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Lucinda Williams: Good Souls, Better Angels – album review

Lucinda Williams has made the perfect protest album for our times. The only surprise is that her blend of blues, rock and country with incendiary lyrics took a 67-year-old woman to make the record we’ve all needed to hear. Tim Cooper listens and applauds.L

Alanas Chosnau, Mark Reeder ‘Children of Nature’ : album review ‘Beautiful, elegiac and compelling like New Order or Hurts ‘

Beautiful, elegiac and compelling like New Order of Hurts this already sound like a greatest hits album before it’s even released.

LISTEN! Monrhea deal stark, sparse, dark electronic music from Uganda

Monrhea is a mysterious figure. A woman from a one horse village in the middle of Kenya who creates these sparse and brilliant electronic soundscapes

The Hempolics: Kiss, Cuddle & Torture Vol.2 – album review

The Hempolics Kiss, Cuddle & Torture Vol.2 Zee Zee Records 3 July 2020 DL/CD/LPx2 The Hempolics release their second album through self-released label Zee Zee Records. Rhys Delany reviews. The...

Hinds: The Prettiest Curse – album review

Hinds – The Prettiest Curse Lucky Number All formats Out now 7/10   Hinds take a risky change of direction on their third album but it pays off. When bands...

Last Night From Glasgow: Isolation Sessions – interview

Last Friday (5 June) saw the release of a 4 track EP featuring the likes of bis and Mt Doubt. This is a taster...

Slabs of Paradise Aloud: Jason Williamson – The Poet in Motion.

Jason Williamsons’ Crackanory: Tony, Wrong John Silver, Southcrampton, Fuckin Nora, Mad Carol. "Communication is not only transmission; it is also reception and response" - Raymond...

WATCH THIS! Fireflies new video exclusive

Fireflies - The Machine Stops (Facility 4/K7) Out now Fireflies are Nina Walsh and Franck Alba. First appearing on Moine Dubh, the bespoke record label set...

Listen to this! The Claremonts release new single

The Claremonts, rising Manchester quartet, release new single Get Away, Get Away, Get Away. In our feature on the bands to watch in 2019, young...

Run the Jewels: RTJ4 – album review

Run the Jewels: RTJ4 (Jewel Runners) DL/CD/Vinyl Out Now 9/10 Run the Jewels drop their fourth album in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, the murder of George...

Listen to This! London-Based Troubadour Nigel Thomas Returns With New Single Stepping Up

London-based troubadour Nigel Thomas returns with new single Stepping Up.

Listen to This! Utah’s Sophie Blair Relishes In The Frenetic Pop of New Single Don’t Be Like That

Utah-based Sophie Blair drops her electronically-driven banger of a debut single in the form of Don't Be Like That.





Thurston Moore announces new release

the new full-length album by Sonic Youth founder Thurston Moore entitled BY THE FIRE.

Sean Tyla: Pub Rock pioneer 1946-2020

The news of the death of the legendary Sean Tyla on the 17th of...

LISTEN! John Rossall (The Glitter Band) releases solo album that could be the best in his career

Listen to a track from John Rossall (Glitter Band) new solo album that could be the best in his career. Full of the hallmark Glitter drums and great songs and a heavy sound.

Listen To This! Producer IYES Teams Up With LELE Once Again on Upbeat Anthem Change Your Mind

Once again, producer IYES teams up with London-based LELE on upbeat anthem Change Your Mind.

Watch this! Video exclusive – The Scaners drop new video for Mars Attacks

The Scaners, those French gonzo-punks beloved here at Louder Than War, have just dropped...