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12 Best Songs of the Week: Beth Gibbons, Caroline Polachek and Weyes Blood, Yard Act, and More

Plus Amen Dunes, Mannequin Pussy, A. Savage, Laetitia Sadier, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 09, 2024

Welcome to the fifth Songs of the Week of 2024. This week Andy Von Pip, Mark Moody, Matt the Raven, Scott Dransfield, and Stephen Humphries all helped me decide what should make the list. We settled on a Top 12 this week, narrowed down from the 20 songs we seriously considered. More

Feb 06, 2024

A. Savage (aka Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts) released a new album, Several Songs About Fire, last October via Rough Trade. Now he has a brand new song, “Black Holes, The Stars and You,” not found on that album. John Parish produced the song. More

7 Best Songs of the Week: Sufjan Stevens, A. Savage, Midlake and John Grant, TORRES, and More

Plus Empty Country, Wild Nothing, Gruff Rhys, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 06, 2023

Welcome to the 32nd Songs of the Week of 2023. This week Caleb Campbell, Mark Moody, Scott Dransfield, and Stephen Humphires all helped me decide what should make the list. It was a quiet week for new tracks, so we settled on a Top 7. More

A. Savage (of Parquet Courts) Shares New Song “David’s Dead”

Several Songs About Fire Due Out This Friday via Rough Trade

Oct 02, 2023

A. Savage (aka Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts) is releasing a new album, Several Songs About Fire, this Friday via Rough Trade. Now he has shared the album’s third single, “David’s Dead,” in which he reminisces about an earlier time and his old neighborhood. More

9 Best Songs of the Week: The Mountain Goats, Mitski, Ratboys, A. Savage, and More

Plus L’Rain, Anjimile, GUM, Patio, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 25, 2023

Welcome to the 26th Songs of the Week of 2023. Last week’s Songs of the Week was our first one after a month-long hiatus and there were a lot of strong choices (plus we put together a playlist of all the great songs we missed while on vacation). This week, the pickings weren’t as plentiful, but there were still some new tracks we liked. More

Aug 23, 2023

A. Savage (aka Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts) has announced a new album, Several Songs About Fire, and shared a new song from it, “Elvis in the Army,” via a music video. He’s also announced some new tour dates. More

14 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Yard Act, A. Savage, Snõõper, Say Sue Me, and More

Plus Coach Party, Jamila Woods, Metric, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks’ Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 14, 2023

Welcome to the 24th Songs of the Week of 2023. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week because of the July 4th holiday falling on a Tuesday, leaving less songs to consider. So, this week’s Songs of the Week is supersized and incorporates tracks from the last two weeks. More

Jul 13, 2023

Parquet Courts frontman, A. Savage, has signed to Rough Trade and has shared a Tiff Pritchett-directed black & white video for his new song, “Thanksgiving Prayer.” More

13 Best Songs of the Week: Nilüfer Yanya, Destroyer, Oceanator, Kurt Vile, and More

Plus Sondre Lerche, Georgia Harmer, Widowspeak, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 18, 2022

Welcome to the seventh Songs of the Week of 2022. We were very indecisive this week, there were too many songs we liked and had trouble narrowing it down to only 10. So this week we have an expanded Top 13. More

Feb 16, 2022

P.E. (featuring members of New York-based bands Pill and Eaters) have shared a new single, “Tears in the Rain,” which features A. Savage of Parquet Courts. It is the latest release from their forthcoming album The Leather Lemon, due out on March 25 via Wharf Cat. More

Feb 12, 2018

Parquet Courts’ frontman Andrew Savage released his debut solo album, Thawing Dawn, under the name A. Savage last October via Dull Tolls. Mark E. Smith, the lead singer and main creative force of prolific post-punk icons The Fall, passed away last month at age 60. More

Oct 09, 2017

Parquet Courts’ frontman Andrew Savage is releasing his debut solo album, Thawing Dawn, under the name A. Savage this Friday (October 13) via Dull Tolls. He previously shared the album’s first single, “Winter in the South,” which was followed by the crisp and sparse “Wild, Wild, Wild Horses,” and the country-tinged “Phantom Limbo.” Now he has shared another song from the album, the 7-minute long slow-burner “Ladies From Houston.” More

Sep 26, 2017

Parquet Courts’ frontman Andrew Savage is releasing his debut solo album, Thawing Dawn, under the name A. Savage on October 13 via Dull Tolls. He previously shared the album’s first single, “Winter in the South,” which was followed by the crisp and sparse “Wild, Wild, Wild Horses.” More

Aug 29, 2017

Parquet Courts’ frontman Andrew Savage is releasing his debut solo album, Thawing Dawn, under the name A. Savage on October 13 via Dull Tolls. He previously shared the album’s first single, “Winter in the South.” Now he has shared another song from the album, the crisp and sparse “Wild, Wild, Wild Horses.” More

Seven Best Songs of the Week: TORRES, Protomartyr, Nine Inch Nails, Ben Gibbard, and More

Plus A. Savage, Tricky, Zola Jesus, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 14, 2017

The first four singles from Arcade Fire‘s forthcoming new album, Everything Now, seem to have gotten a mixed response from fans, but we make no apologies for naming the album’s excellent and catchy first single, title track “Everything Now,” our #1 Song of the Week back on June 2. More

Jul 10, 2017

Parquet Courts’ frontman Andrew Savage has announced his debut solo album, Thawing Dawn, which is being released under the name A. Savage. He has also shared the album’s first single, “Winter in the South.” Thawing Dawn is due out October 13 via Dull Tolls. More




Reviews

Nov 16, 2023

Parquet Courts’ Andrew Savage (aka A. Savage) brought his band to Atlanta earlier this month and Under the Radar caught all the action. More

Oct 06, 2023

“This album is a burning building,” says Andrew Savage of his second solo album, “and these songs are things I’d leave behind to save myself.” More

Oct 16, 2017

The most enjoyable albums are often the ones that charm unexpectedly. A solid solo record from Parquet Courts frontman Andrew Savage comes as no surprise, it’s the sequence of its miscellany that pleasantly catches you off guard. More