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12 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Squid, Baio, Bernice, serpentwithfeet, and More

Plus Madeline Kenney, Ohtis, Tune-Yards, Arlo Parks, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 29, 2021

Welcome to the third Songs of the Week of 2021. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week. Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and the inauguration, it was a week light on compelling new tracks. So this week we chronicle the best songs of the last two weeks, so it’s a Top 12 (and our Top 2 are both super long songs). More

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Share New Song “CYHSY, 2005,” Announce Bandcamp Live Performance

New Fragility Out on February 12 via CYHSY/Secretly Distribution

Jan 28, 2021

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (the project of Alec Ounsworth) have shared a new song titled “CYHSY, 2005.” It will be featured on their upcoming album New Fragility, which will be out on February 12 via CYHSY/Secretly Distribution. Ounsworth will also be livestreaming a solo performance on Bandcamp Live tomorrow (Jan. 29) at 5 p.m. PST / 8 p.m. EST. More

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Announce New Album, Share “Hesitating Nation” & “Thousand Oaks”

New Fragility Due Out January 29, 2021 via CYHSY/Secretly Distribution

Oct 14, 2020

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (the project of Alec Ounsworth) have announced a new album, New Fragility, and shared two songs from it, “Hesitating Nation” and “Thousand Oaks.” New Fragility is due out January 29, 2021 via CYHSY/Secretly Distribution. More

Patreon Premiere: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Anatomy of a Song Guest Blog Post

Support Under the Radar on Patreon for at Least $1.00 a Month to Access Exclusive and Early Content

May 02, 2017

If you support Under the Radar‘s Patreon page at the minimum contribution of at least $1.00 a month you get access to our Patreon-only feed featuring exclusive content only available to Patreon supporters. More

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Briana Marela Share Tracks for Anti-Trump “Our First 100 Days”

"Our First 100 Days" Will Include a New Song Every Day for the First 100 Days of Donald Trump's Presidency

Apr 14, 2017

“Our First 100 Days” is an anti-President Donald Trump project. The good folks behind the “30 Days, 30 Songs” anti-Trump campaign during the election have teamed up with Secretly Group for “Our First 100 Days.” More

Listen: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - “Down (Is Where I Want to Be)”

The Tourist Due Out February 24 via Undertow

Jan 13, 2017

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are releasing a new album, The Tourist, on February 24 via Undertow. Previously they shared its first single, “Fireproof.” Now here’s another song from the album, “Down (Is Where I Want to Be).” More

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Announce New Album, Share “Fireproof”

The Tourist Due Out February 24, 2017 via Undertow

Dec 12, 2016

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah have announced a new album and shared its first single. The Tourist is due out February 24, 2017 via Undertow. Below is its first single, “Fireproof,” followed by the album’s tracklist and cover art. More

May 14, 2015

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah‘s self-titled debut album. More

May 15, 2014

The video for Clap Your Hands Say Yeah track “As Always” features debauchery and explosions. More

Apr 02, 2014

On June 3 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah will self-release their new album Only Run, the follow-up to 2011’s Hysterical. More

Jul 24, 2013

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah have a new EP available. More

Mar 08, 2012

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah entered a drippy, paint-filled world for new video “Hysterical.” We have the clip. More

2012 Sasquatch Music Festival Lineup Announced

Featuring Jack White, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, and More

Feb 03, 2012

The 11th annual Sasquatch Music Festival has announced its official lineup of artists, including Jack White, Bon Iver, Tenacious D, The Shins, St. Vincent, Feist, The Roots, Beirut, and Beck. More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2011 Issue Featuring Three Covers: Bon Iver, M83, and The Horrors

Plus: Florence and the Machine, Beirut, PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi, SBTRKT, R.E.M., and more

Dec 23, 2011

Under the Radar‘s Best of 2011 Issue has shipped out to subscribers and will be hitting newsstands soon. The issue features three unique covers, each featuring an artist behind one of our Top 5 albums of the year: M83, The Horrors, and Bon Iver. The issue also takes a look back at other artists who have made a splash in 2011, including Beirut, Anna Calvi, EMA, Florence and the Machine, Gang Gang Dance, Neon Indian, PJ Harvey, R.E.M., SBTRKT, Slow Club, St. Vincent, Summer Camp, tUnE-yArDs, and Yuck. More

Sep 21, 2011

Last night, Brooklyn lads Clap Your Hands Say Yeah stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to play “Same Mistake” from their third full-length album, Hysterical, which is out now. More

Check Out Photos from Day One of Outside Lands 2011 Including The Shins, MGMT, Best Coast, and more

Plus Toro Y Moi, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Release the Sunbird, and others

Aug 14, 2011

Check out photos from Day One of the Outside Lands Festival, held in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. The gallery includes photos of The Shins, MGMT, Toro Y Moi, Best Coast,Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Phantogram, and Release the Sunbird. More

Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Festival 2011 Lineup Announced

M83, Lykke Li, Odd Future, Reggie Watts, Passion Pit, and More

Aug 02, 2011

Today Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Festival announced the lineup for this year’s event, taking place November 4 - 6. More

Jun 15, 2011

While the release of their forthcoming third album Hysterical isn’t slated for release until September 20, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah have decided to just go ahead and fill the band’s post-hiatus void with the record’s first single, “Same Mistake.” More

May 19, 2011

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah have the unfortunate luck of being one of the first bands to endure the internet-age’s cycle of buzz and backlash. More

Jul 15, 2009

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah lead singer Alec Ounsworth is set to release his solo Mo Beauty out October 20th on ANTI- Records. Despite raising obvious zen questions, such as “what is the sound of one hand clapping?” Onsworth is enthusiastic about his new project. More


Mar 03, 2017

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah have always done things on their own terms and The Tourist, the band’s first release in three years and fifth overall, is no different. More

Aug 25, 2014

With three albums’ worth of experience under their belt, Philadelphia’s Clap Your Hands Say Yeah‘s fourth album sees the band finally confident enough to truly expand their sound into the stratosphere. More

Sep 15, 2007

Treasure Island. There it sits in the middle of San Francisco bay. To most of us it’s rarely set foot upon, simply driven through, the halfway point on the Bay Bridge. It was built and pirate- and/or Stevenson-named in 1939 as the site of the World’s Fair-esque “Golden Gate International Exposition.” Since then it’s been a lot of things, among them a naval base and site of the Battlebots television show, in which machines battled to a fiery death. Apparently, people live there, too. More