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Here We Go Magic Share New Song “D” for “Our First 100 Days” Anti-Donald Trump Project

"Our First 100 Days" Will Include a New Song Every Day for the First 100 Days of Donald Trump's Presidency

Mar 13, 2017

"Our First 100 Days" is an anti-President Donald Trump project. The good folks behind the "30 Days, 30 Songs" anti-Trump campaign during the election have teamed up with Secretly Group for "Our First 100 Days." More

Here We Go Magic’s Luke Temple Announces New Solo Album, Shares “Birds of Late December”

A Hand Through The Cellar Door Due Out November 11 via Secretly Canadian

Sep 12, 2016

Here We Go Magic frontman Luke Temple released a great (and criminally underappreciated) solo album in 2013 entitled Good Mood Fool. Now he has announced a new solo album, A Hand Through The Cellar Door, which is due out November 11th via Secretly Canadian. More

Jul 25, 2016

Mass Gothic, the new project from former Hooray For Earth frontman Noel Heroux that also features his wife Jessica Zambri (of Zambri and Solvey), released their self-titled debut album on Sub Pop back in February. Now the band has announced a new EP, entitled Sub Goth, that's due out August 5 via Sub Pop. More

Panorama, New NYC Festival from Coachella Organizers, Announces Inaugural Lineup

LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire, and Kendrick Lamar to Headline Three-Day Event in July

Mar 01, 2016

The company behind Coachella, Goldenvoice, are launching a new festival in New York City named Panorama and today the festival's lineup has been announced. Panorama will go down at Randall's Island Park in New York City, from July 22-24. The headliners will be LCD Soundsystem (in their first NYC show since their Madison Square Garden farewell concerts five years ago), Arcade Fire, and Kendrick Lamar. More

Under the Radar Announces November/December Issue with EL VY on the Cover

Issue 55 Also Includes Interviews with Julia Holter, Kurt Vile, Neon Indian, Martin Courtney, The Dears, John Grant, Bruce Campbell on Ash vs Evil Dead, the Cast of Back to the Future, and More

Nov 13, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via the magazine apps Zinio and Readly), 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, as well as Readbug and Kindle. The issue features EL VY (Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls) on the cover.  More

Here We Go Magic Shares Mysterious “Be Small” Video

Be Small Out Now via Secretly Canadian

Nov 05, 2015

Here We Go Magic released their new album, Be Small, last month via Secretly Canadian. Now they have shared a video for the album's title track. The mysterious clip follows a potential modern day female grim reaper as she wanders around Hudson, New York. Watch it below. More

Stream the New Album by Here We Go Magic, “Be Small,” in Full

Be Small Due Out This Friday via Secretly Canadian

Oct 12, 2015

Here We Go Magic are releasing their new album, Be Small, this Friday (October 16) via Secretly Canadian. They previously shared the video for its first single, "Falling," the audio for "Ordinary Feeling," and the video for "Tokyo London U.S. Korea." Now you can stream the whole album below, via Noisey, who premiered it (and also ran an extensive interview with the band). More

Watch: Here We Go Magic - “Tokyo London U.S. Korea” Video

Be Small Due Out October 16 via Secretly Canadian

Oct 01, 2015

Here We Go Magic are releasing their new album, Be Small, on October 16 via Secretly Canadian. They previously shared the video for its first single, "Falling," and the audio for "Ordinary Feeling." Now they've shared another song from it, "Tokyo London U.S. Korea," via its video.  More

Listen: Here We Go Magic - “Ordinary Feeling”

Be Small Due Out October 16 via Secretly Canadian

Aug 24, 2015

Here We Go Magic recently announced a new album, Be Small, due out October 16 via Secretly Canadian. They previously shared the video for its first single, "Falling."  More

Jul 23, 2015

Here We Go Magic have announced a new album, Be Small, and have shared the video for its first single, "Falling." Be Small is due out October 16 via Secretly Canadian. More

Listen: Luke Temple and Eliot Krimsky - “Suffer”

Cover of 1974 Song by Curtis Mayfield

Sep 10, 2013

Luke Temple, frontman and songwriter for Here We Go Magic, has a solo album coming out next month. Today, he's released "Suffer," a cover of the 1974 song co-written by Curtis Mayfield and Donny Hathaway.  More

Jul 05, 2013

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal runs until July 7. We sent writer/photographer Laura Studarus to Montréal to check out the action. Check out her photos of Here We Go Magic More

Sep 05, 2012

While UK artist Kwes explored the awkwardness of a crowded elevator ride with the music video for his track "Bashful," Here We Go Magic decided to turn said awkwardness into outright insanity when it came time to make a visual accompaniment for their own single "Hard To Be Close." More

Here We Go Magic Announce Summer Tour

Joining Radiohead, Andrew Bird, Florence and the Machine and More

Jun 28, 2012

Here We Go Magic will be on the road for the majority of the summer, and much of the fall, in support of recently released album, A Different ShipMore

Under the Radar Announces Full Details for June/July Issue Featuring Yeasayer on the Cover

Issue also Includes Beach House, Liars, Hot Chip, Sigur Rós, Hot Chip, Father John Misty, Aubrey Plaza, and more

