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12 Best Songs of the Week: Bruce Springsteen, Lucy Dacus, Marika Hackman, Ride, and More

Plus FKA twigs, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Japanese Breakfast, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 26, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. There were a plethora of strong tracks to choose from this week, thanks in part to both some new albums that were announced this week and some other albums that were released today. So much so that we have expanded it to a Top 12 this week (as we've done from time to time in the past). More

Kevin Morby – Stream the New Album

Oh My God Out Now via Dead Oceans

Apr 26, 2019

Kevin Morby has released a new album, Oh My God, today via Dead Oceans. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here. More

Apr 22, 2019

The lineup for the 2019 Woodsist Festival has been announced. Put on by the Woodsist label and its flagship band Woods, the festival will feature the 2009 lineup of Woods (featuring Kevin Morby and G Lucas Crane) in honor of the 10th anniversary of the band's Songs of Shame. Morby will be performing solo as well and the lineup also features Real Estate, Whitney, Waxahatchee, Hand Habits, and others. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Cate Le Bon, Kevin Morby, Fat White Family, C Dunan, and More

Plus Heather Woods Broderick, Wand, The Soft Cavalry, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 19, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It was slim pickings this week for truly inspiring new tracks, but there were enough to recommend to put together this week's list. We also realized their were two songs we should've included on recent Songs of the Week lists but neglected to, so we've given them special mention here. More

Apr 17, 2019

Kevin Morby is releasing a new album, Oh My God, on April 26 via Dead Oceans. Now he has shared a video for another new song from it, "OMG Rock n Roll." Morby says it's a song about gun violence. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Beth Gibbons, Sky Ferreira, C Duncan, Foxygen, and More

Plus Cage The Elephant and Beck, Bibio, Bedouine, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 29, 2019

This week's Songs of the Week list stars with a 24-minute first movement of a symphony featuring a trip-hop icon, but most of the songs in the Top 10 are by artists that have already made the list in recent weeks with previous songs. More

Mar 27, 2019

Kevin Morby is releasing a new album, Oh My God, on April 26 via Dead Oceans. Previously he shared a video for its first single, "No Halo" (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now he has shared another song from the album, "Nothing Sacred / All Things Wild," also via a video. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Hatchie, Stella Donnelly, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, and More

Plus Foals, Wand, Tindersticks, Diane Coffee, Kevin Morby, C Duncan, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 01, 2019

The big news in Under the Radar land this week was that we announced our new print issue today. The issue features Mitski on the front cover and boygenius (Julien Baker + Phoebe Bridgers + Lucy Dacus) on the back cover. More

Feb 27, 2019

Kevin Morby has announced a new album, Oh My God, and shared a video for its first single, "No Halo." Oh My God, which is billed as "his first true concept-album" and tackles religion, is due out April 26 via Dead Oceans. More

Kevin Morby Announces 2019 Tour Dates

U.S. Dates Next May and June

Nov 05, 2018

Kevin Morby released two excellent albums in back-to-back years: Singing Saw in 2016 and City Music in 2017, both via Dead Oceans. Now he has announced some 2019 tour dates.  More

Aug 24, 2018

Kevin Morby has shared a new song, "24th Amendment." It's part of an upcoming compilation album, 27: The Most Perfect Album, in which different artists write songs about the 27 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. More

Jul 17, 2018

Waxahatchee (aka Katie Crutchfield) has announced a new EP, Great Thunder, and shared a video for its first single, "Chapel of Pines." The video features Kevin Morby (although he does not sing on the song).  More

9 Best Songs of the Week: Jack White, Madeline Kenney, Field Music, Jay Som, and More

Plus Lord Huron, Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee, Franz Ferdinand, Loma, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 26, 2018

After two weeks of a plethora of tracks vying to be one of our Songs of the Week, this week the pickings were slimmer. Thus this week we have only nine best songs, instead of 10. There were also a lot of covers this week. More

Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee Team Up to Cover Two Jason Molina Songs for Charity

“Farewell Transmission” and “The Dark Don’t Hide It” Covered to Benefit MusiCares

