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SXSW Music 2018 Announces First Round of Artists

Shamir, The Weather Station, Marlon Williams, The Wedding Present, Snail Mail, and More on List

Oct 11, 2017

SXSW (aka South By Southwest), the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas, has announced the first round of artists to be performing during the music portion (there's also film and interactive portions) in 2018.  More

Eight Best Songs of the Week: The Horrors, Destroyer, The National, Moses Sumney, and More

Plus Cut Copy, Marlon Williams, EMA, Liam Gallagher, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 11, 2017

This week we're either on the brink of war with North Korea or not really that close, depending on which cable TV talking head you listen to and how much you trust President Trump to keep his cool (oh, oh, we're in trouble then). So while we are still clear of the nuclear blast zone (for now), let's soak up the past week's best new tunes. More

Aug 09, 2017

New Zealand singer/songwriter/guitarist Marlon Williams released his self-titled debut album in America on Dead Oceans in early 2016. Now he is back with a brand new single, "Vampire Again," shared via an amusing video in which he dresses like a vampire and leaps out at strangers.  More

Jun 15, 2016

New Zealand singer/songwriter/guitarist Marlon Williams released his self-titled debut album in America on Dead Oceans back in February. With his old school Americana vibe and powerful voice, he was one of the highlights of SXSW 2016. More

Under the Radar Announces May/June 2016 Issue with M83 on the Cover

Issue 57 Also Includes Interview with Lush, Primal Scream, John Carpenter, Frightened Rabbit, Underworld, Yeasayer, Frankie Cosmos, Julien Baker, Cat's Eyes, School of Seven Bells, Parquet Courts, Fear of Men, Minor Victories, Kevin Morby, and More

May 06, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our May/June 2016 issue (out May, June, and into July), which has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug. The issue features M83 on the cover. More

Austin City Limits Lineup: Radiohead, M83, HAIM, LCD Soundsystem, Foals, and More

Plus: Mumford and Sons, Kendrick Lamar, Chairlift, Local Natives, Band of Horses, Frightened Rabbit, and Others

May 05, 2016

Austin City Limits have announced the lineup of their 2016 festival, in which they will celebrate their 15th anniversary. Highlights include Radiohead, M83, HAIM, LCD Soundsystem, Foals, Kendrick Lamar, Mumford and Sons, Andrew Bird, Local Natives, Conor Oberst, Chairlift, Flying Lotus, Caveman, Marlon Williams, Willie Nelson, Band of Horses, Major Lazer, Frightened Rabbit, and more.  More


Interviews

Marlon Williams

Tall Dreams

Jun 14, 2016

Marlon Williams has a towering presence wherever he goes, in more than one way. The 24-year-old New Zealand-born singer/songwriter is a lofty six foot three inches, although he thinks his skinniness makes him appear even taller. More


Reviews

Marlon Williams

Marlon Williams

Dead Oceans

Feb 15, 2016

Marlon Williams' self-titled album is an impressive debut by the New Zealand native. The lead-in track, "Hello Miss Lonesome" rockets from zero to 60 instantaneously, bursting forth from the speakers with a rollicking bluegrass frenzy that conjures The Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Mumford & Sons' first two albums.  More