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12 Best Songs of the Week: The War on Drugs, Penelope Isles, Indigo De Souza, Piroshka, and More

Plus Big Red Machine, Ora the Molecule, Low, illuminati hotties, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 23, 2021

Welcome to the 28th Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a nice week for new music, with some strong new singles (some connected to album announcements) and some wonderful album tracks we’ve long wanted to share with our readers and can now that the albums are out. We had enough tracks for a Top 12 this week, but many of the honorable mentions are worthy too. More

Piroshka – Stream the New Album, Watch the New “Loveable” Video, and Read Our Interview with Them

Love Drips and Gathers Out Now on Bella Union; Band Features Members of Lush, Elastica, Modern English, and Moose

Jul 23, 2021

Piroshka have released their second studio album, Love Drips and Gathers, today via Bella Union. Now that it’s out, you can stream the album here. Also, today they have shared a video for the album’s “Loveable” and today we posted our new interview with the band’s Miki Berenyi and KJ “Moose” McKillop. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Tachys, Ora the Molecule, Wet Leg, Indigo De Souza, and More

Plus Mega Bog, Water From Your Eyes, koleżanka, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 18, 2021

Welcome to the 23rd Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a strong week for new songs, so we ended up with a Top 12 and some excellent honorable mentions as well. This is a very Scandinavian Songs of the Week, with artists from Denmark (two of them), Sweden, and Norway. More

Piroshka Share Intriguing Video for New Song “V.O.” Inspired by Late 4AD Designer Vaughan Oliver

Love Drips and Gathers Due Out July 23 on Bella Union; Band Features Members of Lush, Elastica, Modern English, and Moose

Jun 16, 2021

Piroshka are releasing their second studio album, Love Drips and Gathers, on July 23 via Bella Union. Now they have shared the album’s second single, “V.O.,” via an intriguing video for it. The song is a tribute to the late Vaughan Oliver, who was 4AD’s in-house designer and responsible for many iconic album covers for the label, including ones by Lush, the former band of Piroshka singer Miki Berenyi. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Jessie Ware, Kings of Convenience, Faye Webster, Piroshka, and More

Plus black midi, CHAI, Squid, Anika, Hiatus Kaiyote, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 30, 2021

Welcome to the 16th Songs of the Week of 2021. This week President Biden celebrated 100 days in office with a speech to Congress that laid out his accomplishments (including a successful rollout of COVID-19 vaccines) and ambitious future plans. More

Piroshka Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “Scratching at the Lid”

Love Drips and Gathers Due Out July 23 on Bella Union; Band Features Members of Lush, Elastica, Modern English, and Moose

Apr 27, 2021

Piroshka have announced the release of their second studio album, Love Drips and Gathers, which will be out on July 23 via Bella Union. They have also shared a new song from the album titled “Scratching at the Lid,” via a video for it. More

Under the Radar Announces The Protest Issue with Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the Covers

Issue 68 Out Now and Also Includes Julien Baker, Wolf Alice, Tegan and Sara, Arlo Parks, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, Shamir, Lucy Dacus, Valerie June, David Byrne, Julian Casablancas, and Much More

Apr 21, 2021

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the two covers and is another edition of The Protest Issue, which examines the intersection of music and politics and features musicians photographed with protest signs of their own making. More

Under the Radar Announces My Favorite Album Issue with Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney Covers

Issue 66 Features Musicians and Actors on Their All-Time Favorite Albums, including Tegan and Sara, Wilco, Weyes Blood, Sigur Rós, Fred Armisen, Topher Grace, Jay Baruchel, Low, and more

Sep 27, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the My Favorite Album Issue, our new print issue in which we speak to musicians and actors about their all-time favorite album. The issue features Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney on the two covers and is available to buy directly from us here, as well as being distributed in stores nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere). More

Under the Radar Announces Issue 65 with Mitski and boygenius on the Covers

Issue 65 is Out Now and Also Includes Interviews with Sharon Van Etten, Deerhunter, Foals, and Kurt Vile; Plus a Tribute to Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit, and Much More

Mar 01, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, Issue 65, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Mitski on the front cover and boygenius (Julien Baker + Phoebe Bridgers + Lucy Dacus) on the back cover. More

Piroshka Tackle the History of Protest, Brexit, and Phone Addiction in the Video for “What’s Next?”

