Artists | Under the Radar - Music Magazine
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020  

News

12 Best Songs of the Week: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, I LIKE TRAINS, NZCA LINES, and More

Plus Jenny O., I Break Horses, Cut Copy, Westerman, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 08, 2020

Welcome to the eighteenth Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s another week under quarantine, the same as the last week. There were more ridiculous politics and it still seems like the health of the economy is being put before the health of the people, with premature calls to scale back social distancing and reopen everything while COVID-19 still spreads. We’ll see how that works out. More

Westerman Shares New Song “The Line”

Your Hero Is Not Dead Due Out June 5 via Partisan

May 07, 2020

West London’s Will Westerman, who releases music simply under his last name, is releasing his debut full-length album, Your Hero Is Not Dead, on June 5 via Partisan. Now he has shared another song from it, “The Line.”  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: The 1975, Kelly Lee Owens, Belle and Sebastian, Westerman, and More

Plus Car Seat Headrest, Everything Everything, Jessie Ware, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 24, 2020

Welcome to the sixteenth Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s another week under quarantine, the same as the last week.  More

Apr 21, 2020

West London’s Will Westerman, who releases music simply under his last name, is releasing his debut full-length album, Your Hero Is Not Dead, on June 5 via Partisan. Now he has shared another song from it, title track “Your Hero Is Not Dead,” which he says is inspired by the 2019 passing of Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis. He has also put out a new SoundCloud mix he calls “freeform communal music” and has titled HuxleyMore

10 Best Songs of the Week: Phoebe Bridgers, The Dears, Laura Marling, Westerman, and More

Plus (Sandy) Alex G, Gum Country, Gorillaz, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 10, 2020

Welcome to the fourteenth Songs of the Week of 2020. Our new normal of being under lockdown during COVID-19 continues.  More

Westerman Shares New Song “Waiting On Design”

Your Hero Is Not Dead Due Out June 5 via Partisan

Apr 07, 2020

West London’s Will Westerman, who releases music simply under his last name, is releasing his debut full-length album, Your Hero Is Not Dead, on June 5 via Partisan. Now he has shared another song from it, “Waiting On Design.”  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: The Dears, Yves Tumor, Deradoorian, and More

Plus Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Vundabar, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 13, 2020

Welcome to the tenth Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s been a scary week thanks to the COVID-19 coronavirus, which meant the postponement of Coachella, Record Story Day, various movie releases, sporting events, and more, as well as school closings and a stock market crash.  More

Westerman Announces Debut Album, Shares New Song “Think I’ll Stay”

Your Hero Is Not Dead Due Out June 5 via Partisan

Mar 11, 2020

West London’s Will Westerman, who releases music simply under his last name, has announced his debut full-length album, Your Hero Is Not Dead, and shared a new song from it, “Think I’ll Stay.” More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Porridge Radio, Soccer Mommy, Real Estate, Westerman, and More

Plus Moaning, Anna Burch, U.S. Girls, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 17, 2020

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2020. It was a very strong week for new songs, especially as a slew of notable new albums were announced this week. More

Westerman Shares New Song “Blue Comanche”

He Has Also Signed to Partisan

Jan 15, 2020

West London's Will Westerman, who releases music simply under his last name, has shared a new song, "Blue Comanche." It's his first release for Partisan, a label that has just announced they've signed him.  More

Westerman Shares Video for “Outside Sublime”

Ark EP Due Out This Friday via Blue Flowers

Nov 06, 2018

Will Westerman, who releases music simply under his last name, is releasing a new 4-song EP, Ark, on November 9 via Blue Flowers. Now he has shared a video for "Outside Sublime," which was previously one of our Songs of the Week. Beatrix Blaise directed the science fiction-themed video.  More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Steve Gunn, Thom Yorke, Hatchie, Julia Holter, and More

Plus The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; boygenius; Beirut; Beach House; and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 26, 2018

This week's Songs of the Week list is a supersized edition, with a Top 12 rather than our regular Top 10. Various new album announcements this week, as well as some excellent albums being released today, resulted in the need to make room for two extra tracks.  More

Westerman Shares New Song “Outside Sublime”

Ark EP Due Out November 9 via Blue Flowers

Oct 24, 2018

Will Westerman, who releases music simply under his last name, has already garnered attention for a series of singles and his 2017-released Call and Response EP. The West London musician is releasing a new 4-song EP, Ark, on November 9 via Blue Flowers. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Flight of the Conchords, Lala Lala, Little Dragon, and More

Plus BADBADNOTGOOD, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Young Galaxy, Ryley Walker, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 28, 2018

We tend to avoid including cover versions in our Songs of the Week list, as they are not truly new songs, but this week we have included two notable ones in our main list. We also rarely include live songs in our Top 10 songs, but have made a big exception this week. More