Sep 14, 2009

The Saturday, All Tomorrow's Parties, curated by The Flaming Lips continues with bands such as Akron/Family, Sufjan Stevens, Animal Collective, Deerhunter and Atlas Sound performing. We sent photographer Philip Dante Meick down to capture the action. Check out the full gallery of photos from Saturday's All Tomorrow's Parties. More

Sep 12, 2009

Vivian Girls played The Echo in Los Angeles on September 11, 2009. Photographer Darren Kim was there to capture the action. Check out the full gallery of photos from the Vivian Girls show here. More

Sep 11, 2009

Noah and the Whale has announced a short U.S. tour for this October. The British quartet is releasing its second album, The First Days of Spring, on October 6th via Cherrytree/Interscope. The album comes with a film directed by the band's singer/songwriter Charlie Fink. You can watch the full trailer for the film here and a teaser clip from the film here. More

Sep 11, 2009

The Swell Season has announced a U.S. tour for this November and December. The Swell Season is Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, the stars of 2007's Oscar-Winning surprise hit indie film Once. The duo's new album, Strict Joy, is due out on ANTI- Records on September 29th More

Sep 11, 2009

According to Sterogum, Jens Lekman agreed to give one of his love-weary tunes to the Drew Barrymore-directed movie Whip It. The comedy aims to revive the alternative extreme sport of roller derby and tells a athletic love story set in the small town of Bodeen, Texas. Think of a folksier (and possibly less annoying) Breaking Away, Blue Crush, Bring It On. More

Sep 10, 2009

As reported by NME, the Mercury Prize-winning Klaxons have announced a new single. While the band still hasn’t released a follow up to their 2007 debut Myths of the Near Future, they—along with notable artists such as Grinderman, Mogwai, Iggy Pop, Spiritualized, Julian Cope, Vincent Gallo and Liars—are set to contribute to a series of releases honoring Suicide frontman Alan Vega’s 70th birthday. Klaxons' contribution is a cover of Suicide’s "Sweetheart." More

Sep 10, 2009

Courtney Love is not amused. In response to the recently release of Guitar Hero 5—a game that includes an avatar of her late husband Kurt Cobain, the rocker recently twittered the following: “FOR THE RECORD I DID NOT APPROVE KURTS AVATAR FOR GUYITARHERO5. i think Kurt would despise this game alone let alone this avatar.” Guitar Hero makers Activision deny Love's claim. Nirvana members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl have also weighed in. More

Sep 10, 2009

After releasing two albums for Carpark Records, Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand, aka Beach House, have announced their third album will be released on Sub Pop in early 2010. We have album info and tour dates. More

Sep 10, 2009

The Swedish psych-rock band Dungen just finished touring the US of A. Earlier in their tour we posted the first part of band's tour blog, written and photographed by Dungen exclusively for Under the Radar. Dungen started their tour playing with Fleet Foxes and Woods opened for them. Check out our review of their Philadelphia show. Here's part 2 of Dungen's tour blog. More