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Nov 13, 2023

Boygenius performed on Saturday Night Live on Saturday night, doing “Not Strong Enough” and “Satanist” from their debut full-length album, the record, released in March via Interscope. They also briefly appeared in a sketch with host Timothée Chalamet that poked fun at Australian pop singer Troye Sivan. More

Grammys 2024 Nominations Announced: boygenius, Alvvays, Olivia Rodrigo, Lana Del Rey, and More

Arctic Monkeys, Paramore, Taylor Swift, Janelle Monáe, PJ Harvey, Gorillaz, and Others Also Nominated

Nov 10, 2023

The nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards have been announced. Under the Radar favorites Alvvays, boygenius, PJ Harvey, Paramore, Arctic Monkeys, Lana Del Rey, Olivia Rodrigo, Janelle Monáe, Gorillaz, James Blake, and others are all up for awards. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: bar italia, Marika Hackman, boygenius, The Last Dinner Party, and More

Plus Jamila Woods, Brittany Howard, Spyres, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 13, 2023

Welcome to the 33rd Songs of the Week of 2023. This week Andy Von Pip, Austin Saalman, Caleb Campbell, Marc Abbott, and Scott Dransfield all helped me decide what should make the list. We settled on a Top 11 this week. More

boygenius – Stream the New “The Rest” EP Featuring Four New Songs

Listen to “Black Hole,” “Afraid of Heights,” “Voyager,” and “powers”

Oct 13, 2023

Boygenius have released a new EP, The Rest, today via Interscope and it features four new songs: “Black Hole,” “Afraid of Heights,” “Voyager,” and “powers.” The supergroup features Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers. Now that the EP is out, you can stream it here. More

Watch boygenius Perform “Cool About It” on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

the record Out Now via Interscope; the rest EP Due Out October 13

Oct 04, 2023

Late night TV finally returned this week, following the end of the writers’ strike, and one of the first musical guests was boygenius, who performed “Cool About It” last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The supergroup featuring Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers performed the song acoustically, all huddled around the same microphone, and it was an intimate and special performance. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Alex Lahey, boygenius, Jess Williamson, Hand Habits, and More

Plus The Beths, Jenny Lewis, Lightning Dust, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 31, 2023

Welcome to the twelfth Songs of the Week of 2023. The pickings were a little slimmer this week, but we found enough singles (and one album track) to come up with a solid Top 10. More

Mar 31, 2023

Boygenius, the supergroup featuring Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers, have released their debut full-length album, the record, today via Interscope and have also shared an accompanying short film directed by actor/director Kristen Stewart simply titled the film. Stream the album here and also watch the film. More

Mar 28, 2023

Boygenius, the supergroup featuring Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers, are releasing their debut full-length album, the record, this Friday via Interscope. Now they have announced some North American tour dates for this summer. A slew of openers are spread across the tour, depending on the date, including Carly Rae Jepsen, Broken Social Scene, Bartees Strange, Claud, and Illuminati Hotties. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Lael Neale, Water From Your Eyes, Youth Lagoon, boygenius, and More

Plus Braids; Mandy, Indiana; Sparks; Momma; and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 03, 2023

Welcome to the ninth Songs of the Week of 2023. There were quite a few strong contenders this week. We were especially enamored by the top two. More

Mar 01, 2023

Boygenius, the supergroup featuring Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers, are releasing their debut full-length album, the record, on March 31 via Interscope. Now they have shared the album’s fourth single, “Not Strong Enough,” via a music video. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: Caroline Rose, boygenius, Sleaford Mods, The WAEVE, and More

Plus The National, Wednesday, Braids, Murray A. Lightburn, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 20, 2023

Welcome to the third Songs of the Week of 2023. It was a stacked week for new songs and album announcements. Boygenius alone released three songs to consider! There were enough tracks we liked that we settled on a super-sized Top 13 this week. More

boygenius (Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, Phoebe Bridgers) Announce Debut Album, Share Three Songs

the record Due Out March 31 via Interscope; Listen to “$20,” “Emily I’m Sorry,” and “True Blue” Now

Jan 18, 2023

Boygenius, the supergroup featuring Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers, have announced their debut full-length album, the record, and shared three new songs from it: “$20,” “Emily I’m Sorry,” and “True Blue.” More

Sep 09, 2021

Lucy Dacus released a new album, Home Video, in June via Matador (stream it here). Now she has shared a fun fan-sourced video for the album’s “Brando.” Dacus previously put out the call for fans to submit footage of themselves for the video and they didn’t disappoint. Behold rollerskaters, iceskaters, dancers, hand puppet shows in the shower, acrobatics, and a man in his underwear on top of a snowy mountain. More

Julien Baker Announces Livestream Concert from Nashville

Little Oblivions Due Out February 26 on Matador

Feb 18, 2021

Julien Baker has announced a new livestream concert in support of her upcoming album Little Oblivions to be held at Nashville’s Analog on March 25, with indie group Mini Trees as the supporting act. The performance will take place via STAGED, a virtual concert series created by Audiotree. It will be aired three separate times, at 8 p.m. AEDT, 7 p.m. GMT, and 9 p.m. EDT. More

