Thyla – their triumphant new single and debut record

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THYLA Music Artists Millie Duthie Dan Hole Danny Southwell

“I’m opening the closet, your skeletons are coming out for me, out in threes” proclaims Thyla’s vocalist Millie Duthie on their latest single ‘3’. A song about the damaging trinity of “denial, shame and resentment”, it is no wonder the number three has taken on a weighty symbolism with the group. The third single released… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

INDUSTRY STANDARD on their apocalyptic new release ‘Abstract Doom’

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Industry Standard band photo - Underground blog

Bootlickers by name, Bootlickers by nature: Underground’s new radio show is all about applauding and advocating creativity; exciting, emerging and experimental. The next instalment, to be broadcast on the 10th of August, 2-4PM on Soho Radio’s Culture Channel, features some playlist picks from London-based rabble-rousers, Industry Standard. Sounding as if Su Tissue was fronting a… 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 »