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Under the Radar’s Holiday Gift Guide 2018 Part 9: Music Box Sets, Vinyl, and Reissues (Part One)

Featuring The Band, David Bowie, Prince, Pet Shop Boys, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, The Cranberries, The Beta Band, and More

Dec 20, 2018

Welcome to part 9 of our Holiday Gift Guide 2018, which centers on music box sets and reissues, some on CD and some on vinyl. We’re splitting this section into two parts, as we were sent quite a few releases to include in it. More

R.I.P. Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul Has Died at Age 76

Aug 16, 2018

Aretha Franklin, who had the title of The Queen of Soul, has died at age 76. She passed away at her home in Detroit, as reported by various outlets, including the Associated Press, who reports that the cause of death was pancreatic cancer. More

Soundtracking the Resistance - An Interview with Young Fathers


Mar 09, 2018

This week we have Kayus Bankole of Young Fathers talking protest songs and political music, and after detouring through nuclear negotiations, trade tariffs and Italy, we finish with International Women’s Day More


Jun 29, 2012

This collection of Aretha Franklin singles, drawn primarily from the 1980s, manages to sound, at times, both fresh and retro cool. Even though nobody really needs reminding of Aretha Franklin’s brilliance, nor should we pretend that by 1980 her most seminal work wasn’t more than a decade behind her, the bulk of the material on Knew You Were Waiting is a total joy to listen to.