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Django Django Announce Third Album

Marble Skies to Feature Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor and Metronomy's Anna Prior

Jul 31, 2017

Django Django have announced their third album via an article in the British music magazine Mojo, which the band shared on Instagram. The album is titled Marble Skies, although there is some confusion as to when it's due out (the text of the article says October, but a sidebar says it's not due until January 2018).  More

Watch: Slow Club – “Silver Morning” Video

One Day All of This Won’t Matter Anymore Out Now via Moshi Moshi

Oct 04, 2016

British duo Slow Club (Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor) released a new album, One Day All of This Won't Matter Anymore, back in August via Moshi Moshi. Previously they had shared videos for "Ancient Rolling Sea" and "In Waves." Now here's a video for "Silver Morning." Watson sings lead vocals on the song, so he's the focus of the video as he sings while Taylor shows up at brief moments to replace some signs behind him that, among other things, point out a George Harrison-inspired guitar part or a Queen-esque ending to the song. More

Under the Radar Examines Music and Politics with the 2016 Protest Issue

Special Issue Takes On Sexism and Feminism in the Music Industry, Tackles the Election, and Features Amanda Palmer on the Cover

Sep 09, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our 2016 Protest Issue (out September, October, and into November), which is out now both digitally and on newsstands. We've done a Protest Issue every U.S. Presidential election year since 2004 and as before this issue features articles examining the intersection of music and politics and photo shoots with musicians holding protest signs of their own making. Then in mid-October we will be launching our charity Protest Auction, in which we auction off all the protest signs in the issue, with all profits going to the American Cancer SocietyMore

Watch: Slow Club - “In Waves” Video

One Day All of This Won't Matter Anymore Due Out August 19 via Moshi Moshi

Aug 01, 2016

British duo Slow Club (Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor) are releasing a new album, One Day All of This Won't Matter Anymore, on August 19 via Moshi Moshi. Previously they had shared a video for its first single, "Ancient Rolling Sea." Now they've released a video for "In Waves." More

Slow Club Announce New Matthew E. White-Produced Album, Share “Ancient Rolling Sea” Video

One Day All of This Won't Matter Anymore Due Out August 19 via Moshi Moshi

May 31, 2016

Slow Club have announced a new album, One Day All of This Won't Matter Anymore, due out August 19 via Moshi Moshi, and shared a video for its first single, "Ancient Rolling Sea." The British duo of Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor recorded the album in Richmond, VA with Matthew E. White at his Spacebomb Studios. Below is the video, tracklist, and cover art. More

Watch: Slow Club – “Everything is New”

Complete Surrender is Out Now on Wichita

Nov 05, 2014

Slow Club’s new video for Complete Surrender track “Everything is New” features the Sheffield-based duo stuffing their faces in diners across America. More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Andy Stott, Slow Club, and More

Plus New Tracks from Mark Lanegan Band, Baths, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Happyness, Marianne Faithfull, Puro Instinct, Alvvays, His Name Is Alive, and Others

Sep 26, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar's weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). In this mix we've got new songs by Kendrick Lamar, Andy Stott, Slow Club, Mark Lanegan Band, Baths, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Happyness, Marianne Faithfull, Puro Instinct, Alvvays, His Name Is Alive, Hudson Mohawke, Alexander Von Mehren, Andras Fox, and more. Look no further, your Friday and weekend playlist is here.  More

Sep 18, 2014

It’s been a few months since Slow Club released their excellent third album Complete Surrender. As this new live session with BalconyTV proves, it’s going to be a long time before we’ll be able to get their songs out of our heads. More

Watch: Slow Club Performs Exclusive Stairway Session for Under the Radar

Band Performs Three Songs in Exclusive Video Session: "Not Mine to Love," "Paraguay and Panama," and "Don't Call Me Kid"

Aug 06, 2014

Slow Club recently performed an exclusive Stairway Session for Under the Radar. The exclusive video session was shot in a Brooklyn, NY stairway. The British duo performed three songs: "Not Mine to Love," "Paraguay and Panama," and "Don't Call Me Kid." More

Watch: Slow Club - “The Pieces” Video

Loyal Soldiers of the KISS Army

Jul 28, 2014

UK pop duo Slow Club have premiered a brand new music video featuring the track "The Pieces" off their newly released LP Complete Surrender. More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring Wye Oak, Titus Andronicus, Slow Club, and More

Plus Tracks from Wunder Wunder, Ashrae Fax, Coldplay Remixed by AlunaGeorge, The Rosebuds, Anand Wilder of Yeasayer, Hooray for Earth, Kan Wakan, and Others

