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Album of the Week: Strand of Oaks

Runners Up Include: Jenny Lewis, Andrew Bird, Tamaryn, Sleeper, Nilüfer Yanya, and These New Puritans

Mar 22, 2019

We haven't done an Album of the Week post since January, but there are some upcoming albums truly worthy of the title, starting with the new one by Strand of Oaks (the project of Timothy Showalter), Eraserland, released today via Dead Oceans.Here is more info on the album, as well as a round up and streams for other notable albums released today. More

Sleeper - Stream the Britpop Band’s First New Album in 21 Years

The Modern Age Out Now via Gorsky Records; Read Our New My Firsts Interview with the Band

Mar 22, 2019

Britpop band Sleeper have released their first album in 21 years, The Modern Age, today via the band's own label, Gorsky Records (no doubt named after their 1996 song "Good Luck Mr. Gorsky"). Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here.  More

Premiere: Sleeper Share Video for “The Sun Also Rises”

The Modern Age Due Out March 22 via Gorsky Records

Mar 06, 2019

Britpop band Sleeper are releasing their first album in 21 years, The Modern Age, on March 22 via the band's own label, Gorsky Records. Now Under the Radar is excited to premiere the video for the album's "The Sun Also Rises." More

Dec 05, 2018

Britpop band Sleeper have announced their first album in 21 years, The Modern Age, and shared its first single, "Look At You Now." The album is due out March 22, 2019 via the band's own label, Gorsky Records (no doubt named after their song "Good Luck Mr. Gorsky").  More


Interviews

Mar 21, 2019

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Louise Wener of Sleeper.  More


Reviews

The Modern Age

The Modern Age

Gorksky

Mar 22, 2019

It's difficult to envisage any other music scene in recent years that's stood the test of time less than Britpop. Rooted in nostalgia and an arrogant sense of its own importance, most of its key players' music already sounded dated long before the decade turned into a 21st century full of hope, adventure, and Coldplay. More