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Dec 11, 2019

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) released a new album, Titanic Rising, back in April via Sub Pop, her first album for the label. Now she has stopped by NPR Music to perform three songs as part of their Tiny Desk Concert series.  More

Oct 10, 2019

Lana Del Rey released a new album, Norman Fucking Rockwell, in August via Interscope. She's currently touring the album and each night has been covering Joni Mitchell's "For Free" (from her 1970 album Ladies of the Canyon). Tonight she plays the Hollywood Bowl and has shared a backstage video of her rehearsing "For Free" as a trio with Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) and Zella Day. More

Under the Radar Announces My Favorite Album Issue with Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney Covers

Issue 66 Features Musicians and Actors on Their All-Time Favorite Albums, including Tegan and Sara, Wilco, Weyes Blood, Sigur Rós, Fred Armisen, Topher Grace, Jay Baruchel, Low, and more

Sep 27, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the My Favorite Album Issue, our new print issue in which we speak to musicians and actors about their all-time favorite album. The issue features Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney on the two covers and is available to buy directly from us here, as well as being distributed in stores nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere). More

Jul 17, 2019

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) released a new album, Titanic Rising, back in April via Sub Pop, her first album for the label. Last night she stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to perform the album's "Everyday." More

May 20, 2019

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) released a new album, Titanic Rising, last month via Sub Pop, her first album for the label. Now she has announced some new tour dates that stretch from August to November, include shows in North America and Europe. More

Austin City Limits 2019 Lineup: Tame Impala, Guns N’ Roses, The Cure, Thom Yorke, and More

Plus: Jenny Lewis, Childish Gambino, Robyn, The Raconteurs, Billie Eilish, Kacey Musgraves, Weyes Blood, IDLES, Julia Jacklin, and Others

Apr 30, 2019

Austin City Limits have announced the lineup of their 2019 festival to go down in the Texas capitol this October. The event is headlined by Guns N' Roses, The Cure, Tame Impala, Childish Gambino, Robyn, Mumford & Sons, Billie Eilish, and Cardi B. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Rose Elinor Dougall, Hatchie, Weyes Blood, Loma, and More

Plus The National, Alex Lahey, Hot Chip, Vampire Weekend and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 05, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. There were a slew of notable new tracks to choose from this week, but our #1 is a song we've been planning to add to the Songs of the Week list for a while now and finally could now that the album has been released today.  More

Joint Album of the Week: Rose Elinor Dougall and Weyes Blood

Runners Up Include: The Drums, Ioanna Gika, Idlewild, and Priests

Apr 05, 2019

For this week's Album of the Week we have a tie, two albums we've been heavily supporting for several months now: Rose Elinor Dougall's A New Illusion and Weyes Blood's Titanic Rising. Below is info on both albums, as well as a round up and streams for other notable albums released today. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Beth Gibbons, Sky Ferreira, C Duncan, Foxygen, and More

Plus Cage The Elephant and Beck, Bibio, Bedouine, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 29, 2019

This week's Songs of the Week list stars with a 24-minute first movement of a symphony featuring a trip-hop icon, but most of the songs in the Top 10 are by artists that have already made the list in recent weeks with previous songs. More

Weyes Blood – Stream Her New Album a Week Early

Titanic Rising Due Out April 5 via Sub Pop

Mar 28, 2019

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is releasing a new album, Titanic Rising, on April 5 via Sub Pop, her first album for the label. You can now stream the whole album a week early. More

Drugdealer Share New Song “Honey” (Featuring Weyes Blood)

Raw Honey Due Out April 19 via Mexican Summer

Mar 27, 2019

Drugdealer (the project of Michael Collins) are releasing a new album, Raw Honey, on April 19 via Mexican Summer. Previously they shared a video for its first single, the '70s rock sounding "Fools" (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now they have shared another song from the album, "Honey," which features the guest vocals of Natalie Mering (aka Weyes Blood). More

Outside Lands 2019 Lineup: Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, Weyes Blood, Kacey Musgraves, and More

Plus Better Oblivion Community Center, Leon Bridges, Phosphorescent, Toro y Moi, and More

Mar 26, 2019

Outside Lands have announced their 2019 lineup. The festival goes down August 9 - 11 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The headliners are Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, and Twenty One Pilots. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Strand of Oaks, Rose Elinor Dougall, Weyes Blood, and More

Plus Tamaryn, Fat White Family, Tame Impala, Cate Le Bon, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 22, 2019

Today was a fantastic day for new album releases, with fresh full-lengths from Strand of Oaks, Jenny Lewis, Andrew Bird, Tamaryn, Sleeper, These New Puritans, American Football, Lambchop, Avey Tare, Nilüfer Yanya, Ex Hex, and others. Album tracks from some of them made this week's Songs of the Week list, which also contains several new singles released this week. More

