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UNKLE Share New Song “The Way Back Home”

Two Versions of the Song Were Shared

Aug 11, 2022

UNKLE (the British electronic band led by James Lavelle) have shared a new song, “The Way Back Home.” It is presented in two separate versions. More

UNKLE Announce New Album, Share Video for “Ar.Mour”

The Road Part II / Lost Highway Due Out March 29 via Songs for the Def

Jan 09, 2019

UNKLE (the British electronic band led by James Lavelle) have announced a new album, The Road Part II / Lost Highway, and have shared a video for the previously shared song “Ar.Mour.” The Road Part II / Lost Highway is due out March 29 via the band’s own Songs for the Def. More

Editors Share UNKLE Remix of “Cold”

Violence Out Now via Play It Again Sam

Nov 09, 2018

British five-piece Editors released a new album, Violence, back in March via Play It Again Sam. Now they have shared a remix of the album’s “Cold” by UNKLE (the British electronic band led by James Lavelle). More

Premiere: James Lavelle (UNKLE) - “Theme from Trust (Shadow Beat)”

Full score for FX's Trust will be released digitally by Lakeshore Records on 11/9

Nov 05, 2018

Musician, producer, and Mo’ Wax label founder James Lavelle best known to the musically-devoted as the longest-tenured member of the electronic act UNKLE composed the score for the television miniseries Trust, which premiered on FX earlier this year. Soon his full, atmospheric soundtrack for the show will be available digitally from Lakeshore Records, ready for download on November 9th. More

Join Under the Radar on Patreon to Enter to Win a Vinyl Copy of UNKLE’s New Album

Support Under the Radar on Patreon to Access Exclusive Content

Aug 18, 2017

If you support Under the Radar‘s Patreon page at the minimum contribution of at least $1.00 a month you get access to our Patreon-only feed featuring exclusive content only available to Patreon supporters. UNKLE have also donated a vinyl copy of their new album, The Road: Part 1, to give away to one lucky Under the Radar Patreon supporter. More

Six Best Songs of the Week: Grizzly Bear, Algiers, Radiohead, HAIM, and More

Plus UNKLE, Madeline Kenney, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 23, 2017

To help you sort through the multitude of fresh songs released in the last seven days, we have picked the seven best this week had to offer, along with highlighting other notable new tracks shared this week. More

UNKLE to Release The Answer EP and Announce Tour Dates

Music Video to be Directed by The Road’s John Hillcoat

Aug 13, 2010

UNKLE are due to release a new EP, The Answer, on September 28. It will include collaborations with Lupe Fiasco and a remix by Tim Goldsworthy (an original UNKLE member). More

Twilight: Eclipse Soundtrack Now Streaming

Album Preview Available for 24 Hours

Jun 02, 2010

As previously announced, Twilight’s newest installment Eclipse includes contributions several Under the Radar-friendly bands including Vampire Weekend, Florence and the Machine, Metric, and a show-stopping duet between Beck and Bat For Lashes. Today, for a scant 24 hours, the powers that be are offering a preview of the album in full. More

Twilight: Eclipse Soundtrack Tracklist Announced, Includes Beck and Bat For Lashes Collaboration

Also Features Metric, Vampire Weekend, Florence and the Machine, Muse, Fanfarlo, and Others

May 12, 2010

Today the third Twilight film Eclipse‘s soundtrack was announced. This time Under the Radar-friendly artists Metric, Beck, Bat For Lashes, and Florence and the Machine join the franchise who’s last installment included Thom Yorke, Lykke Li, and Grizzly Bear. More

UNKLE Wonder “Where Did the Night Fall” on New Album

Album Features Mark Lanegan, Autolux, The Black Angels, and others

Feb 11, 2010

May 11 will see the release of UNKLE’s fourth full-length album, Where Did the Night Fall. The London-based duo recorded the album’s 14 tracks at studios around the world, including London, Ibiza, Melbourne, and Los Angeles. The album features a slew of special guests. We have the track list and details. More


Aug 18, 2017

Some 25 years ago, James Lavelle, then 18 years old, was running around London, earnest and passionate, his already magnified eyes covered by horn-rimmed glasses seeming like they would pop right out of his head. That head, filled with so many original ideas, including his visionary musical venture, UNKLE released on his legendary independent label, Mo’ Wax. More


2005 Year-End Artist Survey

Jan 01, 2006

James Lavelle’s Top Eight Albums of 2005 More


Apr 02, 2019

James Lavelle has been one of the most innovative names in music for nigh on a quarter of a century. As the founder member, main songwriter and producer with UNKLE, he initially found fame with the guest-heavy debut album Psyence Fiction, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year. More