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Jan 11, 2022

Lael Neale has shared a video for her new single “Hotline.” Fittingly, she has also opened up a hotline where she will read callers’ fortunes for 2022 today (November 11) from noon to 5 p.m. EST. The number is 858-224-3129. More

Oct 14, 2021

Lael Neale has shared a new U.S. Girls remix of her song “For No One For Now,” originally featured on her most recent album, Acquainted With Night. Neale has also shared a string of upcoming European and U.K. tour dates for next year. 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

Feb 19, 2021

Lael Neale has released a new album, Acquainted With Night, today via Sub Pop. To honor that she has shared an eerie self-directed video for its title track, “Acquainted With Night.” Also, now that the album is out you can stream the whole thing here. More

Guy Blakeslee Shares Video for “Giving Up the Ghost” and Announces New Instrumental Album

New Solo Album Postcards From the Edge Out Now via Entrance Records & Tapes; Double Vision Due Out March 5

Feb 18, 2021

Guy Blakeslee of The Entrance Band released his first solo album Postcards From the Edge earlier this month through his own record label Entrance Records & Tapes. Now he has shared a video for “Giving Up the Ghost” from that album, directed by fellow musician Lael Neale. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Julien Baker, Midnight Sister, Field Music, Baio, and More

Plus Jane Weaver, Still Corners, Sleaford Mods, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 15, 2021

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a little less trying than last week, but Donald Trump did earn the dubious honor of being the first ever president to be impeached twice. It was a fantastic week for new songs; after a slow week last week with only a Top 6, this week we present double the songs with a Top 12. More

Jan 14, 2021

Lael Neale has announced a new album, Acquainted With Night, and shared a self-directed video for a new song from it, “Blue Vein.” Acquainted With Night is due out February 19 via Sub Pop, her first album for the label. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Lael Neale, Baio, Dry Cleaning, The Weather Station, and More

Plus Bleachers and Bruce Springsteen, Hannah’s Little Sister, Speed Stick, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 20, 2020

Welcome to the 43rd Songs of the Week of 2020. Whereas last week’s Songs of the Week covered three weeks’ worth of songs, this week we’re back to just covering the last seven days. More

Nov 19, 2020

Up-and-coming artist Lael Neale, who has just signed with Sub Pop last month, has shared a video for her new single “For No One For Now.” The impressionistic self-directed video was filmed back in Neale’s family farm in Virginia on her old Sony Handycam she had from high school. More


Nov 08, 2021

It’s not every day that a musician’s choice of instrument forever changes their trajectory. And here we are speaking of things more granular than Dylan going electric. Ira Kaplan of Yo La Tengo borrowed a studio mate’s Ace-Tone organ for their Painful album and that kept them from ending up just another indie guitar band. Recent Sub Pop signee Lael Neale likewise borrowed a friend’s vintage Suzuki Omnichord and avoids the trap of becoming just another folk singer. Of course writing some killer songs doesn’t hurt either. More


Feb 23, 2021

If music has the ability to transport, Lael Neale’s Sub Pop debut takes the Carter Family Fold and plants it smack dab in Lana Del Rey’s modernist LA. More