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10 Best Songs of the Week: Sparks, Girl Ray, Wesley Gonzalez and Rose Elinor Dougall, and More

Plus Chelsea Wolfe, Modest Mouse, Gone to Color, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 28, 2021

Welcome to the 20th Songs of the Week of 2021. This week, Republicans successfully blocked a commission that would have probed the January 6 storming of the Capitol. More

Lightning Bug Share New Single “Song of the Bell”

A Color of the Sky Due Out June 25 on Fat Possum

May 26, 2021

Brooklyn-based shoegaze band Lightning Bug are releasing a new album, A Color of the Sky, on June 25 via Fat Possum (their first for the label). Now they have shared the album’s third single, “Song of the Bell,” via a lyric video for the song. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Kero Kero Bonito, Wolf Alice, Gruff Rhys, John Grant, and More

Plus UV-TV, CHVRCHES, Iceage, Pom Pom Squad, Yola, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 23, 2021

Welcome to the 15th Songs of the Week of 2021.The big Under the Radar news was that on Wednesday we announced our new print issue. The issue features Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the two covers and is another edition of The Protest Issue, which examines the intersection of music and politics and features musicians photographed with protest signs of their own making. More

Lightning Bug Share Video for New Song “September Song, pt. ii”

A Color of the Sky Due Out June 25 on Fat Possum

Apr 21, 2021

Brooklyn-based shoegaze band Lightning Bug are releasing a new album, A Color of the Sky, on June 25 via Fat Possum (their first for the label). Now they have shared the album’s second single, “September Song, pt. ii,” via a video for the song. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Gruff Rhys, Squid, Middle Kids, The Go! Team, and More

Plus Flock of Dimes, Lana Del Rey, Teenage Fanclub, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 19, 2021

Welcome to the tenth Songs of the Week of 2021. Last week I told you that the wife and I got the Johnson & Johnson shot. This week more and more people I personally know are also getting vaccinated, and I’m talking people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s, not just 65 and older. More

Mar 18, 2021

Brooklyn-based shoegaze band Lightning Bug have announced a new album, titled A Color of the Sky. It is the band’s first album after signing to Fat Possum, and it will be out on June 25. They have shared a video for the album’s lead single, “The Right Thing Is Hard To Do.” More

Audrey Kang and Kevin Copeland of Lightning Bug – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I have absolutely no trust in Trump and his WEAK administration to effectively deal with the pandemic.” – Audrey Kang

May 14, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Audrey Kang and Kevin Copeland of Brooklyn-based shoegazers Lightning Bug. More



Interviews

Audrey Kang and Kevin Copeland of Lightning Bug – COVID-19 Quarantine Artist Check In

“I have absolutely no trust in Trump and his WEAK administration to effectively deal with the pandemic.” – Audrey Kang

May 14, 2020

We are checking in with musicians during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to see how they are dealing with everything. What has their home quarantine experience been like so far and how is the crisis impacting both their career and art? Here we check in with Audrey Kang and Kevin Copeland of Brooklyn-based shoegazers Lightning Bug. More


Reviews

Jun 25, 2021

True to their name, New York-based rockers/shoegazers Lightning Bug are cozy, friendly, and sit comfortably in the modern indie space. More