Feb 20, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Ezra Furman. Furman's last full-length was 2015's Perpetual Motion People, but in 2016 he released the Big Fugitive Life EP on Bella Union.

Feb 20, 2017 Web Exclusive

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions.  More

Feb 17, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

In 2014, Jens Lekman was an artist in crisis. He had spent the year working on a nearly-finished album that "sounded like crap," he had a wicked case of writer's block, and he was starting to doubt that he even should be making music at all. He decided to throw the songs away and start over.  More

Feb 17, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions.  More

Feb 16, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

Feb 16, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

Feb 15, 2017 Web Exclusive

For Mystery Science Theater 3000 fans, Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff require no introduction. Together through five of the show’s seasons – including several of its most beloved episodes – Trace and Frank played the mad scientists (or “The Mads,” as they were affectionately known) who antagonized the inhabitants of the Satellite of Love from their villainous layer down on Earth. Recently, the Mads have reunited and launched a new touring show appropriately called The Mads are Back, where they riff bad movies in front of live audiences in movie theaters and auditoriums across the country. Trace and Frank had a chat with us about their new live show, the old days at Mystery Science Theater 3000, and other ventures. More

Feb 15, 2017 Web Exclusive

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Billie MartenMore

Feb 14, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More