Thursday, September 19, 2019

Latest News

RIDE – This Is Not A Safe Place – album review

Louder Than War's Matt Mead reviews the exciting new album from 90's Shoegaze icons RIDE.

The original Camden market to close

what was once the vibrant epicentre of pop culture has been changing for decades

The Monochrome Set: Fabula Mendax – Album Review & Exclusive Video Premiere

The Monochrome Set Fabula Mendax (Tapete Records) CD/LP/DL Released: 27 September, 2019 8/10 The Monochrome Set take...

The Fallen Leaves: Maximum Minimum, Live at the Hope and Anchor – Album Review

Album Review The Fallen Leaves -Maximum Minimum - Live at the Hope and Anchor (Parliament...

CATEGORIES

The Utopia Strong: The Utopia Strong – album review

The Utopia Strong: The Utopia Strong Rocket Recordings LP/CD/DL Out Now....

Chastity Belt: self-titled – Album review – ‘exemplifying Écriture Féminine in rock’

Album Review Chastity Belt - Chastity Belt (Hardly Art) CD DL...

The original Camden market to close

what was once the vibrant epicentre of pop culture has been changing for decades

Watch This! Cellista’s You Can’t Go Home Again – a dystopian wakening call

Cellista’s curatorial style and performance defies stereotypes and even genre-related pigeonholing due to the diverse styles

Flight Brigade: Chased By Wolves – album review

Seven-piece Flight Brigade deliver their second album that combines some of the familiar with a glossier eighties vibe.

Sound City Ipswich 2019 – preview

Sound City Ipswich takes place on Friday 4 October....

ALBUM REVIEWS

Various ‘Destination Crampsville’ – album review

Various 'Destination Crampsville' (Righteous Records) CD | DL Available now Another double CD of wild and irreverent...

Glen Campbell – The Legacy – Album Review

Glen Campbell - The Legacy - Album Review. Matt Mead reviews the newly expanded release one of the worlds best known artists

PTU: Am I Who I Am – album review

Rhys Delany reviews the full-length debut by PTU. Am I Who I Am is an electronic journey that refuses to be categorised.

Clinic: Wheeltappers and Shunters – album review

CLINIC WHEELTAPPERS AND SHUNTERS Domino  LP / CD / DL Out now Liverpool's favourite surgeons return with their eighth album, cutting...

FESTIVALS

Sound City Ipswich 2019 – preview

Sound City Ipswich takes place on Friday 4 October. Keith Goldhanger will be attending. Hosting over 20 acts it begins at 5pm and goes through...

FME Festival, Quebec – live review

FME Festival Quebec, Canada 29 August - 1 September 2019 FME offers a crash course in Quebec’s vibrant musical culture - Material Girls, FET.NAT, and Young Gods...

Photo Reviews

The Flaming Lips: Manchester Academy – live review

Flaming Lips | Ren Harvieu Manchester Academy 6th September 2019 A celebration of life, joy and the 20th anniversary of seminal album ‘The Soft Bulletin’, The Flaming...

Johnny Marr: Albert Hall,  Manchester – live review

Johnny Marr comes home and shows why he's the Guv'nor.

Book Reviews

Posters from Paddington Printshop – book review

Posters From Paddington Printshop is a beautiful book compiling long lost images published by Four Corners publishing. Released on 12th September with an exhibition held at London Print Studio. Matt Mead reviews the publication for Louder Than War.

Have a Cigar – Bryan Morrison – book review

Bryan Morrison Have a Cigar Out: Sept 2019 Quiller Publishing Have a Cigar is the memoir of polo-playing entrepreneur and music mogul Bryan Morrison. An East End kid...

LIVE REVIEWS

Jason and the Scorchers |Kentucky Headhunters |Dan Baird and Homemade Sin: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live review

Jason & The Scorchers | The Kentucky Headhunters |Dan Baird & Homemade Sin O2 Ritz, Manchester 14th September 2019 This was the dream ticket for anyone who...

FME Festival, Quebec – live review

FME Festival Quebec, Canada 29 August - 1 September 2019 FME offers a crash course in Quebec’s vibrant musical culture - Material Girls, FET.NAT, and Young Gods...

INTERVIEWS

Hugh Cornwell: Interview

Stranglers legend talks to Dave Jennings about his solo career and how he feels about the band's continuation without him

Renegade Soundwave – Interview

Matt Mead talks to original member Gary Asquith for this exclusive Renegade Soundwave interview for Louder Than War.

NEW ARTISTS

Chastity Belt: self-titled – Album review – ‘exemplifying Écriture Féminine in rock’

Album Review Chastity Belt - Chastity Belt (Hardly Art) CD DL LP Cass Out 20 Sept 2019 Fourth, eponymous album from Hardly Art-Rockers writing herstories.  'The Future is Female'...

Exclusive! ARGH KiD: RIOT – Single Review – “Don’t, Don’t, Don’t Believe Their Shite!”

Wayne AF Carey gets smacked in the face by the incendiary monster of punk fuelled hip hop from ARGH KiD.

Film Reviews

High Noon – film review

High Noon (1952) Director: Fred Zinnemann Cast: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado Format: Blu-ray Release Date: 16th September 2019 9/10   Jamie Havlin gives his thoughts on one...

Between the Darkness- film review

Between the Darkness (2019) Dir: Andres Rovira Cast: Nicole Moorea Sherman, Lew Temple, Tate Birchmore Runtime: 1 hour 36 minutes Release date: available to stream on all major platforms  Ally Davies...

SINGLE REVIEWS

The Scuttlers – Lies In The Sky – single review

The Scuttlers release their debut single Lies in The Sky with a stunningly original video which you can watch here!

God On My Right – Dark – single review

Liverpool's God On My Right release their new EP GOLDEN on March 29th with the lead track Dark out today. Nigel takes a listen for Louder Than War!

Sly Antics – Reality, single review

Sly Antics, Hebden Bridge’s finest, now down to a duo release the epic Reality - tomorrow 5th April. Nigel Carr reviews for Louder Than War.

Trupa Trupa – Remainder – Single & Video Review

Trupa Trupa Remainder Single DL/Out Now   Poland's Trupa Trupa release Remainder from the upcoming album - Of The Sun, due out this September. Nigel reviews the track and video for...