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Under The Radar: Issue 05

Artist: Xavier Omar Listeners looking for alternative R&B that’s a little more thoughtful and vocally developed than artists such as PARTYNEXTDOOR and Bryson Tiller, can find just that in Soulection affiliate Xavier Omar, F.K.A SPZRKT...

Ty Dolla $ign steps out of the club (briefly), and makes his voice heard...

During this pivotal election season, musicians and entertainers have gone above and beyond in making their voices heard not only through social media and spoken word, but also through their art. On his new...

Bon Iver’s New Honesty

"I felt very exposed. ... Not that it was all bad, but it wore down these outer layers, and everything kind of hurt." That's Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon in a recent interview with...

A Casual “Welcome to Fat City”

The rock band Crobot, equipped with their funk-rock revival sound and new age psychedelic elements, recently released their sophomore effort, “Welcome to Fat City.” For loyal fans, this album delivers the exact same hardcore...

Under the RADAR: Issue 03

Artist: Ka A cross between Earl Sweatshirt and Ghostface Killah, Ka is a Brooklyn-based FDNY Captain turned rapper who’s been on the scene since the ‘90s, starting out with the underground hip-hop crew, Natural Elements....

The confounding elegance of Frank Ocean’s “Endless”

This summer saw the release of not one, but two albums by elusive alt R-and-B artist Frank Ocean. Initially releasing “Endless,” the audiovisual album, only to release “Blonde” about 72 hours later. While many...

Wilco turns down the noise with “Schmilco”

With indie rock as their mainstay genre, you'd expect something cheery and upbeat from Wilco’s 10th studio album, “Schmilco,” especially considering their last album, “Star Wars” was chock-full of vibrant riffs and pulsating drums....

YG’s “Still Brazy” slaps, but not without caution

Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson is in a different place. Two years ago, the man known as YG was bicken back, dropping sexually brazen party anthems for the block and adequately not giving much of...

Under the Radar: Haroula Rose, Snoh Aalegra and Injury Reserve

The Highlander appreciates artists in all forms, even those less renown. As such, in our "Under the Radar" series, we bring light to the underappreciated and incredibly talented. Enjoy. Haroula Rose If there is anything one can...

Radiohead, sonic transformation and “moon shaped pool” of defeat

Radiohead fans are weird. As raving, rabid ones ourselves, we can tell you that upon hearing that their website was slowly disappearing, we logged on and watched it disappear in real time over the...