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John (Timestwo) – The Castle, Manchester – live review

John packed The Castle in Manchester on Friday night ably assisted by Slap Rash and Slow Hand Clapping. Nigel Carr was there to watch the mayhem unfold and reports for Louder Than War.

The Blackheart Orchestra: Mesmeranto – album review

Put in simple terms, the Manchester-ish duo turn out their best album. We get all weepy and emotional with Mesmeranto by The Blackheart Orchestra.

Julie Hamill: Jackie – book review

“Little Julie Hamill, reading me her novel…” Reaction, Valerie Solanos & Me, 2018 Airdrie punks Reaction recently gave a mention to Julie, another Airdrie alumni...

Ian McNabb: Interview

Icicle Works frontman talks to Dave Jennings about recording and a busy schedule of live dates.

Factory Acts, Rodney Cromwell and Alice Hubble – The Eagle Inn, Salford – live review

An enigmatic venue and immersive electronica were a winning combination as a trio of artists - Factory Acts, Rodney Cromwell and Alice Hubble –...

Girls on Film: Female Artists Call the Shots at the UK Music Video Award Nominations

25th October sees over 100 UK and International artists vying for recognition at this year's UK Music Video Awards, with female artists dominating some...

October Drift : Black Heart, London – live review

October Drift The Black Heart, Camden Town London October 2nd 2019 Back in 2015 October Drift were featured as a New Artist of the Day on these...

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds: ‘Ghosteen’ – album review

Nick Cave finds an emotional honesty and a powerful divinity on this stunning new album that deals in life and death and all the big themes that only a true artist can embrace over a subtle shape shifting darkly ambient soundtrack.

Winterfylleth: The Siege Of Mercia: Live At Bloodstock 2017 – album review

Winterfylleth: The Siege Of Mercia: Live At Bloodstock 2017 (Candlelight/Spinefarm Records) CD and DVD | Vinyl and Digital Available now Genre-defining atmospheric black metal musicians Winterfylleth are...

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

Even though it comes around every twelve months everyone knows someone who will utter the words "I can't believe it's October already". Keith Goldhanger...

The Electric Banana – The Complete De Wolfe Sessions – album review

  The Electric Banana - The Complete De Wolfe Sessions Grapefruit 3CD/DL Released 27th September 2019 Recordings made by the Pretty Things from 1967 to 1977 under the Electric...

Grade 2: Graveyard Island – album review

Grade 2 - Graveyard Island (Hellcat) LP/CD/DL Out 11 October 2019 Isle of Wight skins Grade 2 project the love-hate they hold for their small town home...

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