INTERVIEW: New York Newcomers The Wants Immerse Us In Their World As They Embark On Their First UK Tour.

With only 2 singles to date we’re yet to fully understand what The Wants are or will become but having shaped their sound over many years it’s clear from what we’ve heard so far that we had to get them straight in for interview. We were lucky enough to get some fascinating insights from all Continue Reading

IN FOR QUESTIONING: Vinyl Staircase Take The Smooth Approach With New Single ‘Sidewalk’, Upcoming EP and Tour!

Having chatted with the Vinyl Staircase guys at the start of the 2019 it seems they’ve had a busy year having dropped a new single, started planning a tour and have another single and EP on the way! With a slick approach to their infection on our ears we were grateful to have a banterful Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Boy Scouts’ Release A Warm, Comforting Breeze Of Indie Folk On New Album ‘Free Company’

“Free Company is a record that floats with breezy indie charm…; collection of feelgood indie folk songs yet.” Boy Scouts’ singer songwriter Taylor Vick and pal Stephen Steinbrink took the supremely bold and daring step to set up a recording studio inside a rented shipping container. No windows, little space and not much by way Continue Reading

IN FOR QUESTIONING: ‘Gaffa Tape Sandy’ Talk Touring With Skegss, Dogs & The Idea Of Gaffa Tape Sponsorship.

With infectious indie-pop anthems, or as the bands kid brother says in the intro that Gaffa Tape Sandy have “banging tunes” coupled with a dog on the front cover of their EP our Editor James Wadsworth has been literally sending GTS’s EP in the Underscore Part 3’s group chats over and over. To be fair Continue Reading

Reading & Leeds Spotlight Interview: Irish Sing-Songwriter Somebody’s Child

Irish singer-songwriter Somebody’s Child, known by friends as ‘Cian’ and by us here at Underscore Part 3 as a ‘phenomenal talent’. After his electric, energetic and insanely good performance on Saturday at O’Meara, in honour of Radio X’s John Kennedy, we just had to find out more! When we did find out more we quickly Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Indie-rockers No Hot Ashes Are Set To Go Intergalactic With Debut Album Hardship Starship. 

‘And with Hardship Starship, that fanbase is going to blow up. ‘ No Hot Ashes, a four piece from Stockport, might not yet be a household name — but give them time. They’ve been touring up and down the country almost non-stop, most recently with a headline slot at Thousand Island in London, wowing audiences Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Upcoming Rockers Glass Peaks Shatter Expectations With New Single ‘Asbestos’

Relatively unknown rockers Glass Peaks are set to shatter expectations and climb to the snowy peaks of success with new single ‘Asbestos’. Recently signed to Sheffield label These Bloody Thieves, Asbestos marks the third release this year by the three piece and reflects a band who are going from strength to stunning strength. No two Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Chloe Foy ‘Without You’; Five Minutes Of Bliss. What Would We Do Without You?

Without You is a perfect archetype for a well-crafted song; atmospheric beyond words. It’s a world-building five minutes of beauty that whisks you away to another time and place; a mystical, far away kingdom. “[Without You is a]  world-building five minutes of beauty that whisks you away to another time and place.” Without You is Continue Reading

IN FOR QUESTIONING: Dead Nature proves rock is alive and well, as Tarek Musa reveals all..?

Liverpudlian Tarek Musa is probably best known for his work with the now sadly broken up indie-punk rockers Spring King. With stints supporting Kasabian, Courtney Barnett and Kaiser Chiefs, Spring King Tarek released a number of singles as well as two albums — and then the band announced that they were calling it a day, Continue Reading