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

INTERVIEW: The Mysterines; For Now They are Just That, A Mystery But Soon They Will Be A Household Name

After The Mysterines exploded through our speakers on their recent Steve Lamacq BBC Radio 6 Music drive time session we immediately had to get in contact to speak to the power behind the feminine graveled voice. For those unfamiliar to Steve Lamacq’s sessions these do not come about easy, if Steve gives you his seal of Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Double Headlinder; The Cheap Thrills. And Vinyl Staircase At 60 Million Postcards 21.02.2019

When we see ‘double headliner’ on a poster our first thought is that both bands are having an ego trip reluctant to be the ‘support band’ but after watching two brilliant performances which showed very different strengths it is clear they were both worthy of the title ‘headliner’; it is also worth noting that having Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Desperate Journalist; In Search of The Miraculous: A Post Punk Concept Album That Holds Its Own Among The Best Of Its Kind.

An immense and absorbing mood piece, with Jo Bevan’s lyrical soul-bearing its deliberate and brave focal point. “There has to be the chance for something to go wrong in order for it to be rewarding when it goes right, which I suppose fits the whole theme of this record.” – Jo Bevan, Desperate Journalist in Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Piroshka; Brickbat: Don’t Be Fooled By The Term Supergroup For This Band It Is In Concept Only.

The mere announcement of the existence of Piroshka was enough to prick the interest of critics and fans alike. Employing the combined efforts of Miki Berenyi (Lush), KJ McKillop (Moose), Mick Conroy (Modern English) and Justin Welch (Elastica), there was an instant and irresistible draw to discover what such a post-punk melting pot would have Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: Desperate Journalist; We Chatted To Lead Singer Jo Ahead Of Their New Album Release.

It’s almost two years since London-based indie-goths Desperate Journalist released their critically-acclaimed sophomore outing Grow Up. On the eve of the release of their much-anticipated third album In Search of the Miraculous, Underscore Part 3 caught up with the band’s singer and lyricist Jo Bevan to discuss art, hope, juggling life’s competing demands and the Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: BODEGA; Ahead Of Their UK Tour We Spoke To Ben About Literally Everything!

In 2018 BBC Radio 6 Music introduced the UK to New York City art rock band BODEGA with their blatant despairing anthem ‘How Did This Happen’ getting heavy air-play due to it speaking in a voice many could relate to whilst it’s catchy lines kept it’s values and melody in our heads. With every single Continue Reading

PHOTO-STORY- Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Black Futures at The Old Firestation, Bournemouth 11.02.2019.

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes return to Bournemouth was highly anticipated selling out in less than a week, their return was triumphant and with highly polished Black Futures in support these are two bands who will see bigger stages and venues in the near future. Full photo gallery from this night to remember…   Black Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: DITZ Spoke With James Wadsworth Ahead Of Their New Single Release Gay Boy.

righton noise rock/hardcore quintet have just released their new single ‘Gay Boy’ after a year full of high profile support slots and their critically acclaimed single ‘Seeking Arrangement’. With only 4 songs released previously and not a filler in sight Underscore Part 3’s James Wadsworth chatted with drummer Jack to learn their plans for the Continue Reading