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Under the Radar Announces The Protest Issue with Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the Covers

Issue 68 Out Now and Also Includes Julien Baker, Wolf Alice, Tegan and Sara, Arlo Parks, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, Shamir, Lucy Dacus, Valerie June, David Byrne, Julian Casablancas, and Much More

Apr 21, 2021

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the two covers and is another edition of The Protest Issue, which examines the intersection of music and politics and features musicians photographed with protest signs of their own making. More

Playlists for Earth Campaign Features Brian Eno, alt-J, Anna Calvi, Coldplay, Hot Chip, and More

Artists Put Together Playlists In Support of Solving Climate Change; Under the Radar Took Part Too

Apr 15, 2021

Yesterday, U.K.-based environmental charity ClientEarth launched the Playlists For Earth campaign. The initiative seeks to bring awareness and activism around the need for support in the global battle over the climate crisis. More than 60 artists, record labels, publications and other creatives have submitted playlists in support of the cause, including Under the Radar. Artists ranging from Brian Eno, Anna Calvi, to Squid, Coldplay, and Hot Chip are participating. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Gruff Rhys, Squid, Middle Kids, The Go! Team, and More

Plus Flock of Dimes, Lana Del Rey, Teenage Fanclub, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 19, 2021

Welcome to the tenth Songs of the Week of 2021. Last week I told you that the wife and I got the Johnson & Johnson shot. This week more and more people I personally know are also getting vaccinated, and I’m talking people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s, not just 65 and older. More

Squid Share New Song “Paddling”

Bright Green Field Due Out May 7 via Warp

Mar 16, 2021

Brighton, England based five-piece Squid have shared a new single titled “Paddling.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming album Bright Green Field, which will be out on May 7 via Warp. More

12 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Squid, Baio, Bernice, serpentwithfeet, and More

Plus Madeline Kenney, Ohtis, Tune-Yards, Arlo Parks, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 29, 2021

Welcome to the third Songs of the Week of 2021. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week. Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and the inauguration, it was a week light on compelling new tracks. So this week we chronicle the best songs of the last two weeks, so it’s a Top 12 (and our Top 2 are both super long songs). More

Jan 27, 2021

Brighton, England-based five-piece Squid have announced their debut album, Bright Green Field, and shared its eight-minute long first single, “Narrator” (which features Martha Skye Murphy), via a video for the song. Bright Green Field is due out May 7 via Warp. More

Squid Release New Single “Broadcaster”

Sludge Limited Edition Vinyl out June 26 via Warp

May 21, 2020

Brighton, England-based Squid have shared a new single, “Broadcaster.” The song is the other side to their recently released single “Sludge.” More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Braids, NZCA LINES, Muzz, Sorry, and More

Plus Bob Dylan, Man Man, Hamilton Leithauser, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 27, 2020

Welcome to the twelfth Songs of the Week of 2020. It was another scary week out there, as America surpassed China and Italy to become the country with the most COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the world, with 101,242 known U.S. cases at the time of this writing and 1,588 American COVID-19 deaths. Meanwhile the world economy is in tatters and there’s no realistic end to the quarantine in sight, despite what President Trump says about everything opening back up again in time for Easter. More

Squid Share New Song “Sludge”

Band Has Also Signed to Warp

Mar 25, 2020

Promising new Brighton, England-formed five-piece Squid have signed to Warp and shared their first single for the iconic British label, “Sludge.” More

9 Best Songs of the Week: Squid, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Guerilla Toss, SASAMI, and More

Plus Vagabon, Cigarettes After Sex, Iggy Pop, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 30, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. Usually we have a Top 10, but last week it was a Top 13 and the week before it was a Top 12. This week, however, the pickings were slimmer and the best we could muster was a Top 9. More

Squid Share New Song “Match Bet”

Town Centre EP Due Out September 6 via Speedy Wunderground

Aug 29, 2019

Promising new Brighton, England-formed five-piece Squid are releasing a new EP, Town Centre, digitally on September 6 via producer Dan Carey’s Speedy Wunderground, with a physical release on November 15. Now they have shared another song from it, “Match Bet.” More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Whitney, Charli XCX, Twin Peaks, Little Scream, and More

Plus Ezra Furman, Luke Temple, Wilco, Squid, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 19, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. There were a slew of solid tracks to choose from this week, making it extra hard to narrow the list down. Hence there are a whopping 11 honorable mentions. But we had some self-control and kept the main list to a Top 10. More




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