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REVIEW: Underworld – ‘Drift Series 1 Sampler Edition’ (Smith Hyde Productions)

A 10-track overview of Underworld’s year-long ‘Drift’ multimedia project, this necessarily imperfect collection contains some of the band’s best work of the last 20 years.

REVIEW: Underworld & Iggy Pop – ‘Teatime Dub Encounters’ EP (Caroline)

Combining Underworld’s pulsing soundscapes and Iggy Pop’s poignant reminiscences, ‘Teatime Dub Encounters’ is an engrossing curio forged by two of independent music’s most characterful artists.

REVIEW: Underworld – ‘Barbara, Barbara, We Face A Shining Future’ (Universal)

by Ed Biggs The gap of six years after 2010’s Barking may be the longest wait between albums in Underworld’s history, even for a band that has only really ever operated infrequently, but that hiatus has been productive for both Rick Smith and Karl Hyde. Smith worked closely with British film director Danny Boyle, both on the original score segments for the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony and on Boyle’s 2013 movie

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