Mar 06, 2014
You know that feeling when you can’t wait to get out bed and start your day—even if your body would prefer about four more hours of sleep? Yeah, welcome to by:Larm day two. The effort was worth it, especially when what was waiting for me was standout shows from Sea Change, Tove Lo, Shine 2009, Young Dreams, and Hanne Kolstø. More
Mar 03, 2014
Wednesday wasn’t an official festival day, so in light of the encroaching jet lag (the severity of which made things like operating lamps and scarves difficult, and took almost an entire package of hazelnut cookies to quell), I was only able to catch one set. Thankfully it was Under the Radar favorite Alexander von Mehren.
Feb 16, 2014
Friday night was the grand opening of the Ace Hotel Theater. Formerly United Artists Theatre, the space was rechristened with the first of two sold-out Spiritualized shows. Lead by frontman Jason Pierce, the band was in town to perform their landmark 1997 album; Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space.
Jan 29, 2014
Ernest Greene isn’t a likely rock star. The Perry, Georgia musician started Washed Out as a bedroom-recording project—and if his first EPs under the moniker were any indication, he would have been happy to let it stay there. More
Dec 03, 2013
Since the presumption is that most of Under the Radar’s readers aren’t intimately acquainted with the Dutch underground/indie scene, here’s a rundown of the acts we discovered during Le Mini Who in handy list form. More
Dec 02, 2013
While Under the Radar wasn’t able to attend the first day of events due to logistical conflicts, we dove headfirst into the second day (jetlag be damned) and saw impressive sets from Wampire, Connan Mockasin, BRAIDS, and Forest Swords.