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Sufjan Stevens Hits the Road With The BQE

Oct 28, 2009

Busy man Sufjan Stevens is hitting the road with a celebration of life on the road. For four nights, he'll be joining Enjoy Your Rabbit-loving string quartet Osso to introduce his film, an ode to the joys of commuting, The BQE. More

New Soulsavers Video: “Unbalanced Pieces”

Oct 27, 2009

Soulsavers have released an appropriately moody new video for their song "Unbalanced Pieces," which Under the Radar premiered an MP3 of a while back. The song is taken from the band's recently released third album, Broken. The band are about to embark on some European tour dates with Depeche Mode. More

Midlake Make Long-Awaited Return With New LP

Oct 27, 2009

Midlake has been toiling away on the follow-up to 2006's time-warped The Trials of Van Occupanther for so long that they were actually interviewed in both Under the Radar's "Most Anticipated Albums of 2008" and "Most Anticipated Albums of 2009" issues. Well, the Texas fivesome Midlake do indeed have a new album in February, February 2nd via Bella Union (February 1 in the UK and Europe) to be exact. More

Fanfarlo Announces North American Tour

Oct 27, 2009

London-based Fanfarlo is crossing the pond for a string of North American dates in support of their debut album, Reservoir.

Shout Out Louds “Work” Out February 23rd

Oct 27, 2009

Swedish indie-poppers Shout Out Louds return with their third album Work, out February 23rd on Merge Records. Recorded in Seattle at Bear Creek Studio, the band enlisted producer Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, Band of Horses, The Shins, Built To Spill, Modest Mouse) to helm their latest outing. More

Watch Tegan and Sara Play Tug of War in “Hell” Video

Oct 26, 2009

As revealed in our in the studio interview with Tegan and Sara this past summer, the indie-rock twins’ eagerly awaited sixth LP—Sainthood—is out October 27th. Now that we're on the eve of the full-length's release, they've decided to release a video for the debut single "Hell." More

Los Campesinos! Reveal New LP Details

Oct 26, 2009

We've already heard a couple preview tracks from the forthcoming Los Campesinos! album in the delightful video for "The Sea Is a Good Place to Think of the Future" and new single "There Are Listed Buildings." Now, we're here to report that the title of the third full-length will be Romance Is Boring. The release date is set for January 26th in North America, via Arts&Crafts, and February 1st in the U.K., via Wichita. More

Vampire Weekend Prep New Single

Oct 23, 2009

There's more Vampire Weekend news coming down the pipeline today. Contra, the band's sophomore LP, isn't out until January 12th, but we've already peeped its leadoff cut, "Horchata." Now MBV reports and Vampire Weekend's publicist corroborates, that the eclectic indie-poppers have another new song waiting in the wings. More

New Editors Album to Come Stateside in January

Oct 23, 2009

In This Light and On This Evening is set for a U.S. release following its successful U.K. debut this last week, and the band has some goodies to go round.  More