May 26, 2012

Under the Radar’s June/July 2012 Issue features Yeasayer on the cover as well as interviews with Beach House, ChromaticsPeaking LightsM. WardEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic ZerosLower DensSoulsavers featuring Dave GahanFather John Misty vs. Aubrey PlazaSigur RósHot Chip, and others.  More

Apr 30, 2012

Here We Go Magic have premiered a dance-happy music video for their A Different Ship lead single "How Do I Know."  More

Listen: Here We Go Magic - “How Do I Know”

New Single From Upcoming A Different Ship

Apr 10, 2012

Leading up to the release of their third LP A Different Ship Here We Go Magic have premiered the centerpiece and second single of the record, "How Do I Know." More

Watch: Here We Go Magic Cover “On Broadway”

Having a New York Kinda Time at The New York Time Out

Mar 09, 2012

With the release of their new album A Different Ship on the horizon (May 8 via Matador), Here We Go Magic stopped by Time Out New York, where they played the appropriately themed cover “On Broadway.” More

Mar 06, 2012

Here We Go Magic have a possessing video for new tune “Make Up Your Mind”—from the band’s forthcoming third album, A Different ShipMore

Here We Go Magic Announce New Album

A Different Ship Out in May

Feb 06, 2012

Here We Go Magic have announced the release of their third album, A Different Ship. More

Here We Go Magic’s Luke Temple to Release Solo Album

Don't Act Like You Don't Care Due Out Aug. 16

May 17, 2011

After being shelved for years, Here We Go Magic's Luke Temple is releasing his solo album, Don't Act Like You Don't Care, this summer on Western Vinyl. More

Mar 29, 2011

Brooklynites Here We Go Magic have announced a multitude of performances across the U.S. in support of their upcoming January EP out on May 10. More

Mar 03, 2011

Brooklyn's Here We Go Magic will release a collection of six new tracks under the title, The January EP on May 10. More

Nov 24, 2010

Here We Go Magic released a decidedly not safe for work blood fest video for “Casual.” More

Here We Go Magic Remix Local Natives

We have the New Version of "Sun Hands"

Oct 06, 2010

Local Natives have great harmonies. Here We Go Magic crafts great, dreamy productions. Put them together and what do you get? Here We Go Magic’s remix of Local Natives stand-out track, “Sun Hands.” We have the track. 

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Under the Radar Announces Wasted on the Youth Issue

Musicians and Actors on Their Childhood Memories

Jul 29, 2010

Under the Radar's Summer 2010 issue is a special issue we're calling the Wasted on the Youth Issue. The basic idea of the issue was to talk to musicians and actors about various facets of their childhood/teenage years, from their first favorite bands/concerts to childhood memories to movies/TV shows of their youth, etc. We were interested in talking to musicians and actors about some of their earliest memories and their childhood passions. Many of the articles include childhood or teenage photos of the musicians interviewed. We have the full details on the issue that includes these artists: The National, The Antlers, Fred Armisen, Camera Obscura, Judah Friedlander, Fucked Up vs. Devo, Here We Go Magic, Jim James, Jónsi, Kele, The Kids in the Hall, Liars, Local Natives, Menomena, Chloë Grace Moretz, Elisabeth Moss, Portishead, Robert Rodriguez, School of Seven Bells, Tegan and Sara, Russell Tovey, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Edgar Wright, and many more! More

Photos from Bonnaroo Music Festival 2010 - She & Him, The National, Conan O’Brien, and more

Plus: Local Natives, The Dodos, The Dead Weather, The Flaming Lips, Steve Martin, Phoenix, Mumford & Sons, and much more

Jun 16, 2010

Last weekend (June 11th - 13th), Bonnaroo was the place to be with performances from She & Him, The National, Local Natives, Fanfarlo, The Dodos, Here We Go Magic, Phoenix, Mumford & Sons, Conan O'Brien, Dr. Dog, The Dead Weather, Steve Martin, The Flaming Lips, The Dead Weather, Local Natives, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and many more. We sent photographer Matt Jones down to cover the action. Check out the full galleries of each day. More

Here We Go Magic, Here We Go Tour!

Pigeons Out June 8th

May 18, 2010

Here We Go Magic is hitting the road in June, taking their summery sounds to the people during the appropriate season. We have the dates. More

May 12, 2010

The dreamy Brooklyn quintet Here We Go Magic perform and leap about a field and house in the VHS-styled video for debut single, "Collector." The trippy and propulsive clip was directed by Nat Livingston Johnson. We have the video. More

Mar 10, 2010

After a whirlwind year that found singer/songwriter Luke Temple partnering with four other musicians to flesh out lo-fi bedroom project Here We go Magic, the now solidified band is back with sophomore album Pigeons, out June 8th on Secretly Canadian. You can download their first single. More

White Rabbits and Here We Go Magic to Tour Together

New Here We Go Magic Album Due This Spring

Feb 16, 2010

White Rabbits and Here We Go Magic have announced a U.S. tour together. White Rabbits are promoting their second full-length album, It's Frightening, out now on TBD Records. Here We Go Magic, meanwhile, will have a new record due out later this year on Secretly Canadian and are also playing Pitchfork, Primavera, and Bonnaroo. More