Feb 03, 2021

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Julien Baker is releasing a new album, Little Oblivions, on February 26 via Matador. Now she has shared the album’s third single, “Favor,” which features backing vocals from Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus, her bandmates in the supergroup Boygenius. More

boygenius Demos Available For One Day Only on Bandcamp Tomorrow

Proceeds Will Be Split Between Three Charities

Jul 02, 2020

It’s almost here… yet another Bandcamp fee-free Friday. For this upcoming July 3 event, boygenius—the supergroup comprised of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus—is sharing an extra special treat: three voice recorded demos from their 2018 eponymous EP. More

Mar 19, 2020

Hayley Williams, lead vocalist for Paramore, is releasing her debut solo album, Petals For Armor, on May 8 via Atlantic. Now she has shared another song from the album, “Roses/Lotus/Violet/Iris,” which features backing vocals from all three members of boygenius (aka Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers). More

Mar 20, 2019

The last time there was a Woodstock festival was in 1999, to commemorate the original festival’s 30th anniversary, and it didn’t go so well, with reports of gang rapes, property destruction, violence, and fires, not to mention a fairly terrible lineup featuring Korn, Limp Bizkit, Bush, Kid Rock, Creed, and others. The organizers of Woodstock 50 are no doubt hoping for a more peaceful and loving event this time and the freshly announced lineup is noticeably less heavy, not a nu-metal band in sight. More

Under the Radar Announces Issue 65 with Mitski and boygenius on the Covers

Issue 65 is Out Now and Also Includes Interviews with Sharon Van Etten, Deerhunter, Foals, and Kurt Vile; Plus a Tribute to Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit, and Much More

Mar 01, 2019

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, Issue 65, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Mitski on the front cover and boygenius (Julien Baker + Phoebe Bridgers + Lucy Dacus) on the back cover. More

Nov 16, 2018

Boygenius is a new supergroup featuring three amazing singer/songwriters: Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers. Their self-titled debut EP came out recently via Matador. More

Nov 06, 2018

Boygenius is a new supergroup featuring three amazing singer/songwriters: Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers. Last night the trio and their backing band stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to perform “Me & My Dog,” a song led by Bridgers. More

Oct 26, 2018

Boygenius is a new supergroup featuring three amazing singer/songwriters: Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers. Their self-titled debut EP was due out November 9 via Matador and while the physical release is still scheduled for that day, they have released the EP digitally two weeks early. You can stream the whole thing here. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: boygenius, Wild Nothing, Yumi Zouma, Danielson, and More

Plus Lost Under Heaven, Lala Lala, J Mascis, The Goon Sax, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 24, 2018

This week’s Songs of the Week is packed. Firstly boygenius, the new supergroup featuring Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers, released three songs this week and all were worthy of the list. Thus we decided to expand it from a Top 10 to a Top 12, so that 10 separate artists were still included, be even that wasn’t enough, so we added one more for an unlucky Top 13. More

boygenius (Julien Baker + Lucy Dacus + Phoebe Bridgers) Announce EP, Share Three Songs

boygenius EP Due Out November 9 via Matador; Listen to “Bite the Hand,” “Me & My Dog,” and “Stay Down”

Aug 21, 2018

Boygenius is a new supergroup featuring three amazing singer/songwriters: Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers. They have announced their self-titled debut EP, which is due out November 9 via Matador. But you don’t have to wait until then to hear half the EP, as today they have shared three of its six tracks: “Bite the Hand” (led by Dacus), “Me & My Dog” (led by Bridgers), and “Stay Down” (led by Baker). More



Interviews

Jun 14, 2019

The term supergroup is primarily reserved for a band comprised of people well established at their craftsay, a quartet of recognizable rock stars. Although boygenius’ members have each released at most two albums, the term is already being regularly applied to the trio of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus. More


Reviews

Oct 20, 2023

The trio of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus put their solo careers on the backburner for 2023, and set about quietly, ruthlessly making it the year of boygenius. More

Jul 02, 2023

Under the Radar caught the last weekend of the Re:SET series of outdoor concerts starring boygenius, LCD Soundsystem and Steve Lacy. More

Apr 11, 2023

The first boygenius EP easily could have been a one-off affair. After being booked on the same bill, three of indie’s biggest rising singer/songwriters went in the studio to record one song but came out with six. It was the sort of lightning-in-a-bottle combination of timing and chemistry that rarely happens twice. More

Nov 20, 2018

The “breakup album” is often considered a uniquely individual expression of grief or triumph. Generally, the details of an individual’s romantic life have enough broad associations to the particulars of another’s and we, as listeners, are able to empathize with the album in an inductive way, tracing out trends from the intimately documented debris of a former romance. More