News

Oct 28, 2014

Next month UK pop duo THUMPERS will follow their debut album Galore with a new EP titled TOGETHER. More

Jun 25, 2014

THUMPERS are hitting North America in support of their debut album GaloreMore

Premiere: THUMPERS Mixtape (SXSW Party Edition)

Under the Radar’s Three SXSW Parties Begin Next Wednesday, March 12

Mar 05, 2014

Under the Radar’s three SXSW parties begin next Wednesday, March 12. In the spirit of the event, we asked a few of the bands performing to contribute to our mixtape series. Here’s one from London-based “Pleased to Meet You” duo THUMPERS.

Under the Radar’s Three SXSW Day Parties to Feature Charli XCX, EMA, Future Islands, and Many More

Lineups Also Includes We Were Promised Jetpacks, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan, Connan Mockasin, Arthur Beatrice, Gruff Rhys, The Mary Onettes, Small Black, Thumpers, Woman's Hour, and Others

Feb 28, 2014

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for our three SXSW 2014 day parties, taking place on Wednesday, March 12, Thursday, March 13, and Friday, March 14. Lineups include Charli XCXEMAThe Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Future Islands, Connan MockasinWe Were Promised JetpacksThe Mary Onettes, Small Black, ThumpersYamantaka // Sonic Titan, Arthur Beatrice, Gruff Rhys, Woman's Hour, and many others. More

Nov 19, 2013

Newly signed to Sub Pop, London pop duo THUMPERS have announced the forthcoming release of their debut album, Galore. 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

2014 Artist Survey: Thumpers

John Hamson Jr. and Marcus Pepperell on Heartwarming Fan Interactions, Common Criticisms of Their Music, Robin Williams, and Boyhood

Feb 04, 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. More

Thumpers

Wise Heads and Beating Hearts

Jan 08, 2014

Euphoria and celebration feature heavily in the music of U.K. duo and recent Sub Pop signees THUMPERS, whose sound is anchored in two decades of friendship and endurance. More


Reviews

Galore

Galore

Sub Pop

Feb 13, 2014

Having skirted the periphery of the music scene for a few years, British duo John Hamson Jr. and Marcus Pepperellwho first found fame as two thirds of disbanded also-rans Push Tiger Tailfound themselves at a dead end. In an effort to turn things around the pair began collaborating on new songs which took musical cues from Hamson's expansive approach to drumming and took lyrical inspiration from their lifelong friendship, the results of which form their hugely self-assured debut Galore. More