Female Bands from Brighton that Fly the Flag for Women in Music

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Dream Wife Female bands from Brighton

Female bands from Brighton: Dream Wife (Photo Credit: Sarah Piantadosi) Underground has always been an advocate for women in music. Having already recommended some of our favourite female bands from Manchester, we’re heading to the south coast to explore the female bands from Brighton. From dream-pop darlings Fickle Friends to raucous punk band Pussyliqour, the… Read more »

Music video premiere + Q&A: The Mysterines discuss ‘I Win Every Time’ and being brought up on The Strokes

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THE MYSTERINES

Fierce and uncompromising, Liverpool’s rising stars The Mysterines have been attracting a great deal of attention since their debut EP Take Control released in 2019. The band’s rising profile is down to their impressively engaging live performance, as well as the fuzzy and visceral energy that they bring to the table. The indie rock duo… Read more »

The Slow Readers Club: Aaron Starkie discusses new album and measuring success and failure

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Aaron Starkie The Slow Readers Club

Hailing from Manchester the Rock ‘n’ Roll factory, The Slow Readers Club have solidified themselves as the alternative rock stalwarts. Before it all began, vocalist/keyboardist Aaron Starkie and bassist James Ryan were in a band named Omertà. When it came to an end, the two of them brought in Aaron’s brother Kurt Starkie on guitar… Read more »

July Jones shares her fashion tips and the story behind her pop anthem ‘Liar Liar’

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July Jones

Fiery, bold and glamorous. British-Slovene artist July Jones is always up for experimenting and will never be tamed. Having risen to fame on YouTube and gotten a label deal at age 14, July Jones has moved and lived in four countries, eventually decided to finish high school in the States (despite turning down an esteemed… Read more »

Music video premiere + Q&A: Valeras discuss ‘Hear Me Out’ and being authentic

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Always invigorating and sonically upbeat, Reading’s Valeras are a young up-and-coming indie rock band who swiftly got marked as ones to watch. Having released a number of singles including ‘Intentions’ and ‘Louder’ as well as supporting bands like YONAKA and The Wombats, the four-piece has impressed with their incredible pop hooks and ambitious tunes. Influenced… Read more »

Blackpool rock band Strange Bones announce new EP Blitz Part 2 due 10 April

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Strange Bones

“I hate the phrase ‘guitar music’. It’s not dead, it’s not breathing. It’s music. Everything that once was, will be again, in one shape or form,” said Strange Bones. From the venomously catchy ‘Snakepit’ to the entrancing ‘Here Come the Wolves’, the fearless rock outfit is guaranteed to get your adrenaline flowing and muscles pounding…. Read more »

English rock band YONAKA talk about mental health and living in the moment

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Photo Credit: Rory Barnes Wonderfully energetic and full-blooded, Yonaka are a feisty rock band from Brighton who generate a soundscape full of high-octane goodness. Consisting of vocalist Theresa Jarvis, guitarist George Edwards, bassist Alex Crosby and drummer Robert Mason, Yonaka came together in 2015 as soon as the gang left university. “I booked us a… Read more »

What does 2020 have in store for YUNGBLUD?

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YUNGBLUD

At just twenty-two years of age, Dominic Harrison AKA YUNGBLUD is already building an empire of his own inspired by the punk and youth culture. It’s no secret that music is in his blood with his grandfather playing with T. Rex during the 70s and his dad being an enthusiastic vintage guitar collector. Bringing so… Read more »