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Editors Share Video for “Black Gold”

Black Gold Due Out October 25 via Play It Again Sam

Sep 26, 2019

British five-piece Editors are releasing a new best of compilation, Black Gold, on October 25 via Play It Again Sam. Now they have shared a video for its title track, the previously shared new song "Black Gold." More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Swans, Grimes, Death Cab for Cutie, Chelsea Wolfe, and More

Plus Bat For Lashes, Belle and Sebastian, Metronomy, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 06, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It should've been a quiet week due to Monday's Labor Day holiday here in America. And it was quiet at first, but then in the latter half of the week there was a rally of worthy new tracks. We settled on 11 tracks this week (we did only nine last week). More

Editors Announce Best Of Album, Share New Song and Title Track “Black Gold”

Black Gold Due Out October 25 via Play It Again Sam

Sep 05, 2019

British five-piece Editors have shared announced a new best of compilation, Black Gold, and has shared one of its new songs, title track "Black Gold." More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Hatchie, Mark Ronson and Angel Olsen, Absolutely Free, and More

Plus Devendra Banhart, Metronomy, Luke Temple, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 21, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It's a supersized edition, with a Top 12 instead of a Top 10. A ton of new albums were announced in the last week and then there were some albums and EPs released today featuring non-single tracks we've been dying to share in Songs of the Week. More

Editors Share Video for New Song “Frankenstein”

Single Out Now via Play It Again Sam

Jun 20, 2019

British five-piece Editors have shared a new song, "Frankenstein," via a video for the track. Jacknife Lee produced the dancefloor-ready track and Greg Ohrel directed the cinematic video. Right now it's a standalone single on Play It Again Sam.  More

Festival Preview: Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering 2019

Doves, Suede, Editors, and More at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, England, May 23-26

May 13, 2019

The month of May is a busy time for UK music lovers, with so many festivals taking place over the course of its four-and-a-half weeks. However, one of the most exciting events on the festival calendar is happening in the grounds of Catton Hall, an 18th Century listed building in the Derbyshire countryside. Situated close to the border of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, it's played host to Bearded Theory since 2014. More

Album of the Week: Vampire Weekend

Barrie and Big Thief Are Runner-ups (Plus Stream New Albums from Editors, Filthy Friends, L7, Tacocat, and More)

May 03, 2019

Vampire Weekend have released a new album, Father of the Bride, today via Columbia/Spring Snow and it's our Album of the Week. Find into 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

Editors Announce New Blanck Mass Version of Their Last Album, Share New Song “Barricades”

The Blanck Mass Sessions Due Out April 13 and May 3 via Play It Again Sam

Mar 25, 2019

British five-piece Editors released a new album, Violence, back in March 2018 via Play It Again Sam. Now they have announced a new, more electronic, version of the album featuring the original production work on the songs done by Blanck Mass (aka Benjamin John Power of Fuck Buttons) and shared its first single, the new song "Barricades," via a video for the track. More

Editors Share UNKLE Remix of “Cold”

Violence Out Now via Play It Again Sam

Nov 09, 2018

British five-piece Editors released a new album, Violence, back in March via Play It Again Sam. Now they have shared a remix of the album's "Cold" by UNKLE (the British electronic band led by James Lavelle).  More

Scott Hutchison Side-Project Mastersystem Share New Video for Final Single “Old Team”

Hutchison Passed Away in May, Video Chronicles Band’s Only Tour

Nov 05, 2018

Back in May, Scott Hutchison, 36-year-old frontman for Scotland's Frightened Rabbit, was found dead of apparent suicide after he was earlier reported missing by the band. His final release in his lifetime was Dance Music, a debut album released in April by supergroup Mastersystem, which featured Hutchison alongside his brother Grant Hutchison (also Frightened Rabbit's drummer) and brothers Justin and James Lockey of Editors and Minor Victories. Now Mastersystem has shared a video for the album's "Old Team," which the band are calling their final single. The video features footage from the band's first and only tour.   More

Editors Share “Darkness At the Door” Video

Violence Out Now via Play It Again Sam

Apr 17, 2018

British five-piece Editors released a new albumViolence, last month via Play It Again Sam. Now they have shared a video for "Darkness At the Door." More

Editors Share Video for New Song “Hallelujah (So Low)”

Violence Due Out March 9 via Play It Again Sam

Feb 22, 2018

British five-piece Editors are releasing a new albumViolence, on March 9 via Play It Again Sam. Previously they shared a video for its first single, "Magazine." Now they have shared a video for another song from the album, "Hallelujah (So Low)." Watch it below, followed by their upcoming U.S. tour dates. More

Jan 16, 2018

British five-piece Editors have announced their new album, Violence, and shared a video for its first single, "Magazine." Violence is due out March 9 via Play It Again Sam. Below is the "Magazine" video, followed by the album's tracklist and cover art.  More

Watch: Minor Victories - “Give Up the Ghost (Orchestral Variation)” Video

Orchestral Variations Due Out November 25 via Fat Possum

Nov 16, 2016

Minor Victories is a supergroup featuring Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Editors' Justin Lockey, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey.  More

Oct 24, 2016

Minor Victories is a supergroup featuring Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Editors' Justin Lockey, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey.  More

Aug 01, 2016

Minor Victories is a supergroup featuring Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Editors' Justin Lockey, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey. The band's self-titled debut album came out back in June via Fat Possum in the U.S.  More

