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Sylvie Share Video for New Single “Shooting Star”

Self-Titled Debut EP Due Out This Friday via Terrible Records

Sep 30, 2021

Canadian indie rock group Sylvie have shared a video for their new single “Shooting Star.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming self-titled debut EP, which will be out this Friday (Oct. 1) via Terrible Records. More

Album of the Week: Fat White Family

Wand is the Runner Up (Plus Stream New Albums from Lizzo, Drugdealer, Diane Coffee, and More)

Apr 19, 2019

England’s Fat White Family have released a new album, Serfs Up!, today via Domino, their first for the label (and third album overall) and it’s our Album of the Week. Find out more info on it below. Also below are streams for other albums released today, including close runner-up Laughing Matter, by Wand. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Beth Gibbons, Sky Ferreira, C Duncan, Foxygen, and More

Plus Cage The Elephant and Beck, Bibio, Bedouine, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 29, 2019

This week’s Songs of the Week list stars with a 24-minute first movement of a symphony featuring a trip-hop icon, but most of the songs in the Top 10 are by artists that have already made the list in recent weeks with previous songs. More

Drugdealer Share New Song “Honey” (Featuring Weyes Blood)

Raw Honey Due Out April 19 via Mexican Summer

Mar 27, 2019

Drugdealer (the project of Michael Collins) are releasing a new album, Raw Honey, on April 19 via Mexican Summer. Previously they shared a video for its first single, the ‘70s rock sounding “Fools” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now they have shared another song from the album, “Honey,” which features the guest vocals of Natalie Mering (aka Weyes Blood). More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Weyes Blood, Tamaryn, Wye Oak, Broken Social Scene, and More

Plus Jessie Ware, Drugdealer, Jenny Lewis, SASAMI, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 15, 2019

It was pretty rough week to be a Ryan Adams fan. We won’t regurgitate the details, but if you haven’t already done so then you should read The New York Times article detailing the sexual misconduct allegations made against him by Mandy Moore, Phoebe Bridgers, and several other women. More

Drugdealer Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “Fools”

Raw Honey Due Out April 19 via Mexican Summer

Feb 14, 2019

Drugdealer (the project of Michael Collins) have announced a new album, Raw Honey, and shared a video for its first single, the ‘70s rock sounding “Fools.” Raw Honey is due out April 19 via Mexican Summer. More

Marfa Myths 2019 Initial Lineup Announced: Deerhunter, Cass McCombs, and More

Plus Woodworker in Residence Cate Le Bon and Painter in Residence Connan Mockasin

Nov 14, 2018

Marfa Myths have announced their initial 2019 lineup. The festival goes down April 25 - 28 in Marfa, Texas and is put together by Mexican Summer and Ballroom Marfa. The lineup includes Deerhunter, Cass McCombs, Jess Williamson, and more. More


2016 Artist Survey: Michael Collins of Drugdealer

Collins on Bowie and Prince, Scary Movies, Self-Driving Cars, the Democratic Party, and Memorable Fan Encounters

Feb 27, 2017

For Under the Radar‘s 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More


May 28, 2019

Psychedelic-pop auteur Michael Collins, also known as Drugdealer, is proficient in a language of languorous pop music that is bubbly enough to sound lighthearted and playful, but aesthetically cohesive and self-serious enough to the point of legitimate art. More