SINGLE REVIEW: Alfie Neale: Tongue Tied released 11.1.2019

If Alfie Neale’s previous well-received release Liquor Dreams saw him in the realms of the otherworldly, Tongue Tied is a no less beguiling journey through life’s harsher realities. Alternating between stardust-speckled balladry and head-nodding groove, like a life-affirming pulse in the temple, Tongue Tied is the most promising work yet from the Brighton-based prodigy.   Neale Continue Reading

PREVIEW: The Relaunch of BBC 6 Music’s Day Time Programme Schedule.

L-R: Shaun Keaveny, Steve Lamacq, Mary Anne Hobbs, Lauren Laverne  Tomorrow is a monumental day for British radio, women in the media and in particular BBC Radio 6 Music who launch their new scheduling. With 3 male and 2 female presenters over 5 programmes at the helm Monday to Friday between 5am- 7pm we at Continue Reading

IVW PREVIEW: Pip Blom & No Violet IVW Tour- 60 Million Postcards 28.1.2019

This month at Underscore Part 3 we’re going to guide you through as much independent venue news as possible and more specifically we’ll keep you informed on events tied in with the national event Independent Venue Week. Female Amsterdam singer-songwriter Pip Blom is one of the artists doing a small tour to support IVW starting Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Mhairi- Moonface

Mhairi became known to Underscore Part 3 firstly as a musician long before she started writing for us but after frustrations in the studio with the direction Mhairi’s producer had been taking her she was playing less and less. Mhairi moved from Bournemouth to Manchester thrown into the melting pot music scene she gradually started Continue Reading

Top 10’s of 2018- Manchester Writer Mhairi McDonald’s Favourites of the Year.

Our final top 10 of the year comes from Manchester based Bournemouth born Mhairi. Mhairi’s taste is hard to pin down with a love of genre hopping artists and experimental exploratory sounds. She grew up listening to a hefty amount of indie folk rock but has since broadened her horizons and firm favourites to include Continue Reading

Top 10’s of 2018- Dorset Writer Iain Dalgleish’s Favourites of the Year.

The second of our best of 2018’s comes from Dorset based Iain Dalgleish. Iain has been a shoegaze fan since the late 80s and has never steered too far from it, but just as teen Iain threw himself head first into the shoegaze scene he discovered The Wedding Present which gave him a lasting taste Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Alfie Neale, Dorchester Corn Exchange 17.12.2018

    Any West Dorset resident will tell you that big music nights don’t come along too often in these parts. The Blockheads (without Ian Dury) may have packed out the Corn Exchange and Manchester legends Johnny Marr and Peter Hook have tried out in Bridport in recent years, but there is nothing quite like Continue Reading

Top 10’s of 2018- London Writer Curt Downs Favourites of the Year.

The first of our three top 10 lists comes from London based writer Curt Downs. Curt’s passions are alternative and indie rock including shoegaze and dream pop. Curt also dabbles in electronic, folk and pop music. If this sounds your style read on to see what he played relentlessly this year…   10) Ex:Re – Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Imperial Leisure Show They’ve Got More ‘Razzle Dazzle’ Than Their First Album With A Welcome Return To Bournemouth. Buffalo Lansdowne 15.12.2018.

  Imperial Leisure brought the house down at Buffalo, Bournemouth playing a set full of old classics and equally great material from their latest album ‘Lifestyle Brand’. This was the second night of punk gigs in the wet seaside town, both very different events but both night full of bands of outstanding calibre. London party-punk Continue Reading