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The xx’s “I See You” is experimental yet still retains an indie sound

The xx’s third album, “I See You,” was released on Jan. 13, 2017 and is the band’s first project in four years. Compared to 2012’s “Coexist,” their third album experiments in the dance and...

“Apocalipstick” is a healthy new addition into Cherry Glazerr’s repertoire

Cherry Glazerr, in a word, is kick-ass. The female-fronted alternative punk rock band’s newest record, “Apocalipstick,” is proof of that. An album packed with fuzzy and aggressive guitar riffs, and lead singer and guitarist...

Migos ends all of hip-hop forever

Everyone has heard it by now— “Bad and Boujee” by Migos’ has been dominating the charts ever since its release early in December. This track has gone on to be Migos’ most popular song to...

Though unoriginal “Awaken, My Love” is an ambitious step forward for Childish Gambino

2016 was a landmark year for Donald Glover. The actor, screenwriter, comedian, rapper and singer came into the year most recognized for his acting roles on the NBC show “Community” and in the feature...

Code Orange – Forever: A Tornado of Torment

Code Orange have built themselves up as a unique act among a sea of, as drummer and vocalist Jami Morgan puts it, “bargain bin fucking deathcore bands.” Their music meshes elements of hardcore, death...

What’s on our RADAR for 2017

As 2017 opens before us, and the potential for so many new possibilities begin, we here at Radar wanted to highlight some of the projects we are excited about in the upcoming year. From...

Metallica harkens back to their roots in “Hardwired…to Self-Destruct”

It had been eight, long years since the iconic thrash metal band Metallica released an album for fans worldwide to get excited for. Their previous effort, 2008’s “Death Magnetic” seemed to have marked a...

A Tribe Called Quest returns with triumphant glory

Legendary hip-hop outfit A Tribe Called Quest returns to the music scene after an 18-year hiatus with “We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service.” The record spans 16 tracks and features...

A$AP Mob puts on for New York and reaches new heights on Cozy Tapes

The commercial success of A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg has led to the two Harlem rappers becoming arguably the most influential rappers to come out of New York in the last 15 years not...

Under the Radar: Issue 09

Artist: Crying Crying is a New York-based rock trio consisting of vocalist Elaiza Santos, guitarist and keyboardist Ryan Galloway and drummer Nick Corbo. Once a chiptune act, the band has recently seen a drastic evolvement...