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Album Reviews

A Box For Buddy, A Box For Star

This Is Lorelei
A Box For Buddy, A 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.

Get Your Wings (50th Anniversary Limited Edition LP)

Aerosmith
Get Your Wings (50th Anniversary Limited Edition LP)

Jun 11, 2024 Web Exclusive

Reissued on vinyl for its 50th anniversary, Get Your Wings proves to be Aerosmith’s first defining work.

Classic Interviews

2015 Artist Survey: The Bird and the Bee

2015 Artist Survey: The Bird and the Bee
Inara George on Streaming Music, Being Fired, Childhood Memories, Star Wars, and Bad Dates

Feb 04, 2016 The Bird and the Bee

For Under the Radar’s 13th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2015. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2015 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Inara George of The Bird and the Bee. The Los Angeles-based duo (which also features Greg Kurstin) released their latest album, Recreational Love, last summer via Rostrum/Polydor.

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

The Silence of the Choir

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr
The Silence of the Choir

Jun 10, 2024

With The Silence of the Choir, Senagalese writer Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, won the 2018 World Literature Prize. Now translated from the French and released by Europa Editions, the book is a harrowing tale of immigration told from multiple perspectives across time in a small town in Sicily.

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

NorthSide Festival, Aarhus, Denmark, June 6-8, 2024

NorthSide Festival, Aarhus, Denmark, June 6-8, 2024

Jun 10, 2024 By Laura Studarus

The 2024 edition of NorthSide Festival took place in Aarhus last weekend (June 6-8) and Under the Radar photographer Laura Studarus captured the highlights

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.