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Malcolm Middleton: Summer of ’13 – album review"
Malcolm Middleton – Summer of ’13 (Nude Records) DL/CD/LP May 27th 2016 8/10 Former Arab Strap member Malcolm Middleton releases his first solo record in nine years. Louder Than War’s Dave Beech reviews. Despite a complete unfamiliarity with the work of Arab Strap, Malcolm Middleton’s solo material is something that’s been on my periphery for […]
Poetry & Lyrics Festival celebrates the poetry of punk : London : Sat Jun 11th"
Poetry & Lyrics Festival celebrates the poetry of punk : London : Sat Jun 11th. Amongst the frenzied rage of the punk era are some of the most romantic lyrics in the English language. How has punk weaved love, social commentary and uprising so successfully? The finale of our Poetry & Lyrics Festival celebrates the […]
The Stairs – Liverpool’s great lost Psych band return for 2016 tour"
The Stairs are the great lost band of Liverpool. Somehow they never connected with the mainstream with their stunning music. But, thankfully, they have returnedto continue their comeback… Formed in 1989 drummer Paul MaGuire explains ‘Ed (bassist Edgar Jones) had a few tunes he had written including ‘Weed Bus’, which we jammed and […]
Manchester’s LUNAR announce new single |Exclusive first listen on Louder Than War"
Fresh to the Manchester live scene Lunar bring not only their limitless energy, own distinctive sound but also the ability to deliver exceptional live performances that have seen this four-piece band headline Academy 3 already this year. Lunar share exclusively with Louder Than War their second single Gonna Get You Down due for release next […]
Ahmet Ulug Founder Cappadox Festival: interview"
Ahmet Ulug Co-Founder of Pozitif Live and Cappadox Festival Interview – May 2016 Last week Alan Ewart attended Cappadox festival in the Cappadocia region of Turkey. Whilst there Alan caught up with festival organiser Ahmet Ulug of Pozitif Live to talk about the inspiration behind Cappadox and his plans for the future. Ahmet is a co-founder […]