News

Dec 21, 2015

East India Youth (aka London-based electronic musician and singer William Doyle) released a fantastic sophomore album, Culture of Volume, earlier this year on XL. It made it on our Top 100 Albums of 2015 list and was well received in his native U.K., but the album has been a bit underappreciated by U.S. critics and listeners.  More

Check Out Photos from the Under the Radar SXSW 2015 Day Party of Montreal and Mew

Plus Shots of East India Youth, Jacco Gardner, SOAK, Matthew E. White, and Pompeii

Mar 29, 2015

Under the Radar's own Wendy Lynch Redfern and Laura Studarus were down in Austin for SXSW last week. Here's a selection of their live photos from the Under the Radar Daytime event at The Flamingo Cantina on Thursday, March 19, 2015. More

Mar 22, 2015

During SXSWShuraEast India Youth, and Kate Tempest played the British Embassy party.  More

Under the Radar’s SXSW 2015 Events to Feature of Montreal, Mew, Torres, San Fermin, and Many More

Thursday Day Party and Saturday Official Nighttime Showcase; Lineups Also Include East India Youth, Matthew E. White, Boxed In, Jacco Gardner, and Others

Mar 06, 2015

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for our two SXSW 2015 events. This year we are having a day party at the Flamingo Cantina on Thursday, March 19, and an official nighttime showcase at Central Presbyterian Church on Saturday, March 21. Our events are set to feature performances from of MontrealMewTorresSan FerminEast India YouthMatthew E. WhiteJacco GardnerBoxed InSOAKAmasonSpringtime CarnivorePompeiiTalk in Tongues, and Dinner. More

Listen: East India Youth - “Turn Away”

Culture of Volume Out April 7

Feb 17, 2015

On April 7 UK musical artist William Doyle, a.k.a. East India Youth, will release his sophomore LP Culture of Volume. More

Feb 03, 2015

Last year UK musical artist William Doyle, a.k.a. East India Youth, released his standout debut LP Total Strife Forever. This April Doyle quickly returns with his sophomore effort, Culture of Volume, his first since signing to XL Recordings. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2014 Issue with St. Vincent on the Cover

Issue 52 Also Includes Interviews with Jenny Lewis, The War on Drugs, James Franco, Ariel Pink vs. Panda Bear, Jason Schwartzman vs. Real Estate, the Cast of The Walking Dead, "Weird Al" Yankovic, The Flaming Lips, Sharon Van Etten, and More.

Dec 19, 2014

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the Best of 2014 Issue, which is about to hit newsstands and will be out all of January and February. It features St. Vincent on the cover and interviews with some of the artists behind 2014's best albums. More

Nov 27, 2014

For the first time in its eighteen year history, Oslo festival by:Larm will welcome non-Nordic acts. More

Sep 10, 2014

The Mercury Prize short list was announced today. More

May 12, 2014

Earlier this year rising musical artist William Doyle, a.k.a. East India Youth, release his standout debut LP Total Strife ForeverMore

Mar 27, 2014

East India Youth has given “Simple Beautiful Truth,” a track from Wild Beasts’ recently released album Present Tense, the remix treatment.  More


Interviews

Track-by-Track: East India Youth on “Culture of Volume”

William Doyle on Every Song on His Sophomore Album

Apr 17, 2015

When we interviewed East India Youth (aka London-based electronic musician William Doyle) last fall for our Best of 2014 issue it was in celebration of his 2014-released debut album, Total Strife Forever, being one of Under the Radar's favorite albums of the year. More

East India Youth

Consistently, Pleasingly Erratic

Mar 06, 2015

"Maybe we should get a shot of you stood next to that, looking sad?" I jokingly suggest as William Doyle, aka East India Youth, and I spot a poster advertising Mercury Music Prize winners Young Fathers on the door of London's Rough Trade East record store.  More

2013 Artist Survey: East India Youth

William Doyle on Lou Reed, Spotify, Ziggy Stardust, His Favorite Word, and More

Feb 04, 2014

For Under the Radar's 11th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the important issues of the last year, as well as some quirkier subjects. Check out our next print issue and digital issue for surveys from My Morning Jacket, Foals, Amanda Palmer, Local Natives, Wild Nothing, These New Puritans, Lanterns on the Lake, Xiu Xiu, and Summer Camp. More

East India Youth

"I've learnt how to do stuff in the bedroom without any formal training."

Dec 04, 2013

Few artists can have made left turns quite so dramatically as William Doyle. Two years ago I saw him live as the frontman of Doyle & The Fourfathers, a kind of '90s revivalist pop outfit; earlier this year, though, under the moniker of East India Youth, he released the Hostel EP, a record of dizzyingly vast electronic soundscapes that owed more to Krautrock than Britpop. More


Reviews

Culture of Volume

Culture of Volume

XL

Apr 06, 2015

"Glitter Recession" was the name of the opening song on East India Youth's 2014-released debut LP, Total Strife Forever. Now, two full-length albums and an EP into his career, it seems that William Doyle, the man behind the London Docklands-themed name, was actually giving us a description of his sound. More

SXSW 2015 Thursday - Under the Radar Party - of Montreal, Mew, East India Youth, SOAK, and More

Mar 30, 2015

"We played a show at 7'oclock this morning, which is entirely too early to be playing a rock 'n' roll concert," said Matthew E. White. The Richmond, VA-based singer/songwriter/guitarist was up on stage at the Flamingo Cantina, for a second-on-the-bill 12:45 PM set at Under the Radar's SXSW day party.  More

Total Strife Forever

Total Strife Forever

Stolen/[PIAS] America

Jan 30, 2014

William Doyle first came to attention in the U.K. as the frontman of a Britpop revivalist band called Doyle and the Fourfathers (oddly, this name was retained even when the band was reduced to a trio). More