Interviews

Sep 26, 2014 Web Exclusive

Who better to give us all tips on new music than accomplished musicians themselves. For this new series we have asked more established artists one simple request: tell us who your new favorite band is. For this My Favorite New Band Christopher Prudhomme of San Francisco-based duo Painted Palms tells us about a former tour mate/opening act, Saint Pepsi (aka Ryan DeRobertis).  More

Sep 19, 2014 Web Exclusive

After playing in various bands throughout their youth, Angus James and his brother Oliver (Ollie) began writing songs over the Christmas holiday in 2012. When the first two songs they had written, "Nowhere" and "Don't Hang Around," were discovered by British blog Crack in the Road, Angus (guitar/vocals/keys) and Oliver (guitar/vocals) recruited their other brother Thom (drums), as well as Isaac Jones (bass) and George Abram (a non-musical fifth member of the band who assists in writing and does the band's artwork) and started a proper band. More

Sep 07, 2014 Web Exclusive

We have had a special theme on Under the Radar's website over the last week which we're simply calling Scotland Week. All throughout the week we have been posting interviews, reviews, lists, and blog posts relating to Scotland and in particular Scottish music. For this Pleased to Meet You Spotlight we focus on new Glasgow-based band The Amazing Snakeheads.  More

Sep 04, 2014 Web Exclusive

For this Scotland Week interview we talk to Casual Sex. The Glasgow-based post-punk band features guitarist and lead vocalist Sam Smith, guitarist Edward Wood, bassist Peter Masson, and drummer Chris McCrory. The band has previously released the "Stroh 80" single and The Bastard Beat EP, and has a debut album in the works. More

Sep 02, 2014 Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

Are you a fan of Casual Sex? What's not to love about Casual Sex? Casual Sex is fantastic. Once you give Casual Sex a try, you'll never be able to get enough. More

Aug 29, 2014 Web Exclusive

Who better to give us all tips on new music than accomplished musicians themselves. For this new series we have asked more established artists one simple request: tell us who your new favorite band is. For this My Favorite New Band Norwegian singer/songwriter Sondre Lerche tells us about a new band from his home country. More

Aug 27, 2014 Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

Here's the first thing you need to know about Syd Arthur: It's the name of a band, not an individual. More

Aug 20, 2014 Web Exclusive

In 2011 the loss of LCD Soundsystem created a polished, ludicrously-danceable pop power vacuum, one which many bands have tried to step into, but none so successfully as Boxed In. The work of London based producer Oli Bayston, Boxed In captures the euphoria and bitterness of James Murphy's creation whilst bringing something very distinctively "Boxed In" to the fore. More

Aug 13, 2014 Web Exclusive

Molly Rankin and Kerri MacLellan were childhood friends before they were bandmates, growing up together and both playing the fiddle. More