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Premiere: Grooms - “Softer Now” Video

Exit Index Due Out October 20 via Western Vinyl

Nov 21, 2017

Brooklyn’s Grooms just released a new album Exit Index, the follow up to 2015’s Comb The Feelings Through Your Hair. Under the Radar has the premiere of the video for “Softer Now,” which offers a portrait of alienation. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: King Krule, Destroyer, The Horrors, Phoebe Bridgers, and More

Plus Björk, Grooms, Jessie Ware, Cut Copy, Yumi Zouma, Alex Lahey, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 15, 2017

Okay, okay. Since starting our Songs of the Week posts, we’ve slowly increased from having five songs, then six songs, then seven songs, then eight songs, and then for the last couple of weeks, nine songs. We think it’s time to just settle on an even Top 10. More

Listen: Grooms - “Magistrate Seeks Romance”

Exit Index Due Out October 20 via Western Vinyl

Sep 12, 2017

Brooklyn trio Grooms are releasing a new album, Exit Index, on October 20 via Western Vinyl. Previously they shared the album’s first single, “Turn Your Body.” Now here’s another song from the album, the shoegaze-y “Magistrate Seeks Romance.” More

Grooms Announce New Album, Share First Single

Infinity Caller out September 3

Jul 18, 2013

Brooklyn indie-rock group Grooms has announced a new album on a new label. Infinity Caller will be released on September 3, 2013, on Western Vinyl. More

Jun 20, 2011

In honor of our Music vs. Comedy issue (on stands now) we asked a few musicians to film a video of themselves telling us their favorite joke. The third installment of our ongoing series features Grooms.



2017 Artist Survey: Travis Johnson of Grooms

Johnson on 2017's Best Albums, the "Me Too" Movement and Sexual Harassment, Trump's First Year in Office, and the End of the World

Jan 10, 2018

For Under the Radar‘s 15th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the last year. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2017 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More


Dec 14, 2017

“Where are my millions?,” Grooms’ frontman Travis Johnson sings in nearly a catatonic stupor on the crepuscular Exit Index opener “The Directory.” It conveys the dystopian nightmare of living in modern America, a fool’s gold promise predicated upon avarice and a disdain for aesthetic beauty, making money and gaining power at any cost possible. More

Sep 13, 2013

Frustration over feeling stalled in their development almost led this Brooklyn band to call it quits after two albums, but an invitation from Michael Azerrad to perform as Hüsker Dü at his 2011 Our Band Could Be Your Lifeanniversary show compelled them to continue on for this third record. More