Mar 19, 2019

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is releasing a new album, Titanic Rising, on April 5 via Sub Pop, her first album for the label. Now she has shared another song from it, "Movies," via a stirring self-directed video for the song. The video begins with beautiful images of a woman underwater before it's revealed that it's a film being watched by a movie theater audience. Soon the audience is magically jumping into the film (à la Last Action Hero, Sherlock Jr., or The Purple Rose of Cairo) and then Mering shows up. More

Mar 11, 2019

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is releasing a new album, Titanic Rising, on April 5 via Sub Pop, her first album for the label. Now a video has been shared of her recently performing a new song from the album, "Something to Believe," at Pitchfork's Midwinter Festival in Chicago.  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Weyes Blood, Tamaryn, Wye Oak, Broken Social Scene, and More

Plus Jessie Ware, Drugdealer, Jenny Lewis, SASAMI, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 15, 2019

It was pretty rough week to be a Ryan Adams fan. We won't regurgitate the details, but if you haven't already done so then you should read The New York Times article detailing the sexual misconduct allegations made against him by Mandy Moore, Phoebe Bridgers, and several other women.  More

Feb 12, 2019

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) has announced a new album, Titanic Rising, and shared a video for a new song, "Everyday." Titanic Rising is due out April 5 via Sub Pop, her first album for the label. She has also announced some new tour dates, dubbed the "True Love is Making a Comeback" tour. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Strand of Oaks, Telekinesis, Weyes Blood, Piroshka, and More

Plus The Drums, Cass McCombs, Tamaryn, James Blake, C Duncan, Glen Hansard, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 18, 2019

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2019. This week's list includes tracks from freshly announced albums (Strand of Oaks, The Drums, Tamaryn, C Duncan, Glen Hansard), as well as by artists who have already made this list with previous songs from their upcoming albums (Telekinesis, Piroshka, Cass McCombs).  More

Weyes Blood Shares New Song “Andromeda”

First Single from New Album

Jan 17, 2019

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) has shared a brand new song, "Andromeda." Right now it's just a standalone single on her new label Sub Pop, but it's expected to also be found on her next album, reportedly due out this spring. More

Jun 19, 2018

Father John Misty (aka Josh Tillman) released a new albumGod's Favorite Customer, earlier in the month via Sub Pop worldwide (except for Europe, where it's on Bella Union). Now he has shared a video for the album's title track, "God's Favorite Customer" (the song features guest vocals from Weyes Blood).  More

Watch Mike Myers Perform Austin Powers Song “BBC” with Mac DeMarco, Weyes Blood, and More

All Star Band Also Features Connan Mockasin, Kirin J Callinan, Neil Finn, and Liam Finn

May 08, 2018

Last night at Los Angeles' Largo venue an interesting all-star band performed. Neil Finn of Crowded House was joined by his son Liam Finn, along with Mac DeMarco (so I guess he definitely wasn't at the Met Gala after all), Kirin J CallinanWeyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering), and Connan MockasinMore

Nine Best Songs of the Week: St. Vincent, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rostam, Elbow + John Grant, and More

Plus Benjamin Clementine, Moses Sumney, Weyes Blood, Margo Price, Alvvays, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 08, 2017

Of late we've been presenting the eight best songs of the week, but last week we expanded it to a Top 9 because there were so many strong choices. This week we kept it as nine, but because we had trouble narrowing the list down in a week of solid new songs, but few obvious standouts.  More

Listen: Weyes Blood - “Everybody’s Talkin’” (Fred Neil/Harry Nilsson Cover)

Plus She Covers Soft Machine's "A Certain Kind," Both Taken from New 7-Inch Out Now via Mexican Summer

Sep 07, 2017

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) released a new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, last October via Mexican Summer and it made it all the way to #9 on our Top 100 Albums of 2016 list. In January she teamed up with Ariel Pink for a collaborative EP, Myths 002More

Apr 27, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan has announced a new album, Bravado, and shared a slightly NSFW video for "S.A.D." (which stands for "Song About Drugs").  More

Apr 05, 2017

Father John Misty (aka Josh Tillman) is releasing a new 75-minute long albumPure Comedy, this Friday (April 7) via Sub Pop worldwide (except in Europe, where it's a Bella Union release).  More

Kirin J Callinan Shares Mockumentary Starring Mac DeMarco, Mark Ronson, and Weyes Blood

Video Also Features Jack Black, Tame Impala's Jay Watson, Sebastien Tellier, and More

Mar 29, 2017

Australian experimental musician Kirin J Callinan has shared a funny mockumentary video about his song "Telling Me This." It features Mac DeMarco, Mark Ronson, Weyes Blood, Jack Black, Jay Watson (Tame Impala, Gum, POND), Sebastien Tellier, Ladyhawke, and others. More

