News

Joint Album of the Week: Anna Calvi and Wild Nothing

Anna Calvi's Hunter Out Now via Domino and Wild Nothing's Indigo Out Now via Captured Tracks

Aug 31, 2018

This week we have a tie for Album of the WeekAnna Calvi's Hunter and Wild Nothing's Indigo. We couldn't decide which album we liked better, so they are joint Album of the Week. Below is info on both albums, as well as full album streams and videos from each record. More

Mass Gothic Share Video for “Keep On Dying,” Plus Stream Their New Album

I've Tortured You Long Enough Out Now via Sub Pop

Aug 31, 2018

Mass Gothic (husband and wife duo Noel Heroux and Jessica Zambri) released a new album, I've Tortured You Long Enough, today via Sub Pop. Now they have shared a video for "Keep On Dying," a song that features Zambri on lead vocals. More

Mass Gothic Share New Song “How I Love You”

I’ve Tortured You Long Enough Due Out August 31 via Sub Pop

Jul 26, 2018

Mass Gothic (husband and wife duo Noel Heroux and Jessica Zambri) are releasing a new album, I've Tortured You Long Enough, on August 31 via Sub Pop. Now they have shared another song from it, "How I Love You," that features Zambri on lead vocals. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Madeline Kenney, Campdogzz, John Grant, Suede, and More

Plus The Lemon Twigs, Christine and the Queens, Phantastic Ferniture, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 13, 2018

Hello again. We haven't done a Songs of the Week for almost five weeks, since June 9. We were on vacation from mid to late June and then when we returned there really weren't enough compelling songs last week to justify doing Songs of the Week lists, mainly because of the July 4th holiday being smack dab in the middle of the week and so labels mainly avoided sharing new songs. More

Mass Gothic Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “J.Z.O.K.”

I’ve Tortured You Long Enough Due Out August 31 via Sub Pop

Jun 20, 2018

Mass Gothic have announced a new album, I've Tortured You Long Enough, and shared a video for a new song from it, "J.Z.O.K." More

Sub Pop Announces 30th Anniversary Festival with Beach House, Bob’s Burgers, and More

SPF30 is Partially Free and Also Features The Afghan Whigs, Wolf Parade, Pissed Jeans, Mass Gothic, Mudhoney, Loma, and Others

May 29, 2018

The iconic Seattle-based label Sub Pop is turning 30 this year and to honor the occasion they have announced SPF30, a partially free festival to take place in their hometown in August that includes various events, including a comedy one featuring the cast of Bob's Burgers. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Beach House, Florence + the Machine, Natalie Prass, and More

Plus Tracyanne & Danny, Mass Gothic, Future Islands, Dirty Projectors, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

May 04, 2018

Last week's Songs of the Week encompassed two week's worth of songs. This week we're back to normal. This week's list features lots of Songs of the Week alumni, with three of the top four being former #1s. More

May 01, 2018

Mass Gothic have shared a lyric video for a brand new song, "Dark Window." The digital single is out now via Sub Pop and was co-produced by the band and Josh Ascalon, mixed by Chris Coady, and mastered by Heba Kadry.  More

Jul 25, 2016

Mass Gothic, the new project from former Hooray For Earth frontman Noel Heroux that also features his wife Jessica Zambri (of Zambri and Solvey), released their self-titled debut album on Sub Pop back in February. Now the band has announced a new EP, entitled Sub Goth, that's due out August 5 via Sub Pop. More

Watch: Mass Gothic - “Nice Night” Video

Mass Gothic Out Now via Sub Pop

Jul 11, 2016

Mass Gothic, the new project from former Hooray For Earth frontman Noel Heroux that also features his wife Jessica Zambri (of Zambri and Solvey), released their self-titled debut album on Sub Pop back in February.  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

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Events: Car Seat Headrest, Hinds, Eleanor Friedberger, and More

Everything Everything, Caveman, Still Corners, Julien Baker, Sunflower Bean, Petite Noir, Fear of Men, Yuck, Gwenno, Girls Names, Cullen Omori, TEEN, and Others to Play

Mar 04, 2016

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2016 events: two day parties on Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March 17 and one official nighttime showcase on Wednesday, March 16. The lineups include Car Seat Headrest, Julien Baker, Hinds, Eleanor Friedberger, Everything Everything, Caveman, Still Corners, Yuck, Sunflower Bean, Petite Noir, Girls Names, Gwenno, MONEY, Cullen Omori, TEEN, Mass Gothic, Younghusband, and more. More

Jan 13, 2016

Mass Gothic, the new project from former Hooray For Earth frontman Noel Heroux, are releasing their self-titled debut album on Sub Pop on February 5. Previously the band had shared the album's first single, "Nice Night." More

Nov 18, 2015

It was recently announced that Mass Gothic, the new project from former Hooray For Earth frontman Noel Heroux, had signed to Sub Pop. Now Mass Gothic's debut album has been announced. It will be a self-titled affair and out February 5. Below you can listen to the album's first single, "Nice Night."  More

Sep 08, 2015

Back in November 2014 Hooray For Earth announced their breakup and played their last ever show and then in December released one last song. Now frontman Noel Heroux has announced a new project, Mass Gothic, and has signed to the venerable indie label Sub Pop.  More


Interviews

2016 Artist Survey: Jessica Zambri of Mass Gothic, Solvey, and Zambri

Zambri on 2016's Best Albums, Trump and the Election, Bowie and Prince, and Scary Movies

Jan 26, 2017

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

Mass Gothic

When Bands and Plans Go Awry

Jun 21, 2016

"Breaking up the band was made a bit easier because I never really liked the name Hooray For Earth," laughs Noel Heroux, the former frontman/main creative force behind said band. T More


Reviews

I’ve Tortured You Long Enough

I’ve Tortured You Long Enough

Sub Pop

Sep 04, 2018

Tension simmers on the sophomore effort from Mass Gothic, a collaboration between former Hooray for Earth frontman Noel Heroux and Jessica Zambri, half of the experimental sister act using her last name. Is this sweat soaked, peak CBGB's punk rock, or Stars style pop rock? More

Mass Gothic

Mass Gothic

Sub Pop

Feb 05, 2016

"So I made a mistake/How many hours can I spend silently in one room?" So begins the debut album by Mass Gothic, a new solo project by former Hooray For Earth frontman Noel Heroux. More