Jul 03, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar's weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). Because it's a short work week and a holiday weekend, less new tracks of note debuted this week. So this mix features some of the last week's best new tracks, but also features other tracks from recent months that we liked. Included are songs by Wye Oak, Wunder Wunder, Ashrae Fax, Titus Andronicus, The Rosebuds, Ice Cream Cathedral, Ought, Childhood, Slow Club, Boxed In, Coldplay remixed by AlunaGeorge, Anand Wilder (of Yeasyer), and more. More

Slow Club Announce North American Tour

Complete Surrender Out July 15

Jun 18, 2014

UK pop duo Slow Club have announced a North American tour this fall to support their upcoming LP, Complete Surrender. The tour kicks off in NYC September 17th, and will take them up and down both coasts and Canada. More

Watch: Slow Club – “Suffering You, Suffering Me”

Complete Surrender Due Out July 15 on Wichita Recordings

Jun 03, 2014

Slow Club take it to the mat for their new video “Suffering You Suffering Me.” More

Listen: Slow Club - “Suffering You, Suffering Me”

New Album Complete Surrender Out July 14

May 27, 2014

Ahead of their forthcoming third album Complete Surrender, UK duo Slow Club have premiered a brand new piece of music off the record with "Suffering You, Suffering Me."  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

Mar 26, 2014

You know how when you combine two things that you love, like chocolate and peanut butter, you get a third amazing thing—like a peanut butter cup? That’s exactly how we feel about Slow Club’s cover of Future Islands single, “Seasons (Waiting on You).”  More

Mar 24, 2014

Slow Club has finally announced album number three. Called Complete Surrender, the album will street on July 14.  More

Feb 26, 2014

Releasing their sophomore album Paradise in 2011, pop duo Slow Club have been hard at work on their third full-length. More

Aug 24, 2012

Earlier this week Slow Club released a digital single of their Paradise track "Beginners." More

Slow Club Release Digital Single for “Beginners”

Remixes from King of Town and In Fields

Aug 24, 2012

The new digital single for Paradise track "Beginners" is available now on iTunes. More

Watch: Slow Club - “Beginners” Video

Starring Daniel Radcliffe

Jun 19, 2012

Following in the footsteps of his fellow Gryffindors Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, actor Daniel Radcliffe has ventured into the realm of music videos, taking the featured role for Slow Club's Paradise track "Beginners." More

Check Out Photos from The Great Escape Festival 2012 - Grimes, EMA, Django Django, and more

Plus: Beth Jeans Houghton, Porcelain Raft, Slow Club, and others in Brighton, England

May 18, 2012

The eighth annual Great Escape Festival took place last weekend in Brighton, U.K., with many amazing bands gracing the local stages in the charming seaside English town. Here's a gallery of photos from the festival, including photos of GrimesEMABeth Jeans HoughtonDjango DjangoSlow ClubWhen Saints Go Machine, Porcelain Raft, and others. More

Mar 30, 2012

Earlier this week UK pop duo Slow Club released the track "The Dog" as the latest single off their new album Paradise

More

Mar 22, 2012

FOMO. Fear Of Missing Out. At a festival the size of SXSW, the terror that someone—somewhere—might be having a better time than you is an ever-pressing concern. Well, everywhere but at Under the Radar’s three-day parties. I realize my option is somewhat suspect, seeing as they sign my paychecks, but believe me when I say that, for at least three days of the fest, there was nowhere else I would have rather been than The Flamingo Cantina in Austin, Texas. More

Check Out Photos from Thursday’s Under the Radar SXSW 2012 Day Party

Including Chairlift, Bear in Heaven, Taken by Trees, Com Truise and More

Mar 19, 2012

Check out photos from Thursday's Under the Radar SXSW 2012 Day Party including shots of ChairliftBear in HeavenTaken by TreesCom TruiseZambriSlow Club, and Choir of Young Believers More

Greetings from Slow Club at Under the Radar’s SXSW 2012 Party

Checking in From Flamingo Cantina in Austin, Texas

Mar 15, 2012

Slow Club check in from the Under the Radar SXSW Party in Austin, Texas. More

Slow Club – Under the Radar’s SXSW Party Spotlight

Playing Under the Radar's Second SXSW 2012 Party, Thursday, March 15 at Flamingo Cantina

Mar 06, 2012

On March 15 Under the Radar will host the second of three free SXSW Day parties sponsored by PRS Guitars. Leading up to the event we're letting you know about each artist playing. Today we're spotlighting Slow Club. More

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Day Parties: of Montreal to Perform The Sunlandic Twins

Lineup Also Includes Chairlift, The Drums, Reggie Watts, Deerhoof, Bear in Heaven, Youth Lagoon, La Sera, Taken By Trees, and more

