Interviews | Under the Radar - Music Magazine
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021  
Bright Eyes on “Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was”

Feb 23, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

“It just slipped out of my mouth”—that’s how Conor Oberst remembers the conversation that ended Bright Eyes’ eight-year hiatus. More

Eric Christopher of Hospital Bracelet on Their New Album, “South Loop Summer”

Feb 22, 2021 Web Exclusive

Chicago emo outfit Hospital Bracelet is the type of perpetually relatable and perennially funny band that thrives in online spaces. Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Eric Christopher had only played a handful of shows in Chicago before dropping 2019's Neutrality Acoustic, earning the band a dedicated following in the online DIY scene. That initial interest was the catalyst for a transformation as Christopher (who uses the pronoun "they") linked up with bassist Arya Woody and drummer Manae Hammond. The band quickly evolved from a scrappy acoustic project to a rollicking emo trio for their new record, South Loop Summer. More

Shamir on Navigating the Music Industry

Feb 19, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

When Shamir’s “On the Regular” was released in the fall of 2014, it seemed to announce the arrival of a new pop star. More

Bob Mould on “Blue Hearts”

Feb 18, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

Bob Mould’s last album, 2019’s Sunshine Rock, was a string-laden guitar album that found the artist, who had recently relocated to Berlin, actively pursuing brighter, more positive upbeat songcraft. More

Pinegrove – Evan Stephens Hall on “Amperland, NY,” Politics, and Pedal Steel

Feb 17, 2021 Web Exclusive

Under the Radar last talked to Pinegrove’s Evan Stephens Hall at the end of the band’s tour in support of Marigold. More

PINS on “Hot Slick”

Feb 16, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

When Manchester, England-based band PINS’ original rhythm section decided to move on it left founding members Faith Vern and Lois MacDonald (plus Kyoko Swan) with a conundrum in terms of how to move things forwards.  More

Rats On Rafts Discuss Their Difficult Yet Incredible Third Album

Feb 15, 2021 Web Exclusive

Rotterdam-based four-piece Rats On Rafts have just released their most definitive collection of songs to date and founder member David Fagan tells Under the Radar all about it. More

South’s Joel Cadbury on the 20th Anniversary of the UK Trio’s Debut Album “From Here On In”

Feb 12, 2021 Web Exclusive

After a 13-year break, UK trio South returns with the re-release of its debut album, From Here On In on March 26th, exactly 20 years to the day of when the album was originally released. We have the premiere of the new video for rarity "Breaking Away" plus an exclusive interview with frontman Joel Cadbury. More

The Staves – Jessica Staveley-Taylor on Loss and Their New Album “Good Woman”

Feb 11, 2021 Web Exclusive

Since bursting onto the scene in 2012, The Staves have come to be known as one of the most intriguing and pleasant bands in folk. More