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8 Best Songs of the Week: Camera Obscura, The Last Dinner Party, Everything Everything, and More

Plus Ducks Ltd., Holly Macve, Dehd, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 02, 2024

Welcome to the fourth Songs of the Week of 2024. This week a band’s first single in over a decade takes the top spot. More

Ducks Ltd. Share Lyric Video for New Song “Heavy Bag”

Harm’s Way Due Out February 9 via Carpark

Jan 29, 2024

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. are releasing a new album, Harm’s Way, on February 9 via Carpark. Now they have shared the album’s fourth single, “Heavy Bag,” via a lyric video. More

Ratboys Announce New Spring U.S. Tour Dates, Ducks Ltd. to Support

The Window Out Now via Topshelf; Watch Their Recent Colbert and CBS Saturday Morning Performances

Jan 23, 2024

Chicago indie rockers Ratboys have announced some new U.S. tour dates for this spring in honor of their latest album, The Window, which was #1 on our Top 100 Albums of 2023 list. Ducks Ltd. will support all dates of the March/April tour. More

14 Best Songs of the Week: Waxahatchee, The Last Dinner Party, Julia Holter, The Smile, and More

Plus Ride, Sleater-Kinney, Omni, Youth Lagoon, TORRES, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 12, 2024

Welcome to the first Songs of the Week of 2024. This week’s list includes songs from the last two weeks, as we didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week due to it being the first week of the year and there not being a lot of worthy songs to consider. But this week the music industry was in full swing, with plenty of important album announcements. More

Ducks Ltd. Share Video for New Song “Train Full of Gasoline”

Harm’s Way Due Out February 9 via Carpark

Jan 04, 2024

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. are releasing a new album, Harm’s Way, on February 9 via Carpark. Now they have shared another single from the album, “Train Full of Gasoline,” via a music video. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: MGMT, Björk and Rosalía, Ducks Ltd., The Jesus and Mary Chain, and More

Plus Katy Kirby, Grandaddy, Future Islands, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Dec 01, 2023

Welcome to the 39th Songs of the Week of 2023. This week’s list includes songs from the last two weeks, as we didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Although the majority of the songs were culled from this week’s releases. More

Ducks Ltd. Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “Hollowed Out”

Harm’s Way Due Out February 9, 2024 via Carpark

Dec 01, 2023

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. have announced a new album, Harm’s Way, and shared a new song from it, “Hollowed Out,” via a music video. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Mannequin Pussy, IAN SWEET, The American Analog Set, and More

Plus Lol Tolhurst x Budgie x Jacknife Lee, Caroline Polachek, Ducks Ltd., Emma Anderson, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 20, 2023

Welcome to the 34th Songs of the Week of 2023. This week Andy Von Pip, Austin Saalman, Caleb Campbell, Marc Abbott, Matt the Raven, Scott Dransfield, and Stephen Humphries all helped me decide what should make the list. We settled on a Top 12 this week. More

Oct 20, 2023

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. have shared a new song, “The Main Thing,” via a music video. The single is out now on Carpark. More

Ducks Ltd. Share Cover of The Cure’s “In Between Days” Featuring Jane Inc

Second Release From Duck Ltd.’s Ongoing Cover Series

Aug 02, 2022

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. have shared a cover of The Cure’s “In Between Days,” which features Jane Inc (the project of Carlyn Bezic). It is the second release in Ducks Ltd.’s ongoing cover series, The Sincerest Form of Flattery. More

Mar 17, 2022

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. have shared a cover of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s 1989 song “Head On.” The cover features vocals from Sarah Tudzin of illuminati hotties, and it is the duo’s first release from their newly announced cover series titled The Sincerest Form of Flattery. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: The Smile, Widowspeak, Sally Shapiro, Tess Parks, and More

Plus Ducks Ltd., The Weather Station, Warpaint, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 28, 2022

Welcome to the fourth Songs of the Week of 2022. Compared to the last two weeks, it was a fairly quiet seven days for new songs. Last week, for example, we had 12 honorable mentions on top of a Top 10 songs and the week before that instead of a Top 14 songs. Still, there were definitely some worthy tracks this week. More

Ducks Ltd. Share New Single “Sheets of Grey”

Modern Fiction Out Now via Carpark

Jan 27, 2022

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. have shared a new single, “Sheets of Grey.” It is their first new music since the release of their most recent album, Modern Fiction. More

Jan 07, 2022

2021 began and ended in a state of uncertainty, but was still a fruitful year for new music. Here are Under the Radar‘s 100 favorite albums from the year. More

14 Best Songs of the Week: The War on Drugs, Hatchie, Sam Evian, Magdalena Bay, and More

Plus Tonstartssbandht, Snail Mail, My Morning Jacket, Coco, Ducks Ltd., and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 17, 2021

Welcome to the 35th Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a blockbuster week for new songs, with lots of strong contenders. We tried to show a bit of restraint and keep it to an already over-stuffed Top 12, but then we just went for it with a Top 14. I mean, whose going to tell us we can’t pick 14 favorite songs? It’s our website and we have no corporate overlords. More

Sep 14, 2021

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. are releasing their debut full-length album, Modern Fiction, on October 1 via Carpark. Now they have shared its third single, “Under the Rolling Moon,” which features backing vocals from labelmates The Beths. It was shared via a video featuring the band in a Hearse in the desert. Ambar Navarro and Max Flick directed the video and they were aiming for the feel of a low to mid budget video from 1985, such as some of the videos by The Cure. More

8 Best Songs of the Week: Parquet Courts, Colleen Green, Pip Blom, Low, and More

Plus Dean Wareham, Matthew E. White, Penelope Isles, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 20, 2021

Welcome to the 31st Songs of the Week of 2021. It wasn’t the most overwhelmingly amazing week for new songs, so instead of a Top 10 we’ve picked eight songs we liked. More

Aug 17, 2021

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. are releasing their debut full-length album, Modern Fiction, on October 1 via Carpark. Now they have shared its second single, “How Lonely Are You?,” which features labelmates The Beths. It was shared via a John Smith-directed video. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Courtney Barnett, The Goon Sax, Strand of Oaks, Damon Albarn, and More

Plus Nation of Language, Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 09, 2021

Welcome to the 26th Songs of the Week of 2021. The American music industry pretty took Monday off due to Sunday’s July 4th holiday, so we expected slimmer pickings this week. It was not to be, thanks for some exciting album announcements. We settled on a Top 11 this week. More

Jul 08, 2021

Toronto-based duo Ducks Ltd. have announced their debut full-length album, Modern Fiction, and shared its first single, “18 Cigarettes,” via a video for it. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: SPELLLING, Lucy Dacus, Ora the Molecule, Twin Shadow, and More

Plus Anjimile and Jay Som, Far Lands, Desperate Journalist, José González, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 16, 2021

Welcome to the 14th Songs of the Week of 2021. In this week’s news, the case against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd wound down, with closing arguments expected on Monday. More

Apr 13, 2021

Toronto-based indie rock group Ducks Ltd. (formerly known as Ducks Unlimited), have announced an expanded version of their EP Get Bleak. They have also shared a video for their new song “As Big As All Outside,” all in celebration of their latest signing with Carpark Records. More



Interviews

Nov 19, 2021

To end out the week, we ask Tom McGreevy of Ducks Ltd. some questions about endings and death. More


Reviews

Feb 14, 2024

For Harm’s Way, Ducks Ltd.—the duo of Tom McGreevy and Evan Lewis—met up with a bevy of Chicago’s finest (Ratboys’ Julia Steiner and Marcus Nuccio, Finom’s Macie Stewart among many others) for a cross border recording session in the Windy City. More