SINGLE REVIEW Alfie Neale – White Gates: Released 01.03.19. Is the sky even the limit to Alfie Neale’s ambitions?’

The arrival of White Gates continues what has proven to be a very busy 2019 so far for Alfie Neale. Hot on the heels of one of this year’s first and so far finest releases, Tongue Tied, the Brighton-based songwriter-producer’s quality shows no sign of slipping, with this release a further choice cut from his Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Foals ‘Exits’; the first glimpse at Yannis’ two pieced locket ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost’

A solid start to a new Foals chapter, we can’t wait for both albums this year! Foals’ new single Exits marks a new port of call in the next chapter of the band’s journey. Not least, it’s the first recording released in the wake of founding member and bass player, Walter Gervers, who departed amicably Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Meat Candy – Disconnected

    ‘Not many bands can keep throwing out different song ideas every month and have them all sound great!’   ‘Disconnected’ is the fifth monthly single from the Meat Candy boys who have set themselves the task of releasing 8 singles, one each month ,which will be released as a collection called ‘Psych Aux Continue Reading

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

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

SINGLE REVIEW: Bobbi’s Second World by The Orielles.

Instantly the wet high bass notes on ‘Bobbi’s Second World’ confirm within one bar that this is The Orielles. Is this a blessing or a curse? With probably the equivalent collective years musicianship of the whole band as the age of any one member this is definitely a blessing in the case of these teen Continue Reading

SPLIT SINGLE REVIEW: IDLES/Heavy Lungs Danny Nedelko/Blood Brother Split Single- Released 30th of November.

IDLES/Heavy Lungs Danny Nedelko/Blood Brother Split Single- Released 30th of November   Often split singles are the product of 2 financially strapped bands who want to share the costs but in this case both bands have had their own releases previously. This is a piece of artwork: visually, creatively and musically a snapshot in time Continue Reading