Band Fronted by Lush's Miki Berenyi; Brickbat Out Now via Bella Union

Feb 15, 2019

Piroshka have released their debut album, Brickbat, today via Bella Union. You can stream it here. Now they have shared a video for “What’s Next?” Bunny Schendler directed and designed the animated video, which was animated by Schendler, Sofja Umarik, and Jonathan Hodgson (Hodgson also edited it). More

Piroshka (Members of Lush, Elastica, Modern English, Moose) – Stream the New Album

Band Fronted by Lush’s Miki Berenyi; Brickbat Out Now via Bella Union

Feb 15, 2019

Piroshka (which features members of Lush, Elastica, Modern English, and Moose) have released their debut album, Brickbat, today via Bella Union. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Strand of Oaks, Telekinesis, Weyes Blood, Piroshka, and More

Plus The Drums, Cass McCombs, Tamaryn, James Blake, C Duncan, Glen Hansard, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 18, 2019

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2019. This week’s list includes tracks from freshly announced albums (Strand of Oaks, The Drums, Tamaryn, C Duncan, Glen Hansard), as well as by artists who have already made this list with previous songs from their upcoming albums (Telekinesis, Piroshka, Cass McCombs). More

Piroshka (Members of Lush, Elastica, Modern English, Moose) Share New Song “What’s Next?”

Band Fronted by Lush's Miki Berenyi; Brickbat Due Out February 15 via Bella Union

Jan 14, 2019

Piroshka are releasing their debut album, Brickbat, on February 15 via Bella Union. Previously they shared the album’s first single, “Everlasting Yours” (which was one of our Songs of the Week), as well as a video for the song. More

Piroshka (Members of Lush, Elastica, Modern English, Moose) Share “Everlasting Yours” Video

Band Fronted by Lush’s Miki Berenyi; Brickbat Due Out February 15, 2019 via Bella Union

Nov 30, 2018

Piroshka are releasing their debut album, Brickbat, on February 15, 2019 via Bella Union. Previously they shared the album’s first single, “Everlasting Yours” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now the song has a video. Martin Andersen and Chris Bigg directed the video, which is a colorful collage of different images and childhood drawings. Piroshka features members of various other iconic British acts. They are fronted by former Lush singer Miki Berenyi (vocals/guitar) and also include former Moose guitarist KJ “Moose” McKillop, Modern English bassist Mick Conroy, and former Elastica drummer Justin Welch. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; Piroshka; Cherry Glazerr; and More

Plus Murray A. Lightburn, Julia Jacklin, Nilüfer Yanya, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 09, 2018

There might still be nearly two months left in 2018, but 2019 album announcements have been coming hard and fast of late. The Top 10 of this week’s Songs of the Week is packed with first and second singles from albums due out next January or February, although not our #1, that album is due out next week. More

Piroshka (Members of Lush, Elastica Modern English, Moose) Announce Album, Share “Everlasting Yours”

Band Fronted by Lush's Miki Berenyi; Brickbat Due Out February 15, 2019 via Bella Union

Nov 06, 2018

Piroshka are a new band that features members of various other iconic British acts. They are fronted by former Lush singer Miki Berenyi (vocals/guitar) and also include former Moose guitarist KJ “Moose” McKillop, Modern English bassist Mick Conroy, and former Elastica drummer Justin Welch. More



Interviews

Jul 23, 2021

Piroshka rose from the aftermath of the long-awaited Lush reunion, which came to a spectacular and somewhat uneasy ending in 2018. But despite tensions, Lush’s former guitarist and frontwoman Miki Berenyi had no regrets about Lush’s reformation and enjoyed her return to the live stage much more than she had anticipated. It was Justin Welch the former Elastica drummer who played one Lush reunion tour, and Modern English’s Mick Conroy, who replaced Phil King for the final Lush show, who persuaded Berenyi that they should continue to work together on a different musical project. More

My Favorite Album: Miki Berenyi of Piroshka on The Shangri-Las’ “Shangri-Las-65!”

"‘The Boy’ is one of the most moving love songs I know. I literally cannot listen to it without tearing up—and believe me, I am not the sentimental type.”

Mar 20, 2020

I’m going to bet that every artist you’ve asked to contribute to this has said that picking an all-time favorite album is ABSOLUTELY FUCKING IMPOSSIBLE so I will echo that, but I’ll concede that from age 17, The Shangri-Las’ Shangri-Las-65!has stayed up there in my top 10. More

May 03, 2019

In 2016, U.K. shoegaze four-piece Lush reformed, 18 years after the band’s dissolution in the wake of the suicide of its beloved drummer, Chris Acland. The band, featuring original members Miki Berenyi, Emma Anderson, and Phil King, and with former Elastica drummer Justin Welch in place of Acland, released an EP, Blind Spot, toured the world, and generally basked in the excited response from critics and fans alike. More

16th Annual Artist Survey: Piroshka

Miki Berenyi, Michael Conroy, KJ "Moose" McKillop, and Justin Welch on Climate Change, Artificial Intelligence, and Surreal Experiences

Mar 17, 2019

For Under the Radar‘s 16th Annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the last year, plus some fun personal questions. More


Reviews

Aug 17, 2021

If their debut album Brickbat was driven by a rediscovery of the joy of creating music again, then Piroshkas’s second album, Love Drips and Gathers, is a much more wistful reflective affair. More

Feb 15, 2019

Piroshka immediately draw interest, not only from the curious name, taken from the wolf-terrorized hero in the Hungarian construct of the fairytale Little Red Riding Hood, but also for being what some might consider a supergroup. More