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Dec 23, 2023

Here we go again, racing to December’s finish line, eager to put another chaotic year in the rearview and nervous about what the next 12 months have in store for us. More

22 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Jessie Ware, Alison Goldfrapp, Nation of Language, and More

Plus Blondshell, Girl Ray, Little Dragon, Dawn Richard, Indigo De Souza, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 14, 2023

Welcome to the thirteenth Songs of the Week of 2023. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week because I was on a brief vacation (it was my daughter’s spring break), so this week’s list includes songs from the last two weeks. Any song first released between April 1 and April 14 was eligible. Hence we have a supersized list week—22 songs is probably the most we’ve ever had in one Songs of the Week main list, but it breaks down to 12 songs from this week and 10 from last week. More

Indigo De Souza Shares Self-Directed Video for New Song “You Can Be Mean”

All of This Will End Due Out April 28 via Saddle Creek

Apr 05, 2023

North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza is releasing a new album, All of This Will End, on April 28 via Saddle Creek. Now she has shared its third single, “You Can Be Mean,” via a self-directed video. More

Under the Radar Announces Issue 71 Featuring Weyes Blood and Black Belt Eagle Scout on the Covers

Issue 71 Also Features Interviews with Angel Olsen, M83, The New Pornographers, John Cale, Indigo De Souza, Lael Neale, Phoenix, Dry Cleaning, Miss Grit, Sleaford Mods, The WAEVE, Shame, Bartees Strange, Caroline Rose, and More

Apr 05, 2023

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, Issue 71, which features Weyes Blood and Black Belt Eagle Scout on the two covers. Issue 71 also features interviews with Angel Olsen, M83, The New Pornographers, John Cale, Indigo De Souza, Lael Neale, Phoenix, Dry Cleaning, Miss Grit, Sleaford Mods, The WAEVE, Shame, Bartees Strange, Caroline Rose, Stella Donnelly, Florist, Hot Chip, black midi, Jockstrap, Horsegirl, Blondshell, Sleaford Mods, Beth Orton, and others. More

13 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Angel Olsen, Ratboys, Feist, The New Pornographers, and More

Plus ALL HANDS_MAKE LIGHT, Caroline Rose, Nation of Language, Indigo De Souza, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 17, 2023

Welcome to the tenth Songs of the Week of 2023. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week because I was sick with a bad cold (which still lingers) and we were putting the finishing touches on our latest print issue. So this week’s Songs of the Week encompasses songs from the last two weeks. More

Indigo De Souza Shares Self-Directed Video for New Song “Smog”

All of This Will End Due Out April 28 via Saddle Creek

Mar 07, 2023

North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza is releasing a new album, All of This Will End, on April 28 via Saddle Creek. Now she has shared its second single, “Smog,” via a self-directed video. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Jessie Ware, Indigo De Souza, Django Django, Sleaford Mods, and More

Plus M83, Yo La Tengo, Depeche Mode, The Golden Dregs, Miss Grit, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 10, 2023

Welcome to the sixth Songs of the Week of 2023. There were lots of great tracks to choose from this week. I mean, M83 and Django Django each put out five new songs this week! We narrowed it all down to a Top 11. More

Feb 08, 2023

North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza has announced a new album, All of This Will End, and has shared its first single, country ballad “Young & Dumber,” via a self-directed video for the song. She’s also announced some new tour dates. More

Apr 12, 2022

North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza has announced a new set of fall headlining dates for her 2022 tour in support of her most recent album, Any Shape You Take. De Souza has also shared a live video for the album track “Real Pain.” More

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 2022 Lineup: The National, Mitski, and The Roots to Headline

Festival Will Take Place July 15–17 at Chicago’s Union Park; Tickets Go On Sale This Friday

Mar 08, 2022

Pitchfork Music Festival has announced their 2022 lineup. The National, Mitski, and The Roots will be headlining. Other acts include Spiritualized, Parquet Courts, Dawn Richard, Indigo De Souza, SPELLLING, Camp Cope, Wiki, Japanese Breakfast, Lucy Dacus, Low, Magdalena Bay, Dry Cleaning, Toro y Moi, and Cate Le Bon, among others. The festival will take place from July 1517 at Union Park in Chicago. Tickets will go on sale this Friday (March 11) at 10 a.m. CST. More

