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Listen: POLIÇA and s t a r g a z e - “Speaking of a Ghost”

Music For the Long Emergency Due Out February 16 via Totally Gross National Product/Transgressive

Feb 14, 2018

Minneapolis electronic quintet POLIÇA have teamed up with European orchestral collective s t a r g a z e for the collaborative album Music For the Long Emergency, which is due out this Friday (February 16) via Totally Gross National Product/Transgressive. More

Watch: POLIÇA and s t a r g a z e - “Agree” Video

Music For the Long Emergency Due Out February 16 via Totally Gross National Product/Transgressive

Feb 06, 2018

Minneapolis electronic quintet POLIÇA have teamed up with European orchestral collective s t a r g a z e for the collaborative album Music For the Long Emergency, which is due out February 16 via Totally Gross National Product/Transgressive.  More

Outside Lands 2016 Lineup: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Air, Grimes, Sufjan Stevens, and The Muppets

August 5 - 7 in San Francisco, Lineup Also Includes Beach House, Ryan Adams, Duran Duran, The Last Shadow Puppets, Foals, Peaches, Kevin Morby, Lana

Apr 05, 2016

Outside Lands have announced their 2016 lineup. The festival goes down August 5 - 7 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Highlights of the lineup include Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Air, Grimes, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Ryan Adams, Duran Duran, The Last Shadow Puppets, Foals, Peaches, Kevin Morby, Lana Del Rey, DIIV, Big Grams, Julien Baker, Lionel Richie, Major Lazer, Jason Isbell, Lord Huron, Vince Staples, Years & Years, HÆLOS, POLIÇA, Ra Ra Riot, Rogue Wave, Caveman, Whitney, Miguel, and Chance the Rapper.  More

Stream the New Album by POLIÇA - “United Crushers”

United Crushers Due Out March 4 via Mom + Pop

Feb 25, 2016

POLIÇA are releasing their new album, United Crushers, next Friday, March 4, via Mom + Pop (and Memphis Industries in the U.K.).  More

Listen: POLIÇA - “Lately”

United Crushers Due Out March 4 via Mom + Pop

Feb 18, 2016

POLIÇA are releasing their new album, United Crushers, on March 4 via Mom + Pop (and Memphis Industries in the U.K.). Now they have shared another song from it, "Lately." Lead vocalist Channy Leaneagh commented on the song in a press release, saying: "Don't let love become a distraction. More

Watch: Poliça – “Raw Exit” Video

Shulamith Deluxe Reissue is Out Now on Mom + Pop

Jun 11, 2014

In the Isaac Gale directed video for “Raw Exit,” Poliça frontwoman Channy Leaneagh becomes the master of disguise.  More

Listen: Poliça – “You Don’t Own Me” (Leslie Gore Cover)

Shulamith will be reissued June 10 Via Mom + Pop

Jun 04, 2014

Is it possible for Poliça to sound both dark and poppy at the same time?  More

May 15, 2014

Poliça and AllSaints clothing have paired up to film two live videos for Shulamith cuts “Smug” and “Spilling Lines.”  More

Poliça Announce Summer Tour

New Album Shulamith Out Now

Feb 28, 2014

Releasing their latest album Shulamith last year Minneapolis synth experimentalists Poliça have announced plans for a new tour. More

Jan 23, 2014

Poliça’s new video strings together two cuts from last year’s album Shulamith—“I Need $” and “So Leave.” More

Jun 11, 2013

Recently we shared “Tiff” a slinky duet between Poliça’s Channy Leaneagh and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. That track got a seriously disturbing video, wherein Leaneagh plays both the victim and the abuser.  More

Apr 15, 2013

As revealed at last weekend’s Coachella, Minneapolis outfit Poliça have a new album due out later this year.  More

Watch: Poliça “Dark Star” Video

Remix EP Released Today

Aug 15, 2012

Poliça (consisting of Ryan Olson and Channy Leaneagh of supergroup Gayngs) have released a video for "Dark Star" off of April release, Give You the Ghost. More


Interviews

2017 Artist Survey: POLIÇA and s t a r g a z e

Channy Leaneagh, Drew Christopherson, and Ryan Olson on 2017's Best Albums, #MeToo and Sexual Harassment, President Trump, and Racism in America

Feb 08, 2018

For Under the Radar's 15th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the last year. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2017 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

2013 Artist Survey: Poliça

Drew Christopherson and Ben Ivascu on First Heartbreaks, First R-rated Movies, Obamacare, Spotify, Bad Reviews, and More

Jan 31, 2014

For Under the Radar's 11th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the important issues of the last year, as well as some quirkier subjects. Check out our next print issue and digital issue for surveys from My Morning Jacket, Foals, Amanda Palmer, Local Natives, Wild Nothing, These New Puritans, Lanterns on the Lake, Xiu Xiu, and Summer Camp.


Reviews

United Crushers

United Crushers

Mom + Pop/Memphis Industries

Mar 17, 2016

POLIÇA has never been one to paint pop music by numbers, and United Crushers is no exception. The follow-up to 2013's critically acclaimed Shulamith, it continues along its predecessor's path into the darkest electronic recesses of Channy Leaneagh's psyche.  More

Shulamith

Shulamith

Mom+Pop

Oct 21, 2013

Experimental pop outfit Poliça returns with the unsettling Shulamith, replete with grisly cover art and the video for "Tiff," which indulges in a twisted self-torture scene with singer Channy Leaneagh. More

Coachella Day 1 Recap: Johnny Marr, Local Natives, Beach House, Purity Ring, and More

Apr 20, 2013

A smorgasbord of performances by the likes of IO EchoLord Huron,DāM-FunKPoliça  Johnny Marr  Local Natives  Beach House  Purity Ring and How to Destroy Angels awaited us. More