Under The Radar Sampler (Jan 2010)

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Under the Radar magazine, which reaches 155,000+ readers worldwide, seeks four tracks for the Anticipated Albums of 2010 and Best New Artists for 2010 issue. Selected artists will receive editorial in print magazine or website, 1 slot has been reserved for Sonicbids bands./n/nUnder the Radar is a quarterly indie music magazine that covers up and coming and emerging artists, as well as more established bands. Up to 4 tracks from Sonicbids artists will be selected for the Anticipated Albums of 2010 and Best New Artists for 2010 issue. Under the Radar reaches 155,000+ young and hip readers and is distributed throughout North America, Europe and elsewhere.

With a new website and media player launching in late June, Under the Radar is taking its famous compilation digital. At least one Sonicbids artist will be selected by Under the Radar for inclusion in the sampler. The sampler will make free downloads available to its 20,000 unique visitors per month and stickers will be included with 60,000 print issues pointing readers towards the sampler.

Under the Radar mainly covers indie rock and indie pop and is most interested in artists from those genres. Although most of its features are on indie rock bands, Under the Radar also has special subsections in the album reviews section devoted to Americana/alt-country, electronica, hip-hop, jazz, reissues, and singles/EPs. The magazine is also interested in shoegazing, space-rock, and soul groups. The magazine generally does not cover these genres: hardcore, metal, punk, hard rock, pop-punk, mainstream pop, smooth jazz, mainstream country, classical, blues, and new age.

Some core Under the Radar bands include: Beirut, Feist, Tegan and Sara, Modest Mouse, Bjork, Deerhunter, Vampire Weekend, Jens Lekman, The Shins, MGMT, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Rilo Kiley, Spoon, Interpol, Jarvis Cocker, Band of Horses, Devendra Banhart, Animal Collective, LCD Soundsystem, and many others.