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Protest Auction Extended Ends Today at 3 PM Eastern - Wild Beasts, Perfect Pussy, and Others

Select Protest Signs Still Available to Bid On, Help Us Donate to the American Cancer Society - Everything Everything, Fear of Men, Amber Arcades, and More

Nov 02, 2016

Under the Radar's one-week Protest Auction for the American Cancer Society ended last week and was a complete success. But as happens every time we do a protest sign auction, a handful of signs didn't sell for whatever reason. More

Protest Auction Extended - You Can Still Bid on Signs by Wild Beasts, Perfect Pussy, and Others

Select Protest Signs Still Available, Help Us Donate to the American Cancer Society - Everything Everything, Fear of Men, Amber Arcades, and More

Oct 28, 2016

Under the Radar's one-week Protest Auction for the American Cancer Society ended on Tuesday and was a complete success. But as happens every time we do a protest sign auction, a handful of signs didn't sell for whatever reason. So we have relisted them. You have until next Wednesday, November 2, at 3 PM eastern to bid on the signs by Perfect PussyWild BeastsEverything EverythingFear of MenAmber ArcadesCullen Omori, and Younghusband. Also still up for grabs is a signed vinyl copy of How to Dress Well's latest album, Care. More

Watch: Fear of Men - “Sane” Video

Fall Forever Out Now via Kanine

Sep 23, 2016

British trio Fear of Men (Jessica Weiss, Daniel Falvey, and Michael Miles) released their sophomore full-length album, Fall Forever, back in June via Kanine. Now they have shared a video for "Sane."  More

Stream the New Album by Fear of Men - “Fall Forever”

Fall Forever Due Out June 3 via Kanine

May 26, 2016

British trio Fear of Men (Jessica Weiss, Daniel Falvey, and Michael Miles) are releasing their sophomore full-length album, Fall Forever, next Friday, June 3, via Kanine. Previously they had shared the album's first single, "Island" (as well as its video) and the songs "Trauma" (and its video) and "Sane."Now you can stream the full album below via NPR First Listen. More

Watch: Fear of Men - “Trauma” Video

Fall Forever Due Out June 3 via Kanine

May 23, 2016

British trio Fear of Men (Jessica Weiss, Daniel Falvey, and Michael Miles) are releasing their sophomore full-length album, Fall Forever, on June 3 via Kanine. Previously they had shared the album's first single, "Island" (as well as its video) and the songs "Trauma" and"Sane." More

Under the Radar Announces May/June 2016 Issue with M83 on the Cover

Issue 57 Also Includes Interview with Lush, Primal Scream, John Carpenter, Frightened Rabbit, Underworld, Yeasayer, Frankie Cosmos, Julien Baker, Cat's Eyes, School of Seven Bells, Parquet Courts, Fear of Men, Minor Victories, Kevin Morby, and More

May 06, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our May/June 2016 issue (out May, June, and into July), which has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug. The issue features M83 on the cover. More

Listen: Fear of Men - “Sane”

Fall Forever Due Out June 3 via Kanine

May 04, 2016

British trio Fear of Men (Jessica Weiss, Daniel Falvey, and Michael Miles) are releasing their sophomore full-length album, Fall Forever, on June 3 via Kanine. Previously they had shared the album's first single, "Island" (as well as its video) and the song "Trauma."  More

Listen: Fear of Men - “Trauma”

Fall Forever Due Out June 3 via Kanine

Apr 14, 2016

British trio Fear of Men are releasing their sophomore full-length album, Fall Forever, on June 3 and  have shared another single called "Trauma." More

Watch: Fear of Men - “Island” Video

Fall Forever Due Out June 3 via Kanine

Mar 28, 2016

British trio Fear of Men (Jessica Weiss, Daniel Falvey, and Michael Miles) are releasing their sophomore full-length album, Fall Forever, on June 3 via Kanine. Previously they had shared the album's first single, "Island." Now "Island" has a video. Eleanor Hardwick directed the atmospheric clip, which features the band at night, in the English countryside and surrounded by candles.  More

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Events: Car Seat Headrest, Hinds, Eleanor Friedberger, and More

