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Listen: Thomas Cohen (ex-S.C.U.M) – “Ain’t Gonna Be More Rain”

Bloom Forever Due Out May 6 via Stolen Recordings

Apr 25, 2016

Thomas Cohen was formerly the frontman for London's S.C.U.M, who released a promising debut album, Again Into Eyes, on Mute in 2011 but then split up in 2013. Now Cohen is releasing his first solo album, Bloom Forever, on May 6 via Stolen Recordings. Today he's shared another song from the record, "Ain't Gonna Be More Rain." More

Check Out Photos from Under the Radar’s Great Escape Event, including S.C.U.M, Trust, and more

Plus: Man Without Country, Weird Dreams, Sunless '97, and Hundreds

May 21, 2012

Under the Radar was honored to be invited to curate a stage at the eighth annual Great Escape Festival in Brighton, England this year. On Thursay, May 10th, we proudly presented S.C.U.MTrustMan Without CountryWeird DreamsSunless '97and Hundreds at the Psychosocial Basement in the heart of Brighton. Check out a full gallery of photos from the event. More

S.C.U.M – Under the Radar’s Great Escape Stage Spotlight

Great Escape Stage is Thursday, May 10 Psychosocial Basement, Brighton, England

May 06, 2012

On Thursday, May 10, Under the Radar is hosting a stage at Brighton, England’s Great Escape festival (which is like a European SXSW). Leading up to the event we're letting you know about each artist playing. Today we're spotlighting headliner S.C.U.M. More

Under the Radar Announces Their Great Escape Stage Lineup: S.C.U.M and Trust to Headline

Lineup at Brighton, England Festival Also Includes: Hundreds, Sunless ’97, Weird Dreams, and Man Without Country

Apr 23, 2012

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineup, poster, and set times for its stage at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton, England. S.C.U.M and Trust will headline the stage. Also scheduled to play are HundredsSunless ’97Weird Dreams, and Man Without Country. More

Jan 03, 2012

MOJO magazine recently commissioned musicians to cover landmark 1983 New Order album Power, Corruption & LiesMore

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar's Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including BeirutAnna CalviEMAFlorence and the MachineGang Gang DanceNeon IndianPJ HarveyR.E.M.SBTRKT, Slow ClubSt. VincentSummer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Nov 03, 2011

Check out the video for “Faith Unfolds” a cut from S.C.U.M’s debut album, Again Into EyesMore

Watch: S.C.U.M - “Whitechapel” Video

“Whitechapel” Single out September 27 via Mute

Sep 12, 2011

Londoners S.C.U.M are set to release their new single, "Whitechapel," on September 27. Check out the video for the song, as directed by Tim Noble and Sue Webster. More

Under the Radar Announces Summer Issue and St. Vincent Cover

Issue Also Features Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, M83, The Horrors, Washed Out, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, and much more

Jul 28, 2011

Under the Radar’s Summer 2011 Issue has just hit stands. It features St. Vincent on the cover and includes articles on M83, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, The Horrors, Washed Out, Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, Friendly Fires, Memory Tapes, John Maus, Niki & The Dove, Purity Ring, Youth Lagoon, and many others; as well as over 115 reviews. The digital version of the magazine also includes 50 extra pages of bonus content, including articles on My Morning Jacket, The Rapture, Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, Moonface, Stephin Merritt, Laurel Halo, and more. More

Jun 30, 2011

UK quintet S.C.U.M have announced the release of their much anticipated debut record Again Into Eyes for release on September 13. More

Jun 22, 2011

S.C.U.M—named for the 1968 feminist manifesto Society For Cutting Up Men—have released a video for album cut "Amber Hands." More

Listen: New Music From S.C.U.M.

Band Currently on Tour

Jun 02, 2011

Don’t let the name fool you—MUTE signees S.C.U.M. are crafting some quality tunes. We have a new song and tour dates from the band.  More



Reviews

Again Into Eyes

Again Into Eyes

Mute

Oct 04, 2011

S.C.U.M's debut LP (and yes, their name is a reference to the infamous Valerie Solanis' SCUM Manifesto screed) is a magnificent opening salvo, as the London act recalls the fuck-all attitude and melodies of David Bowie and Brian Eno circa their '70s glam phase, while nodding to the sonic adventurousness of the reverb heavy U.K. shoegaze scene of the early '90s.  More