Album Review: Underground Railroad – ‘White Night Stand’

While this could be Underground Railroad’s most accessible record to date, the devil is always in the detail with a band such as this. The French trio have fully realised a vision that marries tuneful to atonal, old to new, and conventional songwriting with bold invention. All is not quite what it seems, with dystopian waltzes, space rock and...

Album review: Underground Railroad

French trio Underground Railroad sit somewhere awesome between the post-punk fury of Pixies and the angst of Nirvana. Following on from their 2008 homage to 4AD’s back-catalogue, ‘Sticks And Stones’, comes this poppier, more psychedelic EP. Swathes of ‘NYC Ghosts…’-era Sonic Youth guitar flood your ears on opener ‘Pick The Ghost’, as bass player Marion Andrau emulates Kim Gordon’s...

Underground Railroad to release new EP

'Pick The Ghost...' will be out in April

Underground Railroad

It’s about time we faced facts: as a society we’ve got too fat and apathetic to ever fully embrace the grunge revival that seems to be heralded as just around the corner every month or so. Even our most infamous skag lovers are packing a few extra pounds these days, living in unbridled opulence in north London – the...

Underground Railroad to launch new London club night

Band will play live on Thursday (August 7)