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Wardruna : Manchester : live review ‘ stunning melodies and deeply resonant pagan songs’"
Something to hold onto into the madness of the modern times and a reaffirmation of those hypnotic themes that affect us all from the forces of natures, the power of the sea, our pagan nature past that is our true soul, the symmetry of the forest, life and death and our own cultural and emotional DNA all threaded through stunning melodies and deeply resonant songs.
The Go-Betweens: ‘Right Here’ a film by Kriv Stenders -DVD review"
The Go-Betweens – ‘Right Here’ -a Film by Kriv Stenders DVD Released 23 Nov 2018 Louder Than War asked long-time Go-Betweens fan Dan O’Farrell to review this for us…. Of all the bands described as indie in the 1980s, The Go-Betweens seem to divide opinion amongst music fans more than many more angry or abrasive […]
Dan O’Farrell & the Difference Engine: These Dark Ages Are Hurting All The People That We Love – Album Review"
Album Review Dan O’Farrell & the Difference Engine: These Dark Ages Are Hurting All The People That We Love (Humphry records) CD/ DL Out now Still ‘playing the long game’ former Accrington Stanley singer and his new band release second album. One of the best songwriters in the UK, says Ged Babey, but still overlooked by […]
LISTEN! THE JOHN ROBB PLAYLIST : old, news borrowed and blue – anew weekly list of new bands and old classics"
The John Robb playlist is a weekly collection of songs and bands that have entred my world. Inevitably there will be new bands – lots of them but also old stuff from bands I’ve seen live, interviewed or just got obsessed as I fell down another musical rabbit hole!
Saxon: The Eagle Has Landed – album review"
Re-issue of classic early days live album by bluff Yorkshire metal heroes Saxon.