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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

Loma on “Don’t Shy Away”

Feb 05, 2021 Loma

The latest Loma album should come with a warning sticker: AirPods not Advised. At a time when millions of people listen to music through the ubiquitous wireless headphones, Loma’s sound just isn’t suited to in-ear speakers that are smaller than your pinkie toenail. The trio specializes in creating vast ecosystems of sound. As such, Don’t Shy Away is best experienced through the expanse of a high-fidelity stereo. Hearing it on AirPods is akin to wearing a gas mask inside a parfumerie. More

Dehd on “Flower of Devotion”

Feb 04, 2021 Dehd

According to Emily Kempf of the Chicago-based trio Dehd, emotions are like flowers. But like any living thing, they need to be nurtured in order to grow. More

Maxband on Their Debut EP “Top of the Stairs”

Feb 03, 2021 Maxband

Under the Radar caught up with Maxband to discuss their new EP and where the project is going next. More

Hanif Abdurraqib on His Podcast “Object of Sound”

Feb 02, 2021 Web Exclusive

Tackling some of the more interesting questions at the intersection of music, myth-making, culture and often time, race—Hanif Abdurraqib, the poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Ohio, fills a void with Object of Sound, his new podcast from Sonos. More

I LIKE TRAINS on “Kompromat”

Feb 01, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

It’s been over eight years since Leeds, England-based experimental outfit I LIKE TRAINS released their last proper full-length album, The Shallows. Now they’re back with a new record entitled Kompromat, and it may just represent their most ambitious and audacious collection of songs to date. More

Jónsi on “Shiver”

Jan 29, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

All options were exhausted. Jónsi knew he needed help. More

Suzanne Vega on Her Live Album, the Legacy of “Luka,” and Life Under Lockdown

Jan 28, 2021 Suzanne Vega

I had a chance to chat with Suzanne Vega over the phone back in November. An Evening of New York Songs and Stories had just come out earlier in 2020. More