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 »

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 »

QLOWSKI on the creative community behind their debut album

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Underground Music blog Qlowski band photo

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 »

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

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Kaputt Movement Now/Another War Talk EP Underground Bootlickers Soho Radio blog

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 »

Top 8 GOTH VENUES: The U.K.’s past and present most iconic goth clubs and venues

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Photo of revellers at The Banshee

Home to the original gothic novelists Horace Walpole, Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker and later gothic rock spawning from punk in the late 1970s (for more info about goth check out our article on the story of the subculture here) the UK inevitably gave rise to a number of iconic Gothcentric venues . Here are… Read more »

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

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Group Therapy cover art

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 »