UNDERGROUND SOUNDWAVE: ROUND UP FOR JANUARY 2022

Posted by & filed under Gig Previews, Music, Rock 'n' Roll.

Hastings alt-rock quartet, Kid Kapichi

At Underground we do our part in helping give back to the music scenes that inspired us. Through our ‘Soundwave Program’ we showcase new, emerging, and exciting talent to give artists the spotlight that they deserve. In this Soundwave round-up catch the latest news from Pale Waves, Witch Fever, Kid Kapichi, and more. STRANGE BONES… Read more »

‘DROWND: The ‘Undustrial’ project of Joe Crudgington’

Posted by & filed under British Subculture, Music, Q&A, Rock 'n' Roll.

DROWND, the industrial band led by Joe Crudgington, on ‘Sinner’, their upcoming album ‘(an)aesthetic’ and the alternative music scene in LA.

Born in Essex, before living in both Los Angeles and London, DRØWND is the brainchild of Joe Crudgington. With music that delves into the dark side of human emotions, DRØWND’s lyricism and musical style is reminiscent of the 90s industrial scene. Having influences such as Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, and Gary Numan, DRØWND’s blend… Read more »

EVER HEARD OF… ALAN VEGA?

Posted by & filed under British Subculture, Music, Post Punk.

Alan Vega, of post-punk band ‘Suicide’

The latest in our series investigating overlooked or obscured figures in musical and subcultural history takes a look at frontman of New York’s punk duo ‘Suicide’, Alan Vega. (The previous edition of ‘Ever Heard of…’ about London’s first club for psychedelic music ‘UFO’ can be read here) Alan Vega, born Alan Bermowitz on June 23rd,… Read more »

TEN BANDS TO WATCH IN 2022

Posted by & filed under Band, British Subculture, Gig Previews, Music, Punk.

Bands to watch in 2022 from the UK Alternative music scene

With the re-opening of live music venues, countless talented releases, and the emergence of many electrifying artists, 2021 was a good year for music. Whether it be rock, indie, or punk, the alternative music scene within the UK is always one that never lets down. Unfortunately, there is no space to fit the overwhelming amount… Read more »

CASSYETTE: THE ALT – ROCK FEMME TALKS ABOUT RIPPING UP THE RULEBOOK AND THE UK ALTERNATIVE SCENE

Posted by & filed under British Subculture, Indie, Indie Rock, Music, Post Punk.

Cassyette Music Soundwave Underground Jessie Rose Photography

Before inviting Cassyette down to Denmark Street, we had an opportunity to talk to the up-and-coming star. The Essex-hailing artist is one to have made a large stamp on the UK alternative scene, creating music that is an amalgamation of metal and alternative tropes, in turn creating something that is solely original. On the back… Read more »