Aug 13, 2010

Fresh off last month's Omaha benefit Concert for Equality featuring his bands Bright Eyes and Desaparecidos, Conor Oberst has lined up a short solo tour of California. We have the details. More

Aug 13, 2010

The Walkmen stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to preview a new tune from their sixth full-length, Lisbon. They performed the aptly-titled surf-rock anthem,"Angela Surf City." Lead singer Hamilton Leithauser, nearly shreds his larynx by the track's end. Check it out, indie boys and girls. The NYC/Philly indie-rockers have several dates this fall. Check them out at their website. Lisbon drops September 14th via Fat Possum. More

Aug 13, 2010

UNKLE are due to release a new EP, The Answer, on September 28. It will include collaborations with Lupe Fiasco and a remix by Tim Goldsworthy (an original UNKLE member). More

Aug 12, 2010

Broken Bells have released a new interactive 3-D video for "October," which is the latest single taken from the duo's self-titled debut album, which was released back in March. We have a 2-D demo and a link to the full 3-D video, plus their tour dates. More

Aug 12, 2010

Scissor Sisters have released a new video for "Any Which Way." Directed by Ace Norton, the colorful video illustrates one of the songs from the band's third album, Night Work, released this past June on Downtown Records. We have the video and tour dates. More

Aug 12, 2010

Last night, our Spring Issue cover star, Joanna Newsom, brought her world tour to Jimmy Kimmel Live!'s Bud Light stage. The Nevada City, Calif. folk-pop singer/songwriter perfromed a horn-heavy rendition of Have One on Me's "You and Me, Bess." The barbershop vocal duo was a nice touch. More

Aug 12, 2010

Under the Radar's Summer 2010 Issue is a special issue named the Wasted on the Youth Issue that features musicians and actors talking about their childhood memories and things they loved when they were kids. We're also posting web-exclusive essays that were not printed in the issue, including this one about Knight Rider by The New Pornographers' Kathryn Calder. More

Aug 11, 2010

Last week, Arcade Fire's third album The Suburbs debuted atop the Billboard 200 with 156,000 copies sold. The news comes via their label, Merge, and label-mates Spoon, who tweeted "Let the record reflect that Merge Records is the NUMBER ONE LABEL IN THE USA! Here's to Arcade Fire and Merge: #1 -- 156k copies sold." More

Aug 11, 2010

Owen Pallett follows his album Heartland with an EP titled A Swedish Love Story, set to be released on September 28. A Swedish Love Story will be available on 10" and via digital download. We have the tracklist and his tour dates with Dirty Projectors and The National. More