INTERVIEW: The Blinders. Fresh From SXSW And About To Embark On Their Own Headline Tour We Had A Chat With The Blinders.

Since hitting the live circuit a couple of years ago The Blinders haven’t left the attention of the music press and their ever growing fanbase. Finally last year we were rewarded with their debut album which captured their electric live energy on one of the most critically acclaimed albums of the year. Having just got Continue Reading

PHOTO-STORY: Frank Turner, Jimmy Eat World, Grace Petrie at Bournemouth BIC 2.2.2019

Underscore Part 3 were fortunate to interview Frank Turner ahead of the show in an interview that he described as a ‘killer interview’ which will be released soon. Until then check out Alice Conway’s photo-story from the gig. Find more of Alice’s work on Instagram user  @aliceeimo and www.aliceconwayphotography.com Follow Underscore Part 3 on Facebook and Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: James Blake- Assume Form. The winter of 2019 has its soundtrack.

There aren’t many records which suit the bleakness of an English winter. Assume Form is definitely one of them, but it allows for romance too.  James Blake has been the architect of sombre and ambient beats for a number of years now and Assume Form doesn’t stray away from that in terms of musical delivery. Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: Beans On Toast Tells Us about Song Writing As A Father, Gig Blags, A Book Sequel, The Australian Tour And More

Jay McAllister better known as Beans On Toast is a legend of the festival and independent music scene having spend his adult life living, working and playing in them so he was a perfect artist to talk to for one of our Independent Venue Week features. Beans On Toast has been extra busy the past Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: Pip Blom Cast A Spell Of Dancing Across 60 Million Postcards With Their Fun Loving Personalities and Infectious Songs. Supports No Violet And Violet. 28.01.2019

Pip Blom Streaming a band online or listening to them on record is brilliant and is often the way we hear our new favourite band but there’s a reason gigs and festivals are more popular that ever; people want the different feelings they get from watching the bands they love. Pip Blom, No Violet and Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: Imperial Wax, The New Project From The Surviving Members Of The Fall Spoke To Us Ahead of Their Debut Gig.

Imperial Wax: (L-R) Kieron Melling, Pete Greenway, Dave Spurr, Sam Curran   A year on from the passing of Mark E Smith, the final line-up of The Fall talk to Matt Upchuck of Underscore Part 3 about their new group with Sam Curran, Imperial Wax ahead of their first gig on 1st February 2019.  Sam Continue Reading

GIG REVIEW: The 1975, Pale Waves and No Rome at The Westpoint Arena Exeter 21st January 2019

Of all the places you expect to find an entire evening devoted to showcasing Dirty Hitartists, an enormous agricultural building in rural Devon perhaps wouldn’t be top of anyone’s list. Westpoint, with no little grandiosity, refers to itself as an arena. Merely entering the venue is enough to dispel any such delusions. As first impressions Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: Foals ‘Exits’; the first glimpse at Yannis’ two pieced locket ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost’

A solid start to a new Foals chapter, we can’t wait for both albums this year! Foals’ new single Exits marks a new port of call in the next chapter of the band’s journey. Not least, it’s the first recording released in the wake of founding member and bass player, Walter Gervers, who departed amicably Continue Reading