Jan 20, 2010

British singer/songwriter Laura Marling has just announced sophomore album, I Speak Because I Can, out April 6th on Astralwerks. She will also embark on a brief North American tour. More

Jan 20, 2010

The recovery of Haiti after last week's devastating earthquake continues. Adding their support to the efforts is British band Mogwai who are auctioning off a piano to benefit Doctors Without Borders. More

Jan 20, 2010

After a jammed packed 2009 that saw him releasing singles, performing on charity albums and soundtracks, and staging live shows with a super group, Thom Yorke is showing no signs of slowing down. Today, London time, he guest hosted famed DJ Giles Peterson's BBC radio show. More

Jan 20, 2010

America's obsession with our British counterparts has produced its share of crossover television, ranging from the successful (The Office) to the forgettable (Coupling. Anyone? Anyone?). Potentially slated to join the list of American remakes, Under the Radar favorites, Torchwood and Doctor Who. More

Jan 20, 2010

Under the Radar "Best of 2008" cover artist Vampire Weekend is back with sophomore album, Contra. The court of public opinion has weighted in, and as reported by Billboard.com, the album has debuted as number 1 via Nielsen SoundScan numbers. More

Jan 20, 2010

Cartoon rockers Gorillaz return March 9th with Plastic Beach, their first album in five years. Always the pranksters, the press release describes the album as such: "The band have taken up residence, recording on a secret floating island deep in the South Pacific, a Plastic Beach HQ, made up of the detritus, debris and washed up remnants of humanity. This Plastic Beach is the furthest point from any landmass on Earth; the most deserted spot on the planet." More

Jan 19, 2010

Swedish five-piece Love Is All is scheduled to tour the United States this spring following the release of their forthcoming album Two Thousand and Ten Injuries. More

Jan 19, 2010

One of North America's most anticipated music festivals, Coachella, has announced its 2010 line-up. The three-day festival, which takes place in the California desert near Palm Springs April 16 - 18, will feature Jay-Z, Muse, and Gorillaz as the headliners. Other highlights include: Public Image Limited, The Specials, Grace Jones, Echo and the Bunnymen, Pavement, Sly and the Family Stone, Devo, LCD Soundsystem, Vampire Weekend, Grizzly Bear, Fever Ray, She & Him, Yeasayer, MGMT, Hot Chip, Dirty Projectors, Mew, Camera Obscura, Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros, Thom Yorke????, Phoenix, Spoon, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Yo La Tengo, Deerhunter, The Big Pink, Florence and the Machine, Owen Pallett, and Local Natives.

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Jan 19, 2010

There's a video posted on the website Funny or Die that was shot at yesterday's "I'm With Coco" Conan O'Brien rally outside the Univeral lot in Hollywood where The Tonight Show is taped. The video features a mock fight between an Asian Conan O'Brien and an Asian Jay Leno and also includes other footage from the rally. Check out our coverage of the rally. We have the Funny or Die video. More