Under the Radar Magazine Under the Radar | Music Blog for the Indie Music Magazine
Thursday, April 18th, 2024  


Chappaqua Wrestling on “Plus Ultra”

Jun 13, 2023 Web Exclusive

Chappaqua Wrestling have released one of 2023’s finest debuts in “Plus Ultra”, so Under the Radar caught up with them during their recent UK tour. More

The Last Dinner Party on Comparisons, Hype, and Their Debut Single “Nothing Matters”

May 24, 2023 Web Exclusive

Picture this: An emerging band creates a collection of exceptional songs that quickly capture the attention of industry professionals. Soon, offers start rolling in, and after securing management and a record deal, the label, who have undoubtedly recognized the band’s enormous potential, begin the process of supporting their development in order to help them achieve that potential. More

emzae On New Single “I Guess, Anyway”

Apr 14, 2023 Web Exclusive

Meet Derby-based rising star; singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer emzae. More

Heartworms on Her Debut EP, Her Love of World War II Aircraft, and Working with Dan Carey

Mar 24, 2023 Web Exclusive

Sometimes a song can literally stop you in your tracks. Heartworms’ recent single “Retributions of an Awful Life,” which arrived alongside a dramatic, cinematic black and white video, is one such track. Intense, compelling, moody, and magnificent, Heartworms is the project of UK musician Jojo Orme, who started creating the music she was destined to make when she began to embrace her dark side. More

Kælan Mikla On Their First Decade As A Band

Mar 15, 2023 Web Exclusive

Icelandic trio Kælan Mikla recently celebrated 10 years as a band. Here, they discuss their first decade, constantly being on tour and misogyny in the music industry. More

Sonic Cathedral Newcomers deary on Debut Single “Fairground”

Mar 06, 2023 Web Exclusive

Meet London dreampop duo deary, who have a Saint Etienne remix of their debut single “Fairground” out today. More

koleżanka on “Alone with the Sound the Mind Makes” and Her Musical Inspiration

Feb 17, 2023 Web Exclusive

Though koleżanka’s (aka Kristina Moore) second album for Bar/None has songs that contend with mental health issues (“Goliath,” “Mania”), Moore describes her time in COVID-19 lockdown and in working on the beginnings of Alone with the Sound the Mind Makes as a happy time. More

Pearla on “Oh Glistening Onion, The Nighttime Is Coming” and the Rewards of Time Spent in Solitude

Feb 10, 2023 Web Exclusive

It is apparent after an initial listen through Pearla’s debut album, Oh Glistening Onion, The Nighttime Is Coming (out today on Spacebomb), that the project’s alter ego, Nicole Rodriguez, is no stranger to the melding of words, melodies, and arrangements into intricately woven miniatures to be marveled at. Though her first album—the follow-up to the 2019 EP Quilting & Other Activities (released on EggHunt)—there is a depth of exploration of herself and the world around her that make it evident there is a much longer ramp to today than the typical “I started a band in college” crowd. More

Italia 90 On “Living Human Treasure”

Jan 31, 2023 Web Exclusive

Italia 90 discuss their debut album “Living Human Treasure” and much more besides. More