Jun 02, 2010

Mates of State are heading out on the road this summer in support of The Covers Mixtape, a cover album featuring their take on songs by Daniel Johnston, Belle and Sebastian, and Death Cab For Cute, among others. Joining the dynamic duo are Free Energy, Todd Barry, Nick Thune, and Suckers. We have the dates. More

Jun 02, 2010

In support of High Violet, The National is kissing friends and family goodbye and hitting the road for a world tour that can best be described as epic. We have the full dates. More

Jun 02, 2010

Seemingly always in motion, Dirty Projectors are taking to the road in support of Best of 2009 list-maker, Bitte Orca. We have the dates. More

Jun 02, 2010

Super Furry Animals/Neon Neon frontman Gruff Rhys has announced the premiere of a new project, South American documentary, Separado! Directed by Rhys and Dylan Goch, the film documents Rhys’ road trip to reunite with long lost Patagonian uncle, guitarist Rene Griffiths. Rhys also has a new collaborative album due out. We have the details. More

Jun 02, 2010

Stereolab announced after the conclusion of the Chemical Chords tour last year that they'd be going on an indefinite hiatus. Now the dark side of the Chemical Chords sessions are due to be released as an album entitled Not Music and due on November 16 on Drag City. More

Jun 02, 2010

After a four-year absence, Belle and Sebastian are returning to North American soil. They are also finishing up a new album. We have the dates. More

Jun 02, 2010

As previously announced, Twilight’s newest installment Eclipse includes contributions several Under the Radar-friendly bands including Vampire Weekend, Florence and the Machine, Metric, and a show-stopping duet between Beck and Bat For Lashes. Today, for a scant 24 hours, the powers that be are offering a preview of the album in full. More

Jun 01, 2010

This weekend saw the release of the new full-length, crazy, weird, gets-better-every-time-you-watch-it trailer for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Edgar Wright's (Shaun of the Dead) adaptation of Bryan Lee O'Malley's series of graphic novels about a self-deprecating twentysomething (Michael Cera) who must defeat the seven evil ex-boyfriends of the girl he loves, Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead). Did I mention this trailer is crazy? We have the new trailer. More

Jun 01, 2010

To fill the arena-sized hole in your heart left by U2's recent cancellations, Arcade Fire have announced their first U.S. headlining tour since 2007's Neon Bible trek. The dates coincide with the August 3rd release of their third LP Suburbs on Merge Records, and feature their labelmates Spoon as main support on the Philly, NYC, Columbia, and Atlanta shows. More