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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020  
Tim Heidecker on “Fear of Death”

Sep 25, 2020 Web Exclusive

Collaborations are nothing new for Tim Heidecker. The comedian and musician, perhaps most known as one half of the comedy duo, Tim and Eric, has worked with a range of comedians and musicians in his time. And now, with the release of his latest album, Fear of Death, Heidecker has amassed a tight-knit collaborative group of professional musicians (including Natalie Mering of Weyes Blood and Jonathan Rado from Foxygen) to play alongside him. More

The End: Kilian O’Kelly of Silverbacks

Sep 25, 2020 Web Exclusive

To end out the week, we ask Kilian O’Kelly of Silverbacks some questions about endings and death. More

Colin Quinn on His New Book “Overstated”

Sep 24, 2020 Web Exclusive

Colin Quinn has written a truly funny and enlightening new book called, Overstated, which was released this week. In it, the Brooklyn-accented, longtime comedian shares his thoughts, revelations, and realizations as they pertain to the history of the United States.  More

Skullcrusher On Her Self-Titled Debut EP

Sep 23, 2020

Helen Ballentine, performing as Skullcrusher, came seemingly out of nowhere. Releasing her self-titled first EP on Secretly Canadian in the midst of a global pandemic, her softly sung vocals and folky underpinnings are custom made for days spent alone. More

My Favorite Album: Little Scream on Mary Margaret O’Hara’s “Miss America”

Sep 22, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

When I was 13 my dad started dating a harp player who had recently traded in her pink mohawk for a smart, long auburn bob to get a job in the symphony orchestra. I was a socially awkward Star Trek loving book nerd with large glasses and hair that always looked like I had just stepped out of a rainstorm.  More

Tim Bowness on “Late Night Laments”

Sep 21, 2020

Tim Bowness completed his new album on the day that lockdowns were announced in the UK. The British singer’s sixth solo record, Late Night Laments, feels tailor-made for quarantine life. As its title suggests, it’s ideal listening for isolation.  More

Deradoorian on “Find the Sun”

Sep 18, 2020 Web Exclusive

Angel Deradoorian’s new album, Find the Sun, invokes very different imagery compared to her aptly titled solo debut The Expanding Flower Planet. The sensual dance macabre of “Saturnine Night,” the mantra-like repetition of “The Illuminator,” the marching menace of closing track “Sun”; though created with improvisational abandon, these songs are imbued with the tactile quality and purpose of ancient artifacts.  More

Fenne Lily on “BREACH”

Sep 17, 2020 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

On paper, 2020 looked like being a busy and exciting time for UK singer/songwriter Fenne Lily. Appearances at SXSW, U.S. dates with Waxahatchee and Lucy Dacus, before an extensive tour of the UK and Europe to promote her second album, BREACH, meant her diary was pretty much full. Enter a global pandemic and, instead, Lily is sat at home dying her hair chatting to Under the Radar More

My Favorite Album: One True Pairing on Joanna Newsom’s “The Milk Eyed Mender”

Sep 15, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

I’d recently moved from my hometown and was spending all the money I’d saved working in a supermarket warehouse on CDs. In about two weeks, I’d come across [Madvillain’s] Madvillainy, [John Fahey’s] Blind Joe Death, Tower Recordings,  More