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Julia Steiner of Ratboys on Their 10-Year Anniversary and Their Year in Lockdown

Apr 02, 2021

Chicago’s Ratboys are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their first release in 2021. The core of the band remain Julia Steiner (guitar, vocals) and Dave Sagan (guitar), who have been writing and recording partners from the beginning days of the band. More

The Natvral on “Tethers”

Mar 31, 2021 Web Exclusive

When Kip Berman states that everything is different these days, he’s not exaggerating. Since you likely last saw him fronting the indie pop band The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Berman is now a family man in a new home in a new city with a new set of priorities. As it turns out, the songs have changed, too. More

Jarvis Cocker on JARV IS… and Their Debut Album “Beyond the Pale”

Mar 25, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

“Like a lot of people, I went through phases,” explains Jarvis Cocker, when asked about his first reaction to the closures and quarantining which occurred in the outbreak of COVID-19. More

The Coral - James Skelly on Their New Album “Coral Island”

Mar 22, 2021 Web Exclusive

The Coral release their 10th album Coral Island in April, so Under the Radar caught up with founder member, singer, and guitarist James Skelly. More

My Firsts: Michael Doherty of Another Michael

Mar 18, 2021 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Michael Doherty of Philadelphia-based trio Another Michael. More

Alice Cooper on “Detroit Stories”

Mar 16, 2021 Web Exclusive

Over the years, the term “rock” or “rock ‘n’ roll” has changed, evolved or mutated (depending on your point of view). Now bands are allowed underneath the umbrella term that sound little-to-nothing like those early songs of Chuck Berry and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Rock, of course, requires oomph, a punch to the gut and a prophetic bit of haranguing to get its point across. That’s exactly what longtime musician and frontman, Alice Cooper, is best at. More

My Firsts: Jane Weaver

Mar 12, 2021 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to British singer/songwriter/guitarist Jane Weaver. More

Valerie June on “The Moon and Stars,” Her Voice, and The Afterlife

Mar 11, 2021

For anyone who has encountered the singer/songwriter, Valerie June, one feeling is abundantly clear. She is a treasure. More

Jehnny Beth on “To Love Is to Live”

Mar 08, 2021

It was the 2016 death of David Bowie and his masterful swan song Blackstar (released only two days before his passing) that provided the fresh impetus to inspire French artist and Savages frontperson Jehnny Beth to record her debut solo album, To Love Is to Live. More