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Ela Minus and DJ Python Share Video For New Single “Kiss U”

EP Due Out This Friday via Smugglers Way

Sep 12, 2022

Ela Minus and DJ Python have shared a video for their new single, “Kiss U.” It is the latest release from their upcoming collaborative EP, , which will be out this Friday (September 16) via Smugglers Way. More

Aug 22, 2022

José González has shared an Ela Minus remix of the song “Visions” from his most recent album, Local Valley. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Stella Donnelly, GIFT, Will Sheff, Panda Bear & Sonic Boom, and More

Plus Hot Chip, Young Jesus, Whitmer Thomas, Hans Pucket, Suede, The 1975, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 05, 2022

Welcome to the 30th Songs of the Week of 2022. There were lots of strong contenders this week, although there was a pretty clear #1 and our #2 was a new band we’d never even heard of before this week. We settled on a Top 12 again this week, like last week. More

Aug 04, 2022

Ela Minus and DJ Python have announced the release of a collaborative EP, , which will be out on September 16 via Smugglers Way. They have also shared a video for the EP’s lead single, “Pájaros en Verano.” More

Ela Minus Shares Video for “N19 5NF,” Teases New Music

acts of rebellion Out Now via Domino

Dec 15, 2021

Colombian-born and Brooklyn-based singer Ela Minus (aka Gabriela Jimeno) has shared a video for “N19 5NF,” the opening track to her debut album acts of rebellion. In the video’s opener, which depicts Jimeno at a nightclub, the beginning of a new song is previewed. More

Under the Radar Announces The Protest Issue with Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the Covers

Issue 68 Out Now and Also Includes Julien Baker, Wolf Alice, Tegan and Sara, Arlo Parks, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, Shamir, Lucy Dacus, Valerie June, David Byrne, Julian Casablancas, and Much More

Apr 21, 2021

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the two covers and is another edition of The Protest Issue, which examines the intersection of music and politics and features musicians photographed with protest signs of their own making. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Hot Chip and Jarvis Cocker, Nilüfer Yanya, Arlo Parks, and More

Plus Badge Époque Ensemble, Julien Baker, Ela Minus, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 23, 2020

Welcome to the 41st Songs of the Week of 2020. This week there was a second and final presidential debate that, unlike the first one, was an actual debate. More

Ela Minus Shares New Song “dominique”

acts of rebellion Due Out This Friday via Domino

Oct 20, 2020

Colombian-born and Brooklyn-based singer Ela Minus (aka Gabriela Jimeno) is releasing her debut album, acts of rebellion, this Friday via Domino. Now she has shared one last pre-release single from it, “dominique.” More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Oceanator, Doves, Ela Minus, Clipping, and More

Plus Tim Heidecker, Tunng, Travis, The Flaming Lips, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 28, 2020

Welcome to the 34th Songs of the Week of 2020. The Republican National Convention was this week, in which President Trump and his party attempted to convince the country that if Joe Biden and the Democrats take over it will be a lawless land with a defunded police and riots in every city (um…no, that won’t happen). In a nomination acceptance speech on the White House lawn (which was a breach of protocol), complete with fireworks and an opera singer, Trump tried to pull one over on America that he has handled the coronavirus well (um…no, that hasn’t happened). More

Aug 26, 2020

Colombian-born and Brooklyn-based singer Gabriela Jimeno (aka Ela Minus) has announced her debut album, acts of rebellion, and shared a new song from it, “el cielo no es de nadie,” via a video for it. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Loma, Everything Everything, Angel Olsen, Madeline Kenney, and More

Plus Wye Oak, Ela Minus, Glass Animals, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 31, 2020

Welcome to the 30th Songs of the Week of 2020. This week President Trump suggested that November’s election be pushed back, something he thankfully has no authority to do. Meanwhile on the same day three other living presidents were honoring the late Congressman John Lewis, with President Barack Obama’s moving eulogy offering a stark contrast to the current commander in chief. More

Jul 31, 2020

Colombian-born and Brooklyn-based singer Gabriela Jimeno (aka Ela Minus) has released her newest single, “megapunk,” and aims to push forward and motivate people in a time of social upheaval. Although the track was written last year, the progressive movement Ela describes has remained entirely too relevant. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Walter Martin, Fiona Apple, I Break Horses, The Death of Pop, and More

Plus Muzz, Ela Minus, Austra, Faye Webster, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 17, 2020

Welcome to the fifteenth Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s another week under lockdown, with lots of debate on when things can get back to normal. Still not anytime soon it seems. More

Apr 16, 2020

Gabriela Jimeno, better known as Ela Minus, is a self-made electronic artist born and raised in Colombia who recently signed with Domino. Now she has shared her first single for the label, “they told us it was hard, but they were wrong,” via a video for the new song. More



Interviews

Dec 09, 2021

When applied to a Japanese fighting game character, a punch is never just a punch. It becomes “Megaton Justice Fist” or something along those lines. Just looking at Ela Minus’ grid of synths, sequencers, and drum machines inspires comparable purple prose. Minus’ craft isn’t just a cerebral sequence of turning knobs and playing keys: each action is augmented by singular intent or feeling. More

Ela Minus on “acts of rebellion”

Embracing the Present

Sep 08, 2021

When applied to a Japanese fighting game character, a punch is never just a punch. It becomes “Megaton Justice Fist” or something along those lines. Just looking at Ela Minus’ grid of synths, sequencers, and drum machines inspires a similar kind of purple prose. More