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Mar 16, 2016

Today, we're premiering the video for "Speak When You're Spoken To" from Scotland's The Spook School. 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

Under the Radar’s November/December Issue, Featuring HAIM on the Cover, is on Newsstands Now

Also Features Interviews with Cut Copy, Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll, Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm, Anna Calvi, Luke Temple, Willis Earl Beal, Glasser, Courtney Barnett, Midlake, Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmon, and more

Nov 19, 2013

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2013 issue, which is on newsstands now and will be out until late December/early January. It features HAIM on the cover as well as interviews with Cut CopyCocteau Twins on Blue Bell KnollCillian Murphy vs. Nils FrahmAnna CalviLuke TempleWillis Earl BealGlasserYuckMidlakeYamantaka // Sonic TitanDeltron 3030, Courtney BarnettMac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmonand much more. More


Interviews

2013 Artist Survey: The Spook School

Niall McCamley, Adam Todd, and Nye Todd on First Heartbreaks, The Omen, Lyric Tattoos, and How We Should all be Giving More Hugs

Mar 07, 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 current 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


Reviews

Could It Be Different?

Could It Be Different?

Slumberland/Alcopop!

Jan 24, 2018

On their third full-length LP, The Spook School continue to deal in optimistic ambiguity and unashamedly goofy queer indie pop. Only now, there's noticeably less snarl in the tone of the songs. More

Dress Up

Dress Up

Fortuna Pop

Nov 21, 2013

Edinburgh four-piece The Spook School take their name from a group of Scottish artists whose work was ridiculed for being too dark and gothic. More