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Eaves Wilder on a Year of Growth and New Experiences

Feb 01, 2024 Web Exclusive

Emerging UK singer/songwriter Eaves Wilder had a memorable 2023. It was a year in which she grew as an artist and discovered what it takes to become a touring musician. Under the Radar sat down to have a chat with her just before Christmas, and we delved into her early musical influences and how they informed the music she writes today. More

The Allman Brothers Band’s Chuck Leavell Talks “Jessica” 50 Years Later

Jan 30, 2024

Few songs are such masterpieces of mood as “Jessica,” a seven-minute plus instrumental by The Allman Brothers Band, off their 1973 album Brothers and Sisters. A pure sonic sunrise, raw dopamine molded into black vinyl, the track is classic rock’s answer to the “Ode to Joy”; it dares you to not smile, and wordlessly insists that life is good—even if only because of music like this. More

Self-Portrait: Heather Woods Broderick

Jan 25, 2024 Web Exclusive

For our recurring Self-Portrait feature, we ask musicians to take a self-portrait photo (or paint/draw a self-portrait) and write a list of personal things about themselves, things that their fans might not already know about them. This Self-Portrait is by Heather Woods Broderick. More

Nate Kinsella on Birthmark’s “Birth of Omni”

Jan 23, 2024 Web Exclusive

Major life events often give way to seismic perspective shifts, and for Nate Kinsella, the introduction to fatherhood in recent years has spilled over into not only new feelings and experiences but a new way of viewing his own artistry. More

My Firsts: Mutual Benefit

Jan 18, 2024 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to New York-based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mutual Benefit (aka Jordan Lee). More

Spiritualized on the 20th Anniversary Reissue of “Amazing Grace”

Jan 12, 2024 Web Exclusive

Spiritualized reissue their fifth long player, Amazing Grace, this month to commemorate its 20th anniversary, so founder member Jason Pierce talked us through the making of the record and also hinted that a new album maybe on the horizon. More

Self-Portrait: Emily Massey and Henry Stoehr of Slow Pulp

Jan 08, 2024 Web Exclusive

For our recurring Self-Portrait feature, we ask musicians to take a self-portrait photo (or paint/draw a self-portrait) and write a list of personal things about themselves, things that their fans might not already know about them. This Self-Portrait is by Emily Massey and Henry Stoehr, of Slow Pulp. More

The End: Jason Williamson of Sleaford Mods

Dec 22, 2023 Issue #71 - Weyes Blood and Black Belt Eagle Scout

To end the week, we ask Jason Williamson of Sleaford Mods some questions about endings and death. More

My Firsts: Clementine Creevy of Cherry Glazerr

Dec 21, 2023 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Clementine Creevy of Cherry Glazerr. More