Jan 26, 2012 Web Exclusive

For Under the Radar’s 9th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2011. Here’s a survey from Miracle Fortress. More

Jan 25, 2012

For Under the Radar’s 9th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2011. Here’s a survey from Lost in the Trees.

Jan 23, 2012 Web Exclusive

Under the Radar caught up with Au Revoir Simone's Heather D'Angelo (who, in addition to keyboards also programs the band’s drum machines), to learn about plans for the band's new album, David Lynch, and why it might be good for all of us to take a page out of a certain overachieving actor’s playbook. More

Jan 11, 2012

For Under the Radar’s 9th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2011. Here’s a survey from Gardens & Villa. More

Jan 10, 2012 Web Exclusive

For Under the Radar’s 9th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2011. Pick up a copy of Under the Radar’s Best of 2011 Issue for Artist Survey responses from !!!, Acid House Kings, The Antlers, Art Brut, Beirut, Blonde Redhead, Camera Obscura, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., The Dears, Rose Elinor Dougall, The Drums, The Duke Spirit, Elbow, EMA, The Horrors, I Break Horses, Islands, Little Dragon, My Brightest Diamond, Nada Surf, Marissa Nadler, of Montreal, Okkervil River, Peter Bjorn and John, The Rapture, The Rosebuds, SBTRKT, S.C.U.M, and Vivian Girls. 

There are even more survey responses in the digital version of the issue and we are also posting more surveys on our website. Here’s a survey from The Chap. More

Nov 10, 2011 Web Exclusive

In our video interview Under the Radar spoke to Anders Trentemøller about unusual soundtracks, good vs. evil, and why it’s healthy to give yourself a few rules.  More

Oct 15, 2011 Issue #39 - Best of 2011

When Slow Club multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Rebecca Taylor was seven, she fell in love with Strictly Ballroom star Paul Mercurio. "I remember thinking, 'I like him a lot and I don't know why!" she giggles. "I was going, 'Oh Mommy, let's watch that film again!'" More

Oct 11, 2011 Web Exclusive

Let's get this out of the way first off: prog-pop sibling duo The Fiery Furnaces are still a band and Eleanor Friedberger's debut solo album, Last Summer, is simply an outlet for the singer-songwriter's passion for '70s-influenced rock,  pop, and fashion. Under the Radar talked with Friedberger about how the Furnaces' last proper album, I'm Going Away, led to her inaugural suite of solo recordings, musical love letters to New York, and her appreciation for Lindsay Anderson's 1973 surrealist comedy-drama fantasy, O Lucky Man!. More

Oct 10, 2011 Web Exclusive

It’s hard not to smile when listening to a Casiokids album. The 8-bit melodies—created via their namesake Casio keyboards, of course—bounce and crackle with a Mario Bros. meets of Montreal energy. Check out our silly conversation about time travel, secret identities, and mayonnaise with the “kids.” Be sure to catch their set at our CMJ party on October 19. More