Mar 01, 2017

Weyes Blood and Ariel Pink recently put out a collaborative EPMyths 002, via Mexican Summer. Previously the duo shared the EP's first single, "Tears on Fire." Now the song has a video. Charlotte Linden Ercoli Coe directed the silly clip, which features Ariel Pink as a Medieval knight and Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) dramatically singing in front of flames. More

Weyes Blood and Ariel Pink Share New Collaborative Song - “Tears on Fire”

Myths 002 EP Due Out January 27 via Mexican Summer

Jan 10, 2017

Weyes Blood and Ariel Pink are putting out a collaborative EP, Myths 002, on January 27 via Mexican Summer. It partly ties into the label's Marfa Myths festival on March 9 - 12 in Marfa, Texas. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2016 / 15th Anniversary Issue with The Flaming Lips on the Cover

Issue 59 Also Includes Interviews with The Avalanches, Death Cab for Cutie, The Divine Comedy, Rose Elinor Dougall, Foxygen, Jagwar Ma, Jim Jarmusch, Jens Lekman, Mogwai, My Morning Jacket, The Radio Dept., R.E.M., Savages, Weyes Blood, and Much More

Dec 30, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our joint Best of 2016 / 15th Anniversary Issue, which is out now digitally via Under the Radar's app and the magazine app Readly. The print version is about to ship out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon (as well as available soon digitally via the magazine apps Zinio and Readbug). The issue celebrates the best albums of 2016, reflects on Under the Radar's 15th anniversary and albums released in 2001, looks forward to albums due out in early 2017, and features The Flaming Lips on the cover. There's also a big article examining how the music industry has changed in the last 15 years and in our Artist Survey section various musicians comment on the music and events of 2016. More

Weyes Blood Announces 2017 Tour Dates

Front Row Seat to Earth Out Now via Mexican Summer

Dec 13, 2016

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) released a new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, back in October via Mexican Summer and it's surely one of the year's best. More

Dec 06, 2016

Marfa Myths have announced their 2017 lineup. The festival goes down March 9 - 12 in Marfa, Texas and is put together by Mexican Summer and Ballroom Marfa. Weyes Blood and Perfume Genius will do a collaborative performance together.  More

Watch: Weyes Blood - “Used to Be” Video

Front Row Seat to Earth Out Now via Mexican Summer

Nov 07, 2016

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) released a new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, a few weeks back via Mexican Summer. Recently she shared videos for "Do You Need My Love" and "Generation Why." More

Stream the New Album by Weyes Blood - “Front Row Seat to Earth”

Front Row Seat to Earth Due Out October 21 via Mexican Summer

Oct 13, 2016

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is releasing a new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, next Friday (October 21) via Mexican Summer. Recently she shared videos for "Do You Need My Love" and "Generation Why." Now you can stream the whole beautiful album via NPR First ListenMore

Watch: Weyes Blood - “Generation Why” Video

Front Row Seat to Earth Due Out October 21 via Mexican Summer

Oct 03, 2016

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is releasing a new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, on October 21 via Mexican Summer. Last week she put out a video for the six-and-a-half minute long "Do You Need My Love," now here's one for another track from the album, "Generation Why." More

Watch: Weyes Blood - “Do You Need My Love” Video

Front Row Seat to Earth Due Out October 21 via Mexican Summer

Sep 26, 2016

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is releasing a new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, on October 21 via Mexican Summer. Now she's shared a video for the six-and-a-half minute long "Do You Need My Love." More


Interviews

Weyes Blood

Drowning Your Muses

Mar 01, 2017

Ten years ago, you never would have expected Natalie Mering to make an album like Front Row Seat to Earth. Back then, she was 18 years old and playing bass with noise-rockers Jackie-O Motherfucker, working on tracks that tangled witchy electronics around gothy folk as Weyes Bluhd. More

The End: Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) on Endings and Death

"[My personal hell would be] playing huge shows with no equipment and ending up doing a deconstructionist noise set while whining into an unplugged microphone."

Dec 02, 2016

To end out the week, we ask Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) some questions about endings and death. Weyes Blood's latest album, Front Row Seat to Earth, is out now via Mexican Summer.  More


Reviews

Titanic Rising

Titanic Rising

Sub Pop

Apr 01, 2019

The past is compiled like a palimpsest-the fossils of former years exerting their pressure on the new grass that grows around them. But in this repetition of the old is an incarnation of the new.  More

Front Row Seat to Earth

Front Row Seat to Earth

Mexican Summer

Dec 14, 2016

Weyes Blood, aka Natalie Mering, is a musician who spent copious time early in her musical career delving deeply into DIY ventures and noise projects such as Jackie-O Motherfucker and Nautical Almanac.  More