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Latest News

Will there be more Bauhaus shows?

Could there be moreb shows for the highly influential band? the Rumour mill is in hyperdrive and our ears are burning......Bb

Listen To This! Sheer Zed releases remix of Junk by...

“Let the tabby drowse and blink her wisdom to the firelog. ” – Patience Worth

Watch this! Liverpool’s Psycho Comedy release new video.

LTW catch up where they left off with this bizarre collective from Liverpool....

HIGH/LOW: Down The Wave – album review

HIGH/LOW DOWN THE WAVE Instereo Records LP / CD / DL / CASS Out now!   Essex-based lo-fi fuzz lovers,...

CATEGORIES

Will there be more Bauhaus shows?

Could there be moreb shows for the highly influential band? the Rumour mill is in hyperdrive and our ears are burning......Bb

The Blinders: Lincoln Labour Club – live review

The Blinders Lincoln Labour Club 9th December 2019 The Blinders have been...

Things we didn’t know a month ago: November 2019

As the year comes to an end Keith Goldhanger...

Damnation Festival 2019: University of Leeds Students Union – live review

Damnation Festival University of Leeds Students Union, Leeds 2nd November 2019 The...

Strange Bones: Werkhaus, London – live review

Strange Bones | Bob Vylan London, Werkhaus 6th December 2019 A consistent...

A Certain Ratio: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham – live review

A Certain Ratio | Sink Ya Teeth Rescue Rooms, Nottingham Saturday...

ALBUM REVIEWS

HIGH/LOW: Down The Wave – album review

HIGH/LOW DOWN THE WAVE Instereo Records LP / CD / DL / CASS Out now!   Essex-based lo-fi fuzz lovers,...

Peter Astor and the Holy Road: Paradise – album review

Peter Astor and the Holy Road: Paradise Tapete Records Vinyl/CD/DL A welcome reissue of The Loft/Weather Prophets...

Assassin Of Sound: Earth Suite – album review

Assassin of Sound: Earth Suite Wormhole World CD/DL Available 13/12/2019 Assassin of Sound's debut album sees the producer...

Alan Jenkins – Onion Light Over Pig Country – album review

  Alan Jenkins - Onion Light Over Pig Country Cordelia CD Out Now Quickfire follow up to the recent...

FESTIVALS

Damnation Festival 2019: University of Leeds Students Union – live review

Damnation Festival University of Leeds Students Union, Leeds 2nd November 2019 The Damnation Festival 2019 celebrated the diverse and extreme edges of metal, with a day of...

All Points East Festival 2020 – preview

Keith Goldhanger is getting ready for summer 2020. All Points East Festivals in London's Victoria Park have been coming thick and fast over the past...

Photo Reviews

Rod Stewart: M&S Bank Arena , Liverpool – live photo review

Rod Stewart Liverpool Arena 10th December 2019 Model train enthusiast, Celtic superfan and musical icon Rod Stewart arrived at the Liverpool M&S Bank Arena and Andy...

Melanie Martinez: O2 Apollo, Manchester – live photo review

Melanie Martinez - The K-12 world tour O2 Apollo, Manchester 5th December 2019 Photographer Melanie Smith went to join the huge fanbase of New York singer/songwriter Melanie...

Book Reviews

100 Unhip Albums That We Should Learn To Love: Ian Moss – Book Review

Book Review 100 Unhip Albums -That We Should Learn To Love- Ian Moss               (Empire Publications) Paperback and Kindle Out now One of...

A Curry With John Peel: the City Walls story – Richard Williams – book review

Book Review A Curry With John Peel: the City Walls story - Richard Williams  Paperback / e-book  Out now 1980, Southampton. University student & music fan decides he...

LIVE REVIEWS

Rod Stewart: M&S Bank Arena , Liverpool – live photo review

Rod Stewart Liverpool Arena 10th December 2019 Model train enthusiast, Celtic superfan and musical icon Rod Stewart arrived at the Liverpool M&S Bank Arena and Andy...

The Blinders: Lincoln Labour Club – live review

The Blinders Lincoln Labour Club 9th December 2019 The Blinders have been rallying support and raising funds for Labour with their For The Many tour. Milly...

Damnation Festival 2019: University of Leeds Students Union – live review

Damnation Festival University of Leeds Students Union, Leeds 2nd November 2019 The Damnation Festival 2019 celebrated the diverse and extreme edges of metal, with a day of...

Strange Bones: Werkhaus, London – live review

Strange Bones | Bob Vylan London, Werkhaus 6th December 2019 A consistent barrage of turbulent, unruly punk, sewn together with melody and riffs that’ll stay with you...

A Certain Ratio: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham – live review

A Certain Ratio | Sink Ya Teeth Rescue Rooms, Nottingham Saturday 7.12.19 Seminal Manchester punk-funk band A Certain Ratio are celebrating 40 years on the floorboards with...

Rufus and Martha Wainwright: A Not So Silent Night – live review

Rufus and Martha Wainwright: A Not So Silent Night Royal Festival Hall, London 6th December 2019 Rufus and Martha Wainwright revealed the extent of their celebrity phone...

INTERVIEWS

Peter Astor and the Holy Road: Paradise – album review

Peter Astor and the Holy Road: Paradise Tapete Records Vinyl/CD/DL A welcome reissue of The Loft/Weather Prophets front-man's post-Creation Records 1992 album, which is another shining example...

Designing Factory: An Interview with Peter Saville Associates’ Chris Mathan

Christiane (Chris) Mathan began working as a designer at Peter Saville Associates (PSA) and for Factory Records in the mid-1980s. Audrey J. Golden, literature and film professor at Simmons University Boston interviews for Louder Than War

NEW ARTISTS

Watch this! Liverpool’s Psycho Comedy release new video.

LTW catch up where they left off with this bizarre collective from Liverpool....

New Band Of The Day :West Wickhams – dealing a mystery strewn polka dot psych garage

The two piece are making waves with a sound that has a twist and flavour of its own and the added spook to their garage rock is at once captivating and addictive.

Film Reviews

Legend of the Witches & Secret Rites – film review

Legend of the Witches (1970) & Secret Rites (1971) Directors: Malcolm Leigh / Derek Ford Runtime: Legend of the Witches 85 mins, Secret Rites 47 mins...

A Dog Called Money – Film Review

A Dog Called Money (2019) Dir. Seamus Murphy Cast: PJ Harvey  Duration: 94 minutes Release date: 8th November 2019  Cinema and streaming via MUBI Currently garnering airplay with her version...

SINGLE REVIEWS

Trupa Trupa – Glory – Single & Video Premiere

Trupa Trupa release standout track from their album Of The Sun, Glory. Premiere of the video by internationally renowned videographer Omar Rodriguez-Lopez. 

Cold Water Swimmers – Robots – single review

Louder Than War favourites Cold Water Swimmers continue their astonishing run with new single & video Robots which came out yesterday. Nigel gives it a spin for Louder Than War.

Watch This! Leeds’ Magic Eye Pictures Wear Their Heart On Their Sleeve On New Single People’s Friend

Leeds indie poppers The Magic Eye Pictures wear their hearts on their sleeve on new single People's Freind.

Hudsun – Retrograde – single review

Hudsun launches latest epic Retrograde, which debuted at the Antic’s Sacred Trinity gig back in April. Nigel reviews for Louder Than War.