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Jun 27, 2024

Under the Radar’s next two print issues are shaping up nicely, but we need your help to fund them. It costs over $10,000 to print and ship each issue and while advertising from record labels gets us part of the way there, these days it’s not enough. If you’re a fan of our magazine there are four ways you could help: subscribe, advertise, buy back issues, or support us on Patreon.

Gene Clark – Reflecting on the 50th Anniversary of 1974’s “No Other”

May 24, 2024

Gene Clark was born (and is buried) in Tipton, Missouri and like the land in the center of the country he was deeply conflicted so he left home behind, moving to L.A. so he could become a singer/songwriter.

A Tribute to Steve Albini

May 19, 2024

On Tuesday May 7th, we lost an American underground icon, legend, and all-around philosopher Steve Albini, who passed away in his long-time home of Chicago at the age of 61 from a heart attack.

Under the Radar Announces The ’90s Issue with The Cardigans and Thurston Moore on the Covers

Apr 19, 2024

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, Issue 72, The ’90s Issue, which features interviews with musicians and film directors known for their work in that decade and has The Cardigans and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth on the two covers. As well as articles on Britpop, shoegaze, and the TV show Twin Peaks (for which we spoke to much of the cast), the issue includes interviews with Garbage, The Cranberries, Pavement, Lisa Loeb, Supergrass, Spiritualized, Lush, Ride, Velocity Girl, Gus Van Sant, Penelope Spheeris, Terry Gilliam, Stereo MC’s, Semisonic, Blonde Redhead, Sleater-Kinney, and more.

Subscribe to the Last Great Indie Rock Print Magazine Left with 10% Off

Apr 10, 2024

Print isn’t dead, but it is on life support. Help support Under the Radar, the last great American indie rock print magazine still standing, and also save 10% off subscriptions.

GalaxyCon Richmond 2024

Apr 05, 2024

I have attended GalaxyCon Richmond for several years now, alongside my wife Wendy and our daughter Rose (now 11), and every year without fail William Shatner is there and each year he is one of the highlights of the event.

20% Off Subscriptions This Week as Under the Radar’s New Issue is Shipping Soon

Mar 11, 2024

Under the Radar’s new print issue (Issue 72) is shipping out soon and to encourage readers to subscribe or re-subscribe before it’s sent out, we are offering 20% off subscriptions this week. It saves us money if issues are sent directly from the printer, rather than after they’ve been sent to our headquarters, and so we are passing on those savings to you.

Bark Psychosis – Reflecting on the 30th Anniversary of “Hex”

Feb 23, 2024

Released on Valentine’s Day in 1994, Bark Psychosis’ Hex is an aptly named album as it casts a spellbinding hypnosis on the listener. Hex could be considered ahead of its time but more accurately it still sounds lost out of time.

Our Music Critic and Pleased to Meet You UK Editor Andy Von Pip on His Favorite Songs of 2023

Jan 31, 2024

So, this is my personal list of the Top 30 songs of 2023 based on Under the Radar’s Songs of the Week. Strangely, my overall favorite song, “Achtung” by Modern Woman, is a song I haven’t actually written about anywhere, but I love it.