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Under the Radar Announces The Protest Issue with Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the Covers

Issue 68 Out Now and Also Includes Julien Baker, Wolf Alice, Tegan and Sara, Arlo Parks, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, Shamir, Lucy Dacus, Valerie June, David Byrne, Julian Casablancas, and Much More

Apr 21, 2021

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the two covers and is another edition of The Protest Issue, which examines the intersection of music and politics and features musicians photographed with protest signs of their own making. More

Mar 24, 2021

Australian trio Middle Kids released their sophomore album, Today We’re The Greatest, last Friday via Domino. Last night the band were the musical guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden, where they performed title track “Today We’re the Greatest” with a string section in an empty theater, with the string players in the audience. Before the performance, Corden also interviewed the band. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Gruff Rhys, Squid, Middle Kids, The Go! Team, and More

Plus Flock of Dimes, Lana Del Rey, Teenage Fanclub, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 19, 2021

Welcome to the tenth Songs of the Week of 2021. Last week I told you that the wife and I got the Johnson & Johnson shot. This week more and more people I personally know are also getting vaccinated, and I’m talking people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s, not just 65 and older. More

Middle Kids Share Video for New Song “Today We’re The Greatest”

Today We’re The Greatest Due Out This Friday on Domino

Mar 17, 2021

Australian trio Middle Kids have shared a new song titled “Today We’re The Greatest,” via a video for the single. More

Middle Kids Share New Single “Stacking Chairs”

Today We're The Greatest Due Out March 19 on Domino

Mar 04, 2021

Australian trio Middle Kids have shared a new song titled “Stacking Chairs.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming album, Today We’re The Greatest, which will be out on March 19 via Domino. More

Middle Kids Share New Song “Cellophane (Brain)”

Today We’re The Greatest Due Out March 19 on Domino

Feb 10, 2021

Australian trio Middle Kids have shared a new song titled “Cellophane (Brain).” It is the third single from their upcoming album, Today We’re The Greatest, which will be out on March 19 via Domino. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Julien Baker, Midnight Sister, Field Music, Baio, and More

Plus Jane Weaver, Still Corners, Sleaford Mods, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 15, 2021

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a little less trying than last week, but Donald Trump did earn the dubious honor of being the first ever president to be impeached twice. It was a fantastic week for new songs; after a slow week last week with only a Top 6, this week we present double the songs with a Top 12. More

Middle Kids Announce New Album and Share Video for New Song “Questions”

Today We’re The Greatest Due Out March 19 on Domino

Jan 14, 2021

Australian trio Middle Kids have shared a video for their new song “Questions.” The release coincides with an announcement by the band that their sophomore album, Today We’re The Greatest, will be out March 19 via Domino. More

Middle Kids Share Video for New Song “R U 4 Me?”

Livestreaming Event Scheduled for October 22

Oct 15, 2020

Australian trio Middle Kids have shared a new song, “R U 4 Me?,” via a video for it. The song is out now via Domino. More

Middle Kids Share New Song “Beliefs and Prayers”

New Songs For Old Problems EP Due Out May 24 via Domino

Apr 25, 2019

Australian trio Middle Kids are releasing a new EP, New Songs For Old Problems, on May 24 via Domino. Previously they shared a video for a new song from it “Real Thing.” Now they have shared another song from it, “Beliefs and Prayers.” More

Middle Kids Announce New EP, Share Video for New Song “Real Thing”

New Songs For Old Problems EP Due Out May 24 via Domino

Mar 29, 2019

Australian trio Middle Kids have announced a new EP, New Songs For Old Problems, and shared a video for a new song from it “Real Thing.” New Songs For Old Problems is due out May 24 via Domino. More

Middle Kids Share New Song “Salt Eyes”

Recorded at Ryan Adams’ Studio

Oct 11, 2018

Middle Kids are a new Australian band that are signed to Domino. They released their debut album, Lost Friends, back in May of this year. Now they have shared a brand new song, “Salt Eyes.” It’s a standalone single that was recorded at Ryan Adams’ studio in Los Angeles during a recent U.S. tour. More

