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Django Django Announce Third Album

Marble Skies to Feature Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor and Metronomy's Anna Prior

Jul 31, 2017

Django Django have announced their third album via an article in the British music magazine Mojo, which the band shared on Instagram. The album is titled Marble Skies, although there is some confusion as to when it's due out (the text of the article says October, but a sidebar says it's not due until January 2018).  More

Dec 15, 2016

Metronomy released a new album, Summer 08, back in July via Because Music. Now the British band, led by main creative force Joseph Mount, have shared a video for "Hang Me Out to Dry."  More

Sep 16, 2016

NZCA Lines, the London-based project of Michael Lovett, released their excellent second album, Infinite Summer, back in January via Memphis Industries. Now the band has announced a new remix album, Infinite Remixes, which Memphis Industries are already streaming on Soundcloud. More

Under the Radar Examines Music and Politics with the 2016 Protest Issue

Special Issue Takes On Sexism and Feminism in the Music Industry, Tackles the Election, and Features Amanda Palmer on the Cover

Sep 09, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our 2016 Protest Issue (out September, October, and into November), which is out now both digitally and on newsstands. We've done a Protest Issue every U.S. Presidential election year since 2004 and as before this issue features articles examining the intersection of music and politics and photo shoots with musicians holding protest signs of their own making. Then in mid-October we will be launching our charity Protest Auction, in which we auction off all the protest signs in the issue, with all profits going to the American Cancer SocietyMore

Aug 25, 2016

Metronomy released a new album, Summer 08, in July via Because Music. Now the British band, led by main creative force Joseph Mount, have done a session for the French website La Blogothèque, who are known for their creative video sessions with bands. More

Jul 12, 2016

Metronomy released a new album, Summer 08, a couple of weeks back via Because Music. Now the British band, led by main creative force Joseph Mount, have shared a new video for "Night Owl." In it Mount is in the Palm Springs desert in California as several people attempt to kill him. He is stalked by the actual Grim Reaper and a strange creeping brain.  More

Listen: Metronomy - “Hang Me Out to Dry” (Feat. Robyn)

Summer 08 Due Out This Friday via Because Music

Jun 27, 2016

Metronomy are releasing a new album, Summer 08, this Friday (July 1) via Because Music. Previously the British band shared the album's first single, "Old Skool," as well as a video for the song"Back Together," and "Night Owl." Now the band, led by main creative force Joseph Mount, have shared another song from the album, "Hang Me Out to Dry." More

Listen: Metronomy - “Night Owl”

Summer 08 Due Out July 1 via Because Music

Jun 21, 2016

Metronomy are releasing a new album, Summer 08, on July1 via Because Music. Previously the British band shared the album's first single, "Old Skool," as well as a video for the song. Now the band, led by main creative force Joseph Mount, have shared another song from the album, "Night Owl." More

Metronomy Share “Old Skool” Video, Confirm Album Details

Summer 08 Due Out July 1 via Because Music

May 12, 2016

Yesterday, Metronomy announced their new album, Summer 08, and shared its first single, "Old Skool," via Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show. Now they have shared a video for "Old Skool" and confirmed the album details, including that Robyn guests on one song.   More

May 11, 2016

Metronomy have announced a new album and shared its first single. Summer 08 is due out July 1 and the first single is "Old Skool," which features scratching from Beastie Boys' Mix Master Mike. Annie Mac debuted the song on her BBC Radio 1 show today and also interviewed frontman/main creative force Joseph Mount about the new album, which is the follow-up to 2014's Love Letters. More

Listen: Jarvis Cocker, Robyn + Joseph Mount (Metronomy), and Sébastien Tellier Songs from Partisan

Songs Released Under Pseudonyms as Part of the Film Partisan, Which is Scored by Oneohtrix Point Never

Sep 30, 2015

The indie film Partisan won an award at the Sundance Film Festival, opens in New York this Friday, and is released on DVD October 14. Oneohtrix Point Never scored the movie, but several other notable musicians (Jarvis Cocker, Jason Buckle, Joseph Mount of MetronomyRobyn, and Sébastien Tellier) contributed to the soundtrack under pseudonyms. More

Listen: Mew - “Witness (Olugbenga Adelekan of Metronomy Remix)”

+- Out Now via [PIAS] America, U.S. Tour Starts This Week

Sep 16, 2015

Mew's new U.S. tour starts this week. In honor of that they've shared a new remix of "Witness" by Olugbenga Adelekan, the bassist for Metronomy. He adds a lot more meat and heft to the song and you can check out his remix below, followed by the band's tour dates. The song is taken from the band's latest album, + -, released earlier this year. More

Watch: Metronomy – “The Upsetter” Video

Love Letters is Out Now on Because

Nov 05, 2014

In Metronomy’s new video for Love Letters cut “The Upsetter” a woman finds love after creating the idea partner/swamp monster from the elements around her. More

Sep 09, 2014

If you tend to suffer from extreme bouts of motion sickness then watch no further (or pop a Dramamine), as the camera in Metronomy's new video for "Month of Sundays" never stops spinning and turning.  More

