GIG REVIEW: White Denim with Support Boy Azooga; “[White Denim,] What A Fucking Band” The Perfect Heckle From a Jubilant Crowd Member.

For many including Underscore Part 3 the announcement of White Denim with support from Boy Azooga felt as close to a double headline gig that you’re going to find for a venue of its size so it’s without surprise that Portsmouth’s hotspot the Wedgewood Rooms had sold out in advance.   By the time Boy Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Hey Colossus at Portsmouth The Loft.

With interest in their new album Four Bibles running high including a BBC 6 Music Session for Marc Riley just a week prior to this date yet again Southsea promoters Calamity Cratediggers and Honeymooner have brought the most exciting bands to the South West enticing London’s Hey Colossus to The Loft. The aptly dark, snug and Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Hatchie, with support from Katy J Pearson. The Louisiana, Bristol. Brisbane’s dream-pop diva delivers.

  Formerly one half of Stroud duo Ardyn, whose output was limited to a smattering of releases a couple of years back, Katy J Pearson is returning from something of a creative and commercial hiatus. Now standing on her own feet as a solo artist, albeit with a supporting band, Pearson’s recent signing to the Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Drahla, Sleep Eaters, Happy 2000 & Web at Southampton, Heartbreakers 12.5.2019; A Pleasureable Audio Assault From All Four Acts.

It had been a roasting hot May Sunday the day after the legendary The Great Escape Festival in Brighton when Drahla came to Southampton which by all means is not the ideal conditions for a gig but each of the 4 bands brought different ways to win over the crowd eager to experience a broadly Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Chloe Foy With Support From Cherry; Chloe Mesmerised The Audience Who Will In Future Gloat ‘I saw Chloe Foy at 60 Million Postcards’ 16.4.2019

‘Cherry’s voice shone through with power and her lead players work was sublime leaving us to feel that more is yet to come of this duo.’ Opening tonight’s event was the competent Cherry who played heavy thrashed acoustic guitar with soulful vocal backed by an exceptionally talented lead guitar player who’s hands nimbly crawled around Continue Reading

FESTIVAL COVERAGE: BBC 6 Music Festival 2019 In Liverpool; ‘By Day’ Highlights

If you read our last post, you’ll be aware of the format of BBC 6 Music’s festival in Liverpool so skip ahead a couple of paragraph’s and get into the good stuff; the highlights! Last weekend Underscore Part 3 attended the BBC 6 Music Festival which headed to Liverpool for the first time so we Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Easy Life, Che Lingo & DJ Jacky P. Streaming & Touring Culture Are Bringing Pop Music Live To Masses, Only The Best Will Survive and Easy Life Will Be One of Them.

‘Small circuit tours always go off when it’s a sell out and with Easy Life and Che Lingo at Southampton Joiners it followed in that fashion.’ As a gig goer you buy your ticket to a gig as a fan of the band but when the tour sells out no matter your excitement before it Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Arcade Hearts & Cherry Lotus at 60 Million Postcards, Bournemouth 14.03.2019. Hearts on Fire: Arcade Hearts reinforce their credentials

A Sixty Million Postcards south coast double-header is always something to look forward to. Although free-entry café bar nights risk disappointment, there was plenty of promise about this strong Thursday night billing courtesy of We Broke Free.     Bournemouth band Cherry Lotus saw proceedings underway, with the encouragement of a decent-sized local following. It’s Continue Reading