Everything Everything, Caveman, Still Corners, Julien Baker, Sunflower Bean, Petite Noir, Fear of Men, Yuck, Gwenno, Girls Names, Cullen Omori, TEEN, and Others to Play

Mar 04, 2016

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2016 events: two day parties on Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March 17 and one official nighttime showcase on Wednesday, March 16. The lineups include Car Seat Headrest, Julien Baker, Hinds, Eleanor Friedberger, Everything Everything, Caveman, Still Corners, Yuck, Sunflower Bean, Petite Noir, Girls Names, Gwenno, MONEY, Cullen Omori, TEEN, Mass Gothic, Younghusband, and more. More

Fear of Men Announce New Album, Share “Island”

Fall Forever Due Out June 3 via Kanine

Mar 01, 2016

British trio Fear of Men (Jessica Weiss, Daniel Falvey, and Michael Miles) have announced a new album and shared its first single. Fall Forever is due out June 3 via Kanine. Below you can stream "Island." The album is the follow-up to the Brighton-based band's 2014-released debut Loom. More

SXSW Music 2016 Announces First Round of Artists

Crystal Castles, Yuck, Fear of Men, HÆLOS, Micachu and the Shapes, Caveman, and More on List

Oct 20, 2015

SXSW (aka South By Southwest), the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas, has announced the first round of artists to be performing during the music portion (there's also film and interactive portions) in 2016 (its 30th year). The list is short on big names, but a huge part of SXSW is discovering new artists.  More

Watch: Fear Of Men - “Tephra” Video

Loom Out Now Via Kanine

Sep 25, 2014

Here's a new video for "Tephra" from Fear of Men's full-length debut LoomIn it, frontwoman Jessica Weiss stares at the camera with a slightly nervous look. More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring SBTRKT, Wild Beasts, Flying Lotus, and More

Plus New Tracks from Fear of Men covering Ty Segall, Jessie Ware, Caribou, Peaking Lights, Zola Jesus, Sharon Van Etten, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Angel Olsen, Korallreven, The Twilight Sad, Allo Darlin', Jungle, and Others

Sep 19, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar's weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). In this mix we've got new songs by SBTRKT, Wild Beasts (remixed by Foals), Flying Lotus, Fear of Men covering Ty Segall, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Angel Olsen, Jessie Ware, Caribou, Peaking Lights, Zola Jesus, Sharon Van Etten (remixed by The Juan MacLean), Korallreven, The Twilight Sad, Allo Darlin', Jungle, Cloud Nothings, Beat Connection, and more. Look no further, your Friday and weekend playlist is here.  More

Check Out Photos of Ablebody, Fear of Men, and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Last Night at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA

May 08, 2014

Last night AblebodyFear of Men, and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart performed at The Troubadour in West Hollywood.  More


Interviews

Fear of Men

Love and Loss

Jun 10, 2016

Following an auspicious singles collection in 2013's Early Fragments, and their even better debut LP Loom, released in 2014, Fear of Men established themselves as a highly idiosyncratic entity in the annals of British indie pop music.  More

The End: Jessica Weiss of Fear of Men on Endings and Death

"The only people I've lost in my life have lived into old age, which allows me to be the self-absorbed, sensitive flower that I am."

Mar 14, 2016

We asked Jessica Weiss of Fear of Men some questions about endings and death. The British trio also includes Daniel Falvey and Michael Miles. They are releasing a new album, Fall Forever, on June 3 via Kanine. The album is the follow-up to the Brighton-based band's 2014-released debut Loom. Weiss calls Fall Forever "a love album" and says in a press release that it's a "very personal and genuine record exploring where my life is at the moment."


Reviews

Fall Forever

Fall Forever

Kanine

May 30, 2016

Fear of Men's 2014 debut, Loom, was an alluring blend of lo-fi dream pop, straddling an unusual space between the fuzzy, unpolished appeal of classic K Records singles and the more recent wave of ramshackle indie pop typified by bands such as The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.  More

Loom

Loom

Kanine

Apr 25, 2014

Fear of Men's proper debut comes on the heels of last year's singles collection, Early Fragments. Judging by Loom's militant drum loops, lusciously layered vocals and rippling, backward guitar textures, the gloom pop quartet has been taking notes on Loveless' obscure passages. More