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Loyle Carner- ‘Not Waving, But Drowning’ is ‘Rhythm And Poetry’ at its best, an album that will be described as ‘a timeless classic’ in the future.

‘Loyle Carner has a new found maturity in this sophomore release where Loyle has solidified his style as poet, storyteller and emotionally open family man.’ Loyle Carner’s work has always been termed as rap due to it being the closest… Continue Reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel. Dubliners’ Debut Does Not Disappoint, Much Of It Familiar Like The Comfort Of A Favourite Jacket.

The last six months have resounded with the constant presence of Fontaines D.C. There has been the string of critically-acclaimed single releases and their ever-expanding live juggernaut smashing through venues of increasing size. The rise has been relentless and inescapable… Continue Reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: FACS – Lifelike. Uneasy Listening: Beauty in the brutality.

Lifelike is the sophomore release from Chicago’s FACS, a trio featuring ex-Disappears members Brian Case (guitar/vocal) and Noah Ledger (drums), with Alianna Kalaba (bass) replacing Jonathan van Herik who played on 2018 debut Negative Houses. “[Lifelike] is a glowering morass… Continue Reading

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Good Cop, Bad Cop (Matt Helders of Arctic Monkeys & Joe Carnall of Milburn). This Is Not The Album We Wanted, It’s So Much More; Old Friendships Die Hard On This Classic Debut.

‘One of the best albums of 2019 so far… is not getting the hype it deserves…; you need this album in your life.’ Initial rumblings of Joe’s work outside Milburn were coming to light in late 2016 when he chatted… Continue Reading

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INTERVIEW: Penelope Isles; As a Recent Signing To The Legendary Bella Union We Decided We Had To Chat to Jack Wolter From The Band.

Fresh from signing with record label Bella Union and dropping 2 live sessions Chlorine and Gnarbone we had to chat to Penelope Isles to hear all about their exciting plans, here’s what Jack Wolter had to say to us. Hi,… Continue Reading

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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes.

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes spoke to Underscore Part 3 about keeping mentally healthy, being a role model for their fans and for Frank’s daughter, being emotionally vulnerable, the powerful album and much more! This was an interview where our team came away… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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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… Continue Reading

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GIG REVIEW: Valeras, The Keep Cats, Daphney at Heartbreakers, Southampton.

Valeras A bands first headline tour can often make or break them, it’s the process of crafting their ability to play out of their comfort zone; it’s the first time the band will have been spending so many stressful hours… Continue Reading