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Underworld’s ‘If Rah’ Video Is a Writhing, Tightly Choreographed Blast

Legendary electronic group Underworld — whose extraordinary Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future just hit stores last month — have unveiled the acrobatic, body-twisting video for…
Brennan Carley / April 4, 2016

Review: Underworld Don’t Need Your Nostalgia on ‘Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future’

Underworld's transcendent Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future arrives in one of those windows of release-date alignments with anniversaries that further confirms the cyclical nature of music…
Harley Brown / March 14, 2016

The SPIN Interview: Underworld

It's been 20 years since the future that legendary electronic group Underworld faced was shining its brightest. The long journey of Karl Hyde and Rick…
Andrew Unterberger / March 11, 2016

Underworld’s Kyle Hyde Unleashes His Inner Raver in ‘I Exhale’ Video

Solo dance parties are often the best kind, as Underworld's Karl Hyde demonstrates with aplomb in the video for "I Exhale," the epic post-punk-leaning opener…
Harley Brown / January 26, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Pet Shop Boys, Underworld, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of SPIN’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from a YouTube deep-diver, British electronic trailblazers, lovelorn dream-poppers, and more.
SPIN Staff / January 22, 2016

Brian Eno and Underworld’s Karl Hyde Blast Off on Sax-y ‘The Satellites’

"I dream the sound of cars / To drown the satellites," Brian Eno sings at the end of "The Satellites," the first song from his…
Marc Hogan / March 4, 2014

Brian Eno and Underworld’s Karl Hyde Team Up for ‘Someday World’ Album

Brian Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde have performed together and collaborated on a few tracks in the past, but now the pals have united to…
Dan Reilly / February 25, 2014

London’s Olympics Will Sound Pretty English: Underworld, Elbow on Board

London's 2012 Summer Olympic Games don't officially kick off until July 27, but the soundtrack is already starting to come together. And, as you might…
Marc Hogan / December 7, 2011

Underworld, ‘Barking’ (Cooking Vinyl/Om)

The problem with the last two albums from these English rave vets wasn't the absence of DJ/producer Darren Emerson. It was that the surviving duo…
Barry Walters / August 23, 2010

LISTEN: New Song from Underworld

UK electronic icons Underworld are returning with a new studio album later this year, and its first single, "Scribble," was released over the weekend as…
Peter Gaston / May 17, 2010

Underworld: Explosive in Vegas

When Brit electronica subverts Underworld kicked off their current North American tour at The Joint in Las Vegas on Thursday night it was a full-body…
Jason Bracelin / August 7, 2009

All Points West ’08 Recap: Friday

The New Pornographers and Grizzly Bear: Eating Indie Rock for Dinner: Grizzly Bear and the New Pornographers, two bands comfortably considered indie rock staples in…
Samantha Promisloff / August 10, 2008

Underworld Unveil New Art Exhibit in NYC

As with all art openings, the crowds come to congratulate the artist (of course), to see the work (naturally), and also (duh!) for the open…
Robin Monheit / August 8, 2008