The Underscore Collective began as a group of individuals passionate about music and visual media aiming to provide a cohesive one-stop approach to the process of creating music for film, games and commercials.
Underscore Collective then launched in 2014 as a record label, Toydrum’s mini album being the first of a series of releases. ‘Distant Focus Vol 1’ was a continuation of their success and pushing their sound forward from the music they created as Unkle (2007-2012). It features collaborations with Gavin Clark on ‘I’ve Got A Future’ and Joel Wells ‘Void and Form’.
The following year saw the release of ‘Evangelist’, a collaborative project with the late Gavin Clark. Sadly, Gavin passed away before the project was completed, however, Pablo and James continued with the project. Underscore Collective proudly released ‘Evangelist’ at the end of 2015. The tracks ‘God Song’ and ‘Whirlwind Of Rubbish’ featured in the Bafta winning series This Is England ’90 written and directed by Shane Meadows.
Both projects inspired TOYDRUM to approach some good friends to work on a project celebrating Gavin’s music. ‘My Eye On You (To Reinvision)’ includes tracks by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, Trentemøller, Frank Wiedemann Pye Corner Audio and more.