Underworld - Genre Defining Duo Creatively Reborn
One of the most crucial electro acts of all time, this storied British group are best known for their '90s sonic masterpiece 'Born Slippy' - the track that so famously featured on Danny Boyle's decade-defining flick Trainspotting. In their formative years, the duo established themselves as one of the most inventive acts on the planet, permeating their beautifully blurry club bangers with poetry and emotion never seen on dance tracks before.
In 2016, they�ll release seventh studio album Barbara Barbara, supported by a string of highly anticipated arena raves. It seems the act have been creatively reborn, with their latest track 'We Face a Shining Future' hinting at the excitement yet to come.No electro fan would want to miss a performance by this legendary duo, so buy Underworld tickets now on StubHub.
Underworld - See the 90s Electro Pioneers Live in 2016
When established electropop musicians Karl Hyde and Rick Smith took the risky step of recruiting 17 year old DJ Darren Emerson into their outfit, they couldn't have possibly realised what a masterstroke it would prove. Putting techno at the forefront of their sound, the group were one of the first stretched the possibilities of their genre, fusing elements of dub, trance, ambient house and Krautrock to hypnotic effect.
Underworld's unique visual identity and exhilarating live performances made them a cult prospect among dance music lovers, prompting other acts to push the boundaries and embrace a similar penchant for experimentation. Their ability to permeate artistic expression into anthemic club bangers in their seminal 1994 album dubnobasswithmyheadman changed the way the electro genre was perceived, and the album is now regarded as one of the most influential records of our time. Synonymous with Danny Boyle's cinematic opus Trainspotting, anthem 'Born Slippy' captured the essence of the '90s, and remains one of the only electro pieces to enter the canon of British music.
Their 1995 album Second Toughest in the Infants made Underworld a household name, and despite Emerson's departure they continue to record and perform as a duo today. Still pushing the musical boundaries and blazing a trail for celestial techno, the group are set to release their seventh LP in Barbara Barbara 2016. See them live in all their glory when you pick up Underworld tickets on StubHub.
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