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Waterboys: Mike Scott – interview"
Louder Than War’s Harry Mulligan spoke to Mike Scott from the Waterboys in the week that seen the band release the double sided studio album, Out Of All This Blue. Here’s what was said: Louder Than War: Hi Mike! I was thinking about your Edinburgh show a couple of years ago at the Ross bandstand […]
Chris Spedding – The RAK Years – Album Review"
A warts and all collection from Chris Spedding
Mikado – Forever – Album Review"
Mikado – Forever Les Disques du Crepuscule 2CD/LP released 22nd September 2017 2CD Career round-up of stylish French electropop duo Mikado, featuring their self-titled first album and associated singles, plus demos for their aborted follow up LP…..LTW’s Ian Canty discovers the band who invented Synth Retro………….. Before Air, before St Etienne, there was Mikado. Consisting […]
Watch This! Louder Than War Favourite CHUCK Returns With New Single Happy Birthday"
Louder Than War favourite CHUCK returns with new single Happy Birthday, a track both dark and haunting, but somehow optimistic. With his new, and final album, Frankenstein Songs for the Grocery Store dropping a little over a month ago, it seems fitting that it’s third and final single should also be its most torn. Coming […]
The Orchids – Who Needs Tomorrow – Album Review"
The Orchids – Who Needs Tomorrow Cherry Red 2CD/DL Released 29th September 2017 Subtitled “A 30 Year Retrospective” this is an anniversary “best of” from the Scottish six-piece plus a full disc of rarities……Ian Canty sees that Post-C86 Pop did prosper for at least a while in the face of the Acid House and Baggy […]