IN FOR QUESTIONING: ‘Gaffa Tape Sandy’ Talk Touring With Skegss, Dogs & The Idea Of Gaffa Tape Sponsorship.

With infectious indie-pop anthems, or as the bands kid brother says in the intro that Gaffa Tape Sandy have “banging tunes” coupled with a dog on the front cover of their EP our Editor James Wadsworth has been literally sending GTS’s EP in the Underscore Part 3’s group chats over and over. To be fair Continue Reading

IN FOR QUESTIONING: 60s Influenced Newcomers Weird Milk Show Us Why We Can Still Enjoy Sounds That Aren’t Narky Post-Punk With Their Angelic Numbers.

Having caught our attention firstly with their name and then confirmed our interest with their soulful vibes on new single Honey, I’m Around we had to get the band huddled round a computer where we had an email exchange with them all. Hi, how are you? Your latest single Honey, I’m Around has recently dropped, how’s everyone Continue Reading

Reading & Leeds Spotlight Interview: Irish Sing-Songwriter Somebody’s Child

Irish singer-songwriter Somebody’s Child, known by friends as ‘Cian’ and by us here at Underscore Part 3 as a ‘phenomenal talent’. After his electric, energetic and insanely good performance on Saturday at O’Meara, in honour of Radio X’s John Kennedy, we just had to find out more! When we did find out more we quickly Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Indie-rockers No Hot Ashes Are Set To Go Intergalactic With Debut Album Hardship Starship. 

‘And with Hardship Starship, that fanbase is going to blow up. ‘ No Hot Ashes, a four piece from Stockport, might not yet be a household name — but give them time. They’ve been touring up and down the country almost non-stop, most recently with a headline slot at Thousand Island in London, wowing audiences Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Friendly Fires – Inflorescent. The Trio’s Four-Decade Dancefloor Homage Reinstalls Solid Roots In The Ground

Friendly Fires have come a long way from the heady days when their self-titled debut burst out of the late-noughties scene, amongst the wreckage of nu-rave, nu-gaze and other fads long-since left redundant; a distant time when people seemed to have nothing better to do than care about The Klaxons, even encouraging them with a Continue Reading

LIVE REVIEW: Intimacy, New Bangers and Trumpet Solos; Royal Blood Gave It All At Southampton’s Guildhall With Support From The Mysterines.

As part of their ‘intimate’ warm-up tour pre main stage, near-headline slots at Reading and Leeds festival, Royal Blood played six comparatively tiny venues up and down the country, including Southampton’s O2 Guildhall, supported by none other than Underscore Part 3 favourites The Mysterines, as well as the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets on select dates. For Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: The Murder Capital’s ‘When I Have Fears’ is a Rare Album That Could Only Be Fully Examined With A Thesis, The Type Of Album We Will Still Talk Of In Years To Come.

Earlier this year we were blessed with Fontaines DC’s debut album, the first of the wave of Dublin post-punk to lay on our ears but by the time the bands debut Dogrel arrived the music press had already started to attribute Dublin with a whole scene and not just an isolated quartet of genius. With bands Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Dry Cleaning Prove They Are No ‘Sweet Princess’ With Their Debut EP Poetically Discussing Spitting Cum on a Travelodge Carpet.

“[Dry Cleaning are an] honest and poetic post-punk quartet using observations of society to build intrigue and wit for their audience.” You haven’t missed the memo; Dry Cleaning really are as fresh as your sordid linen you collected from your local establishment rid of the scars of the weekends antics. Dry Cleaning formed in 2017 Continue Reading

LET’S GET PUNNY: No Hot Ashes Answer Questions With us Based on Puns of Their Song Titles.

This Friday No Hot Ashes release possibly the only indie punk concept album in existence, Hardship Starship which is emblazoned with UFO imagery and opens with lead single Extra Terrestrial. Kindly lead singer Issac offered to take part in our game ‘Lets Get Punny’ where we get to know bands through puns of their song Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: The Mysterines ‘Take Control’ of Their Fate With a Compliation Debut EP.

“[The Mysterines] have channelled simplicity to perfection busting out a different styles of rock banger on every track on the Take Control EP.” Still in their teens The Mysterines have deservedly achieved more than many musicians do in a lifetime. The group have channelled simplicity to perfection busting out a different styles of rock banger Continue Reading