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Join Under the Radar on Patreon to Enter to Win a Vinyl Copy of Japanese Breakfast’s New Album

Support Under the Radar on Patreon to Access Exclusive Content

Jul 20, 2017

If you support Under the Radar's Patreon page at the minimum contribution of at least $1.00 a month you get access to our Patreon-only feed featuring exclusive content only available to Patreon supporters. And our friends at Dead Oceans have also donated a vinyl copy of the excellent new album by Japanese Breakfast (aka Michelle Zauner), Soft Sounds From Another Planet, to give away to one lucky Under the Radar Patreon supporter.  More

Under the Radar Announces Summer 2017 Issue with Grizzly Bear on the Cover

Issue 61 Also Includes Interviews with The War on Drugs, The National, Broken Social Scene, Slowdive vs. Ariel Pink, Phoenix, Beach House, and Much More

Jul 18, 2017

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our Summer 2017 Issue, which is out now digitally via Under the Radar's app and the magazine app Readly. The print version has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon (as well as available soon digitally via the magazine app Zinio). The issue features Grizzly Bear on the cover. More

Six Best Songs of the Week: Wolf Alice, Ted Leo, Cut Copy, Cults, and More

Plus Japanese Breakfast and Loney dear, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 07, 2017

Most of the American music industry took Monday and Tuesday off for the long July 4th weekend, leaving only three days to produce worthy new songs this week. But that was good enough for some strong new offerings, including one song actually called "Offering." More

Japanese Breakfast Shares Strange “Road Head” Video and Announces Fall Tour Dates

Soft Sounds From Another Planet Due Out July 14 via Dead Oceans

Jul 06, 2017

Japanese Breakfast (aka Michelle Zauner) is releasing her sophomore albumSoft Sounds From Another Planet, on July 14 via Dead Oceans. Previously she shared a video for its first single, "Machinist," and the audio for the lush ballad "Boyish." Now she has shared another song from the album, "Road Head," via its video. Zauner self-directed the video, with some help from Adam Kolodny.  More

Seven Best Songs of the Week: TORRES, Emily Haines, Alvvays, The Dears, and More

Plus Japanese Breakfast, LIV, Ride, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 09, 2017

What a packed week for new songs and album announcements, enough to help you ignore all the James Comey/Donald Trump (but at least the Conservatives stumbled at the U.K. general election). More

Listen: Japanese Breakfast - “Boyish”

Soft Sounds From Another Planet Due Out July 14 via Dead Oceans

Jun 07, 2017

Japanese Breakfast (aka Michelle Zauner) is releasing her sophomore albumSoft Sounds From Another Planet, on July 14 via Dead Oceans. Previously she shared a video for its first single, "Machinist."  More

Japanese Breakfast Announces New Album, Shares “Machinist” Video

Soft Sounds From Another Planet Due Out July 14 via Dead Oceans

May 04, 2017

Japanese Breakfast (aka Michelle Zauner) has announced her sophomore album, Soft Sounds From Another Planet, and shared a video for its first single, "Machinist." Soft Sounds From Another Planet is due out July 14 via Dead Oceans.  More

Slowdive Announce American Tour Dates

Iconic Reformed Shoegazers Are Working on a New Album and Recently Released First New Song in 22 Years

Jan 23, 2017

Legendary '90s shoegazers Slowdive reformed in 2014 and have been playing shows. There were promises that they were working on new music and a couple of weeks ago they finally shared "Star Roving," their first new song in 22 years.  More



Reviews

Soft Sounds From Another Planet

Soft Sounds From Another Planet

Dead Oceans

Jul 13, 2017

When Japanese Breakfast first emerged into the world, it was to deal with the loss of Michelle Zauner's mother. The solo project from Little Big League singer Zauner mourned with impeccable pop style on 2016's Psychopomp. A year on and Soft Sounds From Another Planet finds Zauner seeking escape from trauma, shooting off to the stars for a synth-tinged autotuned adventure every bit as good as her debut. More