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The Rising / Stepford Wives: The Salty Dog, Northwich – live review

Wayne AF Carey knocks back more big gigs to catch a bit of class from working class heroes The Rising with 'rising' Manc indie punks Stepford Wives as back up!

Stray Cats – Runaway Boys Anniversary Box Set – album review

Stray Cats Runaway Boys Anniversary Box Set LP / CD BMG Out 27th September 2019   Stray Cats continue their 40th-anniversary celebrations with this deluxe box set release of their...

Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators: Living The Dream Tour – DVD, CD, Vinyl & Digital…

Album Review Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators - Living the Dream Tour (Slash Online) DVD+2CD, Blu-ray+2 CD, 3LP Black Vinyl, limited edition 3LP Red...

Station Narva Festival 2019: live review

Can music change the world? John Robb reports back from a unique festival rejuvenating Narva - a small city on the Estonia/Russia border - with cutting edge music, ideas and culture and driven by the inspirational team behind Tallinn Music Week.

LISTEN! David Hasselhoff cover of The Jesus And Mary Chain’s ‘Head On’

So uncool that he’s cool - maybe David Hasselhoff is just a genuine fan of the good stuff. He’s run with the joke for years and all the time has been sneaking the good stuff into the mainstream. His latest wheeze is covering the Mary Chain classic ‘Head On’

The Melamine Division Plates – Novosibirsk – album review

The Melamine Division Plates - Novosibirsk Cordelia CD Out Now A new soundtrack to Jane Ek's celebrated 1964 play Novosibirsk, recorded by Experimental Surf Music band the Melamine...

The Fallen Leaves – Top Ten Influences: A book, a film, a painting, three singles and four Live LP’s…

The Fallen Leaves - Top Ten Influences: A book, a film, a painting, three 45's and four Live LP's... The Fallen Leaves, London purveyors of...

Noel Gallagher announces in conversation at Salford Lads Club

Oasis legend will be in conversation at the famous Salford Lads club In very special event

New band of the day : Mild Headache ‘Fast fuzz punk with tunes!’

Fast paced fuzz punk armed with glorious tunes from Birmingham sees a bright future

WATCH THIS! Vile Assembly anti Boris Johnson song and video

Vile Assembly release another provocative video in support of their latest single: ’Propaganda’ released 27th September. The ‘Propaganda’ video rages against mass media and the political elite that use news stories as a form of control.

Los Blancos: Sbwriel Gwyn – album review

Los Blancos: Sbwriel Gwyn Libertino Records CD/DL/S Out 27th September 2019 Debut album from much talked about Welsh band Los Blancos. Simon Tucker finds a band perfectly epitomising...

Recommended gig! Ladytron/LIINES/Ist Ist Manchester

The upcoming Ladytron gig at Manchester Ritz on Sat Oct 19th has everything about it that LTW loves.





The Beatles announce reissue of all 46 singles

The Beatles will be with us for least they were good...

J. Warwick Sweeney: Hardy Tree A Doctor’s Bible – book review

J. Warwick Sweeney: Hardy Tree A Doctor's Bible Bracketpress Out Now Memoir of pioneering addiction therapist...

Throbbing Gristle announce more reissues

Throbbing Gristle announce the next phase of their reissues series with the release of Part Two: The Endless Not, TG Now and A Souvenir of Camber Sands, out on CD and limited edition vinyl on 13 December 2019.

WATCH THIS! The Murder Capital great new video for ‘More Is Less’ plus 2020 tour dates

LTW faves The Murder Capital have announced a new video for ‘More Is Less’ plus new European tour dates for 2020. The band’s acclaimed debut album ‘When I Have Fears’ (reviewed here on LTW) was top 20 in the UK and number 2 in Ireland and yet more evidence of the great musical era we are in the middle of.

Toxic cities are choking themselves to death – when are British cities going to sort out their transport problems?

Traffic jams that last for ever, toxic air, shit trains, broken infrastructure, and endless buses battling it out on one road...Manchester is quite literally choking itself to death.