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Listen: Nada Surf - “Waiting for Something”

Off Upcoming The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy

Jan 12, 2012

Having already tested free, downloadable waters with the single "When I Was Young," Brooklyn's Nada Surf are once again giving fans a chance to listen in early on their seventh album The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy with the new track "Waiting for Something," all in exchange for a simple email address.  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

Nada Surf Announce Tour in Support of New 2012 Album

In Support of Forthcoming The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy

Nov 08, 2011

New York outfit Nada Surf have announced a Spring 2012 tour in support of The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy, due out January 24 via Barsuk. Check out the dates. More

Oct 26, 2011

Nada Surf has announced their seventh album, The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy, which is due January 24 via Barsuk Records. We have an MP3 for the first song, "When I Was Young." More

Jan 21, 2011

Nada Surf take on Depeche Mode in their cover of “Enjoy the Silence.”  We have the clip.  More

May 27, 2010

Last night (May 26th), Nada Surf, supported by Telekinesis, played to a sold-out audience at The Troubadour in West Hollywood. We sent Under the Radar photographer Wendy Lynch Redfern down to cover the action. Check out a full gallery of her photos hereMore


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The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy

The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy

Barsuk

Jan 27, 2012

In the midst of everything, a heart-in-mouth Matthew Caws proclaims “it’s never too late for teenaged dreams!” This comes on the sixth track of Nada Surf’s seventh studio album, which marks the band’s entry into a third decade of existence (they formed in 1992).  More

If I Had a Hi-Fi

If I Had a Hi-Fi

Mardev

Jul 08, 2010

On If I Had a Hi-Fi, Nada Surf accomplishes the rare feat of producing a covers album that won't just waste space on your CD shelf. In fact, the album wants for, rather demands, repeated listening.  More