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Peter Hook & The Light: Holmfirth – live review

first up is a stunning 'Dead Souls' (a familiar Joy Division set opener, so played as the band could balance the sound to it

Double Dagger: 333 – album review

a fitting epitaph to one of Baltimore’s most influential bands.

Ceiling Demons – an interview

Imagery is incredibly important. We are living in a digital age, where we are all constantly interacting with screens. The relationship between music and image is more interwoven than ever.

Wire: Heaven, London – live review

Of course, I have to mention the encore.... a ten minute (gasp!!) version of the title track from their debut album but this time with 24 additional guitarists.

part 2 of B Movie’s top 10 favourite albums

part one of B Movie's top 10 albums is here Henryk Mikolaj Górecki - Symphony of Sorrowful Songs Amazing and emotional piece about the Holocaust victims....

Electronic: Electronic (Special Edition) – album review

To look for comparisons with The Smiths, New Order and Joy Division is to overlook a record that stands on its own. On paper a collaboration between Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr promises something different, and this is perhaps what later Electronic releases became, but what we have instead is a great electro-pop record and a deserved reissuing of something that should be regarded as a ‘classic’.

Top 10 albums – PVT

Top 10 albums to skip to.

Calexico: Glasgow – live review

Mid-way through (I think!) Sinner In The Sea, Calexico effortlessly slide into Joy Division’s Love Will Tear Us Apart and it doesn’t sound out of place at all.

Danny Mcnamara from Embrace : my top 10 favourite albums : part 2

Part one of Danny Mcnamara's top 10 albums is HERE. 6 John Lennon 'Plastic Ono Band' Some of Lennon's solo stuff is as good as the...

The Killers: Manchester Arena – Live Review

In November, The Killers' Manchester gig was abruptly halted due to illness. This week they returned, and there were a few nods to the city they love.

My Bloody Valentine ‘mbv’ album review part 2

Nothing Is Really cranking it up now, Nothing Is comes flying in with a stomping beat and repetitive noise hook that could almost be the...

new bands 2012 – part 2

25. Disciple aka Spider Jaroo Independent UK hip hop 26.JD Meatyard Ex Calvin Party intense tunesmith still dealing in classic John Peel show musics 27. The Christophers 28. Dot Dash New York post...





Neighbourhood Festival 2019 – Manchester – Review

Will Metcalfe and Nigel Carr spent most of the day in Manchester checking out some of the best the city had to offer at Neighbourhood festival

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.