The latest episode of the syndicated radio show InTheStudio: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands concludes its conversations with Led Zeppelin founder, guitarist, producer and songwriter Jimmy Page
Dark rain clouds circled like vultures above Greenwichs Old Royal Naval College as Ray Davies took the stage. Fortunately, the seasoned musical veterans enviable back catalogue of hits proved to be waterproof.
All this week we have been posting interviews with various cast members (as well as the creators) of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, which started streaming on Netflix today. We interviewed David Wain, Lake Bell, Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Marguerite Moreau, Randall Park, and Kevin Sussman. Our next print is […]
Chad Valley (aka British singer/musician/producer Hugo Manuel) is back with his sophomore album, Entirely New Blue. It's due out October 2 via Cascine and now he's shared the album's first single, "True." You can listen to it below.
Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio is set to release his debut solo album on September 18 via Glassnote. He'll be going simply under his last name and the album will be titled The Names after a Don DeLillo novel from 1982 of the same name. We've already heard "Brainwash yyrr Face" and seen the fun video for "Sister of Pearl" feat […]
Welcome to Under the Radar's Weekly Playlist, where we compile the best tracks to debut online in the last week (or thereabouts). In this mix we've got new songs by Prince, Ought, Jamie Lidell, Wavves, Small Black, Willis Earl Beal, !!!, Gwenno, Gardens & Villa, Chad Valley, American Wrestlers, and more.
After months of build up, including a Michael Jackson impersonating music video, a free BBQ in Brooklyn, a jokey travel documentary, a sexy guest appearance in a Ducktails video, and various shared songs, Mac DeMarco's new eight-song mini-album, Another One, is finally almost upon us. It comes out next Friday via Captured Tracks, but now you can stream […]
In both the movie and the new prequel series First Day of Camp, co-creator Michael Showalter also stars as teenage camp counselor Gerald “Coop” Cooperberg, a lovesick young man with significant girl problems.
Listen to it now...Machines In Heaven are set to clock up another first this summer – performing at the first electronic show on Glasgow's famed Kelvingrove Bandstand. The show takes place on August 30th as part of the Sunday Circus birthday celebrations, with the band due to appear alongside Petrichor and Michael Mayer. First, though, Machines In Heave […]
Production, spatial politics and more...Deadboy has never sat comfortably in any niche. The South East London producer's music has always absorbed too many influences, too many techniques to sit easily in any one style. The explosive, skippy UK garage beat of 'If U Want Me' was allied to a rich knowledge of grime, the glossy sheen of R&B a […]
It's a tween-age rampage...Following a long and tiring week of lessons, numerous after-school clubs, scouts, dance, music lessons and homework, Pesky! got together after school to offer up their thoughts about a selection of singles for Clash magazine. Fuelled by XXL bags of marshmallows and excitement about the release of their debut EP Smells Like Twe […]
Built for club use...FaltyDL veers between electronic abstraction and direct, pulsating fare. New cut 'Rich Prick Poor Dick' definitely falls in the latter camp. Built for club use, it's a sparse, billowing track, a stripped down electronic ode to the night. Available from September 18th on 12 inch vinyl, it comes equipped with 'Bookaloo […]
Pulsating new clip...Virus Syndicate seem to be everywhere this summer. Fresh from collaborations with June Miller and Dope D.O.D. the Manchester crew are stepping out on their own. 'RAG$' is already a fan favourite, a bruising piece of crunching bass-heavy electronics built for epic situations. Borgore has stepped in to remix the track, but Clash […]
Much more than a delicious pun...Post War Glamour Girls aren't hanging around. The band's second album 'Feeling Strange' is incoming, hot on the heels of debut full length 'Pink Fur'. Ahead of this, the sharp-as-a-tack Leeds types have unveiled brand new track 'Felonius Monk'. Much more than a delicious pun, it's […]
The making of 'Marks To Prove It'London can often feel like a vast, fluid, homogeneous whole – a myriad of streets, a mosaic of buildings and a flood of people, people, people. Life on the ground, though, is somewhat different. Each area has its own taste and character, and that's nowhere more true than in South London. A melting pot of cultur […]
Island newcomers get cultural...There's much more to Flyte than meets the eye. New single 'Closer Together' may well have a shimmering sense of melody and snappy hooks, but the instrumentation, the harmonies, the arrangement nod towards something deeper. Out now, the track is accompanied by a flurry of live dates. In fact, Flyte are set to tak […]
Stockport psychedelic crew impress...Blossoms are just a bit special. Emphatic psychedelic pop music, the band's live shows are a swirling, lysergic hymn to hallucinogenic rock music. Signing with Virgin EMI, Blossoms release new EP 'Blown Rose' today (July 31st). Produced by James Skelly and Rich Turvey at Parr St, the lead track was mixed by […]
'Pretend' Cahill Club RemixSeinabo Sey's pop vision knows no boundaries. Born in Sweden but with West African heritage, the singer grew up as a hip-hop kid but fell in love with pop music. Continually shifting and evolving, new single 'Pretend' has a shimmering summer feel. Clash is able to premiere a remix from Cahill Club, which st […]
Saxon will be releasing a new album in called, Battering Ram, on October 16th in North America through UDR Music. Watch a video for the title track below. On Battering Ram — with Biff Byford singing as well as he ever has, Paul Quinn and Doug Scarratt making full use of the term “shredding” with […]
Ted Nugent has weighed in on the killing of Cecil the lion, calling the story “a lie.” US dentist Walter Palmer caused outrage when he shot and killed Zimbabwe’s most famous animal in what he believed was a legal hunt. But, Cecil was being monitored as part of an Oxford University study into lion conservation […]
Iron Maiden have released a 28-second teaser clip from their forthcoming double album, The Book Of Souls, due out September 4th. Watch the clip below. Drummer Nicko McBrain recently called their first-ever double-length studio release “a stunning piece of work.” He added, “Every time you make a record it’s the best you’ve ever made. This […]
Went out the The Sands in Bethlehem PA last night to catch Cheap Trick. I’ve been seeing this band since around 1981 when I used to go see them co headline with UFO. CT is another band that defies father time. They still sound amazing and look pretty much the same. Robin Zander another one […]
Operation: Mindcrime – the band fronted by former Queensryche man Geoff Tate – have launched a video for their track Re-Inventing The Future. Watch it below. The Key is scheduled for release on September 18th through Frontiers Music Srl. To read more about this release and to view a track listing, please click here.
