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Sunflower Bean Announce New Album, Share New Song “Crisis Fest”

Twentytwo in Blue Due Out March 2 via Mom + Pop

Jan 12, 2018

New York trio Sunflower Bean have announced a new album, Twentytwo in Blue, and shared a new song, "Crisis Fest." Twentytwo in Blue is due out March 2. It includes "I Was a Fool," a song the band shared back in November.  More

SXSW Music 2018 Announces 570 More Artists

Low, Ought, Gaz Coombes, Girl Ray, Sunflower Bean, U.S. Girls, Hinds, and More Added to the List

Jan 10, 2018

SXSW (aka South By Southwest), the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas, previously announced the first round of 2018 musical performers, as well as the second round. Now they have announced the third round of artists to be performing during the music portion (there's also film and interactive portions) in 2018 and it's a long list featuring 570 artists! More

Sunflower Bean Share New Song “I Was a Fool”

You Can Also Watch the Video via Apple Music

Nov 03, 2017

New York trio Sunflower Bean released their debut album, Human Ceremony, on Fat Possum in 2016. Now the band has signed with a new label, Mom + Pop, and have shared a new song, "I Was a Fool." You can listen to the song below. More

Watch: Sunflower Bean – “Come On” Video

Human Ceremony Out Now via Fat Possum

Aug 09, 2016

New York trio Sunflower Bean released their debut album, Human Ceremony, on Fat Possum back in January. Now the band has shared a new video for "Come On." Ruby June directed the clip, which is a fairly simple but very stylish video featuring the band in a blank studio space. More

Under the Radar Announces May/June 2016 Issue with M83 on the Cover

Issue 57 Also Includes Interview with Lush, Primal Scream, John Carpenter, Frightened Rabbit, Underworld, Yeasayer, Frankie Cosmos, Julien Baker, Cat's Eyes, School of Seven Bells, Parquet Courts, Fear of Men, Minor Victories, Kevin Morby, and More

May 06, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our May/June 2016 issue (out May, June, and into July), which 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, and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug. The issue features M83 on the cover. More

Watch: Sunflower Bean - “Easier Said” Video

Human Ceremony Out Now via Fat Possum, Playing Under the Radar's SXSW Day Party Next Wednesday

Mar 09, 2016

New York trio Sunflower Bean released their debut album, Human Ceremony, on Fat Possum back in January. Now the band has shared a new video for "Easier Said." Charlotte Hornsby and Jesse Ruuttila directed the clip, which showcases lead singer Julia Cumming as she rides a motorcycle and the band performs the song in a field. More

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Events: Car Seat Headrest, Hinds, Eleanor Friedberger, and More

Everything Everything, Caveman, Still Corners, Julien Baker, Sunflower Bean, Petite Noir, Fear of Men, Yuck, Gwenno, Girls Names, Cullen Omori, TEEN, and Others to Play

Mar 04, 2016

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2016 events: two day parties on Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March 17 and one official nighttime showcase on Wednesday, March 16. The lineups include Car Seat Headrest, Julien Baker, Hinds, Eleanor Friedberger, Everything Everything, Caveman, Still Corners, Yuck, Sunflower Bean, Petite Noir, Girls Names, Gwenno, MONEY, Cullen Omori, TEEN, Mass Gothic, Younghusband, and more. More

SXSW Music 2016 Announces First Round of Artists

Crystal Castles, Yuck, Fear of Men, HÆLOS, Micachu and the Shapes, Caveman, and More on List

Oct 20, 2015

SXSW (aka South By Southwest), the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas, has announced the first round of artists to be performing during the music portion (there's also film and interactive portions) in 2016 (its 30th year). The list is short on big names, but a huge part of SXSW is discovering new artists.  More

Check Out Photos of DIIV at Baby’s All Right

With Sunflower Bean, April 28, 2015

Apr 29, 2015

Last night DIIV and Sunflower Bean performed at Baby’s All Right in New York. More


Interviews

Sunflower Bean

The Opposite of Flower Power

Mar 11, 2016

You don't have to wear floral shirts and flares to record your guitars backwards, just ask Sunflower Bean's Jacob Faber. His band owe more stylistically to the black-clad cool of The Velvet Underground than Woodstock '69, they make some of the most arresting psychedelic rock of recent times, but Sunflower Bean don't have time for revivalism. More


Reviews

Human Ceremony

Human Ceremony

Fat Possum

Feb 09, 2016

Truth be told, it was difficult to care when a prolific SXSW put Sunflower Bean on the tongue of seemingly every critic in existence. If there's an underground music niche that isn't in need of another poster band, it's psychedelic rock. Yet on debut LP, Human Ceremony, the Brooklyn trio wrong-foot any cynics. More