Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

Reference Entry

Underworld

Ian Peel

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

Preview

British techno group. It was originally formed as a duo in 1988 by Karl Hyde (vocals and technology) and Rick Smith (guitars and technology), who had performed together as a 1980s synth-pop band, Freuer. A début album Underneath the Radar (Sire, 1988) and the subsequent Change the Weather (Sire, 1989) fared badly, and the pair temporarily disbanded. After the advent of acid house, they began working with the London DJ Darren Emmerson as Lemon Interrupt,

Reference Entry.  225 words. 

Subjects: music

full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian