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Under the Radar’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide Part 7: Reissues, Box Sets, and Vinyl

Includes Various Soundtracks and Releases by Supergrass, U2, The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, and The Doors

Dec 17, 2021

For the seventh and final installment of our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide we feature reissues, box sets, and vinyl. Included are a lot of nicely packaged vinyl soundtracks from Mondo and others, as well as reissues of albums by Supergrass, U2, The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, and The Doors. There’s plenty to choose from for last minute gifts for music fans and movie buffs. More

Jul 14, 2015

Death Cab for Cutie performed Kintsugi cut “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive” on Conan last night. More

R.I.P. Ray Manzarek

Keyboardist of The Doors Dies at 74

May 21, 2013

Yesterday Ray Manzarek, keyboardist and founding member of The Doors, passed away at the age of 74 after complications related to bile duct cancer. More

Mar 21, 2011

The morning of day three began a bit like day two: a bit begrudgingly. While both sides of the snooze/sleep debate had very compelling arguments, it was ultimately decided that checking out cool, new music trumped physical recovery.

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Reviews

Dec 08, 2023

If the last Doors live release, Live at the Matrix 1967, represented the band at its nascent best, Live in Bakersfield from just three-and-a-half years later documents in some ways an entirely different band. More

Oct 05, 2023

From March 7-11, 1967, The Doors played five nights at The Matrix in San Francisco. Finally, these legendary performances are presented as they should be, mastered from the original reels. More

Dec 22, 2021

The Doors’ sixth and final studio album with frontman Jim Morrison (excluding the posthumously-released An American Prayer), 1971’s L.A. Woman saw the group headed in a fresh direction, delving deeper into the blues than they had on previous releases, which worked well for them. Despite such creative success, the notorious Los Angeles foursome, who less than five years prior had emerged on the scene to deliver an ominous soundtrack to the escalating Vietnam conflict and increasingly pessimistic counterculture, had since begun melting down from within. More

Jan 04, 2011

Live in Vancouver 1970 documents a late-period Doors concert, which took place just months before Jim Morrison’s trial on charges stemming from the alleged indecent exposure incident in Florida. The show is significant for featuring blues legend Albert King, whose participation on four songs immediately elevates the performance, making Vancouver a welcome addition to The Doors’ catalog.

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