Jan 25, 2018

Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee (aka Katie Crutchfield) have teamed up to cover two songs by Jason Molina, who died in 2013. The digital 7-inch is being released via Dead Oceans, with proceeds going to MusiCares, which "was established by the Recording Academy to safeguard the health and well-being of all music people." More

Kevin Morby Shares Two Versions of New Charity Song “Baltimore”

All Proceeds to Benefit Baltimore Charity "Believe in Music"

Oct 26, 2017

Kevin Morby released an excellent album, Singing Saw, just last year via Dead Oceans, but he's already released a new oneCity Music, back in June also via Dead Oceans. Now he has shared a new song, "Baltimore," in two different versions. "Baltimore (Sky At Night)" was recorded during the Singing Saw sessions, while "Baltimore (County Line)" was recorded during the City Music sessions. More

Watch Kevin Morby Wander Paris in the “Downtown Lights” Video

City Music Due Out June 16 via Dead Oceans

Aug 14, 2017

Kevin Morby released an excellent albumSinging Saw, just last year via Dead Oceans, but he's already released a new one, City Music, back in June also via Dead Oceans. Now he has shared a video for "Downtown Lights." 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

Jun 16, 2017

Here we highlight five albums due out today that we feel are most worth hearing. We have also included Amazon links for each album. If you click through those links and buy the album (or anything else on Amazon once you've clicked through) then Amazon rewards us with a sales percentage.  More

Watch: Kevin Morby - “City Music” Video

City Music Due Out June 16 via Dead Oceans

Jun 06, 2017

Kevin Morby released an excellent album, Singing Saw, just last year via Dead Oceans, but he's already releasing a new oneCity Music, on June 16 also via Dead Oceans. More

Listen: Kevin Morby - “1234”

City Music Due Out June 16 via Dead Oceans

Jun 01, 2017

Kevin Morby released an excellent album, Singing Saw, just last year via Dead Oceans, but he's already releasing a new oneCity Music, on June 16 also via Dead Oceans. More

May 16, 2017

Kevin Morby released an excellent album, Singing Saw, just last year via Dead Oceans, but he's already releasing a new oneCity Music, on June 16 also via Dead Oceans. More

Kevin Morby Shares New Song “Bag of Rats” for “Our First 100 Days” Anti-Donald Trump Project

"Our First 100 Days" Will Include a New Song Every Day for the First 100 Days of Donald Trump's Presidency

Apr 25, 2017

"Our First 100 Days" is an anti-President Donald Trump project. The good folks behind the "30 Days, 30 Songs" anti-Trump campaign during the election have teamed up with Secretly Group for "Our First 100 Days." More

Mar 22, 2017

Kevin Morby released an excellent albumSinging Saw, just last year via Dead Oceans, but he's already announced a new one, City Music, and shared a lyric video for its first single, "Come to Me Now."  More

Bonnaroo 2017 Lineup Announced - U2, The xx, Future Islands, Tegan and Sara, and More

Plus Glass Animals, The Weeknd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Car Seat Headrest, Kevin Morby, and Others

Jan 11, 2017

Bonnaroo have announced their 2017 lineup. The festival goes down in Manchester, Tennessee from June 8-11 and this year, their 16th year, the lineup includes U2 performing The Joshua Tree (which was announced on Monday),  More

Listen: Kevin Morby Shares New Song in Honor of Orlando Shooting Victims - “Beautiful Strangers”

Plus a Cover of Townes Van Zandt's "No Place to Fall," Proceeds Benefit Everytown for Gun Safety

Oct 27, 2016

Kevin Morby released his excellent latest album, Singing Saw, back in April via Dead Oceans. Now he has shared a brand new single, "Beautiful Strangers," which is in honor of the victims of the Orlando nightclub mass shooting in June.  More

Listen: Kevin Morby Shares New Song - “Tiny Fires”

Singing Saw Out Now on Dead Oceans

Sep 12, 2016

Kevin Morby released his excellent new album, Singing Saw, back in April via Dead Oceans. Now he has shared a brand new song, "Tiny Fires."  More