Middle Kids Share Video for “Don’t Be Hiding”

Lost Friends Out Now via Domino

Jun 26, 2018

Middle Kids are a new Australian band that are signed to Domino. They released their self-titled debut EP via the label in February 2017 and released their debut album, Lost Friends, back in May of this year. Now they have shared a video for “Don’t Be Hiding.” More

Apr 27, 2018

Middle Kids are a new Australian band that are signed to Domino. They released their self-titled debut EP via the label in February of last year and are releasing their debut album, Lost Friends, on May 4. Now they have shared another song from the album, “Bought It.” This week they also performed two songs on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, “Mistake” and “On My Knees.” More

Middle Kids Share a Video for New Song “On My Knees”

Lost Friends Due Out May 4 via Domino

Apr 04, 2018

Middle Kids are a new Australian band that are signed to Domino. They released their self-titled debut EP via the label in February of last year and are releasing their debut album, Lost Friends, on May 4. Previously they shared a video for its first single, “Mistake” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). More

10 Best Songs of the Week: CHVRCHES, Wye Oak, Julia Holter, Hookworms, and More

Plus Middle Kids, GUM, Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Soccer Mommy, Laura Veirs, Jay Som, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 02, 2018

Wow, what a week for fantastic new tracks. Last week when we were putting together the Songs of the Week the pickings were slimmer and the best we could come up with was nine songs, rather than a full 10. More

Jan 31, 2018

Middle Kids are a promising new Australian band that are signed to Domino that released their self-titled debut EP via the label in February of last year. Now the Sydney trio have announced their debut album, Lost Friends, and shared a video for its first single, “Mistake.” More

Governors Ball 2018 Announces Lineup Featuring Jack White, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, CHVRCHES, and More

Plus Wolf Alice, Eminem, Cut Copy, Margo Price, Alvvays, Moses Sumney, Dirty Projectors, and Others

Jan 03, 2018

Governors Ball has announced the lineup for their 2018 festival, which goes down in New York City’s Randall’s Island Park the weekend of June 1 - 3. The headliners are Eminem (also announced as a Coachella headliner today), Jack White, Travis Scott, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs. More

May 17, 2017

Middle Kids are a promising new Australian band who are signed to Domino and released their self-titled debut EP via the label back in February. Now the Sydney band have covered Car Seat Headrest’s “Fill in the Blank” (from Teens of Denial) for a SiriusXMU radio session. More

Watch: Middle Kids - “Old River” Video

Middle Kids EP Out Now via Domino

Apr 06, 2017

Middle Kids are a promising new Australian band who are signed to Domino and released their self-titled debut EP via the label back in February. More

Feb 15, 2017

Middle Kids are a promising new Australian band who are signed to Domino and are releasing their self-titled debut EP via the label this Friday (February 17). Last night the Sydney band stopped by Conan to perform “Edge of Town,” which has a ‘90s alternative rock vibe. More



Interviews

Middle Kids

Forever Growing Up

Jul 21, 2017

The band name chosen by Sydney, Australia trio Middle Kids also describes the upbringing of singer Hannah Joy and multi-instrumentalist Tim Fitz. “Tim and I are both middle kids,” Joy explains. “I think it’s common to find middle kids being a little bit unsure of their place in the family. More


Reviews

Mar 18, 2021

With their follow-up record, Today We’re the Greatest, Middle Kids go more personal, bringing an unexpected intimate touch and expanded emotional range to their indie rock sound. More

May 01, 2018

Australian rock trio Middle Kids has serious promise to live up to. The two best songs on Its self-titled 2017 EP, “Edge of Town” and “Never Start,” offered surprisingly idiosyncratic, energetic takes on alt-country, indie rock, and pop. More

Mar 22, 2017

Australian trio Middle Kids blazed out of the gates with debut single, “Edge of Town,” which ticked up millions of streams before the band had even played a show. More