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Interpol share new single from upcoming album

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Fables, the third single from the forthcoming album The Other Side Of Make-Believe, is now available for streaming. The new song is a follow-up to...

Cosey Fanni Tutti announces new book ‘Re-sister : The Lives and...

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From the acclaimed author of Art Sex Music comes a vital meditation on womanhood, creativity and self-expression, and a revelatory exploration into the lives of three visionary artists.

Interpol share new single from upcoming album

Fables, the third single from the forthcoming album The Other Side Of Make-Believe, is...

Cosey Fanni Tutti announces new book ‘Re-sister : The Lives and Recordings of Delia Derbyshire’

From the acclaimed author of Art Sex Music comes a vital meditation on womanhood, creativity and self-expression, and a revelatory exploration into the lives of three visionary artists.

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Florence + The Machine: Dance Fever – review – ALBUM OF THE WEEK!

Florence + The Machine Dance Fever (Polydor) Vinyl | CD | DL Available at Sister Ray The festival queen Florence returns with an album of fierce and poignant...

On Rotation: Our pick of April’s Album Releases

Wow! What a month that was, with the release of some top albums that will no doubt be vying for some high spots when...

John Lydon – Interview with Nigel Carr at Louder Than War

John Lydon talks with Nigel at Louder Than War about the upcoming PIL tour which commences June 6 in Manchester, life at home, The Sex Pistols, recording with PIL, the Pistol documentary and much more in this revealing interview from his home in LA!

UNE (Mark Radcliffe & Paul Langley): Top Ten Influential Albums

The first time I heard UNE was a track off the charity compilation album MancMade which made me sit up and take notice. A...

LATEST

Interpol share new single from upcoming album

Fables, the third single from the forthcoming album The...

Cosey Fanni Tutti announces new book ‘Re-sister : The Lives and Recordings of Delia Derbyshire’

From the acclaimed author of Art Sex Music comes a vital meditation on womanhood, creativity and self-expression, and a revelatory exploration into the lives of three visionary artists.

51st state: Great British Public- EP review

51st State - Great British Public (Grow Your Own) 7"/DL Out...

Nrvs: Scum – single review

Nrvs: Scum (Attawalpa Records) Streaming Out Now The anonymous trio Nrvs are back...

Minimal Man: The Shroud Of – Album Review

Minimal Man: The Shroud Of (Les Disques du Crepuscule) CD |...

new Acidfest festival launches in Iceland with Syd Barrett and Dead Skeletons connections

Acidfest is a new series of events to be held in different cities around the world, organised by the Liverpool Psychedelic Society (UK) and Creation Dream Machine

Greer: Courtyard Theatre, London – live review

Greer | I Know I Know Courtyard Theatre, London 14th May...

Shabaka Hutchings announces solo project

With his new composition Black Meditation, the propagator of...

A Gig For Bryan: The Salty Dog, Northwich – live review

  A Gig For Bryan: The Salty Dog, Northwich Sunday 15th...

Echo And The Bunnymen to support the Rolling Stones in Liverpool

Echo And The Bunnymen have been announced as support to the Rolling Stones for the Liverpool gig at Anfield - a double great gig for Mac on both levels!

ALBUM REVIEWS

Minimal Man: The Shroud Of – Album Review

Minimal Man: The Shroud Of (Les Disques du Crepuscule) CD | DL Released 20 May 2022 Newly remastered...

Tess Parks: And Those Who Were Seen Dancing – Album Review

Tess Parks: And Those Who Were Seen Dancing (Fuzz Club) LP | CD | DL Out 20th...

Model Home: Saturn in the Basement – Album Review

Model Home: Saturn in the Basement (Disciples) LP | DL Released May 20th 2022 Once described as 'Throbbing...

Florence + The Machine: Dance Fever – review – ALBUM OF THE WEEK!

Florence + The Machine Dance Fever (Polydor) Vinyl | CD | DL Available at Sister Ray The festival...

Fat Earthers: Bored – album review – ‘if Wet Leg were surfer boys on drugs’

album review  Fat Earthers: Bored  (Fat Earthers) LP / DL  Out now 'Mad bastard' Isle of Wight...

Suzi Quatro: The Albums 1980-86 album review

Suzi Quatro - The Albums 1980-86 7Ts 3CD/DL Released 20 May 2022 Boxset which brings together the Suzi...

The Courettes: Back In Mono (B-Sides & Outtakes) – Album Review

The Courettes: Back In Mono (B-Sides & Outtakes) (Damaged Goods) 10" | CD | DL Out 27th...

Cage Fight: Cage Fight – album review

Cage Fight: Cage Fight (Candlelight) CD, Digital Album, Vinyl Available: 13th May 2022 New metal band, Cage Fight,...

FESTIVALS

Tallinn-Narva Music Week 2022 – festival review

Tallinn-Narva Music Week Tallinn and Narva 4th-8th May 2022 With two programmes in Tallinn and Narva, the new edition of the festival provides a bird’s-eye view of...

Focus Wales – festival review

Focus Wales Festival took place in Wrexham this weekend, Nigel Carr brings a few highlights to  Louder Than War. I have to take my hat...

Photo Reviews

Gary Numan: O2 Academy, Liverpool – live photo review

Gary Numan O2 Academy Liverpool 3rd May 2022 Louder Than War catches up with Gary Numan for a live photo review as his Intruder tour arrives...

