Jan 10, 2018 Web Exclusive

For Under the Radar's 15th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the last year. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2017 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

Dec 26, 2017 Web Exclusive

Throughout his career, William Wisher Jr. has left an undeniable mark in film as a writer, producer, and actor thanks to his attention to detail and ability to create interesting characters on the page through screenplays and scripts. Among his many major achievements, Wisher is best known for is his work with the Terminator franchise. In 1984, he got catapulted into the public’s eye with The Terminator. The film quickly became a smash hit and featured stars like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton. Years later, Wisher was promoted to head writer to work on the movie’s sequel, “Terminator 2: Judgement Day,” which was directed by James Cameron. When the film was released in 1991, it marked a major advancement in technology in the form of CG. More

Dec 22, 2017 Issue #62 - Julien Baker

Julien Baker doesn't hide her excitement. At the end of the first of two 75-minute interviews, I mention that Under the Radar is pleased to feature her on our cover, not realizing that this is news she is hearing for the first time.  More

Dec 22, 2017 Issue #62 - Julien Baker

When Under the Radar first spoke with Julien Baker in the spring of 2016, it was a few weeks after her headline-grabbing round of performances at that year's South by Southwest festival and less than five months since her debut album, Sprained Anklea dazzlingly intimate album made over two days and with zero expectations of an audiencehad become one of the most out-of-nowhere breakthroughs of 2015.  More

Dec 21, 2017 Issue #62 - Julien Baker

A palpable disappointment coursed through the communities of contemporary rock enthusiasm when Wolf Parade decided to part ways in 2010 after their third album, Expo 86. They had romped around Canada's unofficial eleventh province of boisterous progressive rock, swinging between the invigorating polarity of frontmen Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner.  More

Dec 20, 2017 Issue #62 - Julien Baker

"With this record we realized thatindividually, in some ways more than collectivelywe had to come away from it feeling like we were able to express ourselves creatively within The Horrors," says Faris Badwan.  More

Dec 19, 2017 Issue #62 - Julien Baker

The cover of Wolf Alice's second full-length release is striking in its simplicity. A young girl in an idyllic garden strikes a ballerina pose beside what appears to be the skull of a large animal. The girl stares off into the distance, expressionless and seemingly lost in thought.  More

Dec 18, 2017 Issue #62 - Julien Baker

We asked Jessie Ware to take a self-portrait. We also asked her to write a list of personal thingsinteresting facts that fans may perhaps not know about her.

Dec 15, 2017 Issue #62 - Julien Baker

To end out the week, we ask Emily Haines some questions about endings and death. Although born in New Delhi, India, she grew up in Ontario, Canada. Haines is perhaps best known as the lead vocalist for Metric, who formed in Toronto in 1998 and have released six albums, the most recent being 2015's Pagans in VegasMore