled a trippy music video for their lead single "Miss You." More

Clinic Announce New Album

Free Reign Out Nov. 13

Aug 22, 2012

Returning with their seventh full-length album, Clinic have announced the arrival of Free Reign on Nov. 13. More

The Digital Version of Under the Radar’s 10th Anniversary Issue Features 70 Extra Pages of Content

Includes Bonus Joanna Newsom vs. Robin Pecknold Interview, Plus Articles on The Dears, Dntel/The Postal Service, The Fiery Furnaces, of Montreal, Okkervil River, Saint Etienne, Elliott Smith, Sonic Youth, and more

Nov 23, 2011

The digital version of Under the Radar's 10th Anniversary Issue includes the same articles that appear in the printed version—plus 70 extra pages of editorial content not found in the print version, including extra full page photos, 13 bonus articles, and 11 bonus reviews. The digital version includes exclusive bonus articles on Arab Strap, Clinic, The Dears, The Delgados, DNTEL/The Postal Service, The Fiery FurnacesRobin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes vs. Joanna NewsomMogwai, of Montreal, Okkervil River, Saint EtienneElliott Smith, and Sonic Youth. More

Under the Radar Magazine Announces 10th Anniversary Issue Featuring Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes

Plus: Paul Rudd vs. The Divine Comedy, plus interviews with Broadcast, Grandaddy, The Flaming Lips, Bat For Lashes, Rilo Kiley, Broken Social Scene, and much more

Oct 19, 2011

Under the Radar is excited to announce the release of the indie music and entertainment print magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue which hits newsstands next week. The extra-sized 10th Anniversary Issue features cover artists Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes Robin Pecknold together in an exclusive photo shoot and joint interview.  Exclusive video taken during the cover shoot of Robin Pecknold and Joanna Newsom arm wrestling can be found here More

Sep 30, 2010

Under the Radar's Summer 2010 Issue is a special issue named the Wasted on the Youth Issue that features musicians and actors talking about their childhood memories and things they loved when they were kids. We're also posting web-exclusive essays that were not printed in the issue, including this one by Brian Campbell, bassist for Liverpool, England's Clinic. More


Interviews

Jun 20, 2019

"That's the main thing, you come away with isn't it [confusion]. It seems, at least, like every couple of weeks it swings one way or another. You really can't predict what is going to happen, I still wouldn't know. More

The Protest Survey: Clinic’s Ade Blackburn

On Pussy Riot, Protest Songs, and News Sources

Nov 01, 2012

In conjunction with our Protest Issue we asked several artists the same set of politically-themed questions. These answers were provided by Ade Blackburn of the British band Clinic. The Liverpool-based band is releasing their seventh album, Free Reign, November 13 via Domino. The self-produced album was mixed with help from Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never).

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Reviews

Wheeltappers and Shunters

Wheeltappers and Shunters

Domino

May 21, 2019

Liverpudlian quartet Clinic have bewildered listeners and confounded expectations for over two decades now. So it shouldn't come as any surprise that Wheeltappers and Shunters continues that trait. More

Free Reign II

Free Reign II

(DOMINO)

Apr 04, 2013

Remix albums have something of a deserved bad name: often lazily tossed off cash cows trying to convince the consumer to pay out for the same product twice. Yet another Blade Runner Director's Cut, if you like. More

Free Reign

Free Reign

Domino

Nov 09, 2012

Clinic are as known-quantity as a band can get. They are one of those antidote bands designed for fans who get mad when a band evolves too much. If they are changing, it’s at a scarcely detectable speed, like an exciting glacier (apologies to any geologist Under the Radar readers).     More