News

Aug 17, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan released a new albumBravado, back in June via Terrible Records. Now he's shared a video for "Big Enough." Danny Cohen directed the clip, which takes Callinan to the old west.  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 09, 2017

Here we highlight five albums due out today that we feel are most worth hearing.  More

Jun 06, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan is releasing a new albumBravado, on Friday (June 9) via Terrible Records. Previously he shared the slightly NSFW and highly amusing Cuba-shot video for "S.A.D." (which stands for "Song About Drugs").  More

Five Best Songs of the Week: alt-J, EMA, Kirin J Callinan, Washed Out, and Ride

Plus a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

May 26, 2017

To help you sort through the multitude of new songs released in the last seven days, we have picked the five best. Below that we have also highlighted other notable new tracks shared this week. This week was light on exciting new songs, likely due to the impending long Memorial Day holiday weekend, but there were still pleasures to be found. More

Kirin J Callinan Shares “Down 2 Hang” and “Living Each Day” (Feat. Connan Mockasin)

Bravado Due Out June 9 via Terrible Records, "Down 2 Hang" Features James Chance

May 25, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan is releasing a new albumBravado, on June 9 via Terrible Records. Previously he shared the slightly NSFW and highly amusing Cuba-shot video for "S.A.D." (which stands for "Song About Drugs"). More

Apr 27, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan has announced a new album, Bravado, and shared a slightly NSFW video for "S.A.D." (which stands for "Song About Drugs").  More

Kirin J Callinan Shares Mockumentary Starring Mac DeMarco, Mark Ronson, and Weyes Blood

Video Also Features Jack Black, Tame Impala's Jay Watson, Sebastien Tellier, and More

Mar 29, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan has shared a funny mockumentary video about his song "Telling Me This." It features Mac DeMarco, Mark Ronson, Weyes Blood, Jack Black, Jay Watson (Tame Impala, Gum, POND), Sebastien Tellier, Ladyhawke, and others. More

May 23, 2016

The long awaited follow-up to Since I Left You, the acclaimed 2001 debut album by Australia's The Avalanches, has been rumored for years. It's one of the most talked about delayed albums of the last 15 years and at various points it seemed like the album might be finally coming.  More

Watch: Kirin J Callinan - “The Teacher” Video Featuring Connan Mockasin

Callinan's Sophomore Album Due Out Next Year Via Terrible

Nov 03, 2015

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan is releasing his sophomore album sometime next year via Terrible Records. A title and exact release date have yet to be announced, but now we have the amazing video for the album's lead single, "The Teacher." The song and video features New Zealand's Connan Mockasin on backing vocals (and he also plays sax in video).  More

Watch Mark Ronson and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Cover Queens of the Stone Age

Kirin J. Callinan and Miike Snow's Andrew Wyatt also Help Cover "I Sat By the Ocean"

Jul 31, 2015

Mark Ronson took part in the "Like A Version" series for Australia's Triple J radio station yesterday, where they have artists do exclusive cover songs live on the radio.  More

Halloween 2013: Kirin J Callinan, Jake Bellows, Beach Day, Hands, The Casket Girls, and Willy Mason

"I wore a suit of several dozen inflated multi-colored condoms held together by a couple of rolls of sticky and went out dancing." - Kirin J Callinan

Oct 30, 2013

We sent out the same set of Halloween-related questions to a bunch of different musicians. All Halloween week we are posting their responses. Here are some spooky answers from Kirin J CallinanJake BellowsBeach DayHandsThe Casket Girls, and Willy Mason.  More

Jul 12, 2013

Releasing his debut LP Embracism earlier this week Australian musical artist Kirin J Callinan has premiered a playfully goofy music video for his new single "Victoria M." More


Interviews

Halloween 2013: Kirin J Callinan, Jake Bellows, Beach Day, Hands, The Casket Girls, and Willy Mason

"I wore a suit of several dozen inflated multi-colored condoms held together by a couple of rolls of sticky and went out dancing." - Kirin J Callinan

Oct 30, 2013

We sent out the same set of Halloween-related questions to a bunch of different musicians. All Halloween week we are posting their responses. Here are some spooky answers from Kirin J CallinanJake BellowsBeach DayHandsThe Casket Girls, and Willy Mason.  More


Reviews

Austin’s SXSW 2014 Recap: Awards Edition

March 15th, 2014

Mar 18, 2014

Staff writer Austin Trunick spent six days in Austin, Texas, taking in this year’s South By Southwest.  More

Embracism

Embracism

Terrible

Jul 17, 2013

This raspy-throated singer and guitarist has snagged comparisons to fellow Australian Nick Cave, though his dramatic style can bring more of an industrial-smitten Bowie to mind. More