Pitchfork Music Festival Begins to Unveil 2010’s Artists

Modest Mouse, St. Vincent, and Pavement Among First Group to be Announced

Feb 05, 2010

The details of this year's Pitchfork Music Festival are beginning to materialize. The first handful of confirmed artists includes Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, and St. Vincent. More

Sep 29, 2009

Psych-folk singer-songwriter Luke Temple dropped his promising self-titled debut as Here We Go Magic and toured with the likes of Grizzly Bear and The Walkman earlier this year but he's not quite done. Here We Go Magic was released through the Austin label Western Vinyl but his full-band sophomore offering will come out this spring via Secretly Canadian. More

Jun 22, 2009

Grizzly Bear played a sold-out show at The Troubadour in Los Angeles, CA Saturday night. We sent a photographer Darren Kim down to capture the action. Check out the full gallery of photos from the Troubadour show here. More

Austin City Limits Festival 2009 Lineup Announced

Over 130 Acts In 3 Days, including The Dead Weather, Sonic Youth, Grizzly Bear, Lily Allen, and The Decemberists

Apr 28, 2009

Though the early bird 3-day passes have been sold out since last year, the preliminary lineup for the Austin City Limits Music Festival has only recently been announced. More

Under the Radar Announces its Spring Issue

New Issue Features Bat For Lashes, Camera Obscura, Doves, The Lonely Island, Depeche Mode, Flight of the Conchords, and much more!

Apr 11, 2009

Under the Radar's Spring Issue will be hitting stands soon. Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan graces the cover and the issue features an in-depth nine-page interview with Khan that traces the long road to her amazing new album Two Suns. More


Interviews

Here We Go Magic

Homespun Alchemy

Jan 07, 2016

Despite being an avowed favorite of acts ranging from Thom Yorke to Death Cab for Cutie to Grizzly Bear, mainstream success has thus far eluded Here We Go Magic. Sadly, most of the world overlooked 2012's phenomenal Ships, despite its high profile production credit from Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich.  More

May 06, 2011

While backstage at the 2011 Coachella Music and Arts Festival, Under the Radar's publisher/senior editor Mark Redfern conducted video interviews with some of the fest's most noteworthy bands, New York collective,Here We Go Magic. More


Reviews

Be Small

Be Small

Secretly Canadian

Nov 04, 2015

On Here We Go Magic's self-titled 2009 debut, frontman Luke Temple sang, on the album's closing vertiginous ballad "Everything's Big," "Eat like a cow, get fat like a pig." The venomous nature of the line was mitigated by the gorgeous instrumentation, as Temple sank his fangs into rampant consumerism and hedonism.  More

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal: Here We Go Magic and Belle and Sebastian

July 5th, 2013

Jul 06, 2013

While the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal carried on through the weekend, Friday was Under the Radar’s final day of musical adventures. One could not ask for a better sendoff than standout sets from Here We Go Magic and Belle and Sebastian.


A Different Ship

A Different Ship

Secretly Canadian

May 09, 2012

Kids, let this be a lesson to you: play a great set, and you could end up with friend-of-Radiohead Nigel Godrich producing your third album. Thus was the fate of Here We Go Magic, who landed help from the unofficial sixth member of Radiohead after playing Glastonbury in 2010 and impressing Godrich. More

The January EP

The January EP

Secretly Canadian

May 09, 2011

Luke Temple and company pick up where they left off with the fine Pigeons, further exploring their '70s-inflected sounds. The January EP veers away from frenetic Talking Heads rave-ups, instead turning towards spacier, quieter orchestrations. More

Coachella 2011 Day Two Report – Arcade Fire, Suede, Mumford & Sons, and Elbow

Apr 18, 2011

Day two of Coachella 2011 offered few surprises, but plenty of solid sets, including two British bands—one reunited '90s legends back for another try, and the other a star-making main stage performance from a band still on their debut album. More

Pigeons

Pigeons

Secretly Canadian

Jun 11, 2010

The second album from Luke Temple's Here We Go Magic expands on the sound of his self-titled debut, which created rhythms and melodies from scratch, rotating them around each other in unexpected ways. More

SXSW 2009 Day 2

March 19th, 2009

Mar 31, 2009

Day two of SXSW for us began where day one ended, at the Central Presbyterian Church. The night before we had seen there the appealing trio of Department of Eagles, St. Vincent, and Camera Obscura. This night we also saw three bands at the venue, but only one was great. As we had missed M. Ward the night before at the same venue by not allowing enough time to navigate the long line, we were determined to arrive in plenty of time for Grizzly Bear’s 8:30 P.M. slot at the eMusic showcase. That meant that we had to sit through two other bands we had no interest in seeing, including one we’d never even heard of before. More

Here We Go Magic

Here We Go Magic

Western Vinyl

Mar 19, 2009

One of the most gently amazing albums of the year thus far, Here We Go Magic is the work of Brooklyn’s Luke Temple. Recorded in only two months, Here We Go Magic has the well-worn feel of years of work. More