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Grandaddy Announce 20th Anniversary Reissue of “Under the Western Freeway,” Share Unreleased Track

Under the Western Freeway Due Out October 20 via Friendship Fever, Listen to "Hawaiian Island Wranglers"

Sep 12, 2017

Grandaddy has announced a 20th anniversary reissue of 1997's Under the Western Freeway. The vinyl-only reissue comes with a separate LP featuring eight previously unreleased tracks, including "Hawaiian Island Wranglers," which the band has shared and can be heard below. More

Jun 08, 2017

The members of Midlake (Eric Pulido, McKenzie Smith, Joey McClellan, and Jesse Chandler) have a new supergroup named BNQT that features vocals by Pulido, but also notable singers from four other bands: Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos, Grandaddy's Jason Lytle, and Travis' Fran Healy. More

Listen: BNQT (Midlake, Band of Horses, Grandaddy, Franz Ferdinand, Travis) - “Real Love”

Volume 1 Due Out April 28 via Dualtone/Entertainment One/Bella Union

Apr 13, 2017

The members of Midlake (Eric Pulido, McKenzie Smith, Joey McClellan, and Jesse Chandler) have a new supergroup named BNQT that features vocals by Pulido, but also notable singers from four other bands: Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos, Grandaddy's Jason Lytle, and Travis' Fran Healy. BNQT's debut albumVolume 1, is due out April 28 via Dualtone/Entertainment One/Bella Union. More

Listen: BNQT (Midlake, Band of Horses, Grandaddy, Franz Ferdinand, Travis) - “Unlikely Force”

Volume 1 Due Out April 28 via Dualtone/Entertainment One/Bella Union

Mar 24, 2017

The members of Midlake (Eric Pulido, McKenzie Smith, Joey McClellan, and Jesse Chandler) have a new supergroup named BNQT that features vocals by Pulido, but also notable singers from four other bands: Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos, Grandaddy's Jason Lytle, and Travis' Fran Healy.  More

BNQT (Members of Midlake, Band of Horses, Grandaddy, Franz Ferdinand, Travis) Announce Album

Volume 1 Due Out April 28 via Dualtone/Entertainment One/Bella Union, Listen to "Restart"

Jan 30, 2017

The members of Midlake (Eric Pulido, McKenzie Smith, Joey McClellan, and Jesse Chandler) have a new supergroup named BNQT that features vocals by Pulido, but also notable singers from four other bands: Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos, Grandaddy's Jason Lytle, and Travis' Fran Healy. More

Listen: Grandaddy Share Two New Songs - “Way We Won’t” and “Clear Your History”

First New Music in a Decade, Band Has Signed to Danger Mouse's 30th Century Records

Sep 09, 2016

A year and a week ago Grandaddy frontman/main creative force Jason Lytle posted to Twitter that he was tracking a new Grandaddy album. More

Listen: Band of Horses - “Whatever, Wherever”

Jason Lytle-Produced Why Are You OK Due Out June 10 via Interscope/American Recordings

Jun 02, 2016

Band of Horses are releasing a new album, Why Are You OK, on June 10 via Interscope and American Recordings. Now the band has shared another song from the album, the ballad "Whatever, Wherever." Zane Lowe debuted it today as his World Record on his Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music. Listen below. More

Listen: Band of Horses - “In a Drawer” (Feat. J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr.)

Jason Lytle-Produced Why Are You OK Due Out June 10 via Interscope/American Recordings

May 06, 2016

Band of Horses are releasing a new album, Why Are You OK, via Interscope and American Recordings. Now the album's exact release date has been confirmed as June 10 (previously it was just listed as June). Also the band has shared another song from the album, "In a Drawer," which features backing vocals from J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.), Sera Cahoone, and Jenn Champion. More

Band of Horses Share “Casual Party” Lyric Video, Announce Tour Dates

Jason Lytle-Produced Why Are You OK Due Out in June via Interscope/American Recordings

Apr 25, 2016

Band of Horses are releasing a new album, Why Are You OK, in June (exact date TBA) via Interscope and American Recordings. Now they have shared a lyric video for "Casual Party" and announced some tour dates. More

Nov 14, 2012

Next week on Nov. 23 Granddaddy's Jason Lytle and Sea Of Bees will release a split 7'' covering one another's songs. More

Watch: Jason Lytle: “Your Final Setting Sun” Video

Dept. of Disappearance Due October 16th via ANTI-

Sep 05, 2012

Ahead of his forthcoming solo album Dept. of Disappearanceformer Grandaddy Jason Lytle has released a video for album track, "Your Final Setting Sun." More

Grandaddy’s Jason Lytle Announces New Solo Album

Dept. of Disappearance Out This October

Jul 30, 2012

With a number of reunion gigs slated to take place with his old band in the coming months, former Grandaddy frontman Jason Lytle has announced the release of a new solo effort entitled Dept. of Disappearance. More

Dec 09, 2009

Ex-Granddaddy front man Jason Lytle is getting into the holiday spirit, releasing a Christmas EP though his bandcamp website for the very un-grinchy price of...free! 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

Under the Radar’s SXSW Party 2009

Camera Obscura, Mumford and Sons, and others impress at our SXSW party

Mar 23, 2009

Under the Radar's 2009 SXSW party was presented by JanSport and featured spirited sets from Mumford and Sons, Frances, Viva Voce, Loney Dear, Chairlift, Jason Lytle (of Grandaddy), and Camera Obscura. More



Reviews

Dept. of Disappearance

Dept. of Disappearance

ANTI-

Oct 19, 2012

For some singers, performing within a certain vocal range can be a case of exploring strengths within their limitations. In Jason Lytle's case, his breathy, careful delivery is his strength; while occasionally swinging upward to touch a few high notes like taking his hat from a rack, he generally maintains a strangely soothing vocal demeanor. More

Under the Radar’s SXSW Party 2009

March 20th, 2009

Mar 23, 2009

Under the Radar's 2009 SXSW party was presented by JanSport and featured spirited sets from Mumford and Sons, Frances, Viva Voce, Loney Dear, Chairlift, Jason Lytle (of Grandaddy), and Camera Obscura. More