Paul Weller: O2 Apollo Manchester – live photo review

Paul WellerO2 Apollo, Manchester16th April 2022 After being rescheduled twice following an 18-month long wait, Paul Weller finally took to the stage at the O2 Apollo...

Book Reviews

Bickershaw Festival – 50 Year Anniversary – Book & 6 CD Set

In 1972 The Grateful Dead at the height of their fame, helped to create a unique event in a tiny village in the North of England. Organised by none other than future TV practical joker Jeremy Beadle, The Bickershaw Festival, which ran from the 5th to the 7th of May goes down as one of the most extraordinary happenings in the long history of live music in the UK.

The Light Pours Out Of Me: Biography of John McGeoch by Rory Sullivan-Burke – book review

The Light Pours Out Of Me – The authorised biography of John McGeoch by Rory Sullivan-Burke (Omnibus Press April 28th 2022 In this very enjoyable and...

LIVE REVIEWS

Greer: Courtyard Theatre, London – live review

Greer | I Know I Know Courtyard Theatre, London 14th May 2022 Orange County indie pop four-piece Greer cross the Atlantic for their first ever UK show...

A Gig For Bryan: The Salty Dog, Northwich – live review

  A Gig For Bryan: The Salty Dog, Northwich Sunday 15th May Joey & Toby | Greg & Craig (Pray For Mojo)| Meadowlake | Hazel's Maze |...

The Klittens: The Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham – live review

The Klittens The Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham 13th May 2022 Dutch five-piece The Klittens disarm and conquer the hard people of Birmingham, with Louder Than War’s Christopher Lloyd...

Warpaint: Albert Hall, Manchester – live review

Warpaint Albert Hall, Manchester 12th May 2022 Los Angeles' premier purveyors of art rock make a third appearance at the Albert Hall  The last time Warpaint played this...

Tallinn-Narva Music Week 2022 – festival review

Tallinn-Narva Music Week Tallinn and Narva 4th-8th May 2022 With two programmes in Tallinn and Narva, the new edition of the festival provides a bird’s-eye view of...

Tool: The O2 Arena, London – live review

Tool's first UK tour in 15 years boasts the most accomplished, unique, twisted, and majestic arena rock show of the past decade.

INTERVIEWS

Hater: Interview “There’s always a push and pull between states.”

At the start of the month, Swedish four-piece Hater released their new album Sincere (Fire Records). As we said about it, it's an album...

Gaye Black (Gaye Advert) : the John Robb interview

Gaye Black (Gaye Advert) : the John Robb interview Gaye Advert talks to John Robb about her art, her music and her life, growing up...

Richard Walters talks LYR, the post-rock/ambient group featuring poet laureate Simon Armitage and producer Patrick Pearson – interview

Richard Walters – with a considerable discography of his own material – represents one third of LYR (Land Yacht Regatta), a vibrant world of...

Everything is a Rhythm and Melody: An Interview with Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses and 50 Foot Wave

With the release of 50 Foot Wave’s new album Black Pearl and a UK tour currently in progress, Kristin Hersh chats about getting back...

NEW ARTISTS

Nrvs: Scum – single review

Nrvs: Scum (Attawalpa Records) Streaming Out Now The anonymous trio Nrvs are back with a new song, Scum, which takes us back to their post-punk roots. Accompanied yet...

Fat Earthers: Bored – album review – ‘if Wet Leg were surfer boys on drugs’

album review  Fat Earthers: Bored  (Fat Earthers) LP / DL  Out now 'Mad bastard' Isle of Wight duo Fat Earthers release debut LP. A great collection of...

3 Little Wolves: Fractured (A Bit) – single review

3 Little Wolves Fractured (A Bit) (Out Now) LTW, meet 3LW. The Black Country behemoths continue to switch sounds and slay every song. Sam Lambeth gets fractured...

The Lantern Parade: the Whiskey Song – single review and video premiere

single review The Lantern Parade: the Whiskey Song (self released) DL only Out now Southampton six piece band who exist outside of any prevailing trends, genres and scenes...

Film Reviews

Revolver – Film Review

Revolver (1973) Director: Sergio Sollima Cast: Oliver Reed, Fabio Testi & Agostina Belli Language: English (optional Italian audio with English subtitles) Runtime: 109 mins Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 16th May...

This Much I Know to Be True (Nick Cave & Warren Ellis) — film review

This Much I Know to Be True (feat. Nick Cave & Warren Ellis) Dir. Andrew Dominik In Theatres 11th May 2022 A Nick Cave and Warren concert...

SINGLE REVIEWS

Nrvs: Scum – single review

Nrvs: Scum (Attawalpa Records) Streaming Out Now The anonymous trio Nrvs are back with a new song, Scum, which takes us back to their post-punk roots. Accompanied yet...

Apollolyptic: Bizarre – Single Review

Apollolyptic: Bizarre Video single/Streaming  Available now Apollolyptic have produced an epic debut single, that shows a new metal band with considerable potential. They have just released a striking...

Suave Punk: Petals – Single Review

Suave Punk: Petals (Pack Records) Out now Under the moniker of Suave Punk, Korean-American songwriter Justin Kim releases Petals and reveals himself as a potential new force...

Marc O: Le Dissymètre – single review and video premiere

Marc O: Le Dissymètre (Via Plastic Sound Records) YouTube Released 21 April 2022 Following on from the release in February of Marc O’s powerful and evocative debut album, L'Homme...