Joel Hoekstra announces the release of his new melodic hard rock studio album Dying To Live from his electrifying new side project, Joel Hoekstra’s 13. Hoekstra is best known to millions of rock fans as the currrent guitarist for Whitesnake, and also known for his work with Night Ranger, Trans Siberian Orchestra and the show […]
Have a limited amount of free tickets for Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson tomorrow at PNC in NJ and Friday for Jones Beach NY. Enter to win by emailing me firstname.lastname@example.org . Put “pumpkins/manson” in the subject line and include your full legal name. You are ONLY a winner if you get an email back […]
Due to the overwhelming success of Judas Priest’s 17th studio effort overall, Redeemer of Souls (which became the highest-charting album of their career, when it debuted on the Billboard 200 charts at #6), the band has announced a fall tour, which will hit the U.S. and Canada, from October 16th through November 12th. Supporting Priest […]
Guns N’ Roses guitarist D.J. Ashba has made the following announcement: “Six years ago, I received a call that changed my life forever. The call was from a dear friend of mine (Katie McNeil-Diamond) who was working with Guns N’ Roses. It was an offer to audition for Axl Rose and earn a role in […]
Buckcherry have released a video for the song The Madness from their forthcoming new album, Rock N’Roll, which is due for release on August 21st through F-Bomb records. Watch the video below. Frontman Josh Todd tells Billboard,“I struggle with two sides of my mind. There’s the side that wants to be really bad and the […]
We've rounded up some of our favourite tracks since last year's festival. Caribbean hitmakers and our faves making homage to the island stars. Here are your 2015 Caribana Anthems by Ebyan Abdigir | Chart Attack.
The 73-year-old Toronto city councillor has been the real victor of this Drake/Meek Mill feud. Will he get the spoils? Will Norm Kelly be Drake’s special guest at OVO Fest? by Richard Trapunski | Chart Attack.
Toronto singer/songwriter Caitlin Woelfle-O'Brien sends her heartbreak into the breeze in this yearning new video. PREMIERE: Drift with the evocative Super 8 springtime of Blunt Chunks’ “Why Must I” by Richard Trapunski | Chart Attack.
On ESPN's Highly Questionable, the rappers say their "Meet the Migos" episode of the Vice documentary series was "a spoof." Migos say Vice’s Noisey Atlanta doc was scripted by chris hampton | Chart Attack.
On the night his rival performed in his hometown, Drake dropped the second of back-to-back diss tracks. Why isn't Meek Mill hitting back? Of course Drake wouldn’t just let Meek Mill play Toronto by chris hampton | Chart Attack.
Iva Davies is a classically trained oboist who decided to pursue a career in rock. He taught himself guitar and hooked up with bassist Keith Welsh in 1977. The pair called themselves Flowers and quickly built a band to play covers in the local Sydney pub circuit. Davies’ voice and musical inclinations were well suited […]
Chicago – The first day of Lolla was fantastic! Yes, it was pretty darn hot, but the heat was easy to forget with so much great music at your beckon. The excellent choices kept me on my feet all day, from the moment the gates opened till long after they closed, taking in an official Continue Reading → The post 9 New Bands At Lollapalooza 2015: Day 1 appeared […]
London – With Blood, Lianne La Havas arrives with the weight of expectation and leaves with a sense that her journey is a continuing one; in that respect like most of us, I guess. On the back of a debut record three years ago that became almost a byword for critical acclaim, the expectation that Continue Reading → The post Album Review: “Blood” by Lianne La […]
Chicago – Every so often a band comes along that just melts your mind, blows you out of the water, and plenty more idioms that I’m too lazy to google. Bully is one of those bands. In just a short amount of time, the Nashville rockers have built a strong fan base and developed a Continue Reading → The post Making Friends With Bully appeared first on Best New […]
Los Angeles - Night Beds is the musical project of Colorado Springs native Winston Yellen. In 2013, the twenty-six year-old singer/songwriter crafted his faultless debut album, Country Sleep. He scored much recognition for Country Sleep’s towering vocals and arduous take on alt country. While the effort was quite memorable and beautiful, Night Beds has exper […]
Burbank – Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and virtuoso guitarist Gary Clark Jr. will release his second full-length studio album, entitled The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, on September 11th via Warner Bros. Records. It will be available for pre-order from participating digital retailers beginning today, July 30th. Those who pre-order will receive an inst […]