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CMJ Music Marathon 2012 Announces Initial Lineup

The Walkmen, The Mountain Goats, Opossom, GZA, DIIV, Dent May, Foxygen, The Love Language, Com Truise, and more

Aug 22, 2012

The CMJ Music Marathon 2012 has just released the initial line up for its October 16-20 run in New York City. Artists include The Walkmen, The Mountain Goats, The Love Language, Dent May, Kimbra, GZA, OFF!, Foxygen, Opossom, The Stepkids, Arthur Beatrice, Com Truise, DIIV, Exitmusic, Electric Guest, Prince Rama, The Presets, and more. More

Check Out Photos from Thursday’s Under the Radar SXSW 2012 Day Party

Including Chairlift, Bear in Heaven, Taken by Trees, Com Truise and More

Mar 19, 2012

Check out photos from Thursday's Under the Radar SXSW 2012 Day Party including shots of ChairliftBear in HeavenTaken by TreesCom TruiseZambriSlow Club, and Choir of Young Believers More

Com Truise – Under the Radar’s SXSW Party Spotlight

Playing Under the Radar's Second SXSW 2012 Party, Thursday, March 15 at Flamingo Cantina

Mar 06, 2012

On March 15 Under the Radar will host the second of three free SXSW Day parties sponsored by PRS Guitars. Leading up to the event we're letting you know about each artist playing. Today we're spotlighting Com Truise More

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Day Parties: of Montreal to Perform The Sunlandic Twins

Lineup Also Includes Chairlift, The Drums, Reggie Watts, Deerhoof, Bear in Heaven, Youth Lagoon, La Sera, Taken By Trees, and more

Feb 29, 2012

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2012 day parties, taking place on Wednesday, March 14th, Thursday, March 15th, and Friday, March 16th. The Friday party, which is presented by Shure, will feature headliner of Montreal performing their beloved 2004 album The Sunlandic Twins in its entirety, the only SXSW 2012 performance of the album. The lineup also includes ChairliftThe DrumsReggie WattsDeerhoofBear in HeavenYouth LagoonLa SeraTaken By Trees, and more. More

Oct 25, 2011

Check out photos of Neon Indian and Com Truise performing at Webster Hall on Friday October 21st, 2011 for the CMJ Music Festival. Photographer Evan Smith was there to capture the action. See the full gallery here. More

Listen: Com Truise - “Ether Drift”

Download the MP3 and Check out the Tour Dates

Aug 12, 2011

New Jersey synth-wave artist Seth Haley, aka Com Truise (currently feautured in the digital edition of Under the Radar's latest issue), has released yet another blippy track off his debut full-length, Galactic Melt for the interweb to enjoy. More

The Digital Version of Under the Radar’s Summer Issue Features 50 Extra Pages of Content

Includes Articles on Stephin Merritt, The Rapture, Eleanor Friedberger, My Morning Jacket, Handsome Furs, and more

Aug 04, 2011

The digital version of Under the Radar's Summer Issue includes the same articles that appear in the printed version—plus 50 extra pages of editorial content not found in the print version, including extra full page photos, 11 bonus articles, and 13 bonus reviews. While we certainly still encourage you to pick up the print version (on newsstands now), we also recommend checking out the digital version, which is viewable on your iPad, Mac, PC, and Android device. The Summer Issue's digital version includes exclusive articles on Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, My Morning Jacket, The RaptureTwin Sister, Stephin Merritt, and others. Order the digital version of the Summer Issue here or subscribe to the digital version here. More

Under the Radar Announces Summer Issue and St. Vincent Cover

Issue Also Features Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, M83, The Horrors, Washed Out, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, and much more

Jul 28, 2011

Under the Radar’s Summer 2011 Issue has just hit stands. It features St. Vincent on the cover and includes articles on M83, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, The Horrors, Washed Out, Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, Friendly Fires, Memory Tapes, John Maus, Niki & The Dove, Purity Ring, Youth Lagoon, and many others; as well as over 115 reviews. The digital version of the magazine also includes 50 extra pages of bonus content, including articles on My Morning Jacket, The Rapture, Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, Moonface, Stephin Merritt, Laurel Halo, and more. More

Listen: Neon Indian – “Fallout”

Taken From Forthcoming Era Extraña

Jul 27, 2011

Neon Indian has released a track from their next album, Era Extraña, due out September 13 via singer Alan Palomo's Static Tongue imprint/Mom + Pop Music. More


Interviews

Com Truise

Melting Off The Past

Jul 15, 2011

Electronic artists are often judged by the "warmth" of their sounds. Princeton, New Jersey synth-wave revivalist Com Truise (aka Seth Haley) knows this all too well and went straight to the source of all that analog warmth: the Reagan era. More


Reviews

Iteration

Iteration

Ghostly International

Jun 19, 2017

Remember a few decades back when synthesisers took over, heralding the sound of the future? That sound has diluted now, ironically becoming a past artefact modern electronic musicians turn to. More

Galactic Melt

Galactic Melt

Ghostly International

Jul 08, 2011

New Jersey designer/musician Seth Haley creates "mid-fi, synth-wave, slow-motion funk" with a resolve that immediately perks up ears. His promising debut, Galactic Melt, is a true head-trip. More