THE LOUNGE SOCIETY on their virulent debut E.P.

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Brimming over with vitriol, The Lounge Society’s debut EP, is as insurgent and agitated and its title, ‘Silk for the Starving’, suggests. Having met in the classrooms of the Calder Valley (this corner of Yorkshire seems to be a crucible for creativity of late, being home to Working Men’s Club and The Orielles), The Lounge… Read more »

WHITE FLOWERS’ haunting debut album

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Lilting between the eerie and the ethereal, White Flowers debut is an album for off-kilter dreaming and wandering at dusk. Following their stints as art students, Katie Drew and Joey Cobb returned to Preston, taking the capital’s psych influence with them. Welding cascading loops with petal-delicate vocals, the duo experimented with sonic equipment and visual… Read more »

QLOWSKI on the creative community behind their debut album

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Just after recording their debut album, the world was plunged into uncertainty. Re-calibrating their artistic intent, dark “twee-punk” outfit Qlowski questioned the future and concluded that community was the only means through. The resulting LP, ‘Quale Futuro?’ is a manifesto of sorts, enveloped in baroque post-punk and a vocal dichotomy between band founders Mickey and… Read more »

HOLIDAY GHOSTS on their new album ‘North Street Air’

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Holiday Ghosts are back with a new LP ‘North Street Air’; taking its title from their environment, their third album is a documentation of Katja Rackin and Sam Stacpoole’s lived environment. From sea-side streets to atrocious landlords – ‘Mr Herandi’ is about one such individual, but Holiday Ghosts’ achieved compensation in recording their musical plight… Read more »

Bootlicking KAPUTT’s new EP “Movement Now/Another War Talk”

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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 second bootlicking guests are Glasgow-based experimental sextet Kaputt, whose phenomenal new EP ‘Movement Now/Another War Talk’ is out today. A mire of baritone vocals, frenetic saxophone and tangled guitar, this EP sees Kaputt… Read more »

Bootlicking GROUP THERAPY’s 54-track-long Charity Compilation

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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. Established as a reaction to the pandemic’s crippling effects on health and creativity, Group Therapy sought to unite an incredible array of artists, giving space to musical endeavours (which rarely see the light of… Read more »

Post-Punk quartet LEGSS are back with a nihilistic new video for ‘Doomswayers’

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South London-based Legss are back with a new video for the title track off their second EP Doomswayers. Legss have established their unique edge with their ability to seamlessly blend dark post-punk and art-rock together with spoken-word. Filmed by Rory Edmonds and Mollie Gallagher, directed by Luke Kulukundis and Legss (who also edited the video… Read more »

LUCIA & THE BEST BOYS’ strength in vulnerability

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From solo performer to band of Best Boys, Lucia and co have come a long way since the 2017 EP ‘Best Boy.’ Their latest visualisation of single ‘Forever Forget’ (directed by Rianne White) is testament to this metamorphosis; an other-worldly depiction of lyrical vulnerability, Lucia is bejewelled in a realm of inky black science-fiction amongst… Read more »