INTERVIEW: Petrol Girls Give Us the Fresh News Ahead of Their UK Tour.

Petrol Girls are on album two with new release Cut & Stitch but this time around the band are gaining the attention they really deserve recieved accolades such as being awarded Rough Trade Records Album Of The Month earlier this year. Many bands are extremely important because their words speak to us as humans but Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: New Zealand Punks Miss June Won’t Be Having a ‘Bad Luck Party’ When Their Party Punk Debut Drops This Friday.

So, what do we know about Miss June…? They toured Oceania with IDLES which means they’ll have UK fans regardless of their sound, but in honesty they truly deserved that slot and the fans; they’re sarcastic and humorous using @ihatemissjune as their account name on Twitter and Instagram and they signed off our recent interview Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: We’re Going To Have To Waiting More Than ’17 Days’ For the Full Album But This Opening Single Of Annie Taylor’s Leaves Us Wanting More.

“[With 17 Days being Annie Taylor’s] opening statement for [their upcoming] album we’re sure the full-lengther is going to be one to look forward to.” Earlier this year Swedish grungers caught our attention with their EP Not Yours so the news of new single 17 Days was met with excitement in the office. We commented 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

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

IN FOR QUESTIONING: JOHN; The Duo With 2 John’s Chatted To Us As They Announced Their New Tour.

JOHN formed back in 2013 but like many shaping their sound didn’t come overnight, however when it did it came with the ferocious 2017 debut God Speed In The National Limit. Since this ear splitting debut the band have garnered a reputation for formidable live performances, attention that caught the ears of post-punk darlings IDLES 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