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Watch This! – Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – Cornflake

This came crashing into my inbox yesterday and I haven't stopped playing it since! I give you Psychedelic Porn Crumpets! Now that's how to name a band!

Supersonic Festival: Ten Things You Won’t See Anywhere Else This Festival Season

The UK’s premier experimental music and arts event Supersonic Festival 2018 is taking place this weekend (22nd to 24th June) in Birmingham. With a host of unique...

Liars Announce Their First Original Soundtrack

Liars have announced the release of their first original soundtrack – 1/1 – due out on Mute on 20 July 2018. 1/1 is the soundtrack...

New Releases From New Zealand’s Fishrider

Arash Torabi looks at some new releases from New Zealand's Fishrider Records.

Fela Kuti: Box Set 4 – review

This is a wonderful collection of some of the finest music created. It's music that will ring eternal and Erykah Badu has chosen some of the finest and least obvious albums to be included. Badu's essays are a wonderful read as are those by Afrobeat historian and celebrated music journalist Chris May

Björk: Utopia – album review

Utopia is a pastel chalk painting full of smudged edges. It is an album that takes a commitment on the part of the listener and will give you a different outcome each time you journey with it depending on what choices you make as a participant. It is an ambitious, deeply immersive and haunting album that promises you a better world is possible. Once again Björk has created an album that sits high and proud. Original, defiant, passionate and lustful. An absolutely extraordinary album.

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis: Wind River OST – soundtrack review

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis team up once more to score the directorial debut by Sicario writer Taylor Sheridan. Simon Tucker reviews

NAH Releases New Video And Announces New Album

To coincide with the release of his new album 'AGED' Noise/Hardcore hip-hop artist NAH has revealed a brand new video for the single 'Gave...

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis: War Machine OST – soundtrack review

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis: War Machine OST (Invada Records/Lakeshore Records) LP / CD / DL DL available now. LP / CD release dates to be...

Listen!! Joel Jerome Releases Sgt. Pepper’s Covers Album

With this year being the fiftieth anniversary of The Beatles celebrated Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album there's been the expected slew of...

Watch This!!!! Signor Benedick The Moor Unveils New NSFW Video

American rapper/producer/multi-instrumentalist Signor Benedick The Moor unveils new (and extremely NSFW) video. We at Louder Than War have long been champions for Californian hip-hop star...

Ghost Against Ghost: Still Love – album review

Ghost Against Ghost: Still Love (Our Silent Canvas) LP/CD/DL Available Now! 5/10 Still Love is the debut album by Woodstock based artist Christopher Bono. The album is grand...




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The Lyrics of Syd Barrett – book review

The Lyrics of Syd Barrett By Syd Barrett and Rob Chapman Omnibus Press 18 February 2021 £14.99 Strange, beautiful,...

Sea Fever: Crossed Wires – single review

Single Review Sea Fever - Crossed Wires  (Self released) DL only Out now The debut single by Sea...

Echo & The Bunnymen reschedule Ireland and UK tour for Spring 2022

Echo & The Bunnymen are the latest victims of the Covid 19 kick in...

Reigning Sound announce new album with original Memphis lineup – news

The formidable Greg Cartwright has returned to his birthplace and got the original lineup...

Things we didn’t know a month ago: February 2021

Keith Goldhanger provides a few highlights from some recent new releases that arrived during...