Feb 29, 2012

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2012 day parties, taking place on Wednesday, March 14th, Thursday, March 15th, and Friday, March 16th. The Friday party, which is presented by Shure, will feature headliner of Montreal performing their beloved 2004 album The Sunlandic Twins in its entirety, the only SXSW 2012 performance of the album. The lineup also includes ChairliftThe DrumsReggie WattsDeerhoofBear in HeavenYouth LagoonLa SeraTaken By Trees, and more. More

Jan 10, 2012

UK duo and boy/girl harmonizers Slow Club have announced that they will be emarking on a two-month tour throughout North America in support of their new sophomore album Paradise. More

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

Watch: Slow Club - “If We’re Still Alive”

Includes Behind the Scenes Snippets of Under the Radar Photo Shoot

Nov 28, 2011

UK indie pop duo Slow Club has unveiled a grainy, home video music video for the track "If We're Still Alive." More

Nov 09, 2011

On Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 First Aid Kit and Slow Club graced The Troubadour stage with amazing performances. Photographer Wendy Lynch Redfern was there to capture the action. Check out a full gallery here. More

Arab Strap Covers Slow Club

Meeting of Pop Minds

Aug 03, 2011

Call it a match made in indie pop heaven. When Slow Club asked Arab Strap member Aidan Moffat if he’d be interested in remixing "Two Cousins," a track off their forthcoming album Paradise (out September 12), they didn’t expect a cover. More


Interviews

Slow Club

Everyone's Invited

Oct 25, 2016

It's a bit of anomaly in the 21st century for a band to grow organically artistically while expanding their audience. Slow Club have deftly managed such a feat over the course of 10 years and four albums. More

2014 Artist Survey: Slow Club

Charles Watson on 2014's Best Albums, U2's Free Album, His Most Heartwarming Fan Interaction, and His Worst Haircut

Jan 05, 2015

For Under the Radar's 12th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2014. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2014 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions.

Jul 15, 2014

One of the hardest questions a band has to answer is, unfortunately, probably one of the most common ones they are asked: what kind of music do you make? For Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor, that question came recently when she was making a routine stop at the hairdresser. More

2013 Artist Survey: Charles Watson of Slow Club

Watson on Embarrassing High School Moments, Senior Prom, Lou Reed, Obamacare, Spotify, Bad Reviews, and More

Jan 30, 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. More

The Protest Survey: Slow Club’s Charles Watson

On the Election, Pussy Riot, and His Favorite Protest Song

Nov 30, 2012

In conjunction with our Protest Issue we asked several artists the same set of politically-themed questions. Charles Watson of U.K. band Slow Club provided these answers. Last year the duo (which also features Rebecca Taylor) released their acclaimed second album, Paradise, via Moshi Moshi. More

Slow Club

Alternative Education

Oct 15, 2011

When Slow Club multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Rebecca Taylor was seven, she fell in love with Strictly Ballroom star Paul Mercurio. "I remember thinking, 'I like him a lot and I don't know why!" she giggles. "I was going, 'Oh Mommy, let's watch that film again!'" More


Reviews

One Day All of This Won’t Matter Anymore

One Day All of This Won’t Matter Anymore

Moshi Moshi

Aug 19, 2016

With the recording of their latest album, English duo Rebecca Taylor and Charles Watson of Slow Club embraced the notion that just because someone's not a member of your Club doesn't mean you can't play well together. More

Complete Surrender

Complete Surrender

Wichita

Jul 11, 2014

Slow Club have never quite got the credit it deserves. Too fey to be hipster, too awkward to be mainstream, the Sheffield, U.K.-formed/London-based duo of Rebecca Taylor and Charles Watson has ghosted in and out of popular consciousness since 2006. More

Under the Radar SXSW Party Recap: Niki & The Dove, The Drums, Chairlift, of Montreal and More

Mar 23, 2012

FOMO. Fear Of Missing Out. At a festival the size of SXSW, the terror that someone—somewhere—might be having a better time than you is an ever-pressing concern. Well, everywhere but at Under the Radar’s three-day parties. I realize my option is somewhat suspect, seeing as they sign my paychecks, but believe me when I say that, for at least three days of the fest, there was nowhere else I would have rather been than Under the Radar's three day parties at The Flamingo Cantina in Austin, Texas. More

Slow Club at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA

November 8th, 2011

Nov 09, 2011

Let’s get one thing straight—Slow Club is not twee. More

Paradise

Paradise

Moshi Moshi

Sep 19, 2011

If Slow Club’s Paradise were an animal, it would be a puppy with a sarcastic streak. More