Apr 24, 2019 Web Exclusive

Priests are a band that always have a lot on their mind. Much was made when the release date of their heralded debut album, Nothing Feels Natural, happened to coincide with the inauguration of the new U.S. president at the start of 2017, the D.C. band's defiant energy offering a dose of desperately needed anger-catharsis during that most dystopian of weeks. More

Apr 23, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

After speaking for an uninterrupted 15 minutes, Chan Marshall stops to apologize. This will happen several more times during our conversation, and each time it is for the same reason. More

Apr 19, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

To end out the week, we ask John Grant some questions about endings and death.    


Apr 18, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

The three members of Aussie trio The Goon Sax have only been back in the U.S. for a day, and already some reporter on the phone wants to know what they think of America.  More

Apr 17, 2019 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 Scottish singer/songwriter James Yorkston. More

Apr 15, 2019 Web Exclusive

In total, Nils Oliver Frahm says that he has spent one year on American soil across his entire life. Gearing up for a concert in Seattle one day after starting his 2019 North American Tour in Vancouver, the unconventional, German piano composer is feeling jet-lagged.  More

Apr 12, 2019 Web Exclusive

A chronicle about the enshrined, severed head of a giant metallic Deity King feels apropos of no other band but The Flaming Lips. Wayne Coyne, the group's tirelessly impulsive ringmaster, chats with Under the Radar about the group's latest bewildering project, King's MouthMore

Apr 11, 2019 Web Exclusive

For just a moment, Strand of Oaks' Timothy Showalter got what he wanted. More

Apr 09, 2019 Issue #65 - Mitski and boygenius

Jessica Pratt has released her first cohesive album. Yes, she has two acclaimed and internationally beloved full-lengths to her name already, but those were assemblies of largely self-produced tracks that were written and recorded across extended periods of time. More