More than the Chemical Brothers, Underworld is the real (true and silent) giant of the techno-electronic scene in the UK. Always sincere, rarely going for the crowd-pleasing reefs ( Trainspotting´s Born Slippy, and pehaps Jumbo are just melodic synchronicities in the hub of rave) their tracks are more from their heart than for the charts. Beautiful music for pills and trains, for passing lights and strange sex, for jelly rad and mellowiredancing. Their new album “Oblivion with Bells” is a sober and delicate comeback. (more…)
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This is the Future Sound of London:
Electronic music project, created on a probably foggy day, in Manchester, UK, around mid eighties, by a couple of friends: Brian Dougans and Garry Cobain.
Along the history of the band, the duo has maintained a really discrete and mysterious way of handling the media and their audience. Although they’re usually labeled as ambient, their music has denied every attempt on inserting them into a specific genre.