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Watch: Jamie Lidell - “Big Love” Video

Starring the Q-Kidz Dance Team

Jul 02, 2013

Releasing his new self-titled album earlier this spring electro-funk artist Jamie Lidell has premiered a new music video for his latest body-moving single "Big Love." More

Self-Portrait: Jamie Lidell

Lidell Provides Five Personal Things and Takes Photos of Himself

May 30, 2013

When we asked Jamie Lidell to take a self-portrait, he provided several. We also asked him to write a list of personal things-interesting facts that perhaps Lidell's fans may not know about him. Earlier this year the British soul singer/songwriter/musician released his latest album, simply titled Jamie Lidell, on Warp. He's currently based in Nashville. More

Stream Jamie Lidell’s New Album

Only at the NEW Myspace

Feb 13, 2013

It’s a case of good news/bad news. You can hear the new Jamie Lidell album now before its release next week! More

Jan 30, 2013

Jamie Lidell has premiered his music video for "You Naked," a new song off his forthcoming self-titled album out Feb. 19 on Warp. More

Jan 15, 2013

Next month Jamie Lidell will release his self-titled sixth studio album. More

Jamie Lidell Announces 2013 Tour Dates

Supporting Upcoming Self-Titled LP

Nov 27, 2012

Recently announcing the forthcoming release of a new self-titled LP this February via Warp, Jamie Lidell has set this calendar for a series of upcoming tour dates next year in support of the effort. More

Nov 15, 2012

On February 19, the first gentleman of funk, Jamie Lidell, will release a new self-titled album via Warp.  More

Beck Remixes Jamie Lidell

“Completely Exposed” Completely Retooled

May 10, 2011

Beck continues his bevy of side-projects, this time remixing a track from pal Jamie LidellMore

Jamie Lidell Offers Fans Remix EP

EP Features Remixes by Tiga, Micachu and tUnE-yArDs Among Others

Sep 10, 2010

Jamie Lidell is hitting the road on an extensive world tour (Check out the dates below to see if he’s hitting your part of the world.) As a thank you to his loyal fans, anyone who purchases a ticket to any date will receive a remix EP featuring reworkings of his songs by Tiga, Micachu and tUnE-yArDs, in addition to takes by bandmates Guillermo Brown and Andre Vida. More

Jamie Lidell Shows Off His Communication Skills in New Video Telephone

Directed By Under the Radar Contributor Lindsey Rome

Jun 03, 2010

Jamie Lidell gets theatrical on video for "Telephone," the newest cut off recently released album, Compass. We have the clip. More

Apr 21, 2010

On May 18th, Jamie Lidell's Compass finds its way to record stores. In the meanwhile, check out this sneak peak video for an alternate version of album highlight "Your Sweet Bloom." In it, Lidell not only reveals his new band, but his impressive live chops. We have the video. More

Watch Jamie Lidell’s “The Ring” Video

Special Sneak Preview Gigs Set for New York and LA

Mar 25, 2010

The Ring" is the debut single off Jamie Lidell's forthcoming LP, Compass, and today the neo-soul singer released its accompanying video. On the album cut, Lidell is aided in his blues stomp by Chilly Gonzales and Grizzly Bear's Daniel Rossen, but here he's left to dig for gold in the sand alone. More

Jamie Lidell Sets His “Compass” for May 18

New Album to Feature Beck, Feist, plus Grizzly Bear and Wilco Members

Feb 08, 2010

Jamie Lidell's third album will be entitled Compass and is due for release May 18 via Warp. Compass features a slew of notable guests, including Beck, Feist, Gonzales, Pat Sansone of Wilco, and Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear. More

Jamie Lidell, TV on the Radio, Of Montreal, Chuck D, and Others on Michael Jackson

Architecture in Helsinki, Superchunk, Pop Levi, Herbie Hancock also Comment on the King of Pop's Passing

Jun 26, 2009

Various musicians have either provided Under the Radar with quotes or issued general statements about the passing of Michael Jackson that we thought we'd share with you. Included are quotes or statements from Architecture in Helsinki, Chuck D, Jamie Lidell, Of Montreal, Pop Levi, TV on the Radio, Herbie Hancock, Superchunk, Snow Patrol, and others. More


Interviews

Self-Portrait: Jamie Lidell

Lidell Provides Five Personal Things and Takes Photos of Himself

May 30, 2013

When we asked Jamie Lidell to take a self-portrait, he provided several. We also asked him to write a list of personal things-interesting facts that perhaps Lidell's fans may not know about him. Earlier this year the British soul singer/songwriter/musician released his latest album, simply titled Jamie Lidell, on Warp. He's currently based in Nashville. More

Jamie Lidell

By Any Other Name

Apr 01, 2008

As the creative process tends to be an intensely private and solitary endeavor, it’s no wonder that many artists simply don’t have the ego strength or interpersonal skills to effectively communicate their vision without freaking out every time someone else leaves their fingerprints on it. Being a songwriter is one thing, but being a bandleader is something else altogether, and it’s up to every artist to strike the balance between stomping on every suggestion and letting collaborators run the show. More


Reviews

Jamie Lidell

Jamie Lidell

WARP

Mar 07, 2013

British songwriter and singer Jamie Lidell returns after a three-year hiatus with a record that shows just how easily he can combine heart and technology. Shedding the more experimental touches of 2010's Compass, Jamie Lidell harks back to the cocktail shaker of soul music that brought him worldwide attention with Jim (2008) and the Motown-tingedMultiply (2005). More

Compass

Compass

Warp

May 17, 2010

After the perfectly polished soul of 2008's Jim, it appeared that Jamie Lidell's transition from button-pushing R&B man to soulful big-band leader was complete. More