Thursday, May 9 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.
Friday, December 24 2010
PopMatters is on its annual publishing break until 3 January 2011, except for some film reviews and blogs. In the meantime, enjoy some of the year's best...
The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.
Friday, February 10 2012
Twenty years (or so) in, the seminal techno act releases two very different compilations. Both succeed on their own terms.
Thursday, May 19 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.
Monday, September 27 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.
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.
Tuesday, October 16 2007
There is nothing quite so sad as seeing a once-great band falling into a long senescence. This is the Rolling Stones of Undercover.
Monday, April 1 2013
Underworld's Karl Hyde steps forth with a highly poetic new solo album, Edgeland, and the project's first video.
Wednesday, January 16 2013
Monday, November 22 2010
Underworld - Barking (Barking (Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set) [$48.00]
Thursday, September 23 2010
Underworld's performance at the club Privilege in Ibiza this Summer is chock full of goodness. Recorded as an Essential Mix for the BBC 1, Om…
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.