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Glastonbury 2022: Watch Performances from Wolf Alice, Jessie Ware, Mitski, HAIM, Foals, and More

Plus Courtney Barnett, Cate Le Bon, Pet Shop Boys, beabadoobee, Dry Cleaning, First Aid Kit, Jack White, Kendrick Lamar, Caribou, St. Vincent, Squid, black midi, Big Thief, and Many Others

Jun 27, 2022

Couldn’t make it to Glastonbury this past weekend? We have you covered, with highlights from some of the performances including ones by Wolf Alice, Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Mitski, HAIM, Foals, and many more. Plus Cate Le Bon, Pet Shop Boys, beabadoobee, Dry Cleaning, First Aid Kit, Jack White, Kendrick Lamar, Fontaines D.C., Lorde, Caribou, Metronomy, St. Vincent, Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen, Squid, black midi, Big Thief, IDLES, Crowded House, and much more. More

Jun 06, 2022

Irish post-punk five-piece Fontaines D.C. have announced a fall U.S. tour, in addition to sharing a video for the song “Roman Holiday” from their newest album, Skinty Fia. More

Watch Fontaines D.C. Perform “Nabokov” on “Seth Meyers”

Skinty Fia Due Out This Friday via Partisan

Apr 28, 2022

Last night, Irish post-punk five-piece Fontaines D.C. made an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, where they performed the song “Nabokov,” taken from their newest album, Skinty Fia. More

Fontaines D.C. Share Lyric Video for New Song “Roman Holiday”

Skinty Fia Due Out This Friday via Partisan

Apr 19, 2022

Irish post-punk five-piece Fontaines D.C. are releasing a new album, Skinty Fia, this Friday via Partisan. Now they have shared the album’s fourth and final pre-release single, “Roman Holiday,” via a lyric video. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: Craig Finn, Fontaines D.C., Good Morning, Hatchie, and More

Plus Jane Inc, Shearwater, Soft Cell, Bauhaus, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 25, 2022

Welcome to the twelfth Songs of the Week of 2022. This week two icons from the 1980s united for a single and another artist from that era released their first new song in 14 years. There were also a couple of album tracks we loved. Tally it all up and we settled at 13 favorite songs this week. More

Fontaines D.C. Share Video for New Song “Skinty Fia”

Skinty Fia Due Out April 22 via Partisan

Mar 21, 2022

Irish post-punk five-piece Fontaines D.C. are releasing a new album, Skinty Fia, on April 22 via Partisan. Now they have shared the album’s third single, title track “Skinty Fia,” via a video for the song. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: Nilüfer Yanya, Destroyer, Oceanator, Kurt Vile, and More

Plus Sondre Lerche, Georgia Harmer, Widowspeak, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 18, 2022

Welcome to the seventh Songs of the Week of 2022. We were very indecisive this week, there were too many songs we liked and had trouble narrowing it down to only 10. So this week we have an expanded Top 13. More

Feb 17, 2022

Irish post-punk five-piece Fontaines D.C. are releasing a new album, Skinty Fia, on April 22 via Partisan. Now they have shared the album’s second single, “I Love You,” via a video for the song that features frontman Grian Chatten in a church. In a press release Chatten describes it as “the first overtly political song we’ve written.” More

Jan 11, 2022

Fontaines D.C. have announced the release of a new album, Skinty Fia, which will be out on April 22 via Partisan. The band has also shared a video for the album’s lead single, “Jackie Down the River,” in addition to announcing a 2022 world tour. More

Just Mustard Share New Song “I Am You” From Forthcoming Album

Out Now via Partisan; The Band Will Support Fontaines D.C. for Their Upcoming European Tour

Nov 19, 2021

Irish five-piece Just Mustard have shared a new song, “I Am You.” It is the first glimpse from the band’s forthcoming sophomore album, set to drop sometime in 2022, as well as being their first new music after recently signing to Partisan. They have also announced that they will be the supporting act for Fontaines D.C. for their upcoming European tour. More

Fontaines D.C. Share Video for New Song “I Don’t Belong”

A Hero’s Death Due Out July 31 via Partisan

Jun 10, 2020

Dublin’s Fontaines D.C. have shared a new song, “I Don’t Belong,” along with an accompanying video. “I Don’t Belong” is the opening track on the band’s upcoming album, A Hero’s Death, which will be released July 31 via Partisan. More

May 07, 2020

“Life ain’t always empty,” insist Dublin’s Fontaines D.C. on their new song “A Hero’s Death,” the title track from their just-announced new album. The song has been shared via a strange video for it. More

Mercury Prize 2019 Nominees Announced – Cate Le Bon, Anna Calvi, IDLES, Foals, and More

The 1975, Black Midi, Fontaines D.C., slowthai, and Others Also Nominated

Jul 25, 2019

This year’s Mercury Prize nominees have been announced and they include the latest albums by Cate Le Bon, Anna Calvi, IDLES, Foals, The 1975, Black Midi, Fontaines D.C., slowtai, and more. More




Reviews

Aug 18, 2022

This time last week, Under the Radar were in Oslo for Øya Festival. Here’s what we saw. More

Aug 02, 2022

Under the Radar heads to the picturesque Tøyenparken next week for Norway’s biggest outdoor event, Øya Festival. Here’s 10 acts we’re most looking forward to seeing. More

Apr 22, 2022

It’s not often that an album accurately captures the collective mood of the planet’s global population, but Skinty Fia, the third album from Dublin five-piece Fontaines D.C., seems to do just that. Although time will be the ultimate judge, Skinty Fia—with its minor chord urgency and stunning statement of purpose—has all the ingredients to be the soundtrack of our times. More

Aug 25, 2021

It is hard not to feel that as society begins to return to normal, we should be looking to places like Green Man as a model to aim for. More

Apr 16, 2019

This much-vaunted Dublin five-piece follow a series of increasingly successful 7-inch releases and acclaimed support slots with the likes of Shame and IDLES, with Dogrel, named for the “lowest” form of working class Irish poetry, and a debut to die for. More