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 »

Underground Soundwave – A round-up of what’s happening – August

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Yonaka band photo - Underground music blog

At Underground we do our part in helping give back to the music scenes that inspired us. Through our ‘Soundwave Program’ we showcase new and emerging, and exciting talent to give artists the spotlight that they deserve. In this Soundwave round-up catch the latest news from Group Therapy, Hot Milk, Yonaka, and more. SAINT AGNES:… Read more »

Bootlicking POZI & their new single ‘Detainer Man’

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Pozi Photo by Guy Bolangaro Underground blog

Bootlickers by name, Bootlickers by nature: Underground’s new radio show is all about applauding and advocating creativity; exciting, emerging and experimental, with the latest instalment featuring Halifax-based trio The Orielles, and London-based trio Pozi. Having their name from a drill-bit, it seems fitting that Pozi’s musical offerings are screwed tight with a precise, menacing verve…. Read more »

Bootlicking THE ORIELLES’ self-scored short film ‘La Vita Olistica’

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Bootlickers by name, Bootlickers by nature: Underground’s new radio show is all about applauding and advocating creativity; exciting, emerging and experimental. Our latest bootlicking guests are the Halifax-based trio The Orielles, hot on the heels of releasing their self-scored, self-written and self-directed short film ‘La Vita Olistica.’ Instead of resorting to a lock-down of twiddling… Read more »

On breaking apart and breaking through: Dead Nature’s debut album

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Shedding his Spring King skin, Tarek Musa is back with a bombastic debut solo record ‘Watch Me Break Apart’ under the guise of Dead Nature. Anthemic in sound and subject, Musa has catapulted his experiences as a producer into this new project, breaking down and building up personal and societal anxieties in fuzzy songs ripe… Read more »

Which bands and musicians wear Creepers?

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Black Honey wearing Creepers. Underground blog Which bands and musicians wear Creepers

With fashion and style being one of the key components to a musician’s aesthetic and image, fashion is as much an expression as the music which they create. Because of this, a musician’s wardrobe is something that is part of their identity as much as the art that they create. Having been worn by many… Read more »

Underground Soundwave – A round-up of what’s happening

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QLOWSKI: After having recently released their debut album ‘Quale Futuro?’ which translates as ‘What Future?’ on 4th June, the post-punk and noise rock inspired ‘Qlowski’ are playing a run of UK tour dates in the coming months, featuring the newly released album. Heavily inspired by the post-punk and punk scene, the album is a politically… Read more »

FAKE TURINS on celebrating sadness

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Fake Turins Photo: Mars Washington Underground blog

Fake Turins are no mere band with a formulaic set-up. Spanning at least twelve members, this tribe of “Nomadic Disco Psychedelia” is better chronicled as a colossal, creative community. Their audio-visual romps of distortion (see lockdown project ‘Fake TV’) have set the group on a course of high-concept aesthetics and ambitions for exhibition spaces, whilst… Read more »

Bootlicking DRUG STORE ROMEOS’ ethereal debut album

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Drug Store Romeos photographed by Neelam Khan Vela - Underground subculture music blog

Bootlickers by name, Bootlickers by nature: Underground’s new radio show is all about applauding and advocating creativity; exciting, emerging and experimental. Our third bootlicking guests are the sublime three-piece band, Drug Store Romeos. Now based in London, this trio weave an escapist kaleidoscope of songs, citing their small-town origins in Fleet as a quiet catalyst… Read more »