Jan 18, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary
We've come a long way in the five short years since Foxygen's breakout release, Take the Kids Off Broadway: a gloriously all-over-the-place disc of psych-pop and endearingly lo-fi rock freak-outs.
Jan 17, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary
Toronto-based Austra's third album, Future Politics, pushes their modus of uptempo mystic darkwave permeated by airy goth song. At home in the frosty confines continuing to surround her, lead singer, keyboardist, and producer Katie Stelmanis soars over a bolstered field of production and through spirited themes addressing the forces that prompt reaction.
Jan 13, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary
Over the past half-decade, The Flaming Lips have given their less obliging fans reasonable cause to hold their breaths and approach new releases with a twinge of trepidation.
2015 Artist Survey: Johan Angergård of Club 8, Eternal Death, and The Legends
Angergård on His Favorite 2015 Albums, Streaming, the Election, ISIS, Star Wars, and More
Jan 11, 2016 Web Exclusive
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 Johan Angergård, who is in a multitude of bands (including Club 8, The Legends, and Eternal Death, who all released new albums in 2015).
Jan 11, 2017 Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary
Picking up the reins on a comic title is never easy. But doing so after a groundbreaking run on a legendary icon of comics? That's a near-impossible task.
Dec 21, 2016 Web Exclusive
The Monkees, Head, and the 60s examines the Monkees phenomenon and especially the movie Head with a critical, scholarly eye.