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Feature: 2019 Favourites

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Live Review: Underground Lovers/The Lovetones, The Corner Hotel, Melbourne

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Track: Underground Lovers – Seven Day Weekend, plus Album and Tour News

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It’s been a prolific year for individual members of the legendary Underground Lovers with a number of solo releases (R.J. Andrew, Philippa Nihill and Glenn Bennie) and re-issues of past albums. singer Vincenzo Giarrusso has joined his fellow members with the release of ‘I’m With You’ under the moniker Vincey, and it’s a marvelous addition …

The much welcomed reissue of many of Underground Lovers albums on vinyl reflects that most were issued during the heyday of CDs in the nineties. Today, the Undies announce the release of their 1997 album ‘Ways T’Burn’, remastered and on vinyl for the very first time through Rubber Records. There’s a couple more to go …

Record Store Day (RSD) arrives this Saturday and a coterie of Australian releases provide a fascinating collection of remixes, reissues, limited editions and collaborations. One gem that stands out is a release of an old favourite. Melbourne giants Underground Lovers are releasing their sixth album ‘Cold Feeling’ on vinyl for the first time, remastered by …

Philippa Nihill provides the ethereal vocals and instrumentation for the magnificent Underground Lovers: adding a magnetic and enigmatic presence in the live shows that often contrasts with the maelstrom that surrounds her. She about to release a stunning new album ‘Find Her Way’ (due out on Friday). Each track in the album individually has an airiness and …

Philippa Nihill (founding member of the legendary Underground Lovers) has just released a thrilling new single ‘Getaway’, which channels the anthemic style of Burt Bacharach with her own unique dynamism and power. With a chorus break bigger than skies above Australia and a stirring reflective verse, ‘Getaway’ is a majestic single that ebbs and flows like …

A well recognised character providing a steady and yet impossibly wild percussive spine to the legendary Undergound Lovers, R.J. Andrew has just unveiled his epic solo album ‘Black River’: a dreamy reverie spread across 15 epic tracks. The album sets sail with ‘Darling Please’: crunchy, satisfying guitars that tremble and shine and move in a …

For the cognoscenti, Philippa Nihill provides the ethereal vocals and instrumentation for the magnificent Underground Lovers: adding a magnetic and enigmatic presence in the live shows that often contrasts with the maelstrom that surrounds her. She has just released a stunning new solo single ‘Finds Her Way’ as an amuse bouche to a forthcoming album …

You really can’t get much better than ‘Leaves Me Blind’, the 1992 magnum opus from the seminal Underground Lovers – their second album. Lead single ‘Your Eyes’ remains on my personal list of favourite songs ever with its hypnotic bass and dreamy ethereal fugue. The entire album positively shimmers and glows and has the collective …

Richard Andrew has a very important day job as the vital provider of beats to the legendary Underground Lovers, and has been moonlighting a solo project under his own name R.J. Andrew. Andrew has many strings to his bow, though – he is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and composer. This man of many talents has just …

The Same Same consist of two giants in the indie music scene in Australia: multi instrumentalists Philippa Nihill from the Underground Lovers/GB3 and Lisa Gibbs from USER/GB3, and their weapons of choice are keys, synths and vocals wielded with haunting finesse and subtlety. The Same Same have just announced the release of an album of …