IN FOR QUESTIONING: South Coast’s post-punk grooving Bird Shoes sat down for a chat about 2020 plans and much more.

Bird Shoes have been kicking around the south coast scene for a couple of years now, but like many it can take time to take to the first bunch of songs to blossom- and in 2019 that’s just what they have done. Having released three singles under Killing Moon Records, playing alongside Wolf Alice at Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: All said and done in 3 minutes of perfection. The C33s are back with a horror-punk banger ‘Resurrection Men’

“Get ready to do you best ‘Waynes World we’re not worthy’ impression, The C33s have [captured their live energy] on this surf, garage punk banger.” Since rock’n’roll was invented the conundrum for bands and studio engineers has been – how do you capture the live energy as well as the musicianship on record? Capturing indescribable Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Guru are back but rather than ‘Don’t Talk’ the 4-piece band give us ‘LTD’ shouts to whip up fury from the frustrated youth.

“Right now, Guru are the voice for Brighton, proving this with their progressive, powerful honesty on yet another faultless release.” Hailing from liberal and progressive Brighton, Guru are surrounded by contemporaries all with a similar message, yet the best will always rise to the surface. Right now, Guru are the voice for Brighton, proving this Continue Reading

LETS GET PUNNY: Cat Scan Answer Questions With Us Based On Puns of Their Song Titles.

So… who the fuck are Cat Scan? Quite frankly we don’t really know, they don’t have Facebook or Twitter and their press release is pretty damn minimal. However we did manage to track the whole band down and had an email chat with them in the equally off the wall manner as this post-punk band. Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: The Murder Capital’s ‘When I Have Fears’ is a Rare Album That Could Only Be Fully Examined With A Thesis, The Type Of Album We Will Still Talk Of In Years To Come.

Earlier this year we were blessed with Fontaines DC’s debut album, the first of the wave of Dublin post-punk to lay on our ears but by the time the bands debut Dogrel arrived the music press had already started to attribute Dublin with a whole scene and not just an isolated quartet of genius. With bands Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: Dry Cleaning Prove They Are No ‘Sweet Princess’ With Their Debut EP Poetically Discussing Spitting Cum on a Travelodge Carpet.

“[Dry Cleaning are an] honest and poetic post-punk quartet using observations of society to build intrigue and wit for their audience.” You haven’t missed the memo; Dry Cleaning really are as fresh as your sordid linen you collected from your local establishment rid of the scars of the weekends antics. Dry Cleaning formed in 2017 Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Memes ‘Happy Shopper’; The More Self-Assured Younger Brother To Memes Previous Work.

“Happy Shopper is equally memorable as the double A side [Blah, Blah, Blah] that brought the industry insiders knocking recently; possibly even more memorable!” Memes are the product of banging tunes but also banging good luck. We assume that Memes sent their first double A side Blah, Blah, Blah/Funny Man to Steve Lamacq and were Continue Reading

IN FOR QUESTIONING: Miss June; “Instead Of Trying To ‘Break The Glass Ceiling” [As Women] We Need To Construct Buildings Of Our Own.”

In For Questioning is the feature pointing readers in the direction of bands you may not have heard of yet, but in a year they’ll be playing all the right venues and on all the right tours and you’ll be left thinking “oh crap, I remember seeing that name on Underscore Part 3 but didn’t Continue Reading

IN FOR QUESTIONING: GURU; Our Favourite Live Post Punk Jokers Told Us A Little About Themselves.

In the space of a fortnight 2 of Underscore Part 3’s writers managed to see GURU live. “Both live and on record the band infect you with their brazen… narcissistic post-punk” was the description of their Portsmouth Psych Fest performance. With shock we had found one of our new favourite bands so we had to Continue Reading