Nov 10, 2021

Lucy Dacus has shared a new version of “Thumbs” from her latest album, Home Video. The new song, titled “Thumbs Again,” is a full-band version of the original, complete with electric guitar, drums, and synth. Dacus has also announced a North American tour set for early 2022, with Indigo De Souza as a supporting act. More

Nov 05, 2021

North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza has shared a self-directed video for a cover of Frank Ocean’s 2016 song “Ivy.” She has also announced tour dates for late 2021 and early 2022. More

Indigo De Souza Announces New 2021 and 2022 Tour Dates

Any Shape You Take Out Now via Saddle Creek

Sep 14, 2021

North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza released a new album, Any Shape You Take, last month via Saddle Creek. Now she has announced some new tour dates. They include new 2021 and 2022 shows in Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Richmond, Nashville, Boston, and elsewhere. More

12 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Magdalena Bay, Sea Power, Nation of Language, and More

Plus Big Thief, Trace Mountains, Macie Stewart, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks’ Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 13, 2021

Welcome to the 30th Songs of the Week of 2021. As I was on vacation last week, this week’s list covers the last two week’s worth of songs. So it’s a super-sized edition with a Top 12. More

Indigo De Souza Shares New Song “Real Pain”

Any Shape You Take Due Out August 27 via Saddle Creek

Aug 11, 2021

North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza is releasing a new album, Any Shape You Take, on August 27 via Saddle Creek. Now she has shared its third single, “Real Pain.” More

12 Best Songs of the Week: The War on Drugs, Penelope Isles, Indigo De Souza, Piroshka, and More

Plus Big Red Machine, Ora the Molecule, Low, illuminati hotties, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 23, 2021

Welcome to the 28th Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a nice week for new music, with some strong new singles (some connected to album announcements) and some wonderful album tracks we’ve long wanted to share with our readers and can now that the albums are out. We had enough tracks for a Top 12 this week, but many of the honorable mentions are worthy too. More

Indigo De Souza Shares Video for New Song “Hold U”

Any Shape You Take Due Out August 27 via Saddle Creek

Jul 21, 2021

North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza is releasing a new album, Any Shape You Take, on August 27 via Saddle Creek. Now she has shared its second single, the upbeat ode to community and free expression, “Hold U,” via a video for it. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Tachys, Ora the Molecule, Wet Leg, Indigo De Souza, and More

Plus Mega Bog, Water From Your Eyes, koleżanka, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 18, 2021

Welcome to the 23rd Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a strong week for new songs, so we ended up with a Top 12 and some excellent honorable mentions as well. This is a very Scandinavian Songs of the Week, with artists from Denmark (two of them), Sweden, and Norway. More

Indigo De Souza Announces New Album, Shares Video for New Song “Kill Me”

Any Shape You Take Due Out August 27 via Saddle Creek

Jun 15, 2021

North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza has announced a new album, Any Shape You Take, and shared its first single, “Kill Me,” via a video for it. More



Interviews

Oct 16, 2023

One of the greatest paradoxes in life is that nothing feels more constant than change, something that North Carolina-based artist Indigo De Souza fundamentally understands. Since her last album, Any Shape You Take, released to critical acclaim in 2021, De Souza has experienced a series of significant relationship changes—with her band, her community, her dad, even the natural world. While life shifts like these are rarely easy, De Souza welcomes each one as a gift. More

Sep 10, 2021

“It’s been crazy,” laughs North Carolina singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza, regarding the critical acclaim for her second album Any Shape You Take. “It’s also the busiest I’ve ever been in my life.” More


Reviews

Jun 03, 2023

Under the Radar went to SXSW in March. Here’s our writer’s top picks from the worlds of music and film. More

Apr 26, 2023

There’s a bravery to Indigo De Souza’s songwriting that is becoming more clear with each album: it’s the nakedness of emotion. More

Aug 30, 2021

The last show I saw before the world came crashing down was at Deluxx Fluxx in Detroit, Michigan. Standing front stage with a guitar in hand was indie rocker Indigo De Souza. More