Metronomy Announce New Tour Dates

Supporting Love Letters

Jun 24, 2014

Recently finishing up a leg of North American shows behind his brand new album Love LettersMetronomy's Joseph Mount and his band will be once again hitting the road with a series of new performances. More

Listen: Metronomy Live on BBC 6

Love Letters Is Out Now on Elektra

Jun 04, 2014

Earlier today (or last night if you’re operating on U.S. time) Metronomy stopped by Lauren Laverne’s BBC 6 show.  More

Watch: Metronomy – “Reservoir”

A Crayon and Paper Adventure

May 07, 2014

Metronomy get animated in “Reservoir” a video from their recent album Love LettersMore

Mar 04, 2014

Next week musical artist Joseph Mount, a.k.a. Metronomy, will release his newest album Love Letters. More

Feb 11, 2014

"Love Letters," the title track from Metronomy's forthcoming new album, has premiered with a brand new music video directed by the great Michel Gondry. More

Jan 24, 2014

On March 10 Metronomy, a.k.a. musical artist Joseph Mount, will follow his 2011 album The English Riviera with Love LettersMore

Under the Radar’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2013

Our Favorite Visuals of the Year

Jan 03, 2014

While the days of watching music videos on television are long gone, over the past several years the visual art form has certainly found second life (like so many other things) as an excellent online commodity. More

Dec 18, 2013

On March 10 Joe Mount, a.k.a. Metronomy, will release his newest album Love Letters. More

Metronomy Announces New Album, “Love Letters”

Listen to New Track "I'm Aquarius"

Nov 12, 2013

UK dance rock artist Joe Mount, a.k.a. Metronomy, has announced Love Letters, the follow-up to 2011 Mercury Prize-nominated LP The English Riviera. More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 3

Metronomy, Black Keys, Refused, Young Dreams, and More

Aug 11, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway hosted the Øya Festival. Check out our day three shots of Siri NilsenYoung DreamsMetronomyDāM-FunKOdd FutureRefusedChromatics, and The Black Keys. More

Jun 21, 2012

Metronomy is the latest band to curate an album for the ongoing Late Night Tales series. More

Digital Version of Under the Radar’s Best of 2011 Issue Contains 100 Pages of Bonus Content

Additional Bonus Interviews With: Future Islands, Metronomy, Zola Jesus and More

Mar 10, 2012

Just a reminder that the not-to-be-missed digital version of Under the Radar’s “Best of 2011” issue (available for Mac, PC, iPad, and Android via Zinio here) includes the same articles that appear in the printed version—plus 100 extra pages of editorial content not found in the print edition. Included are extra photos of BeirutBon IverThe HorrorsM83Slow ClubSummer Camp, and tUnE-yArDs. The digital version features exclusive bonus interviews with Big Black DeltaFuture IslandsHooray for EarthLanterns on the LakeMetronomyThe Pains of Being Pure at HeartReal EstateThe War on DrugsWild Flag, and Zola Jesus. More

Metronomy Add Tour Dates

Join Coldplay

Feb 24, 2012

With their new work The English Riviera Unreleased Remixes due out March 6, Metronomy have announced that they will be extending their North American tour this spring. More

Metronomy To Release Remix Album, Tour

The English Riveria Out March 6

Feb 02, 2012

Indie-electro-pop quartet Metronomy have announced the release of a collected reworking of tracks from the group's critically acclaimed third album, The English Riviera. 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

The Horrors, Goldfrapp, Foster the People and More Remix Gaga

Born This Way The Remix Due Out November 21

Oct 21, 2011

A slew of indie and indie-approved artists are busy remixing Lady Gaga’s Born this Way More

Jul 19, 2011

Today the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize shortlist was announced. We have the full list.  More


Interviews

Metronomy

Walking it Back

Oct 20, 2016

Romanticizing the past can easily metamorphose into cheap nostalgia. On first blush, Metronomy's newest, Summer 08feels like a prime candidate to succumb to this malady. More

May 05, 2014

Joseph Mount, frontman of the English four-piece Metronomy, isn't an Aquarius, despite what the title "I'm Aquarius," the first single from his band's fourth album, Love Letters, might imply. More


Reviews

Summer 08

Summer 08

Because Music

Jul 28, 2016

It feels slightly wrong to praise Metronomy for a lack of pretentiousnessakin, almost, to Joe Satriani being minimalist or Liam Gallagher in tune. There probably isn't a single act that epitomises 2010s likeable-but-nothing-special Brit hipster music, but Metronomy are about as near as damn it.  More

Love Letters

Love Letters

Elektra

Mar 10, 2014

Under the direction of frontman and lead songwriter Joseph Mount, the last few years have seen Metronomy hone themselves into Britain's most unique and forward-thinking pop group. More

Øya Day Three: Young Dreams, Metronomy, Chromatics, Black Keys and More

August 10th, 2012

Aug 13, 2012

On day three of Øya my logical side took over. Sure, the festival grounds still felt like the Mecca of rock (and pop), but why was I so ready to swap my American passport for a Norwegian one?  More