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Under the Radar Announces Issue 65 with Mitski and boygenius on the Covers

Issue 65 is Out Now and Also Includes Interviews with Sharon Van Etten, Deerhunter, Foals, and Kurt Vile; Plus a Tribute to Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit, and Much More

Mar 01, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, Issue 65, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Mitski on the front cover and boygenius (Julien Baker + Phoebe Bridgers + Lucy Dacus) on the back cover. More

Hop Along Share Video for “Somewhere a Judge”

Bark Your Head Off, Dog Out Now via Saddle Creek

Aug 22, 2018

Philadelphia's Hop Along released a new album, Bark Your Head Off, Dog, back in April via Saddle Creek. It's the band's fourth album. Now the band have shared a video for "Somewhere a Judge." It features footage of the band on the road and can be watched below. More

Hop Along Share Video for “How Simple”

Bark Your Head Off, Dog Out Now via Saddle Creek

Apr 11, 2018

Philadelphia's Hop Along released a new albumBark Your Head Off, Dog, last week via Saddle Creek. It's the band's fourth album. Previously they had shared three songs from it: "How Simple," "Not Abel," and "Prior Things." Now "How Simple" has a video.  More

Album of the Week: Wye Oak

The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs Out Now via Merge

Apr 06, 2018

In the Google's documentary, Merge Records: 25 Years in 24 Minutes, Wye Oak frontwoman Jenn Wasner discusses how the help she received from label cofounder Laura Ballance kept the band continuing even after Wasner's romantic breakup with drummer Andy Stack. Fortunately, for us, the band sounds stronger than ever at 12 years old and with the release of their sixth LP, The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs. More

Stream the New Album by Hop Along

Bark Your Head Off, Dog Due Out This Friday via Saddle Creek

Apr 02, 2018

Philadelphia's Hop Along are releasing a new album, Bark Your Head Off, Dog, this Friday (April 6) via Saddle Creek. It's the band's fourth album. Previously they have shared three songs from it, "How Simple," "Not Abel," and "Prior Things." Now you can stream the whole album over at NPR First Listen (so head over there to check it out).  More

Hop Along Share New Song “Prior Things”

Bark Your Head Off, Dog Due Out April 6 via Saddle Creek

Mar 27, 2018

Philadelphia's Hop Along are releasing a new album, Bark Your Head Off, Dog, on April 6 via Saddle Creek. It's the band's fourth album. Previously they have shared two songs from it, "How Simple" and "Not Abel." Now they have shared the album's third single, "Prior Things." More


Interviews

16th Annual Artist Survey: Hop Along

Frances Quinlan on Anthony Bourdain, The X-Men, First Jobs, Bad Dates, and Disappointing Your Parents

Mar 12, 2019

For Under the Radar's 16th Annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the last year, plus some fun personal questions. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2018 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Frances Quinlan of Hop Along. More

Apr 05, 2018

When we connect to talk about her band Hop Along's new album Bark Your Head Off, DogFrances Quinlan is calling from Independence Hall, a leading historical attraction in her native Philadelphia. It's a fitting location given the band's extensive ties to the city, but there's just one problem with it-it's making her impossible to hear.  More


Reviews

Bark Your Head Off, Dog

Bark Your Head Off, Dog

Saddle Creek

Apr 03, 2018

Philadelphia's Hop Along has always been a notoriously difficult band to pin down. Even from Frances Quinlan's first solo record under the extended name Hop Along, Queen Ansleis, she was vaguely recognized as the short-lived freak-folk movement.  More