News

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 19, 2017

Downtown Boys recently released a new albumCost of Living, via Sub Pop. It's the political punk band's third album and their first for the iconic Seattle label. Now they have shared a video for "Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)." More


Interviews

Sep 14, 2017

In this new series, Parental GuidanceUnder the Radar listens in as a musician's parent interviews them. For the inaugural edition, Lupe Aguinaga interviews her daughter, Downtown Boys' vocalist Victoria Ruiz, along with the band's guitarist, Joey La Neve DeFrancesco, about how the life of a band changes as they reach bigger stages, and how they would change the music business, if they could. More

Aug 17, 2017

On tour, it's not unusual for Downtown Boys' frontwoman Victoria Ruiz to wake up at 6 a.m. and field conference calls for the Center for Popular Democracy, all day, until show time. Day jobs are a fact of life for almost anyone in a band, minus pop stars and rock and roll fossils, but vary rarely do they align so purely with a group's philosophy. More


Reviews

Cost of Living

Cost of Living

Sup Pop

Aug 10, 2017

Downtown Boys are an antidote to 2017, to Trump's America, to oppression of all marginalized groups. The bi-lingual Chicana, queer, and Latino outfit are also a punch to the larynx of tired, white-washed punk rock that's turned so far towards its own privileged naval. More