1. Karl Hyde Revisits the Golden Years of U.K. Dance Music, Trainspotting & the Music of Underworld: 'It Doesn’t Sound Dated'

    October 19, 2014 11:06 PM EDT It’s that rarest of things, when a song becomes a veritable cultural snapshot of its time. And in the closing scene of Danny Boyle’s 1996 cinematic masterpiece Trainspotting , Underworld’s “Born Slippy” so sublimely soundtracks the “sellout” revelation of Ewan McGregor’s ex-junkie Renton,…

  2. Underworld, "Oblivion With Bells"

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Underworld's fifth studio album (and second without DJ/producer Darren Emerson) doesn't have the moments of apocalyptic electro-bombast that won the band its legions without the benefit of a high-char Underworld's fifth studio album (and second without DJ/producer Darren…

  3. Update: Beasties, Chili Peppers To Headline Coachella

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline the fourth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 26-27 in Indio, Calif. Updating a story first posted earlier today, the Beastie Boys and the Red Hot Chili Peppers…

  4. A Hundred Days Off

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Following the departure of DJ Darren Emerson, Underworld's Rick Smith and Karl Hyde vowed to "destroy the past" while crafting A Hundred Days Off. Following the departure of DJ Darren Emerson, Underworld's Rick Smith and Karl Hyde vowed to "destroy the past"…

  5. Underworld Takes 'Off'

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Three years after Underworld seduced the world with the Generation X-defining hit "Born Slippy" (immortalized in the film "Trainspotting"), the U.K. outfit returned full-throttle with 1999's "Beaucoup Fish." An…

  6. Underworld Takes 'Days' On Tour

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has lined up a short North American tour in support of its new V2 studio album, "A Hundred Days Off." Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has lined up a short North American tour in support of its new V2 studio album , "A…

  7. Underworld Returns With 'A Hundred Days'

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has set a Sept. 23 international release date for its latest album, "A Hundred Days Off." The set is due a day later in North America via V2 and will be prec Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has set a Sept. 23 international…

  8. INXS Perseveres For Summer Tour

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST INXS is lining up its first North American tour since original lead singer Michael Hutchence's 1997 suicide. The 40-city tour will begin May 30 in Anaheim, Calif., with vocalist Jon Stevens filling Hu INXS is lining up its first North American tour since original lead singer Michael…

  9. The Anglo Files

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New music from Los Chicharrons, K-Boy, X-Press 2, and Zohar; DMC/Technics Mixing Championships. Tummy Touch's Odd Couple This month (Aug 27 in U.K.) will see the release of "Blow for You/Blow for Me," the second album from Tummy Touch's eccentric funk-samba maestros Los…

  10. Creamfields New York Show Cancelled

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Just a week after the Las Vegas edition of the Creamfields electronic music fest was canceled due to logistical and other issues, the plug has been pulled on the New York installment of the event due Just a week after the Las Vegas edition of the Creamfields electronic music fest was canceled…

  11. Creamfields Techno Fest Descends On N.Y., Vegas

    May 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s three-year-old Creamfields electronic music festival is headed to North America for events in Long Island, N.Y. (Sept. 1) and Las Vegas (Sept. 29). A number of top acts will appear at both The U.K.'s three-year-old Creamfields electronic music festival is headed to North…

  12. Billboard Bits: David Bowie, Dolly Parton, Fatboy Slim

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on David Bowie, Dolly Parton, Fatboy Slim, Christopher Walken, Underworld, Darren Emerson, Scanty SandwichA David Bowie will launch an online radio station, "BowieRadio," via his BowieNet Web community on Thursday (April 5). Using RealNetworks software, the station will stream…