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10 Best Songs of the Week: Silverbacks, The Dears, Jess Williamson, Gayngs, and More

Plus Nick Hakim, The 1975, Moses Sumney, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 15, 2020

Welcome to the nineteenth Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s another week under quarantine, the same as the last week. Not much has changed, except that more and more people seem to think it’s a good idea to get back to normal, but a return to anything close to the pre-pandemic society seems a long way off. More

Nick Hakim Shares Video for New Song “BOUNCING”

WILL THIS MAKE ME GOOD Due Out This Friday via ATO

May 12, 2020

Nick Hakim is releasing a new album, WILL THIS MAKE ME GOOD, this Friday via ATO. Now he has shared another song from the album, “BOUNCING,” via a video for the track.  More

Nick Hakim Shares New Song “CRUMPY” (Feat. Mac DeMarco)

WILL THIS MAKE ME GOOD Due Out May 15 via ATO

Apr 21, 2020

Nick Hakim is releasing a new album, WILL THIS MAKE ME GOOD, on May 15 via ATO. Now he has shared another song from the album, “CRUMPY,” which features additional guitar from Mac DeMarcoMore

11 Best Songs of the Week: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Andrew Bird, Nick Hakim, and More

Plus Jess Williamson, EOB, The 1975 and Phoebe Bridgers, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 03, 2020

Welcome to the thirteenth Songs of the Week of 2020. While more album release dates were pushed back due to COVID-19 and it seems we haven’t reached the peak number of coronavirus cases in America yet, none of that stopped artists from sharing a whole lot of new songs this week.  More

Nick Hakim Announces New Album, Shares Video for New Song “QADIR”

WILL THIS MAKE ME GOOD Due Out May 15 via ATO

Mar 31, 2020

Nick Hakim has announced a new album, WILL THIS MAKE ME GOOD, and shared its first single, “QADIR,” via a video for the new song. More

Under the Radar’s Top 15 Debut Albums of 2017

Our Favorite First Full-Lengths From the Last Year

Dec 31, 2017

The majority of 2017's best debut albums came from female artists or bands fronted by women, from London-based all-female indie-pop teenaged trio Girl Ray and Syria-born singer/songwriter Bedouine (aka Azniv Korkejian) to Australian indie rocker Alex Lahey and New Zealand bedroom pop artist Fazerdaze (aka Amelia Murray). Midnight Sister, Priests, and Charly Bliss are all female-fronted bands as well, on top of other women solo artists on our Top 15 Debut Albums of 2017 listMore

Watch: Nick Hakim - “Roller Skates” Video

Green Twins Due Out May 19 via ATO

May 02, 2017

Nick Hakim is a promising new neo-soul artist, originally from Washington DC, who is releasing his debut album, Green Twins, on May 19 via ATO.  More

Under the Radar Announces Spring 2017 Issue with Father John Misty on the Cover

Issue 60 Also Includes Interviews with alt-J, Grandaddy, Jarvis Cocker, Mount Eerie, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Perfume Genius, Slowdive, Little Dragon, London Grammar, Mew, Real Estate, Goldfrapp, The New Pornographers and Much More

Apr 07, 2017

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our Spring 2017 Issue, which is out now digitally via Under the Radar's app and the magazine app Readly. The print version is about to ship out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon (as well as available soon digitally via the magazine apps Zinio and Readly). More

Listen: Nick Hakim - “Green Twins”

Green Twins Due Out May 19 via ATO

Apr 03, 2017

Nick Hakim is a promising new neo-soul artist, originally from Washington DC, who is releasing his debut album, Green Twins, on May 19 via ATO.  More

Watch: Nick Hakim - “Bet She Looks Like You” Video

Green Twins Due Out May 19 via ATO

Mar 28, 2017

Nick Hakim is a promising new neo-soul artist, originally from Washington DC, who is releasing his debut album, Green Twins, on May 19 via ATO. More


Interviews

Nick Hakim

Blended Soul

May 18, 2017

After speaking with Nick Hakim about the background of his debut album, Green Twins, you come away with the impression that he'd just as soon let the music do the talking. Hakim also doesn't put too much thought into being labeled a neo soul artist, or for that matter, any specific classification of his sound. More


Reviews

WILL THIS MAKE ME GOOD

WILL THIS MAKE ME GOOD

ATO

Jun 10, 2020

There is a lot to be worried about right now. And Nick Hakim is feeling everything all at once. Cities are on fire, black people are being disproportionately killed, and everyone is overmedicated.  More

Nick Hakim at The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA, April 23, 2018

May 08, 2018

When Green Twins came out last year, reviews spent as much time labeling Nick Hakim's debut as they did discussing the music. Let's have a go then: Hakim channels old school soul through modern psychedelically tinged elegiac folk, creating a feeling smooth on the surface and disconcerting underneath. More

Nick Hakim: Green Twins

Nick Hakim: Green Twins

ATO

May 19, 2017

It's always exciting when soul music gets a new nightingale, with a distinct swag from his own select persuasions. When the likes of D'Angelo, John Legend, and Leon Bridges appear, a warmth enters the air around the speakers they call through and the vibe turns groovier. More