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10 Best Songs of the Week: Walter Martin, Fiona Apple, I Break Horses, The Death of Pop, and More

Plus Muzz, Ela Minus, Austra, Faye Webster, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 17, 2020

Welcome to the fifteenth Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s another week under lockdown, with lots of debate on when things can get back to normal. Still not anytime soon it seems. More

Apr 17, 2020

British dream-pop/shoegazer duo The Death of Pop have shared a new song, “Once Good,” via a video for the track. Brothers Angus James and Oliver James formed in the south-coast of England in 2013, releasing their debut album, Fed Up, in 2017, with various other singles along the way. More

Apr 19, 2016

Today, we’re premiering “Don’t Bother Me,” the latest single from London’s The Death of Pop. More

Premiere: The Death of Pop - “Headaches”

Bubble Bath EP Out July 10 via Label Fandango

Jun 30, 2015

Lots of bands in the last decade or so have tried to recapture the glorious sounds of the early ‘90s shoegazing movement, but few have been so convincing in the last couple of years at both channeling the shoegazing vibe and making it their own as London four-piece The Death of Pop. More



Interviews

2014 Artist Survey: The Death of Pop

Angus James, Thom James, and Isaac Jones on Their Parents, Former Bullies, and Back to the Future

Jan 30, 2015

For Under the Radar’s 12th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2014. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2014 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

The Death of Pop

A Teachable Moment

Jan 26, 2015

After slogging it out in various unnamed and unknown bands throughout his youth, Angus James of U.K.‘s The Death of Pop had enough. He decided to pack in the life of an unemployed musician and get a job.

Sep 19, 2014

After playing in various bands throughout their youth, Angus James and his brother Oliver (Ollie) began writing songs over the Christmas holiday in 2012. When the first two songs they had written, “Nowhere” and “Don’t Hang Around,” were discovered by British blog Crack in the Road, Angus (guitar/vocals/keys) and Oliver (guitar/vocals) recruited their other brother Thom (drums), as well as Isaac Jones (bass) and George Abram (a non-musical fifth member of the band who assists in writing and does the band’s artwork) and started a proper band. More


Reviews

Jun 16, 2021

Ambient synthpop duo The Death of Pop release much vaunted second long player, Seconds. More