Working back and forth with sound and image is how we’re developing the #DRIFT Series, Rick weaving and stitching grooves, melody and words together; drawing parts from disparate songs to create a piece of music that shocked me. Twenty four hours ago, this journey through the edge of night didn’t exist: underworldlive.com/drift Karl
Following last week’s #Drift release (the hypnotic, small hours techno of Appleshine), Molehill is something of an unexpected gear change. A gleaming cascade of piano, guitar and wordless choral voices, based on a live recording Rick and Karl made together at their Essex studio… Download the tracks and watch the film by Simon Taylor of Tomato here: http://bit.ly/2Gfh7ur
#DRIFT, Episode 2 opened with 'Appleshine (film edit)' – a minimalist, hypnotic small hours glide. Download the full 9 min track here if you missed it: https://underworldlive.com/drift... It is beautifully, uniquely, undoubtedly Underworld.
Recently unearthed, this recording made in late 98 is part of a number of rehearsals before the release and touring of the album Beaucoup Fish. Including some tracks from the album, older material and a number of improv’s that went onto become a huge part of the Underworld live experience in 1999. -Rick Listen here 👇 and sign up to get early notifications in future!
NEW MUSIC - OUT TODAY. At the start of November 2018, Underworld launched Episode 1 of their “DRIFT” series, a year-long project that sees the band release new work on consecutive Thursdays. DRIFT Episode 1: DUST features extended and developed versions of each of the Thursday releases, including collaborations with DJ and Producer Ø [Phase], Australian experimental impro-trance band The Necks and a piece made to reflect the ongoing work of the award-winning Manchester Street Poem project. Listen, watch, sign-up at www.underworldlive.com/drift
A different kind of drift. A change of pace for Ep.1 Pt.5, a meditation, a collaboration, a reinterpretation of Another Silent Way with impro-trance trio The Necks. Watch & listen here: https://underworldlive.com/drift/
Universe of Can When Back is Ep 1, Pt. 4 of Underworld’s #DRIFT Series. The new film by tomato’s Simon Taylor uses clips of Karl Hyde writing furiously in his daily process of gathering words for Underworld, mixed with images shot while on a road trip in Tokyo. Watch here: https://underworldlive.com/drift/ “I’ve been posting these words in my online diary every day for nearly twenty years and this is the first time that process has been filmed, - I’m intrigued...” Karl Hyde #WorldOfUnderworld
Following on from last week’s launch, today the World of Underworld brings you Episode 1, Part 2 of their #DRIFT series: Dexters Chalk, a collaboration with Ø [Phase], soundtracking a new film by tomato’s Simon Taylor. Watch and listen in full here: https://underworldlive.com/drift/
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Underworld have today announced a series of very special club shows in November and December. These gigs promise to be the most intimate the band have played since the early ‘90s. Find out more below, and sign up for access to pre-sale tickets: https://underworld.lnk.to/ldn-ams #WorldOfUnderworld
Kicking-off the #Drift series - an epic year-long road trip in collaboration with Tomato and friends - with their feet firmly in their world of live dance music, ‘Another Silent Way’ is uniquely and unmistakably Underworld. Watch & listen here: https://underworldlive.com/drift/ #WorldOfUnderworld