Friday, October 24 2014
This mammoth edition of a truly classic album is worth it for fans for the wealth of material and insight into the choices involved in its creation.
Thursday, May 29 2014
Two naturally complementary collaborators make half of an OK album and half of what could have been one of the best records of the year.
Thursday, May 9 2013
One half of Underworld goes solo and avoids the two main pitfalls of doing so, redundancy and pointless novelty.
Wednesday, May 8 2013
Karl Hyde's new album consolidates Underworld's lyrical themes through his own unique sense of place, crafting an album which celebrates a generation of British "un-identity". Here, Hyde discusses the album in vivid detail, including his fascination with cities, and the cultural schizophrenia of the modern generation.
Wednesday, May 18 2011
By summoning Underworld to score his production, Danny Boyle found the real key to his victory. While Frankenstein the play has its flaws, Underworld's score is largely remarkable.
Sunday, September 26 2010
Underworld have always stood in the top tier of electronic dance music producers. But on their new album Barking, Hyde and Smith collaborate with a variety of electronic producers to create a strong, eclectic album that is their best in a decade.
Thursday, September 23 2010
Friday, September 3 2010
A bit of a teaser, Underworld’s iTunes released set from London’s Roundhouse on July 17, 2010 harkens back to their classics but also hints forthcoming songs on Barking may not contain the same frantic live energy.
Wednesday, June 23 2010
Pop culture thrives on rivalries, but few are as epic as the one between werewolves and vampires -- a rivalry which predates Twilight by, oh, some 60 years.
Friday, May 14 2010
With Karl Hyde and Rick Smith putting together the final touches on a new Underworld album, new track "Scribble" makes its premiere on BBC Radio 1.