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Saturday, March 28th, 2020  

Half Waif

Under the Radar Presents: “Why Not Both” Podcast Featuring Half Waif

Mar 27, 2020

Welcome to Why Not Both Wednesdays. Every week, in partnership with the Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives.

Thanks to the powers of the internet, we got to catch up with musician and producer Nandi Rose, a.k.a. Half Waif during our very first week of post modern pandemic panic. We talked about her new album The Caretaker and how she was inspired by the ideas of slowing down and the act of how to care for one’s self and the world around us, which is particularly poignant for our troubled times. Consider her love of bird watching and quiet observation a lesson to us all to slow down and tune in while we have the chance.

For updates, be sure to follow Why Not Both on Instagram and Twitter. For previous episodes, including Best Coast, Marissa Nadler, and U.S. Girls, please enjoy our wide array of streaming options.

Half Waif’s new album The Caretaker is due out this Friday. In the meanwhile, you can revisit her videos for “Halogen 2” and “Ordinary Talk.” You can also follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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Lane Moore

Under the Radar Presents: “Why Not Both” Podcast Featuring Lane Moore

Mar 20, 2020

Welcome to Why Not Both Wednesdays. Every week, in partnership with the Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives.

During our first week on lockdown (sigh), were fortunate to spend some time with Lane Moore, who is the definition of a multi-hyphenate talent. Writer of the national bestselling book How To Be Alone, frontperson of It Was Romance and brilliant host of Tinder Live which is exactly as surreal and hilarious as it sounds. She is currently hosting a talk show version of How to Be Alone every night at 8pm EST on Twitch to keep us all company—so we highly recommend you tune in as we couldn’t stop laughing throughout our whole interview.

For updates, be sure to follow Why Not Both on Instagram and Twitter. For previous episodes, including Best CoastKate Nash, and U.S. Girls, please enjoy our buffet of streaming options.

To catch up with Lane’s deep bench of projects and creative ideas, be sure to follow her on Instagram and Twitter for updates.

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Simon Raymonde

Under the Radar Presents: “Why Not Both” Podcast Featuring Simon Raymonde of Bella Union

Mar 13, 2020

Welcome to Why Not Both Wednesdays. Every week, in partnership with the Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives.

This week we sat down with Simon Raymonde, the bassist of dream pop legends The Cocteau Twins, one half of Lost Horizons, and owner of the indie record label Bella Union. He talked about what it was like taking several decades off of making his own music to help foster the dreams of a new generation of bands, as well as his return to the stage, which included a surprising number of Mellotrons.

For updates, be sure to follow Why Not Both on Instagram and Twitter. For previous episodes, including Best Coast, Kate Nash, and U.S. Girls, please enjoy our plethora of streaming options.

Bella Union is constantly releasing new music from a multitude of artists, including Under the Radar favorites John Grant, Penelope Isles, and Lanterns on the Lake. To keep up with their latest offerings, be sure to follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

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U.S. Girls

Under the Radar Presents: “Why Not Both” Podcast Featuring U.S. Girls

Mar 05, 2020

Welcome to Why Not Both Wednesdays. Every week, in partnership with the Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives.

This week, we had the opportunity to talk to Meghan Remy aka U.S. Girls in anticipation of her new album. She let us in on how the art of meditation and impermanence informs her work as a musician and a writer. As an artist, Remy shows how we can all put our own creative spin on even the most mundane moments. She encourages her audience to stay curious, especially about the art and ideas that challenge us, as those can often be the most valuable of all.

For updates, be sure to follow Why Not Both on Instagram and Twitter. For previous episodes, featuring the likes of Best Coast, Kate Nash, and Marissa Nadler, please enjoy our bountiful of streaming options.

U.S. Girls’ new album Heavy Light is out this Friday, March 6, on 4ad. Check out her video for album single “4 American Dollars” along with a slate of upcoming tour dates. For breaking updates, be sure to follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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Rob Graves

Under the Radar Presents: “Why Not Both” Podcast Featuring Rob Graves

Mar 02, 2020

Welcome to Why Not Both leap year. Every week, in partnership with the Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives.

For this special leap year episode, Grammy nominated producer and writer Rob Graves shares the intimate process behind his stunning new album Solstice. Inspired by the untamed wilderness of Iceland, Rob’s songs speak to landscapes—both physical and emotional. Join us as we talk music, success, and his fascination with the very nature of creativity. (Spoiler: no one can give you permission to be creative but yourself.)

For updates, be sure to follow Why Not Both on Instagram and Twitter. For previous episodes, featuring Sudan ArchivesBest CoastMadame Gandhi, Penelope Isles, Mighty BearKid MoxieMarissa Nadler, and Kate Nash, please enjoy our smorgasbord of streaming options

Graves’ new album Solstice is out now. Grab a physical copy via his online store. For updates, he can also be found on Instagram and Twitter.

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Various Artists

New Compilation of Neil Young Covers by Various Artists to Benefit RAICES

Mar 02, 2020

A conglomeration of disparate sounding, but ultimately united Richmond, Philadelphia, and New York artists have shared a set of Neil Young covers to inject some much needed radical optimism into our hearts and to raise funds for RAICES, an organization dedicated to providing legal and educational support to immigrants and refugees. The guiding light of radically optimistic troubadour Neil Young's back catalog is refracted by the likes of Adult Mom, Gnawing, Bunny Boy, Pressed Orchid and many more to provide a timely riposte to fashionable pessimism. The name of the compilation is Look Out for My Love and features cover art by Ajah Courts.

More information about RAICES can be found here: https://www.raicestexas.org/ 

Sudan Archives

Under the Radar Presents: “Why Not Both” Podcast Featuring Sudan Archives

Feb 27, 2020

Welcome to Why Not Both Wednesdays. Every week, in partnership with the Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives.

This week, we had the pleasure of having tea with Sudan Archives at her home on a rainy day in Los Angeles. From fabulous feathered gowns to serious sonic experimentation, the violinist/vocalist/producer gave us a glimpse of her wonderful world. She opened up about how sometimes life was easier when she was making donuts, and how she can find inspiration anywhere she likes (most notably, she’s been taking style cues from her pet snake Goldie).

For updates, be sure to follow Why Not Both on Instagram and Twitter. For previous episodes, featuring Best CoastMadame Gandhi, Penelope Isles, Mighty BearKid MoxieMarissa Nadler, and Kate Nash, please peruse our multiple streaming options

Sudan Archives’ new album Athena is out now on Stone’s Throw Records. She also just releasesd a new video for the dazzling single “Limitless.” For updates on both music and fashion, be sure to follow her on Instagram or swing by her official site.

 

 

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Best Coast

Under the Radar Presents: “Why Not Both” Podcast Featuring Best Coast

Feb 15, 2020

Welcome to Why Not Both Wednesdays. Every week, in partnership with the Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives.

Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast joined us this week to chat about how getting outside of her own head helped break the writer’s block she encountered before ultimately crafting her upcoming album. Ranging from political advocacy to getting sober to discovering the best menu hacks at the Cheesecake Factory, Bethany’s journey shows that sometimes the best way to get to your goal is to set your sights on the journey instead of the destination.

For updates, be sure to follow Why Not Both on Instagram and Twitter. For previous episodes, featuring Madame Gandhi, Penelope Isles, Mighty Bear, Kid MoxieMarissa Nadler, and Kate Nash, click here.

Best Coast’s new album Always Tomorrow is out February 21 on Concord. Catch the Vanderpump Rules-inspired video for single “Everything Has Changed,” and bliss out to the single “For the First Time” and check out upcoming tour dates here.

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