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Jul 24, 2019

Caroline Polachek (formerly of Chairlift) has tentatively announced a new solo album, Pang, and shared two songs from it: "Ocean of Tears" and "Parachute." More

Chairlift Share Their Final Video - “Polymorphing”

The Duo's Final Tour Starts Friday

Apr 05, 2017

Chairlift released their third albumMoth, last January via Columbia. Back in December singer Caroline Polachek and multi-instrumentalist/producer Patrick Wimberly announced that it'll be their last; that they are breaking up. In January the duo announced their final shows, which start this Friday.  More

Jan 19, 2017

Chairlift released their third album, Moth, last January via Columbia. Back in December singer Caroline Polachek and multi-instrumentalist/producer Patrick Wimberly announced that it'll be their last; that they are breaking up. More

Chairlift Announce Breakup, Will Play Final Shows in 2017

“The time has come to take the next step towards where our passion is pulling us.”

Dec 16, 2016

Chairlift released their third album, Moth, in late January via Columbia. Now singer Caroline Polachek and multi-instrumentalist/producer Patrick Wimberly have announced it'll be their last; they are breaking up. More

Nov 19, 2015

Chairlift front-woman Caroline Polachek has teamed up with MAKE Beauty for a new solo song and video, "The Boy Who I'll See Again." Adam McClelland directed the video, which is a reworking of the Greek myth of Endymion. You can watch the black & white clip below and head over to the MAKE Beauty website to download the song for free. More

Aug 04, 2015

The National's frontman Matt Berninger has teamed up with former Menomena member Brent Knopf (who also records as Ramona Falls) for the new project EL VY. More

Sep 12, 2014

Releasing her debut solo album Arcadia under the moniker Ramona Lisa earlier this year, Chairlift frontwomen Caroline Polacheck has released a surprise EP titled Dominic. More

Under the Radar Announces the June/July Issue Featuring Future Islands on the Cover

Also featuring interviews with Slowdive, Slow Club, First Aid Kit, Lykke Li, James McAvoy, The Horrors, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The War on Drugs vs. Sharon Van Etten, and More

May 23, 2014

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the June/July issue, which is on newsstands now. It features Future Islands on the cover as well as interviews with Slow ClubLykke Li, The Pains of Being Pure at HeartThe Horrors, SlowdiveThe War on Drugs vs. Sharon Van EttenFirst Aid KitJames McAvoyJohn Slattery, tUnE-yArDs, and more. More

Apr 24, 2014

Next week Ramona Lisa (Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek) will release her debut solo album ArcadiaMore

Listen: Ramona Lisa – “Arcadia” Album Stream

Due Out April 29 on Terrible Records

Apr 22, 2014

Chairlift’s Carolina Polachek has slowly been letting us into her world with her solo project Ramona LisaMore

Mar 07, 2014

As previously announced, Caroline Polachek of Chairlift has a solo album on the way under the name Ramona LisaMore

Feb 18, 2014

Chairlift frontwoman Caroline Polachek has announced the release of her debut solo album, Arcadia. More


Interviews

Jul 29, 2014

Caroline Polachek wrote music as a way to fill the long stretches of downtime while on a world tour with her band, Chairlift. As she continued composing songs on her laptophiding in closets or hotel bathrooms when she needed a quiet place to recordthey took on a peaceful, often sorrowful sound that wasn't a fit for Chairlift's upbeat electropop. The songs eventually made their way onto her solo debut, Arcadia, which was released under the name Ramona Lisa. Here, she talks about composing an album on the road and the inspirations that went into her project. More

Jul 28, 2014

When it came time for Caroline Polachek to embark on her first solo record, she opted to follow a non-traditional route. Rather than emblazoning her own nameor that of Chairlift, her well-known bandacross the front of the LP, she released Arcadia under the alias Ramona Lisa. More


Reviews

Arcadia

Arcadia

Terrible

Apr 11, 2014

Two albums deep with pop outfit Chairlift, Caroline Polachek has become one of pop's go-to girls for upping a song's seductive power. (See her work with Washed Out, Delorean, and Blood Orange.)  More