Reviews | Under the Radar - Music Magazine

Aug 28, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Only 18 months after his astounding record Transangelic Exodus brought Ezra Furman high acclaim, appearing on almost every best of the year list that counts, Twelve Nudes crashes into the world. It's very different to Exodus in many ways, yet very similar in its breathtaking consistency of quality. More


Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment

Aug 28, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

C.D. Bales (Steve Martin) has a big problem – it protrudes from the front of his face. More

Aug 28, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

After 2000's magnificent and deeply underrated Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2), New Wave/modern rock legends XTC went on a hiatus that never ended, resulting in a subsequent breakup in the musical partnership between mainstays Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding in the mid to late 2000s. More

Aug 27, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

A lot has changed since The Futureheads' last release, 2012's entirely a capella Rant. When they quietly disbanded in 2013 due to lead vocalist and guitarist Barry Hyde's serious mental health issues they left us with a strong back-catalogue.  More

Aug 26, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Some artists are capable of a certain kind of showiness that seizes the light without seeming to do so. Katherine Paul fits this description, achieving more through simple melody and gentle repetition than shock tactics and bombast ever could. More

Alita: Battle Angel

Studio: Fox Home Entertainment

Aug 26, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

Alita: Battle Angel could have been the next action movie franchise phenomenon, but sadly, I feel that we’re a while off from the epic adaptation that the manga so desperately deserves. More

Aug 23, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Emerging from the Philadelphia DIY punk scene in the latter half of the decade, Sheer Mag have been a fun breath of fresh air.  More

Aug 22, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Animated Violence Mild, the fourth full-length from Benjamin John Power's Blanck Mass, builds on 2017's excellent World Eater to deliver his most vicious, focused, and danceable release yet.  More

Alice, Sweet Alice

Studio: Arrow Video

Aug 22, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

Alice, Sweet Alice is one of the most artful low-budget horror-thrillers of its period. More