We spoke to SAINT PHNX on their return to music and what the future holds

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Saint PHNX performing live - Photo by Stevie Jukes & John Cargill

(Photo: Ben Stapleton) After having returned to releasing music with ‘Happy Place’, the touching anthem written about the passing of their dad, Glasgow’s Saint PHNX have just finished their tour with You Me at Six and have much in store for them. Being over a year and a half since the release of their debut album ‘DDMN’, we… Read more »

We held a party with Sixty Sixty Sounds to celebrate the release of TALK SHOW’S latest single

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Talk Show live at Sixty Sixty Sounds - Photo by Ben Stapleton

Harrison Swan of Talk Show. (Photo: Ben Stapleton) With an upcoming EP ‘Touch the Ground’ set to release in 2022, Talk Show, the London-hailing post-punk inspired quartet, partnered with Underground England and Sixty Sixty Sounds to create a launch party for their latest single ‘Underworld’. With Underground’s roots in music and subculture, and Sixty Sixty… Read more »

Which bands and musicians wear the Underground steel cap boot?

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Lucia & The Best Boys band photo

(Photo: Neelam Khan Vela) With the first Underground Steel Caps dating back to the 1980s and their formal presentation as part of the Originals Collection in 1987, the boots have become a consistent product line within the brand. By reinterpreting what was a workingman boot, Underground helped bring these into fashion, with the manipulation of… Read more »

HOT MILK on their chaos-fuelled sophomore EP

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Hot Milk band photo - Underground blog

Photo by Ema Crompton The pop-punk inspired ‘Hot Milk’, who describe themselves as ’emo powerpop’, are ones who are always known for having fun. The Manchester fourpiece, led by co-vocal and guitarists Jim Shaw and Han Mee, are known for making pop-rock anthems that comment on social issues and causes. Joined by bassist Tom Paton… Read more »

Guitar Girls: The Unsung Heroines of the music world

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KITTY ARABELLA AUSTEN - SAINT AGNES Guitar Girls blog

Kitty Arabella Austen of Saint Agnes (Photo: Katja Ogrin) At Underground, we do our part in shining the spotlight on women within the creative world. Throughout musical history, there has, and always will be, female talent, and in the 21st Century, more than ever, female talent has been embraced and showcased to the musical world…. Read more »

Which Soundwave artists play a Gibson or Epiphone guitar?

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Gibson Epiphone blog Undergound

Gibson is one of the most famous guitar brands in the world – played by both rock legends and contemporary artists alike. Established in 1902, with guitar production starting from 1930, Gibson swiftly forged a legacy which persists to this day. The Epiphone had a similar start to Gibson, with the brand’s guitar production starting… Read more »

SAMANTHA TOGNI talks Boudica: London’s leading club night and safe space for non-binary individuals and women

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Samantha Togni Photo by @worldwidedisgrace

Samantha Togni, the renowned Techno producer and DJ, uses music to spread a message of solidarity and awareness. In her own words, “music can’t exist without a message or statement”; it is music’s power to distil positive change that Togni is striving to accomplish. Growing up in Italy, Togni had a love of music from… Read more »

London-based shoegaze duo WHITELANDS talk mental health, self-recording and pop-punk influences

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Whitelands band photo - Underground England blog

Combining the dreamy yet melancholic genre of shoegaze, with rock-inspired guitar riffs, the sound of Whitelands is a compelling symbiosis which ranges from punk infused dream-pop to ambient indie. Hailing from the London borough of Hillingdon, the band consists of Etienne and Jagun who met before Etienne released the self-titled album, with all previous releases being both recorded and… Read more »