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Standing Under the Marquee Moon: Tom Verlaine’s Lifelong Musical Adventure

Jan 30, 2023 By Matthew Berlyant

On January 28, 2023, the man born as Thomas Miller in Denville, NJ (known to the world as Tom Verlaine) and raised in Wilmington, DE passed away at the age of 73 after a short illness. More

Jeff Beck: The Musician’s Musician Leaves the Stage

Jan 13, 2023 By Ian Rushbury

When Jeff Beck passed away on January 10, 2023 after contracting bacterial meningitis, he left behind an incredible legacy. More

The Mayflies USA – Reflecting on the 25th Anniversary of “Summertown”

Jan 13, 2023 By Austin Saalman

North Carolinian cult power pop outfit The Mayflies USA emerged triumphantly from the rich Chapel Hill music scene to deliver three noteworthy college indie releases in the late 1990s and early 2000s. More

Election 2022: Fresh Outta Fucks in the Lame Duck

Jan 05, 2023 By Steve King

Well, well, well… I feel like Mr. Bemis in The Twilight Zone episode “Time Enough at Last” when he crawls out from the bunker and into the bombed out city, except everything is still here and not as bad as we thought it would be. Don’t get me wrong: Things are still very bad, and trending worse, but at least the Republicans didn’t win the Senate. In politics, there are two kinds of relief: winning, and then not losing as badly as you expected. More

Under the Radar’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide Part 8: Music Reissues and Vinyl

Dec 20, 2022 By Mark Redfern

Welcome to Part 8 of Under the Radar’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide, our final part. As you might expect from a music website, here we highlight some of the best music reissues, on both vinyl and CD. We also include two music books for good measure. More

Under the Radar’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide, Part 7: More 4K, Blu-rays, and DVDs

Dec 19, 2022 By Mark Redfern and Austin Trunick

More of the best new home video releases for the holiday season. More

Under the Radar’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide, Part 6: 4K, Blu-ray, and DVDs

Dec 19, 2022 By Mark Redfern and Austin Trunick

The Best 4Ks, Blu-rays, and DVDs for the 2022 Holiday Season More

Under the Radar’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide Part 5: Collectibles and Geek-Friendly Books

Dec 19, 2022 By Mark Redfern

Welcome to Part 5 of Under the Radar’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide. Whereas we previously highlighted DC and Marvel collectibles and toys, in this installment we look at products tied to other corners of the geek universe, including trips to Middle Earth, Hogwarts, and anywhere in time and space (if you have The Doctor’s TARDIS). While the main focus is on collectibles and toys, we also added in five geek-friendly books. More

Under the Radar’s Holiday Gift Guide 2022 Part 4: Technology

Dec 16, 2022 By Mark Redfern

Welcome to Part 4 of Under the Radar’s Holiday Gift Guide 2022, which is all about technology. Since we’re a music magazine/website we’re talking speakers, headphones, turntables, and more. More