News

Under the Radar Announces November/December Issue with EL VY on the Cover

Issue 55 Also Includes Interviews with Julia Holter, Kurt Vile, Neon Indian, Martin Courtney, The Dears, John Grant, Bruce Campbell on Ash vs Evil Dead, the Cast of Back to the Future, and More

Nov 13, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via the magazine apps Zinio and Readly), has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, as well as Readbug and Kindle. The issue features EL VY (Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls) on the cover.  More


Interviews

Salad Boys

Cultivating a Mystery

Feb 26, 2016

New Zealand's Salad Boyshelmed by singer/guitarist Joe Sampson and rounded out by drummer James Sullivan and bassist Ben Oderingare one of the more circumspect bands when it comes to being interviewed. They're clearly passionate about music, but prefer to let the listener come to their own conclusions about the songs.  More

2015 Artist Survey: Salad Boys

Joe Sampson on Spaceballs, Gun Control, and What "Indie Rock" Means in 2015

Jan 19, 2016

For Under the Radar's 13th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2015. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2015 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Joe Sampson of Salad Boys, whose debut album, Metalmania, is out now via Trouble in Mind. More


Reviews

Metalmania

Metalmania

Trouble In Mind

Nov 03, 2015

Don't let the title of this Christchurch, New Zealand band's debut album fool you. Metalmania finds the trio varying their intensity between songs, though they're all melodic exercises built to stick with you after a few spins. More