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Scott Walker, David Berman, Etc. Snubbed by Grammys In Memoriam; Ric Ocasek’s Name Spelled Wrong

Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis and The Prodigy’s Keith Flint Also Not Included

Jan 27, 2020

The In Memoriam segment at this year’s The Grammy Awards failed to include some influential musicians: Scott Walker, David Berman (Silver Jews, Purple Mountains), Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis, The Prodigy’s Keith Flint, and more. On top of that, they misspelled Ric Ocasek from The Cars’ name. More

R.I.P. Scott Walker

Influential Musician Dead at Age 76

Mar 25, 2019

Scott Walker has died at age 76, his label 4AD reports. No official cause of death has yet been given. Walker was born in Hamilton, Ohio as Noel Scott Engel in 1943, but found his initial success in the British music industry in the 1960s with the orchestral pop trio The Walker Brothers, before having a later career resurgence in experimental music. More

Listen to Jarvis Cocker, Richard Hawley, and John Grant Cover Scott Walker for BBC Proms

Susanne Sundfør Also Took Part in Live Event with An Orchestra

Jul 25, 2017

At a BBC Proms concert tonight at the Royal Albert Hall in London they paid tribute to Scott Walker. Jules Buckley and the Heritage Orchestra led the concert with guest vocalists Pulp’s Jarvis Cocker, Richard Hawley, John Grant, and Susanne Sundfør all performing Walker’s songs. More

Jul 17, 2014

Recently, 4AD teased us with a mysterious image that was later confirmed to reference an upcoming collaboration between pop crooner turned avant-garde master Scott Walker and ambient metal group Sunn O))). More

Scott Walker and Sunn O))) Working On Album

Avant-Garde Legend Teams Up With Experimental Metal Band

Jul 02, 2014

If you’re one of 4AD’s twitter followers, you may have noticed the mysterious image the label tweeted this morning. The label later confirmed with The Quietus that is a promo for an upcoming album from Scott Walker and drone metal band Sunn O))). More

Nov 19, 2013

Due out November 26, Songs From Montague Terrace (A Tribute To Scott Walker), features Sondre Lerche, Nightlands, The Entrance Band, and more, doing their take the iconic singer/songwriter’s work. More

Digital Version of Best of 2012 Issue Available to Download Now

Issue Features Grimes on the Cover and Also Includes Top 100 Albums of 2012; Artist Surveys; and Interviews with Passion Pit, Scott Walker, Tig Notaro, The xx, Sleigh Bells, Wild Nothing vs. The Go-Betweens, Jessie Ware, and more

Dec 28, 2012

The digital version of Under the Radar‘s Best of 2012 issue is available to download now via Zinio for reading on your iPad, Android, Mac, or PC. Download it here. The digital edition features all the same content of the print version, but also includes 52 extra pages of bonus interviews and photos not found in the print issue. More

Under the Radar Announces the Best of 2012 Issue featuring Grimes on the Cover

Issue also Includes Top 100 Albums of 2012; Artist Surveys; and Interviews with Passion Pit, Scott Walker, Tig Notaro, The xx, Sleigh Bells, Wild Nothing vs. The Go-Betweens, Jessie Ware, and more

Dec 21, 2012

Under the Radar’s Best of 2012 issue is shipping out to stores and subscribers and will be on newsstands nationwide in January. It features Grimes on the cover and includes interviews with other artists who made an impact in the last year, including Baroness, Julia Holter, Mount Eerie, Tig Notaro, Passion Pit, Purity Ring, Ty Segall, Sleigh Bells, Swans, Trust, Scott Walker, Jessie Ware, Wild Nothing vs. The Go-Betweens, and The xx. Plus the Top 100 albums of the year and Year-End Artist Surveys. More

Watch: Scott Walker – “Epizootics!”

Watch: Scott Walker – “Epizootics!”

Nov 08, 2012

“Epizootics!” the first cut from Scott Walker’s forthcoming album Bish Bosh got a surprisingly creepy visual treatment. More

Oct 11, 2012

On Dec. 4 Scott Walker will release his latest LP Bish Bosch. More

Scott Walker Announces New Solo Album

Bish Bosch Out This December

Sep 24, 2012

Scott Walker, former member of the acclaimed ‘60s pop group The Walker Brothers, has announced that he will release a new solo album on Dec. 4 on 4AD. More


My Favorite Album: James Bagshaw of Temples on Scott Walker’s “Scott 3”

“It’s one of those records where if I don’t know what to listen to I’ll stick that on. It’s perfect for any occasion.”

Mar 19, 2020

It’s probably a strange record to have as your favorite! It’s impossible to choose a favorite because it’s all mood based. But for me, when you’ve got an album with such an intense character to it, it really couldn’t be anything else. More


Dec 03, 2012

Scott Walker albums are like reading James Joyce’s Ulysses. It’s impossible to digest in only one sitting and can even drive you mad with its labyrinthine web of allusions during a second, fifth, or tenth pass. More