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Upriise: Taking Touts And Secondary Ticket Sites Out Of The Equation

Upriise: Taking touts and secondary ticket sites out of the equation.

Matana Roberts: Coin Coin Chapter Three: River Run Thee – album review

The latest chapter in Matana Roberts’ Coin Coin sequence is a breathtaking achievement says Louder Than War’s Paul Margree.

Orgreave Truth and Justice CD Out Now feat. Paul Heaton, Sleaford Mods, TV Smith, Billy Bragg and more

"...surely one of the most important political protest albums of recent times."

Carter Tutti Plays Chris & Cosey: Heaven, London – live review

Louder Than War’s Paul Margree catches the seminal electronic duo’s final Chris & Cosey remix show before they blast off into a new sonic universe.

Darren Hayman: Chants for Socialists – album review

Darren Hayman: Chants for Socialists (wiaiwya) CD / LP / DL Available now Darren Hayman transforms these nineteenth-century political poems into a soothing balm for our troubled...

Zun Zun Egui: Shackles’ Gift – album review

Zun Zun Egui: Shackles’ Gift (Bella Union) LP/CD/DL Available now Zun Zun Egui’s follow up is a sweat-drenched bag of hard rocking hustle says Louder Than War’s...

Serious Rockers: An Unblinking Ear Mix-Tape – compilation review

"Serious Rockers is rife with vibrantly catchy guitar rock, from glossy college radio jangle pop, to the tasty big harmonies of 1960s British Invasion style, to the agitated rattle of scuffed-up 2 minute punk bombs."

Áine O’Dwyer: Music for Church Cleaners Volumes I & II – album review

A welcome reissue for Áine O’Dwyer's beautiful album of church organ improvisations, says Louder Than War’s Paul Margree.

Stranglers Interview – Baz Warne talks to Louder Than War about their upcoming tour

Stranglers Interview - Baz Warne talks to Louder Than War about their upcoming tour

ROC: ROC – album review

"ROC intimately understands the pain of living and what it means to be human, with all of its crippling doubt, self-loathing and despair, but they also know how to survive it by applying a sharpness of mind and blithely poking fun of its many absurdities and contradictions."

New Artist of the Day: Mildriot

"Mildriot's sound is sort of neon, nostalgic, squishy, and twisty."

Fred Frith & John Butcher: The Natural Order – album review

The two veteran improvisors Fred Frith & John Butcher go head to head in this far-out and compelling collaboration





WATCH : video for Joe Gideon new single

Joe Gideon whose recent Manchester gig got a rave review on LTW here, has a great off the wall video for his new single here... With songs that switch from tombstone blues to pastoral psychedelia to sparse post-punk to grinding grooves. Songs of tension and release, lyrical bon mots and rhythmic power and imagination with very English melodies entwined around the songs

Legpuppy : interview with ‘dark Stereolab meets the lost Velvet Underground’

adventures of the Electronic/ Psych/ Punk outfit Legpuppy...............................................

Brett Marvin & The Thunderbolts : The Sonet Anthology – album review

Brett Marvin & The Thunderbolts - The Sonet Anthology Grapefruit 6CD/DL Released 28th February 2020 This boxset of...

Peel Slowly And See Festival 2020 Review – Featuring Shortparis

Peel Slowly and See festival in Leiden delivers a great edition, with Shortparis and Neighbours Burning Neighbours.

Fat Tuesday Festival : Hastings – live review

Now firmly established after five years as a key part of the European showcase circuit and also one of the great winter town festivals, Fat Tuesday has put the spotlight on and transformed a local south coast music scene