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SPELLLING – Listen to Our Interview in the New Episode of Our Under the Radar Podcast

Oct 22, 2021

Experimental, Bay Area-based artist SPELLLING (aka Chrystia Cabral) is our guest on the latest episode of Under the Radar Podcast. She discusses the inspiration behind the songs off her third album, The Turning Wheel—which curiously shares its moniker with a novelette by iconic author Philip K Dick (whose Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? was adapted into Blade Runner) and gives hint to Cabral’s love for Science Fiction and the practice of fantastical, world building that she employs in her songwriting. More

Iron & Wine – Reflecting on the 10th Anniversary of “Kiss Each Other Clean”

Oct 22, 2021

Rarely does a popular songwriter so drastically shift into an entirely different creative direction and sound so great in doing so that their original style is hardly missed at all. The year 2007 marked such a turning point for singer/songwriter Sam Beam, better known by his stage moniker Iron & Wine. More

Chanel & The Circus Shares New Single “Impossible Standards”

Oct 22, 2021

Fronted by genderfluid musician and director Chanel Samson (they/them), LA-based band Chanel & the Circus earned acclaim pre-pandemic with a brilliantly campy style, impossibly potent melodies, and circus-themed live act. During quarantine, with their circus grounded, Chanel wrote and directed a new visual EP, Wake Up, due out November 16th. More

alt-J Share Video for Baauer Remix of “U&ME”

Oct 22, 2021

Alt-J have shared a video for a remix of “U&ME” from American dance music producer Baauer. The original “U&ME” will be featured on the band’s forthcoming album, The Dream, which is due out February 11, 2022 via Canvasback/Infectious Music. More

The Rolling Stones - Stream the New “Tattoo You” Reissue Including the Unreleased “Come to the Ball”

Oct 22, 2021

Today, The Rolling Stones release the new reissue of their 1981 album Tattoo You in celebration of its 40th anniversary. The reissue features the original album remastered, as well as nine previously unreleased tracks, one of them being “Come to the Ball,” a song from the Tattoo You sessions. More

Premiere: Yueku Shares New Video for “Second Best”

Oct 22, 2021

Yueku is the solo project from Detroit singer/songwriter Christian Koo, formerly of indie pop outfit The True Blue. For his new solo project, Yueku turned to inspiration from airy bedroom pop and euphoric nostalgic highs, fashioning them together on his debut EP, Catch Me If You Can. Today he’s back again with a new video for “Second Best,” premiering with Under the Radar. More

U.S. Girls Collabs With the Late Glenn Gould on “Good Kinda High”

Oct 22, 2021

U.S. Girls (aka Meghan Remy) has shared a video for a new song which samples the late Glenn Gould, “Good Kinda High.” It is featured on the deluxe version of Uninvited Guests, a posthumous Gould album which sees various artists performing alongside samples of Gould’s performances over production from Billy Wild. It is out now via Sony/Primary Wave. More

Dave Gahan (of Depeche Mode) and Soulsavers Share “The Dark End of the Street” (James Carr Cover)

Oct 22, 2021

Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan and Soulsavers (aka Rich Machin) have teamed up once again and are releasing a new covers album, the fittingly entitled Imposter, on November 12 via Columbia. Now they have shared its second single, a cover of “The Dark End of the Street,” which was originally a 1966 single for James Carr. Chips Moman and Dan Penn wrote the song, which over the years has also been covered by Aretha Franklin, Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner, Elvis Costello, Frank Black, and others. More

ABBA Share Lyric Video for New Song “Just a Notion”

Oct 22, 2021

Swedish pop legends ABBA are releasing their first new album in 40 years, Voyage, on November 5 via Capitol. Now they have shared its third single, “Just a Notion,” via a lyric video. “Just a Notion” sounds as though it could’ve been plucked from any of the band’s 1970s albums, which makes sense as it was initially recorded in 1978. More