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Coven: Hebden Bridge Trades Club – live review

Louder than War's Paul Clarke sees folk feminist supergroup Coven pool their collective talents at a remarkable gig at Hebden Bridge Trades Club. He finds the loose collective of performers come together in a show of unity which is immensely powerful and hugely entertaining.

Six Organs Of Admittance: Cluny, Newcastle – live review

A spellbinding evening from one of the finest musicians around, this stripped back setting allows his powerful songs to shine through!

John Carroll: Aviation – album review

John Carroll: Aviation (Medic Independent Records) Available 22nd June 2017 7/10 Irish singer-songwriter now resident of China John Carroll releases his brand new album via hos own...

Alison Moyet: Other – album review

Other is an extraordinary album of adventurous and innovative tracks, showing pop legend Alison Moyet is still a creative force

Helen McCookerybook: The Sea – album review

Musician, artist and lecturer releases her new album. Louder Than War’s Paul Scott-Bates reviews - cherish this album as it is a fine piece of work.

Ward Thomas: Sage Gateshead – live review

A sparkling set from one of the fastest up and coming acts around, Ward Thomas truly shine tonight with their exceptional tracks.

Vaarwell: Homebound 456 – album review

just perfect on so many levels as Portuguese alternative dream pop trio release their debut album which is a 'must listen'

Edinburgh Of The Seven Seas: L’Âtre et l’enfant – EP review

Florian Mallet has created a work of incredible texture and interest with latest EP from Edinburgh Of The Seven Seas

Nick Oliveri’s Death Acoustic: Camden Black Heart, London – live review

Nick Oliveri's Death Acoustic show rolled into Camden and Louder Than War's Paul Grace experienced the relentless tour de force.

Pele: Fireworks – album review

a timeless album, an album that forms part of the tapestry of British Indie music history

Band Of Horses: O2 Academy Newcastle – live review

A stunning show for those who weren't consumed by the Friday 'cheer', as they prove why they're one of the finest bands around.

Tom Hyatt: Live At Spiritual – Album Review

Tom Hyatt might have punk rock lineage but has very much been treading his own path, honing his craft as a singer-songwriter. Sean Diamond gives his first album a play.





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.