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Oct 20, 2020

Lambchop (the project of Kurt Wagner) are releasing a new covers album, TRIP, on November 13 via Merge. Now they have shared another track from it, a cover of Stevie Wonder’s Innervisions track “Golden Lady” (from 1973).  More

Merge Records Announces Initial Lineup for 30th Anniversary Festival

July 24-27, 2019, in Carrboro and Durham, NC - Destroyer, Wye Oak, Waxahatchee, The Mountain Goats, Superchunk, and More

Feb 06, 2019

Merge Records are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a hometown festival July 24-27, 2019, in Carrboro and Durham, NC. The four-day festival is set to feature more than 30 artists and the initial lineup has been announced.  More

Lambchop Announce New Album, Share Video for “The December-ish You”

This (is what I wanted to tell you) Due Out March 22, 2019 via Merge

Dec 10, 2018

Lambchop (the project of Kurt Wagner) have announced a new album, This (is what I wanted to tell you), and shared a music video for its first single, "The December-ish You." This (is what I wanted to tell you) is due out March 22, 2019 via Merge.  More

Jan 25, 2017

Lambchop released their new album, FLOTUS, in 2016 via Merge. FLOTUS stands for "For Love Often Turns Us Still" and it's the follow-up to 2012's Mr. M. Now the band has shared a cover of Prince's "When You Were Mine," from his 1980 album Dirty Mind. More

Lambchop Announce 2017 Tour Dates

FLOTUS Out Now via Merge

Nov 29, 2016

Lambchop released their new album, FLOTUS, earlier this month via Merge. FLOTUS stands for "For Love Often Turns Us Still" and it's the follow-up to 2012's Mr. M. Now the band has announced some new 2017 tour dates. More

Stream the New Album by Lambchop - “FLOTUS”

FLOTUS Due Out November 4 via Merge

Oct 27, 2016

Lambchop are releasing their new album, FLOTUS, next Friday (November 4) via Merge. FLOTUS stands for "For Love Often Turns Us Still" and it's the follow-up to 2012's Mr. M. More

Digital Version of Best of 2012 Issue Available to Download Now

Issue Features Grimes on the Cover and Also Includes Top 100 Albums of 2012; Artist Surveys; and Interviews with Passion Pit, Scott Walker, Tig Notaro, The xx, Sleigh Bells, Wild Nothing vs. The Go-Betweens, Jessie Ware, and more

Dec 28, 2012

The digital version of Under the Radar's Best of 2012 issue is available to download now via Zinio for reading on your iPad, Android, Mac, or PC. Download it here. The digital edition features all the same content of the print version, but also includes 52 extra pages of bonus interviews and photos not found in the print issue. More

Lambchop to Release New Album, “Mr. M” February 21 Via Merge

Take a Listen to “If Not I’ll Just Die”

Nov 17, 2011

Proudly calling themselves “Nashville’s most fucked-up country band,” Lambchop returns February 21 with Mr. M.  More


This (is what I wanted to tell you)

This (is what I wanted to tell you)


Mar 25, 2019

Lambchop, the Nashville alt-country/cabaret/masculine-zen band led by frontman Kurt Wagner, have released 14 albums, including their latest, This (is what I wanted to tell you), each of which utilizes Wagner's signature baritone vocal delivery as a sort of totem pole, building atop with lush guitar arrangements, tight but often jaunty rhythm sections, and peculiar synthesizer and brass/string bits. More




Dec 07, 2016

Kurt Wagner's ever-reliable Nashville outfit Lambchop hasn't been heard from since 2012's Mr. M, but last year Wagner and a couple buddies got together to release an excellent, subdued electronic album under the name HeCTAMore

Nixon (Reissue)

Nixon (Reissue)


May 29, 2014

Lambchop's music is a beautiful, surprisingly hard-to-categorize mix of folk, blues, jazz, and lounge music. At the time of Nixon, originally released in 2000, the band consisted of 14 members, and in addition enlisted the Nashville String Machine and a choir. More

Mr. M

Mr. M


Feb 23, 2012

Lambchop are exactly the kind of artists the word "singular" was invented for, operating on their own wavelength in a city of rather strong wavelengthsNashvillefor two decades now. More