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13 Best Songs of the Week: Jay Som, Luke Temple, DIIV, Lightning Dust, and More

Plus Lana Del Rey, Elbow, Thom Yorke, First Aid Kit, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 23, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It was another incredibly strong week for new songs. Last week we ended up with a Top 12, instead of our usual Top 10, and here we are again, except this time with a Top 13. Like last week, there are also a whole lot of honorable mentions. More

Luke Temple Shares New Song “Taking Chances”

Both-And Due Out September 13 via Native Cat

Aug 20, 2019

Here We Go Magic frontman Luke Temple is releasing a new solo album, Both-And, on September 13 via Native Cat. Now he has shared another track from the album, "Taking Chances."   More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Whitney, Charli XCX, Twin Peaks, Little Scream, and More

Plus Ezra Furman, Luke Temple, Wilco, Squid, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 19, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. There were a slew of solid tracks to choose from this week, making it extra hard to narrow the list down. Hence there are a whopping 11 honorable mentions. But we had some self-control and kept the main list to a Top 10. More

Luke Temple Shares New Song “Empty Promises”

Both-And Due Out September 13 via Native Cat

Jul 16, 2019

Here We Go Magic frontman Luke Temple is releasing a new solo album, Both-And, on September 13 via Native Cat. Previously he shared its first single, "Wounded Brightness" (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now he has shared another track from the album, "Empty Promises." More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Hatchie, Mark Ronson and Angel Olsen, Absolutely Free, and More

Plus Devendra Banhart, Metronomy, Luke Temple, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 21, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It's a supersized edition, with a Top 12 instead of a Top 10. A ton of new albums were announced in the last week and then there were some albums and EPs released today featuring non-single tracks we've been dying to share in Songs of the Week. More

Luke Temple (of Here We Go Magic) Announces New Solo Album, Shares “Wounded Brightness”

Both-And Due Out September 13 via Native Cat; Tour Dates Announced

Jun 18, 2019

Here We Go Magic frontman Luke Temple has announced a new solo album, Both-And, and shared its first single, "Wounded Brightness." He has also announced some tour dates. More

Cass McCombs, Speedy Ortiz, Deerhoof, and More on Planned Parenthood Covers Album

Cover Your Ass Vol. 1 Due Out May 26; Also Features Hinds, TEEN, The Lemon Twigs, and Luke Temple

Apr 18, 2017

Another benefit for Planned Parenthood has been announced. Cover Your Ass Vol. 1 is due out May 26 via Lionfish Music. It features covers by Cass McCombs (Pointer Sisters), Speedy Ortiz (TV on the Radio), Deerhoof (Public Enemy), Hinds (Dead Ghosts), TEEN (David Bowie), The Lemon Twigs (Dido), Luke Temple (Scott Walker), Porches (Big Star), and more.  More

Here We Go Magic Share New Song “D” 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

Mar 13, 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

Here We Go Magic’s Luke Temple Announces New Solo Album, Shares “Birds of Late December”

A Hand Through The Cellar Door Due Out November 11 via Secretly Canadian

Sep 12, 2016

Here We Go Magic frontman Luke Temple released a great (and criminally underappreciated) solo album in 2013 entitled Good Mood Fool. Now he has announced a new solo album, A Hand Through The Cellar Door, which is due out November 11th via Secretly Canadian. More

Jul 23, 2015

Here We Go Magic have announced a new album, Be Small, and have shared the video for its first single, "Falling." Be Small is due out October 16 via Secretly Canadian. More

Under the Radar’s November/December Issue, Featuring HAIM on the Cover, is on Newsstands Now

Also Features Interviews with Cut Copy, Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll, Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm, Anna Calvi, Luke Temple, Willis Earl Beal, Glasser, Courtney Barnett, Midlake, Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmon, and more

Nov 19, 2013

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2013 issue, which is on newsstands now and will be out until late December/early January. It features HAIM on the cover as well as interviews with Cut CopyCocteau Twins on Blue Bell KnollCillian Murphy vs. Nils FrahmAnna CalviLuke TempleWillis Earl BealGlasserYuckMidlakeYamantaka // Sonic TitanDeltron 3030, Courtney BarnettMac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmonand much more. More

Oct 09, 2013

Releasing his new album Good Mood Fool next week on Oct. 15, singer/songwriter Luke Temple has premiered a culture-conscience music video for his single "Florida." More

Listen: Luke Temple and Eliot Krimsky - “Suffer”

Cover of 1974 Song by Curtis Mayfield

Sep 10, 2013

Luke Temple, frontman and songwriter for Here We Go Magic, has a solo album coming out next month. Today, he's released "Suffer," a cover of the 1974 song co-written by Curtis Mayfield and Donny Hathaway.  More

Listen: Luke Temple – “Katie”

Good Mood Fool is Out October 15 Via Secretly Canadian

Jul 24, 2013

On October 15, Luke Temple will release Good Mood Fool, his first solo album since founding Here We Go Magic.  More

Here We Go Magic’s Luke Temple to Release Solo Album

Don't Act Like You Don't Care Due Out Aug. 16

May 17, 2011

After being shelved for years, Here We Go Magic's Luke Temple is releasing his solo album, Don't Act Like You Don't Care, this summer on Western Vinyl. More


Interviews

Here We Go Magic

Homespun Alchemy

Jan 07, 2016

Despite being an avowed favorite of acts ranging from Thom Yorke to Death Cab for Cutie to Grizzly Bear, mainstream success has thus far eluded Here We Go Magic. Sadly, most of the world overlooked 2012's phenomenal Ships, despite its high profile production credit from Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich.  More

Luke Temple

Breaking All the Rules

Dec 23, 2013

Upon hearing Luke Temple's ridiculously ambitious new solo album Good Mood Fool, light years removed from his Here We Go Magic oeuvre, the first question popping into many minds is likely to be, "What did the record company think?" More


Reviews

A Hand Through the Cellar Door

A Hand Through the Cellar Door

Secretly Canadian

Nov 11, 2016

The folk song storyteller has become scarce. Songwriting that can carry an album on the back of clear vocal command and narrative, luring you into verses that combine chronicle and parable is a lost art form.  More

Good Mood Fool

Good Mood Fool

Secretly Canadian

Oct 23, 2013

Luke Temple’s songwriting template has followed a decidedly circuitous path throughout the late ’00s and early ’10s.  More

Don’t Act Like You Don’t Care

Don’t Act Like You Don’t Care

Western Vinyl

Aug 16, 2011

What's the difference between a solo Luke Temple album and his work with Here We Go Magic, a band that formerly consisted entirely of Luke Temple? It's not merely labeling, as someone expecting to hear a Here We Go Magic record would be surprised, and perhaps disappointed by Don't Act Like You Don't Care. More