Quarantine Q&A #19 – We chatted with Jess from “RAE” to see how she’s been during lockdown

We here at Underscore Part 3 HQ are like most of the UK are scratching our heads at what on earth to do in this weird and not wonderful world we’ve found ourselves thrown into. Well considering we’re always chatting shit to the best acts on the sea of global indie we decided to use Continue Reading

Quarantine Q&A #18 – We chatted to The Rambling Club to see how they’ve all been getting on during lockdown

We here at Underscore Part 3 HQ are like most of the UK are scratching our heads at what on earth to do in this weird and not wonderful world we’ve found ourselves thrown into. Well considering we’re always chatting shit to the best acts on the sea of global indie we decided to use Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Coach Party’s ‘Party Food’ EP boasts a number of endlessly enjoyable rock-influenced tunes and makes a perfect debut full-length release

A long-awaited release within the South Coast’s local music scene, Coach Party’s first EP under their new name and record label secures the Isle of Wight group as a force to be reckoned with within UK indie music. Formally known as JEPH, Coach Party have continued to grow in popularity, with numerous support slots alongside Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Leeds newcomers RAE make a bold statement with their incredible debut single, ‘Never Meant To Start A Witch Hunt’

Ever since this group announced their name change back in January, we’ve been eagerly anticipating what their new identity would bring. Formally known as Ørmstons, RAE have remodelled and returned to take the UK’s local music scene by storm with a heavier, more mature sound to their music. As the group’s first official outing under Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Laura Marling, live from the Union Chapel via our living rooms. 6th June 2020.

“With our belly’s full…we ambled over to the sofa and loaded up the iPad. This is gigging in 2020.” For several months now, our disposable social time has gone through somewhat of a revolution. Video conference quizzes have replaced pub crawls. 1000 piece puzzles have replaced going out for dinner with friends. Baking banana bread Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: LA Priest‘s new album ‘GENE’ is unique and compelling, defined by a drum machine which took two years in the making

LA Priest (otherwise known as Samuel Eastgate) first launched into his music career in 2004, with the formation of the band ‘Late of the Pier’. Although the band broke down in 2010, but LA Priest continued to make music, adapting to become an accomplished solo artist. With over 350,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, Priest continues Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Wesley Gonzalez releases ‘Appalling Human’ – a poppy take on post-therapy feels

It’s hard to come across music that is both deeply personal and an absolute bop, but wizard wordsmith Wesley Gonzalez hits the nail on the head with his latest record, Appalling Human. Dubbed a ‘post-therapy’ album, it sees Wesley dig into his feelings and tell all, through an upbeat sound that has been worked on Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Nia Archives debut is a hidden gem, melding Soul and Jungle for her irresistible banger ‘Sober Feels’

There is nothing that quite compares to the smugness of discovering a <1000 Spotify gem. East London-based Machunian Nia Archives has only released one song and already possesses an alluring air of mystery. Her Instagram feed is filled with grainy 8mm videos of dark cityscapes and the artistry she has revealed so far strikes the Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Cumbrian foursome FLYNT spark a flame for the future with smooth indie-pop track ‘L.O.V.E.’

It’s a long way from West Cumbria to Maida Vale Studios, both literally and figuratively, but indie-pop four-piece FLYNT seem to have made the journey in no time flat. Within just a couple of years together, the band have scored themselves a slot on the line-up for Radio 1’s virtual Big Weekend 2020 as well Continue Reading