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Album Reviews

The Gloss

Cola
The Gloss

Jun 14, 2024 Web Exclusive

Cola recently played at the Ramsgate Music Hall here on the Kentish Coast of England.

Box For Buddy, Box For Star

This Is Lorelei
Box For Buddy, Box For Star

Jun 13, 2024 Web Exclusive

Nate Amos is likely best known as half of the experimental duo Water From Your Eyes. Also half of the duo My Idea, with Lily Konigsberg, Amos’ longest lived musical project, This Is Lorelei, is his alone.

Lived Here For a While

Good Looks
Lived Here For a While

Jun 12, 2024 Web Exclusive

The Austin-based and Tyler Jordan-led Good Looks uncorks a doozy of a sophomore album on Lived Here For a While.

Classic Interviews

Katy J Pearson on “Sound of the Morning,” #MeToo in the Music Industry, and Paul McGann

Katy J Pearson on “Sound of the Morning,” #MeToo in the Music Industry, and Paul McGann
Taking Back Control

Jul 13, 2022 Web Exclusive

Katy J Pearson’s debut album, Return, released during the UK’s second COVID lockdown in November 2020, saw her go from “Katy from Bristol” (her description) to one of UK’s buzziest critically acclaimed breakthrough artists.

Comic Book Reviews

Home to Stay!: The Complete Ray Bradbury EC Stories

Home to Stay!: The Complete Ray Bradbury EC Stories
Fantagraphics

May 02, 2023 Web Exclusive

In 1952 EC publisher Bill Gaines received a hilarious letter from Ray Bradbury gently requesting $50 in payment for the rights to his two stories “The Rocket Man” and “Kaleidoscope.”

Book Reviews

Traveling: On the Path of Joni Mitchell

Ann Powers
Traveling: On the Path of Joni Mitchell

Jun 14, 2024

Ann Powers’ Traveling: On the Path of Joni Mitchell is an innovative and downright meticulous tome on the folk icon.

Interviews

Tomer Capone on the Playing Frenchie in “The Boys”

Tomer Capone on the Playing Frenchie in “The Boys”

Jun 13, 2024 Web Exclusive

We sat down with Tomer Capone to hear more about his creative background, the trust he feels playing Frenchie, and how The Boys is a “jackpot” for an actor.

Sitting Down With The Cast Of “The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed”

Sitting Down With The Cast Of “The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed”

May 12, 2024 Web Exclusive

The cast of The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed sits down for a discussion about the indie comedy’s commitment to authenticity.

Pleased to meet you

Sunday (1994) on Love, Dark Humor, and Leaps of Faith

Apr 30, 2024 Web Exclusive

Sunday (1994) recently made waves with their stunning debut single, “Tired Boy.” Not only does the single resonate like a lost classic, but the band also arrived with a fully formed visual aesthetic.

Lists

Under the Radar’s Top 40 TV Shows of 2023

Jan 29, 2024

Last year was a challenging one for the entertainment industry with the Writers Guild of America and Screen Actors Guild strikes. While this double blow—albeit for good causes—had detrimental snowball effects on the industry, there was still a solid grip of high quality material that made it to the not-so-small screen airwaves and streamers. Award-winning series like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Barry took their last bows, and we’re still waiting for a trifecta from Vince Gilligan to round out Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, but there was plenty to keep viewers glued to the tube. From superheroes to science fiction, political intrigue to teenage hijinks and dramatized jury service to historical dramas, we continue to be spoiled for choice. It was a battle for Under the Radar’s top television shows of 2023, but we’ve managed to narrow it down to 40 solid watches.

Live reviews

ForzaFest @ The Big Shed, Nottingham, UK, June 8, 2024

ForzaFest @ The Big Shed, Nottingham, UK, June 8, 2024

Jun 15, 2024 By Dom Gourlay

The inaugural ForzaFest took place last weekend and Under the Radar were there to witness stellar performances from The Chase, Bored Marsh and Penny Moon among others.

Blog

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

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

May 24, 2024 By Mark Lager

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.