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Album of the Week: Lala Lala

The Lamb Out Now via Hardly Art

Sep 28, 2018

Lala Lala is the project of Chicago-based Lillie West. Her new album, The Lamb, came out today via Hardly Art and it's our Album of the Week. In his review for Under the Radar, our writer Timothy Michalik declared The Lamb "perhaps one of this year's finest indie rock records to come out of Chicago, if not the country." More

Marissa Nadler Shares New Song “I Can’t Listen to Gene Clark Anymore” (Feat. Sharon Van Etten)

For My Crimes Due Out September 28 via Sacred Bones and Bella Union

Sep 05, 2018

Marissa Nadler is releasing a new albumFor My Crimes, on September 28 via Sacred Bones and Bella Union. Now she has shared another song from the album, "I Can't Listen to Gene Clark Anymore." The song features backing vocals from Sharon Van Etten. Listen to it below, followed by her upcoming tour dates. More

11 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Richard Reed Parry, Low, Kurt Vile, Suede, and More

Plus Cat Power, Wild Nothing, Still Corners, Mitski, Madeline Kenney, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks' Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 17, 2018

We took a break from Songs of the Week last week due to a little vacation by our publishers. So this week we are compiling the best songs of the last two weeks. Hence we couldn't contain the list to our usual Top 10, although we didn't do too badly, only expanding to a Top 11 and a few more honorable mentions than usual.  More

Marissa Nadler Shares Video for New Song “Blue Vapor”

For My Crimes Due Out September 28 via Sacred Bones and Bella Union

Aug 07, 2018

Marissa Nadler is releasing a new albumFor My Crimes, on September 28 via Sacred Bones and Bella Union. Previously she shared its title track, which features backing vocals from Angel Olsen, as well as an acoustic video for the song. Now she has shared another song from the album, "Blue Vapor," via a video for the song.  More

Marissa Nadler Shares “For My Crimes” Live Acoustic Video and Announces More Tour Dates

For My Crimes Due Out September 28 via Sacred Bones and Bella Union

Jul 17, 2018

Marissa Nadler is releasing a new albumFor My Crimes, on September 28 via Sacred Bones and Bella Union. Previously she shared its title track, which features backing vocals from Angel Olsen. Now she has shared a video where she performs the song live on an acoustic guitar.  More

Marissa Nadler Announces New Album, Shares Title Track “For My Crimes” (Feat. Angel Olsen)

For My Crimes Due Out September 28 via Sacred Bones and Bella Union

Jun 26, 2018

Marissa Nadler has announced a new album, For My Crimes, and shared its title track, which features backing vocals from Angel OlsenFor My Crimes is due out September 28 via Sacred Bones and Bella Union. Check out "For My Crimes" below, followed by the album's tracklist and cover art, as well as her upcoming tour dates. More

Lost Horizons (Simon Raymonde of Cocteau Twins) Announce Debut Album, Share Song

The Duo Also Features Richie Thomas; Album Features Sharon Van Etten, Marissa Nadler, Tim Smith, and More

Jul 06, 2017

Lost Horizons is a new duo featuring former Cocteau Twins member (and Bella Union label head) Simon Raymonde and drummer Richie Thomas (who has played with The Jesus and Mary Chain, Felt, and Cocteau Twins).  More

Marissa Nadler Shares New Song, “Rosemary,” 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 24, 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 23, 2016

Marissa Nadler has shared the video today for her song "All The Colors Of The Dark." The song is off her new album Strangers, which is out May 20th on Sacred Bones. More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring alt-J, Tweedy, JJ, The Rosebuds, and More

Plus New Tracks from J Mascis, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Music Go Music, Speedy Ortiz, Wampire, Chance the Rapper, Marrisa Nadler, Foxes in Fiction, and Others

Aug 01, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar's weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). In this mix we've got new songs by alt-J (remixed by clipping.), Tweedy, JJ, The Rosebuds, J Mascis, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Music Go Music, Speedy Ortiz (covering Sibylle Baier), Wampire, Chance the Rapper (covering the theme song to '90s cartoon Arthur), Marrisa Nadler (covering Leonard Cohen), Foxes in Fiction, Terry Malts, Literature, Kamp!, Kate Boy, Purling Hiss, and more. More

Jul 01, 2014

Earlier this year musical artist Marissa Nadler released her latest album July. Marking the the beginning of the actual calendar month, Nadler has premiered a brand new music video for the included cut "Firecrackers." More

Marissa Nadler Announces New Album, “July”

Listen to New Song "Dead City Emily"

Nov 11, 2013

Singer/songwriter Marissa Nadler has announced the upcoming release of her latest album, July. More

Listen: Marissa Nadler Covers the “Game of Thrones” Theme Song

A Capella Version of Theme to HBO's Hit Fantasy Series

Mar 27, 2013

As we all get ready to return to Westeros on Sunday when season three of Game of Thrones kicks off, take a moment to listen to Marissa Nadler's haunting a capella version of the show's theme song. Stripped of its epic orchestration and fiery compass scrolling over an otherworldly map, the music takes on a new persona, almost chant-like but still capturing the essence of the HBO drama.  More

Feb 11, 2013

Last year dream pop artist Marissa Nadler released her sophomore LP The Sister. Better late than never Nadler has unveiled a beautifully choreographed music video for her track "Wedding." More

May 25, 2012

Next week singer/songwriter Marissa Nadler will release her sophomore album The Sister. More

Marissa Nadler Announces New LP

The Sister Out May 29

Jan 25, 2012

Dream-pop folk artist Marissa Nadler has announced that she will be releasing her second album in less than a year's time this coming spring. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar's Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including BeirutAnna CalviEMAFlorence and the MachineGang Gang DanceNeon IndianPJ HarveyR.E.M.SBTRKT, Slow ClubSt. VincentSummer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Dec 14, 2011

Boston singer/songwriter Marissa Nadler has unveiled a serene music video for her track "In Your Lair, Bear."  More

Marissa Nadler Announces Fall tour

Dates Kick Off This September

Aug 10, 2011

Marissa Nadler is hitting the road this fall in support of her recently released self-titled full-length. We have the dates.  More



Reviews

For My Crimes

For My Crimes

Sacred Bones

Sep 26, 2018

Marissa Nadler's songs aren't necessarily the kind that get stuck in one's head, but on her new album, For My Crimes, there's one track, "Blue Vapor," that's just impossible to forget. More

Strangers

Strangers

Sacred Bones

May 16, 2016

As intoxicating as Marissa Nadler's albums has proven to be for those in the know, it's a complete mystery why such an acclaimed catalog remains largely unacknowledged. From her haunting early work to the intensely personal July (2014), Nadler crafts a rare gravity with each release. It's a shame the mainstream eludes her.

July

July

Sacred Bones

Feb 12, 2014

The prolific Marissa Nadler doesn't run out of sparse instrumentation over which to drape her haunting voice. July is the latest in Nadler's one-album-or-EP-per-year release string. Her formula of minimal instrument involvement and maximum voice continues to deliver. More