DAMEFRISØR return with new single “Do You Think I’m Special”

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Damefrisor band photo. Photo by Amia Ocean

It’s been 19 months since Bristol-based sextet Damefrisor’s last release, and the world has indelibly shifted. Accordingly, as has their music. The unsettling atmosphere of earlier songs such as ‘And You Know’ and ‘Huile’ persists, yet their inherent characteristics of blurred and bleary shoegaze obscurity have been tapered; tightened. ‘Do You Think I’m Special’, released… Read more »

Bootlicking LUNCH MONEY LIFE’s new E.P. ‘Tarmac The Lake’

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Lunch Money Life - Tarmac The Lake

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 were London-based instrumental outfit, Lunch Money Life. Hot on the heels of their latest EP ‘Tarmac the Lake’, we caught up with brothers Spencer and Jack to talk of the… 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 »

Online culture and offline music: the cold-wave commentary of DEEP TAN

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Deep Tan band photo - Underground blog

A year of locked-in, locked-down living has seen an even mightier digital transference of conduct, and no band seems to have better articulated this cyber-spaced existence than Hackney-based trio Deep Tan. Implementing sparse, jagged guitar lines to chronicle deep dives in the dark web, the three-piece traverse an online disposition with lyrical content spanning meme… 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 »