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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

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

The Golden Dregs Shares New Graham Green-Inspired Song “Vista”

On Grace & Dignity Due Out This Friday via 4AD

Feb 07, 2023

England’s The Golden Dregs (the project of Benjamin Woods) is releasing a new album, On Grace & Dignity, on February 10 via 4AD. Now Woods has shared the album’s fourth and final pre-release single, “Vista.” The Graham Green short story The Destructors inspired the song. More

Jan 17, 2023

The Golden Dregs (aka Benjamin Woods) is releasing a new album, On Grace & Dignity, on February 10 via 4AD. Now he has shared the album’s third single, “Before We Fell From Grace,” via a music video. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Black Belt Eagle Scout, Weyes Blood, Badlands, Andy Shauf, and More

Plus Shame, koleżanka, The Golden Dregs, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 18, 2022

Welcome to the 40th Songs of the Week of 2022. After a few weeks of doing a Songs of the Week every other week, we’re back on the regular weekly schedule now. Although next week we won’t being doing a Songs of the Week because of the Thanksgiving holiday. More

The Golden Dregs Shares New Single “Sundown Lake”

On Grace & Dignity Due Out February 10, 2023 via 4AD

Nov 17, 2022

The Golden Dregs (aka Benjamin Woods) has shared a new single, “Sundown Lake.” It is the latest release from Woods’ forthcoming album, On Grace & Dignity, which will be out on February 10, 2023 via 4AD. More

16 Best Songs of the Week: Weyes Blood, Wild Pink, GIFT, Ladytron, and More

Plus Meg Baird, The Big Moon, Alvvays, Julien Chang, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks’ Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 14, 2022

Welcome to the 37th Songs of the Week of 2022. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week because we’ve been too busy working on our next two print issues and we also didn’t feel like there were a lot of strong contenders last week. So this week’s list encompasses songs released in the last two weeks and is thus a supersized Top 16 list. More

Oct 05, 2022

The Golden Dregs (aka Benjamin Woods) has announced the release of a new album, On Grace & Dignity, which will be out on February 10, 2023 via 4AD. Woods has also shared a video for the album’s lead single, “American Airlines.” More



Interviews

Feb 22, 2023

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Benjamin Woods, the main creative force behind England’s The GOLDEN DREGS. More


Reviews

Feb 27, 2023

Benjamin Woods, the man behind The GOLDEN DREGS has joined the select group of baritones in popular music. More