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Austin City Limits 2019 Lineup: Tame Impala, Guns N’ Roses, The Cure, Thom Yorke, and More

Plus: Jenny Lewis, Childish Gambino, Robyn, The Raconteurs, Billie Eilish, Kacey Musgraves, Weyes Blood, IDLES, Julia Jacklin, and Others

Apr 30, 2019

Austin City Limits have announced the lineup of their 2019 festival to go down in the Texas capitol this October. The event is headlined by Guns N' Roses, The Cure, Tame Impala, Childish Gambino, Robyn, Mumford & Sons, Billie Eilish, and Cardi B. More

Apr 16, 2019

Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin released her sophomore album, Crushing, in February via Polyvinyl. Now she has shared an acoustic video where she performs the album's "Comfort" backstage. More

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

Stella Donnelly Shares Video (Co-Directed by Julia Jacklin) for New Song “Tricks”

Beware of the Dogs Due Out March 8 via Secretly Canadian

Feb 27, 2019

Australian singer/songwriter Stella Donnelly is releasing her debut full-length album, Beware of the Dogs, on March 8 via Secretly Canadian. Now she has shared another song from it, "Tricks," via a video for the song. Fellow Australian musician Julia Jacklin co-directed the video with her frequent collaborator Nick Mckk. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Weyes Blood, Tamaryn, Wye Oak, Broken Social Scene, and More

Plus Jessie Ware, Drugdealer, Jenny Lewis, SASAMI, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 15, 2019

It was pretty rough week to be a Ryan Adams fan. We won't regurgitate the details, but if you haven't already done so then you should read The New York Times article detailing the sexual misconduct allegations made against him by Mandy Moore, Phoebe Bridgers, and several other women.  More

Feb 14, 2019

Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin is releasing her sophomore album, Crushing, on February 22 via Polyvinyl. Now she has shared another song from it, "Comfort," via a video for the song. You can also now stream Crushing a week early. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Yak, Vampire Weekend, HÆLOS, Jenny Lewis, and More

Plus Rose Elinor Dougall, Foals, Florence + the Machine, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 25, 2019

This was a helluva week for new music. Monday was fairly quiet due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, but Foals officially announced two albums and shared a cinematic video for a new song. More

Jan 24, 2019

Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin is releasing her sophomore album, Crushing, on February 22 via Polyvinyl. Now she has shared another song from it, "Pressure to Party," via a video for the song. Jacklin co-directed the clip with frequent collaborator Nick Mckk, which features all her siblings. More

Julia Jacklin Shares a Video for “Head Alone”

Crushing Due Out February 22, 2019 via Polyvinyl

Nov 28, 2018

Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin is releasing her sophomore album, Crushing, on February 22, 2019 via Polyvinyl. Previously she shared two songs from the album: "Body" (which was one of our Songs of the Week) and "Head Alone" (which was also one of our Songs of the Week). Now she has shared a video for "Head Alone." More

10 Best Songs of the Week: The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; Piroshka; Cherry Glazerr; and More

Plus Murray A. Lightburn, Julia Jacklin, Nilüfer Yanya, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 09, 2018

There might still be nearly two months left in 2018, but 2019 album announcements have been coming hard and fast of late. The Top 10 of this week's Songs of the Week is packed with first and second singles from albums due out next January or February, although not our #1, that album is due out next week. More

Nov 08, 2018

Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin has announced her sophomore album, Crushing, and shared another song from it, "Head Alone." She has also announced some North American tour dates.  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Courtney Barnett, Phosphorescent, Julia Jacklin, and More

Plus Moonface, Thom Yorke, Sharon Van Etten, Kurt Vile, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 05, 2018

This week Sharon Van Etten and Moonface announced new albums and their lead singles both made this week's Songs of the Week list. Joining them are new standalone singles from Julia JacklinJessie Ware, and SOAK, as well as some singles from upcoming albums, and an eight-minute album track. But our #1 this week is a bonus track that probably shouldn't have been cut from an album released earlier this year. More

Julia Jacklin Shares a Video for the New Song “Body”

New Album Due Out Early Next Year via Polyvinyl

Oct 04, 2018

Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin has shared a new song, "Body," via a video for the track. Jacklin co-directed the video with Nick Mckk and it features her driving out into the Australian wilderness.  More

Phantastic Ferniture Share Silly Video for New Song “Bad Timing”

Phantastic Ferniture Due Out July 27 via Polyvinyl

Jul 11, 2018

Phantastic Ferniture is a trio led by Julia Jacklin (who released a well-received solo albumDon't Let the Kids Win, on Polyvinyl in 2016). The band also features Elizabeth Hughes and Ryan K Brennan and on July 27 they are releasing their self-titled debut album, also via Polyvinyl.  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wild Nothing, Suede, Anna Calvi, Matty, John Coltrane, and More

Plus Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Tomberlin, Interpol, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 08, 2018

This was a strong week for new tracks, so much so that we almost expanded this week's Songs of the Week list to a Top 13. Instead we decided to include three honorable mentions. The full list includes two legendary artists who we will soon be getting previously unreleased posthumous albums from. More

First Aid Kit Announce Fall North American Tour Dates

Ruins Out Now via Columbia; Support Acts Include Julia Jacklin and M. Ward

May 09, 2018

Swedish sister alt-country/folk duo First Aid Kit released a new albumRuins, back in January via Columbia. Now they have announced some fall North American tour dates. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 11, at 10 a.m. local time. Julia Jacklin will support some of the dates, with M. Ward on one date. More


Interviews

May 09, 2019

After the release of her debut LP, 2016's Don't Let the Kids Win, Melbourne-based singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin didn't think she had any more songs left in her to write. More


Reviews

Crushing

Crushing

Polyvinyl

Feb 19, 2019

After touring for two years following her well-received debut, Julia Jacklin feels more comfortable as a musician. The Australian's lyrical confidence has grown and she uses that as a palette to lay out her vulnerability on new album Crushing. More

Don’t Let the Kids Win

Don’t Let the Kids Win

Polyvinyl

Nov 15, 2016

By her own admission, Julia Jacklin is a nostalgic soul. The danger of looking through a rose tinted lens for too long is that fatalism can take hold. More