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Lucy And The Rats: Got Lucky – album review

LUCY AND THE RATS Got Lucky Dirty Water Records / Stardumb Records LP / CD / DL Out 3rd July, 2020   Lucy And The Rats return with their second...

Watch This! Belgian Hip-Hop Duo Blackwave Drop ’80s Influenced Banger ARP

Belgian hip-hop duo Blackwave combine a multiude of influences on latest single ARP.

Drift. : Symbiosis – album review

London-based electronica artist Drift. reveals the fiercely beating heart within the electronic pulse of her debut album Symbiosis. Tim Cooper listens in for Louder Than War.

Watch This! Berlin’s Bloodhype Return With Optimistically Melancholic New Single Delicate Creature

Belin-based four-piece Bloodhype return with up-tempo and melancholically upbeat new single Delicate Creature.

Listen to this! Tobin Sprout (Guided By Voices) New Song & Album News

Tobin Sprout (ex-Guided By Voices) returns with new song, Breaking Down, from his forthcoming seventh solo album, Empty Horses. Three years have passed since ex-Guided...

Video Premiere – Paul Groovy & The Pop Art Experience: He’s A Liar

Exclusive Video Premiere and Single Review Paul Groovy & The Pop Art Experience - He's A Liar​/​You're Gonna Miss Me  (Spinout Nuggets) Limited Edition 7" vinyl...

Watch This! East Anglia’s Dead Reynolds Drop Explosive Alt Rock Single By Your Side

East Anglia alt rockers Dead Reynolds return with explosive new single By Your Side.

Wire: 10:20 – album review

Wire release their second album of 2020, breathing new life into old songs and releasing tracks that were left off previous albums. Tim Cooper acclaims a band hitting new creative peaks 44 years after they formed in the early days of punk.

Watch This! West Yorkshire Alt Rockers CPSD Drop Bluesy New Single Use Once

Leeds/Bradford based trio CPSD drop blues-driven banger Use One.

Neil Young: Homegrown – album review

Neil Young releases the deeply personal breakup album he shelved at the last minute in 1975. So can Homegrown can live up to its myth, asks Tim Cooper.

Watch This! Germany’s Tim Kamrad Long Summer Nights On New Single Blame It On the Lights

Germany's Tim Kamrad releases his r'n'b influenced alt-pop banger, Blame It On The Lights. 

Rendacium – Breakout – Single Review – New Band from Derby

Rendacium is a young three-piece from the East Midlands who formed three years ago. Nigel Carr reviews their first single for Louder Than War.





News – BBC to call time on legendary On The Wire show

For On the Wire this inevitably means the end of its relationship with the BBC.

Government pledges money to virus beleaguered arts and music sector

Big news is that the government has changed its mind and has pledged money towards the virus beleaguered arts and music sector. The various campaigns from across the board and the many different organisations have seen a change of heart and a welcome and life saving funding...

Various Artists – Surrender To The Rhythm – album review

  Various Artists - Surrender To The Rhythm Grapefruit 3CD/DL Released 17 July 2020 Subtitled "The London Pub Rock...

Exit-Stance: Retch With Mother – LP review

Exit-Stance - Retch With Mother (Grow Your Own) 10"/DL OUT NOW The latest in a series of...

Tommy And The Commies: Hurtin’ 4 Certain – EP review

TOMMY AND THE COMMIES HURTIN' 4 CERTAIN Slovenly Recordings 7" / DL Out 17 July, 2020   Canada's Tommy And...