May 19, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

With their supernatural aura playing out in everything they do (music, videos, photography), it's little wonder that Goldfrapp's Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory describe their creative process as "magical." More

May 08, 2017 Web Exclusive

Their ethos could be called mixed media. For as long as Sigur Rós has been recording and releasing music, since the mid-'90s, the Icelandic band has complicated their craft, each album steeped in intensity and intimacy, heaviness and delicacy, darkness and light.  More

May 05, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

"What? An interview? Who is it? An American?" Hearing that in the background of a scheduled phone interview at roughly 10 p.m. U.K. time normally portends doom for the interviewer, but in this case Rachel Goswell of reunited shoegaze icons Slowdive assuaged my fears quickly.  More

Apr 21, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Fourteen years have passed since the release of British Sea Power's debut album, The Decline of British Sea Power, and the band remain as resolutely eccentric as ever. They continue to play odd venues, draw inspiration from a ridiculously wide range of influences, and turn to the unexpected during shows. More

Apr 07, 2017 Web Exclusive

To end out the week, we ask The Antlers' frontman Peter Silberman some questions about endings and death. The Antlers have released five full-length albums, their most recent being 2014's Familiars, but this year Silberman released his debut solo album, Impermanence, on ANTI-.  More

Mar 24, 2017 Web Exclusive

Guy Garvey and his band Elbow may have called their joyous new album Little Fictionsbut in conversation the British alt-rocker is instead frank, forthright, and boldly truthful.  More

Mar 20, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

In 2001, when Under the Radar's first issue was released, the music industry had reached a transitional moment. In January, Apple introduced its iTunes program to the world, laying the groundwork to forever change how listeners interfaced with their music. More

Mar 17, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

January of 2016 officially marked 30 years since The Flaming Lips' first full-length album, a tripped-out set of woozy psychedelic sing-alongs titled Hear It Is. More

Mar 16, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

In April of 2001, the members of Death Cab for Cutie should have been on top of the world. With two acclaimed full-length releases (1998's Something About Airplanes and 2000's We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes) and a growing audience, they had reached the status every upstart band dreams of: they had quit their day jobs to focus solely on their music.  More