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10 Best Songs of the Week: Parcels, Run the Jewels, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, John Grant, and More

Plus Little Dragon, Sampha, Thom Yorke, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 12, 2018

While it was a very healthy week for new album releases, so much so that we had eight runner-ups for this week's Album of the Week, it was more of a challenge to find 10 new songs we felt worthy of this week's Songs of the Week list.  More

Album of the Week: John Grant

Love Is Magic Out Now via Partisan and Bella Union

Oct 12, 2018

John Grant released a new album, Love Is Magic, today via Partisan in the U.S. (and Bella Union elsewhere) and it's our Album of the Week. It was a strong week for new albums and the new albums by Kurt Vile and Jaakko Eino Kalevi could've just as easily taken the crown and there are eight runner-ups this week in total.  More

Jaakko Eino Kalevi - Stream the New Album

Out of Touch Out Now via Weird World

Oct 12, 2018

Finnish multi-instrumentalist Jaakko Eino Kalevi released a new album, Out of Touch, today via Domino imprint Weird World. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are his upcoming tour dates. More

Jaakko Eino Kalevi Shares Video for New Song “This World”

Out of Touch Due Out This Friday via Weird World

Oct 10, 2018

Finnish multi-instrumentalist Jaakko Eino Kalevi is releasing a new album, Out of Touch, this Friday (October 12) via Domino imprint Weird World. Now he has shared another song from the album, "This World." It was shared via a video for the song that mainly features a close-up of Kalevi as he sings the song while the lyrics flash on the screen. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Kurt Vile, Villagers, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Low, and More

Plus Danielson, Jungle, Django Django, Farao, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 14, 2018

We spent the week wondering if Hurricane Florence was going to hit us here at our headquarters in Southwest Virginia. Lucky for us, it seems to have angled further south, and while we may still get some heavy rains and winds in the coming days and week, it likely won't be as devastating to Virginia as feared. More

Sep 12, 2018

Finnish multi-instrumentalist Jaakko Eino Kalevi is releasing a new album, Out of Touch, on October 12 via Domino imprint Weird World. Previously he shared a video for its first single, "Emotions in Motion" (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now he has shared another new song from the album, "People in the Centre of the City," via a video for the song. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Anna Calvi, Spiritualized, Petite Noir, Neneh Cherry, and More

Plus Phosphorescent, Moses Sumney, Robyn, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Teleman, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 03, 2018

Lots of strong Songs of the Week contenders this week. We were tempted to do a Top 12 again like last week, instead of our usual Top 10, but resisted the excess. There are lots of Europeans in this week's list. More

Aug 01, 2018

Finnish multi-instrumentalist Jaakko Eino Kalevi has announced a new album, Out of Touch, and shared a video for its first single, "Emotions in Motion." More

Jan 20, 2016

The nominees for the sixth annual Nordic Music Prize were announced today, an award that honors the best album of the year from Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland or Denmark.  More

Under the Radar Announces August/September Issue with CHVRCHES on the Cover

Issue 54 Also Includes Interviews with New Order, Garbage, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, the Casts of Fear the Walking Dead and Wet Hot American Summer, and More

Aug 07, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the August/September 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via Under the Radar's app and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug), has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It features CHVRCHES on the cover. Garbage's Shirley Manson discusses the 20th anniversary of the band's self-titled debut album. We talk to the creators and various cast members of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. Star Cliff Curtis and producer Gale Anne Hurd talk about The Walking Dead companion series Fear the Walking Dead. The issue also includes interviews with Beach House, New Order, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, Telekinesis, Ducktails, DRINKS, Briana Marela, LA Priest, Jaakko Eino KaleviChelsea Wolfe, and more.  More

Watch: Jaakko Eino Kalevi – “Double Talk” Video

Jaakko Eino Kalevi Out Now via Weird World

Jun 18, 2015

Jaakko Eino Kalevi's self-titled new album came out this week on Domino imprint Weird World. Today the Finnish musician has shared the video for "Double Talk." In the sparse clip Kalevi is clad in white in front of a white background holding a glass of milk. More

Listen: Jaakko Eino Kalevi - “Hush Down”

Self-Titled Album Out June 16 via Weird World/Domino

Jun 01, 2015

Finland's Jaakko Eino Kalevi has released another song from his forthcoming self-titled album. "Hush Down" is another slice of dream-pop infused dance-pop. Jaakko Eino Kalevi is due out June 16 via Weird World/Domino. More

Apr 02, 2014

Music Finland and our pals at The Line of Best Fit have partnered for a very special Record Store Day Release.  More

Premiere: Jaakko Eino Kalevi Mixtape (by:Larm Edition)

by:Larm Runs Feb 26-March 1 in Oslo, Norway

Feb 28, 2014

Under the Radar is in Oslo, Norway this week for by:Larm. Our special mixtape series celebrating the festival continues with an entry from Finland’s Jaakko Eino Kalevi.


Interviews

Jaakko Eino Kalevi

Feeling the Flow

Oct 30, 2015

Although only now being introduced to an international audience, Finnish singer/songwriter Jaakko Eino Kalevi would like to clear up a few misconceptions. First, even though the former tram driver makes cinematic pop and played a carefree character, cavorting with a pack of comely ladies in the surrealistic video for his single "Deeper Shadows," More


Reviews

Out of Touch

Out of Touch

Domino

Oct 23, 2018

For Jaakko Eino Kalevi's fifth album, the Finnish solo artist delves into a musical style that is not easily classifiable. It could described as a warm and lithesome blending of lounge pop, smooth jazz and adult contemporary that at times is inconsistently brewed.  More

Jaakko Eino Kalevi

Jaakko Eino Kalevi

Weird World

Jul 22, 2015

This Finnish-born, Berlin-based musician claims to have self-titled his first full-length so that people will learn how to properly spell his name. More

by:Larm Day Three: First Aid Kit, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Ice Cream Cathedral, and Kate Boy

March 1st, 2014

Mar 06, 2014

The music on Saturday night was pretty impressive: First Aid KitJaakko Eino KaleviIce Cream Cathedral, and Kate Boy. More