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OCCII in Amsterdam is still kicking against the pricks after 25 years. The club should be on everyone’s agenda. Get down there, drink at affordable prices, see great underground acts and meet nice people. What’s not to like?
Louder Than War grabbed a quick chat with Doncaster’s Bang Bang Romeo before their gig at Manchester’s Club Academy on Sunday night. Nigel Carr reports back while David Gleave took the photos!
Colin Gibbins, who owns of all the Factory Records catalogue and huge amounts of memorabillia, speaks about his wish for a permanent exhibition of his collection to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the iconic label.
Westward The Band from Utah talk to Eileen Shapiro about the release of their second album Empire of Deception, music as a positive force and making music with your best friends.
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Live these guys don’t just play a gig they put on a show, they invite you in then they blow you away with what has been suitably described as ‘beautiful psychedelic post-rock vibes’ . The influences are there and evident, you can hear the Velvets, The Stooges, the Doors and a host of sixties psychedelia.
Ist Ist play a career busting best at Gorilla, Manchester. Is there any place on earth that Louder than War’s Nigel Carr would rather be?