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10 Best Songs of the Week: Cate Le Bon, Kevin Morby, Fat White Family, C Dunan, and More

Plus Heather Woods Broderick, Wand, The Soft Cavalry, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 19, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It was slim pickings this week for truly inspiring new tracks, but there were enough to recommend to put together this week's list. We also realized their were two songs we should've included on recent Songs of the Week lists but neglected to, so we've given them special mention here. More

Album of the Week: Fat White Family

Wand is the Runner Up (Plus Stream New Albums from Lizzo, Drugdealer, Diane Coffee, and More)

Apr 19, 2019

England's Fat White Family have released a new album, Serfs Up!, today via Domino, their first for the label (and third album overall) and it's our Album of the Week. Find out more info on it below. Also below are streams for other albums released today, including close runner-up Laughing Matter, by Wand. More

Wand – Stream the New Album

Laughing Matter Out Now via Drag City

Apr 19, 2019

Los Angeles-based psych-rockers Wand have released a new album, Laughing Matter, today via Drag City. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Black Belt Eagle Scout, Hayden Thorpe, Aldous Harding, and More

Plus Tame Impala, Amason, Wand, Clinic, Mark Ronson and Lykke Li, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 12, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. We were a bit indecisive this week. There were lots of new tracks to sort through and lots of good ones, but none that immediately screamed #1 Song of the Week. But then we realized there was actually a clear winner after-all.  More

Wand Share Video for New Song “Rio Grande”

Laughing Matter Due Out April 19 via Drag City

Apr 09, 2019

Los Angeles-based psych-rockers Wand are releasing a new album, Laughing Matter, on April 19 via Drag City. Now they have shared another song from the album, "Rio Grande," via a video for the song. More

Wand Share Video for New Song “Walkie Talkie”

Laughing Matter Due Out April 19 via Drag City

Mar 19, 2019

Los Angeles-based psych-rockers Wand are releasing a new album, Laughing Matter, on April 19 via Drag City. Now they have shared another song from the album, "Walkie Talkie," via a video for the song. Yolk Eye Media directed the partially animated clip. Watch it below, followed by the band's upcoming tour dates. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Hatchie, Stella Donnelly, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, and More

Plus Foals, Wand, Tindersticks, Diane Coffee, Kevin Morby, C Duncan, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 01, 2019

The big news in Under the Radar land this week was that we announced our new print issue today. The issue features Mitski on the front cover and boygenius (Julien Baker + Phoebe Bridgers + Lucy Dacus) on the back cover. More

Wand Share New Song “Thin Air”

Laughing Matter Due Out April 19 via Drag City

Feb 26, 2019

Los Angeles-based psych-rockers Wand are releasing a new album, Laughing Matter, on April 19 via Drag City. Previously they shared a video for its first single, "Scarecrow," which was our #1 Song of the Week. Now they have shared another song from the album, "Thin Air." More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wand, Idlewild, Barrie, Charly Bliss, SOAK, and More

Plus The Love Language, Foxygen, These New Puritans, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 08, 2019

This week's Songs of the Week was almost just a Top 8. However two fun, but seriously inessential, songs from the Lego Movie 2 soundtrack skated in at the bottom of the list. Veteran Scottish rockers Idlewild surprised us with an interesting new song, even though we admittedly haven't paid much attention to their last few albums.  More

Wand Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “Scarecrow”

Laughing Matter Due Out April 19 via Drag City

Feb 05, 2019

Los Angeles-based psych-rockers Wand have announced a new album, Laughing Matter, and shared a video for its first single, "Scarecrow."  More

Premiere: Wand Mixtape (Beaches Brew Edition)

Festival Happens June 1-5 in Marina Di Ravenna, Italy

Jun 02, 2015

Beaches Brew, a free festival featuring Thee Oh Sees, Viet Cong, Shabazz Palaces, and more, is currently going down in Marina Di Ravenna, Italy. But no matter where you are, you can get in a on a bit of the action thanks to our festival mixtape series. The final entry comes from Wand, who brought the sexy back.  More



Reviews

Laughing Matter

Laughing Matter

Drag City

May 08, 2019

Since their beginnings in league with Los Angeles garage greats Ty Segall and Mikal Cronin, Cory Hanson and his compatriots in Wand proved themselves restless rock inventors. More

1000 Days

1000 Days

Drag City

Dec 01, 2015

Wand's third full-length in just over a year cements their reputation as one of America's most prolific and exciting new psychedelic acts. It's also their most accessible work to date, moving forward from 2014's Ganglion Reef and early 2015's Golem with a more confident, song-oriented strut. More