Watch: Editors - “All the Kings” Video

In Dream Out Now via Play It Again Sam

Jun 17, 2016

British five-piece Editors released their fifth album, In Dream, last October via Play It Again Sam. Now they have shared a video for "All the Kings." More

May 10, 2016

Minor Victories is a supergroup featuring Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Editors' Justin Lockey, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey. The band's self-titled debut album is due out June 3 via Fat Possum in the U.S. (and [PIAS] in the rest of the world). Now they have shared another song from the album, "Breaking My Light." More

Listen: Editors - “The Law” (Featuring Rachel Goswell of Slowdive)

In Dream Out October 2 via Play It Again Sam

Sep 22, 2015

British five-piece Editors are releasing their fifth album, In Dream, on October 2 via Play It Again Sam. Now they have shared another song from it, "The Law," which is a moody duet with Rachel Goswell of recently reformed shoegazing icons Slowdive. More

Minor Victories (Featuring Members of Slowdive, Mogwai, and Editors) Share Short Film

Supergroup Includes Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, and Editors' Justin Lockey

Jul 23, 2015

Minor Victories is a new supergroup (although supergroups often hate being called supergroups). It features Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Editors' Justin Lockey, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey.  More

Jun 14, 2013

On the cusp of releasing their fourth album The Weight of Your Love, UK alt-rockers Editors have premiered a music video for their latest single "The Weight." More

May 10, 2013

This summer British alt-rockers Editors will release their fourth studio album, The Weight of Your Love. More

May 14, 2010

Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody has been busy gathering a new group of pals for new supergroup Tired Pony, including members of R.E.M. and Belle & Sebastian. Their debut album, The Place We Ran From (out July 12th), features contributions from She & Him and Editors’ Tom Smith. More

The Antlers Announce U.S. Tour With Editors

Dates Kick Off in Late January

Dec 11, 2009

Under the Radar "Please to Meet You" artist The Antlers are keeping some notable company. Hot off a tour with Minus the Bear, they're heading back on the road with Editors for a series of U.S. dates. More

Editors Launch American Invasion With February Headlining Tour

In This Light and On this Evening Out Now Digitally/Physical Release January 19th 2010

Dec 02, 2009

After two years away, British rockers Editors are bringing their icy synths stateside in support of their third album, In This Light and On this Evening. We have the dates.
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New Editors Album to Come Stateside in January

Official Site Allows All Visitors to Experience the New Album in London

Oct 23, 2009

In This Light and On This Evening is set for a U.S. release following its successful U.K. debut this last week, and the band has some goodies to go round.  More


Interviews

Oct 21, 2019

Editors are releasing a new best of compilation this Friday in the shape of Black Gold. Containing 13 songs from the band's extensive back catalogue alongside three previously unreleased new compositions, it's the first time Editors have put out a collection of this kind. More

Aug 21, 2018

I have a vivid recollection of when Editors swept into the frame of my life. I was quite literally engulfed in a dissertation at The University of Edinburgh, barely completing my master's program and frankly, in over my head.  More

Apr 28, 2018

Remember when you closed the door to your adolescent room, head spinning from that uniquely youthful, unbound energy that needed to be channeled somewhere? Picture a summer night in your past, hormones raging and you throw on The Smashing Pumpkins' Siamese Dream. Suddenly, another part of your being that you've only just become acquainted with is jolted awake. You break into air guitar, or break out a real one, feeling yourself grow two feet taller. More

2016 Artist Survey: Justin Lockey of Minor Victories and Editors

Lockey on Trump, Brexit, Scary Movies, and Friends

Feb 23, 2017

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, More

Minor Victories

Distant Battle Cries

Jul 12, 2016

Slowdive's Rachel Goswell says the word 'supergroup' "sits very uncomfortably with her." She's talking about her new project Minor Victories, which, as the term implies, also includes members of other noted bandsEditors' Justin Lockey, his brother James, and Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite. More


Reviews

The Blanck Mass Sessions

The Blanck Mass Sessions

Play It Again Sam

May 07, 2019

Originally released as a limited edition vinyl LP for Record Store Day 2019, The Blanck Mass Sessions is a re-work of seven songs from Editors' 2018 album Violence, and one bonus track, by electronic music producer Benjamin John Power (aka Blanck Mass) that is now seeing a general release in all formats.  More

Violence

Violence

Play It Again Sam

Mar 09, 2018

Editors have always demonstrated a passion for slick New Wave synth-rock, albeit a little dreamier and a little darker than the type that dominated the airwaves in the '80s. And Violence is no different. But contrary to what the gloomy song titles suggest, the band's sixth record is actually a kinder and gentler Editors album, musically speaking. More

In Dream

In Dream

Play It Again Sam

Oct 07, 2015

While it still may not rank with Editors' finest work, In Dream is the sound of a band finally moving on and discovering new ground rather than dwelling on past concerns, and the better for it.  More

The Weight of Your Love

The Weight of Your Love

PIAS

Sep 02, 2013

During the opening track of this, Editors' fourth album, frontman Tom Smith tells us in his still-assuming baritone that he is concerned that his constant references to death mean he's getting boring. More

In This Light and on This Evening

In This Light and on This Evening

FADER

Feb 12, 2010

For their third studio album In This Light and On This Evening, Britain's Editors have swapped guitars for synths and pessimism for nihilism. However, in their attempts to procure an oppressively dark ambience, they have bypassed heroes Depeche Mode and New Order, landing straight in standard-issue mall-Goth territory—a place with little thematic variance. More