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Beat-Herder 2019 review

The annual Beat-Herder festival has been and gone, with minds and bodies of all involved just about back to normal. And boy, did they...

Welcome to the Village Festival 2019 – live review

Leeuwarden's Welcome to the Village festival continues to be a warm inclusive and adventurous festival with large dollops of the wyrd.

Tramlines Festival 2019: Hillsborough Park – live review

Last weekend Hillsborough Park opened its gates to more than 30, 000 people on each Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as this year’s Tramlines Festival took place. To say this festival grows in both stature and success every year would be an understatement, and this year, on its tenth anniversary, all the stops were pulled out to make the it the greatest outing yet.

Bluedot Festival 2019: Jodrell Bank, Cheshire – Sunday – live review

It's the final day of Bluedot 2019 and we have a late-night date with hometown heroes New Order to keep on our toes for,...

Bluedot Festival 2019: Jodrell Bank, Cheshire – Saturday live review

The nights may be late and the mud may be thicker, but nothing is stopping the team as they take in the delights of...

Bluedot Festival 2019: Jodrell Bank, Cheshire – Thursday-Friday live review

David Edwards and Melanie Smith take the short road to Bluedot Festival and discover a festival with ideas, energy, individuality. And above all -...

Bluedot Festival 2019: Jodrell Bank, Cheshire – Louder than War Preview Playlist

The Louder than War team are incredibly excited about celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings in the midst of a...

SŴN Festival 2019, Cardiff – preview

Those readers who wrote lovely stuff in response to the reviews on this site after previous Sŵn Festivals often mention an interest in attending but...

Maximum Lynch: David Lynch at HOME – Preview

David Lynch at HOME Sat 6 Jul 2019 – Sun 29 Sep 2019 HOME Manchester Lee Ashworth eagerly anticipates a comprehensive exploration of the many facets of...

Peter Hook: Hacienda Classical – interview

LTW writer Benjamin Francis Cassidy managed to snatch a moment in Peter Hook's hectic schedule to chat about the forthcoming Hacienda Classical tour and...

Parklife Festival 2019 – live review

Parklife Festival Manchester 8-9 June 2019 David Edwards reports back on a soggy, occasionally baffling but ultimately life-affirming Parklife Festival. Even if that life is one significantly older...

Jim Glennie, James bassist – interview

Many groups change rosters over the years, for many reasons. Fallouts, dropouts or get-outs to explore different paths. James, the world-renowned and continually innovative...

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