News

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

Watch: Neon Neon - “Hammer and Sickle” Video [NSFW]

New Album Praxis Makes Perfect Out Now

May 03, 2013

This week Neon Neon released their newest LP Praxis Makes Perfect. More

Listen: Neon Neon - “Mid Century Modern Nightmare”

New Track Off Praxis Makes Perfect

Mar 08, 2013

Neon Neon's Gruff Rhys and Boom Bip have unveiled the first track off their forthcoming new album Praxis Makes Perfect. More

Jan 24, 2013

It’s been a minute since we heard from Neon Neon. But now the Gruff Rhys and Boom Bip super duo is prepared to return with a vengeance.  More

The Flaming Lips Tap Bon Iver for New Collaboration

Also Nick Cave, Neon Indian, and Yoko Ono

Jan 13, 2012

The Flaming Lips just can't seem to help themselves anymore (as if they ever could). More

Gruff Rhys Returns to America This Spring

Announces U.S. Tour in Support of 'Hotel Shampoo'

Feb 25, 2011

Gruff Rhys loves collecting mini bottles of shampoo from various hotels. This spring, it looks like his stash will certainly get a boost. We have the details. More

Feb 07, 2011

Super Furry Animals frontman  Gruff Rhys is bringing his latest solo effort to America via Witchita Recordings. We have the details. More

Nov 09, 2010

You never know what to expect from Gruff Rhys, whether it’s an album written entirely in Welsh (2005’s Yr Atal Genhedlaeth) or equipped with 96” cardboard sheets to make your own “candylion” (2007’s Candylion). For Hotel Shampoo, his latest solo album that’s slated for a February 2011 release, Rhys has again taken his inspiration quite literally. More


Interviews

Neon Neon

Where There are No Roads

Apr 02, 2008

Any child of the ’80s knows the idea of the year 2000 back then was really insane,” says Bryon Hollon (aka Boom Bip). “There were a lot of TV shows and movies with laser guns and hover cars and stuff. According to Gruff, all roads from the ’80s lead to John DeLorean.” More


Reviews

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect

Lex

May 07, 2013

Concept albums, by and large, have a bad reputation: self-indulgent, bloated, and lost in their own sense of importance. Pink Floyd, for example, had a penchant for them and with it earned, fairly or otherwise, the contempt of the 1970s hipster crowd. The tag of onanistic prog rockers has remained with them through to this day; therefore it must be seen as something of a risk for any contemporary outfit to tread a similar path. More