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9 Best Songs of the Week: Squid, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Guerilla Toss, SASAMI, and More

Plus Vagabon, Cigarettes After Sex, Iggy Pop, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 30, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. Usually we have a Top 10, but last week it was a Top 13 and the week before it was a Top 12. This week, however, the pickings were slimmer and the best we could muster was a Top 9. More

Comet Gain Announce New Album, Share New Song “Mid 8Ts”

Fireraisers Forever! Due Out October 11 via Tapete

Aug 29, 2019

Comet Gain have announced a new album, Fireraisers Forever!, and shared its first single, “Mid 8Ts.” More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring Grimes, Jessie Ware, Zola Jesus, alt-J, and More

Plus New Tracks from Radiohead's Phil Selway, School of Seven Bells, Frightened Rabbit's Scott Hutchison, Willis Earl Beal, and Others

Jun 27, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar’s weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). In this mix we’ve got new songs by Grimes, Jessie Ware, Radiohead’s Phil Selway, Zola Jesus, alt-J, School of Seven Bells, Willis Earl Beal, and much more. More

Listen: “Clang of the Concrete Swans” by Comet Gain

Howl of the Lonely Crowd Out October 14

Sep 08, 2011

Comet Gain released “Clang of the Concrete Swans” today, a tune from forthcoming album, Howl of the Lonely Crowd (out October 14 via What’s Your Rupture?) We have the track. More


Comet Gain

Living on Broken Record Prayers

Aug 27, 2009

Comet Gain first caught my ear on their magnificent 2002 album Réalistes. It was a torrid, visceral Motown and Northern Soul-infused record, guided by an overriding aesthetic of recklessness akin to ‘80s indie acts, such as Orange Juice and Television Personalities. Anathema to anything remotely resembling careerism, the record tapped into an ethos of not allowing age to be an excuse to lose touch with the redemptive, galvanizing power of art and rock music. Such a philosophy has essentially informed everything they’ve recorded since. More