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Maruja on “Connla’s Well”

Apr 24, 2024 Web Exclusive

Manchester four-piece Maruja discuss their new EP “Connla’s Well”, playing live and the importance of staying true to themselves

Eaves Wilder on a Year of Growth and New Experiences

Feb 01, 2024 Web Exclusive

Emerging UK singer/songwriter Eaves Wilder had a memorable 2023. It was a year in which she grew as an artist and discovered what it takes to become a touring musician. Under the Radar sat down to have a chat with her just before Christmas, and we delved into her early musical influences and how they informed the music she writes today.

Wings of Desire on Their Formation and Early Singles

Dec 08, 2023 Issue #71 - Weyes Blood and Black Belt Eagle Scout

For the rising British indie outfit Wings of Desire, creation is a process of rebirth and reinvention. The band itself was born from the wreckage of another, with bandmates James Taylor and Chloe Little first beginning their creative partnership with their time in the band INHEAVEN.

Egyptian Blue on “A Living Commodity”

Nov 20, 2023 Web Exclusive

Egyptian Blue released their long-awaited debut LP “A Living Commodity” last month, so Under the Radar caught up with founder member Andy Buss.

Slaney Bay on Their Latest EP “Why Does Love Mean Loss?”

Nov 03, 2023

Some bands arrive in a blaze of publicity, while others set about quietly crafting their music without bells or whistles. Take London trio Slaney Bay, for example, composed of Cait Whitley (lead singer), William Nicola Thompson (lead guitarist), and Joel Martin (bassist).

Viji on Her Debut Album “So Vanilla” and Working with Dan Carey

Oct 27, 2023 Web Exclusive

“I definitely have the travel bug; I can never seem to stay in one place,” confesses the Vienna-born, Brazilian-Austrian artist, Vanilla Jenner, known by her stage name Viji.

Gabriels on Their Debut Album “Angels & Queens”

Sep 25, 2023 Web Exclusive

Hearing Gabriels’ debut album, Angels & Queens, for the first time is somewhat astonishing—from the first surreptitious moments of pizzicato strings to the enchanting flutter of Jacob Lusk’s voice, it’s clear that Gabriels has tapped into some previously hidden, preternatural vein of music-making.

Coach Party on Their Debut Album “KILLJOY”

Sep 08, 2023 Web Exclusive

Back in 2019, Coach Party announced their arrival with the frenetic fuzzed-up debut single “Oh Lola.” While they didn’t quite explode out of the Isle of Wight in the same way as fellow islanders Wet Leg did a few years later, Coach Party’s progress has nevertheless been thrilling to watch.

Silvertwin on the “Times Of Our Lives”

Aug 30, 2023 Web Exclusive

Meet Silvertwin, whose classic pop sound has drawn comparisons with Billy Joel, Paul McCartney and Wings, ELO and Elvis Costello among a host of others.