In conjunction with our Protest Issue we asked several artists the same set of politically-themed questions. These answers were provided by Big Black Delta, the Los Angeles-based project of former Mellowdrone frontman Jonathan Bates. (via The Protest Survey: Big Black Delta’s Jonathan Bates: On the Election and the Most Overrated and Underrated Political Issues of Our Time | Under The Radar)

In conjunction with our Protest Issue we asked several artists the same set of politically-themed questions. These answers were provided by Big Black Delta, the Los Angeles-based project of former Mellowdrone frontman Jonathan Bates. (via The Protest Survey: Big Black Delta’s Jonathan Bates: On the Election and the Most Overrated and Underrated Political Issues of Our Time | Under The Radar)

Former Mellowdrone frontman Jonathan Bates has stepped out on his own as Big Black Delta. While his debut full-length—the appropriately named Bbdlp1—defies categorization (Ambient? Danceable? Loud?)—it’s difficult to deny its potent blend of heavy beats, scream-along choruses, and eerie electronics. Sandwiched somewhere between otherworldly aspirations and childhood memories, Big Black Delta makes a strong case for looking ahead while continuing to learn from the past. (via Big Black Delta: The Great Unknown | Under The Radar)

Former Mellowdrone frontman Jonathan Bates has stepped out on his own as Big Black Delta. While his debut full-length—the appropriately named Bbdlp1—defies categorization (Ambient? Danceable? Loud?)—it’s difficult to deny its potent blend of heavy beats, scream-along choruses, and eerie electronics. Sandwiched somewhere between otherworldly aspirations and childhood memories, Big Black Delta makes a strong case for looking ahead while continuing to learn from the past. (via Big Black Delta: The Great Unknown | Under The Radar)


Issue #13 Spring 2006 - The Raconteurs
Main Features:
Yeah Yeah Yeahs • The Streets • Grandaddy • The Flaming Lips • Richard Ashcroft • The Concretes • Kris Kristofferson • Destroyer • I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness • Mystery Jets • The Black Angels • Danielson • Sparks • Irving • Gram Rabbit • Mellowdrone • Howe Gelb • The Raconteurs 
Plus:
Over 140 CDs, DVDs, Books, Films, TV Shows, Video Games, and Comic Books reviewed!
Interviews
Yeah Yeah Yeahs

(via :.. Under The Radar ..:)

Issue #13 Spring 2006 - The Raconteurs

Main Features:

Yeah Yeah Yeahs • The Streets • Grandaddy • The Flaming Lips • Richard Ashcroft • The Concretes • Kris Kristofferson • Destroyer • I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness • Mystery Jets • The Black Angels • Danielson • Sparks • Irving • Gram Rabbit • Mellowdrone • Howe Gelb • The Raconteurs 

Plus:

Over 140 CDs, DVDs, Books, Films, TV Shows, Video Games, and Comic Books reviewed!

Interviews

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

(via :.. Under The Radar ..:)


Issue #5 Fall 2003 - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Artists to Watch:
Mellowdrone • Low Flying Owls • Enon • TV on the Radio • High Violets • M. Ward • !!! • Calla • Gemma Hayes • Broken Social Scene
Brighton Rock:
British Sea Power • Electrelane • Clearlake
Main Features:
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club • The Sleepy Jackson • The Long Winters • Christopher O’Riley • Spiritualized • Belle & Sebastian • Death Cab for Cutie • The Dandy Warhols • Super Furry Animals • Grandaddy •  Ed Harcourt • Air Guitar Championships • Broadcast • Broken Social Scene • TV on the Radio • The Shins • Stereolab • Mogwai • Quasi • Tindersticks • Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players • Buzzcocks • South • Sparks • Dean Wareham & Britta Philips 
Producers:
Mike Mogis • Mark Van Hoen • Robin Guthrie • Chris Walla • Tony Doogan • Dave Friedman • Stephen Street • John Leickie • Tony Visconti
Q&As:
Beulah • Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci • Mojave 3 • The Shins • Mirah • Puffy AmiYumi • High Llamas • Teenage Fanclub • Irving
Plus:
Over 140 reviews!
 Interviews
Broadcast

Issue #5 Fall 2003 - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Artists to Watch:

Mellowdrone • Low Flying Owls • Enon • TV on the Radio • High Violets • M. Ward • !!! • Calla • Gemma Hayes • Broken Social Scene

Brighton Rock:

British Sea Power • Electrelane • Clearlake

Main Features:

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club • The Sleepy Jackson • The Long Winters • Christopher O’Riley • Spiritualized • Belle & Sebastian • Death Cab for Cutie • The Dandy Warhols • Super Furry Animals • Grandaddy •  Ed Harcourt • Air Guitar Championships • Broadcast • Broken Social Scene • TV on the Radio • The Shins • Stereolab • Mogwai • Quasi • Tindersticks • Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players • Buzzcocks • South • Sparks • Dean Wareham & Britta Philips 

Producers:

Mike Mogis • Mark Van Hoen • Robin Guthrie • Chris Walla • Tony Doogan • Dave Friedman • Stephen Street • John Leickie • Tony Visconti

Q&As:

Beulah • Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci • Mojave 3 • The Shins • Mirah • Puffy AmiYumi • High Llamas • Teenage Fanclub • Irving

Plus:

Over 140 reviews!

 Interviews

Broadcast