Under the Radar Announces May/June 2016 Issue with M83 on the Cover

Issue 57 Also Includes Interview with Lush, Primal Scream, John Carpenter, Frightened Rabbit, Underworld, Yeasayer, Frankie Cosmos, Julien Baker, Cat's Eyes, School of Seven Bells, Parquet Courts, Fear of Men, Minor Victories, Kevin Morby, and More

May 06, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our May/June 2016 issue (out May, June, and into July), which has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug. The issue features M83 on the cover. More

Listen: Kevin Morby – “Destroyer”

Singing Saw Out April 15 on Dead Oceans

Apr 13, 2016

Singer/songwriter Kevin Morby has shared "Destroyer," a new song from his forthcoming LP Singing Saw, which is due out this Friday. More

Outside Lands 2016 Lineup: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Air, Grimes, Sufjan Stevens, and The Muppets

August 5 - 7 in San Francisco, Lineup Also Includes Beach House, Ryan Adams, Duran Duran, The Last Shadow Puppets, Foals, Peaches, Kevin Morby, Lana

Apr 05, 2016

Outside Lands have announced their 2016 lineup. The festival goes down August 5 - 7 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Highlights of the lineup include Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Air, Grimes, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Ryan Adams, Duran Duran, The Last Shadow Puppets, Foals, Peaches, Kevin Morby, Lana Del Rey, DIIV, Big Grams, Julien Baker, Lionel Richie, Major Lazer, Jason Isbell, Lord Huron, Vince Staples, Years & Years, HÆLOS, POLIÇA, Ra Ra Riot, Rogue Wave, Caveman, Whitney, Miguel, and Chance the Rapper.  More

Watch: Kevin Morby - “Dorothy” Video

Singing Saw Out April 15 on Dead Oceans

Mar 24, 2016

Today Kevin Morby has shared the video for his second single "Dorothy," which is off his forthcoming album Singing Saw. More

Watch: Kevin Morby – “Harlem River” Video

Harlem River is out now on Woodsist.

Jan 23, 2014

Recently Woods member Kevin Morby put out his debut solo album Harlem River. More

Sep 05, 2013

Kevin Morby has taken a breather from sunshine folk project Woods in favor of releasing a solo album. More


Interviews

Kevin Morby on “City Music”

Looking Down Dark City Streets

Sep 04, 2017

Kevin Morby is calling during a rare moment of relaxationa day off at his drummer's place in upstate New York. The next morning he'll fly to Barcelona for a festival gig, but his easy speaking voice jumps when he talks about the last four shows.  More

Track-by-Track: Kevin Morby on “City Music”

Morby on His Fourth Album, Out Today via Dead Oceans

Jun 16, 2017

For the Track-by-Track feature, we go in-depth with an artist about each song on their new album. This week we are featuring Kevin Morby's City Musicout today on Dead Oceans. More

Kevin Morby

Protest Singer

Jul 08, 2016

As a soft-spoken, unassuming guy from the Midwest, Kevin Morby isn't the kind of songwriter you'd expect to write one of the fieriest political anthems of the Black Lives Matter era. More


Reviews

Oh My God

Oh My God

Dead Oceans

May 01, 2019

Although he doesn't consider himself necessarily "religious," Kevin Morby has noticed the general devotional theme running through his music. On Morby's latest album, Oh My God, the singer/songwriter further explores this dynamic with 14 new tracks.  More

City Music

City Music

Dead Oceans

Jun 13, 2017

On his fourth album, City Music, Kevin Morby continues to pencil in the definition of his artistic persona. The Kansas City transplant already offered his musical homage to New York City with 2013's Harlem RiverMore

Singing Saw

Singing Saw

Dead Oceans

Apr 14, 2016

I used to imagine Kevin Morby's arrival in New York from Texas sort of like Jon Voight's at the beginning of Midnight Cowboy. Big ideas, big plans, big boots. If you've seen the movie, you know that maybe this isn't the most flattering comparison.  More