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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!

Ruby Boots: Sage Gateshead – live review

A stunning set from up and coming country starlet Ruby Boots, as she exudes passion from her wonderfully heartfelt songs.

GospelbeacH: Another Summer of Love – album review

Gorgeous psychedelic country and power pop care of Beachwood Sparks and The Tyde’s Brent Rademaker.

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.

Wild Nothing: Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle – live review

An arena setting isn't where you would expect Wild Nothing to shine, but they bring their beautiful tunes to life tonight.

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.

Jess Williamson: Cluny, Newcastle – live review

Jess Williamson bowls over the crowd in Newcastle with her incredibly delicate voice a truly wonderful set.

Hurray For The Riff Raff: Cluny, Newcastle – live review

Hurray For The Riff Raff start 2017 off with a bang with their exceptional new album as they play a plethora of new tracks in Newcastle.

Brian Fallon & The Crowes: Newcastle O2 Academy – live review

An incredible performance by one of the finest frontmen around, his passion and excitement enthuses the majority of this packed crowd!

High & Lonesome Festival Review

Another exceptional year as High & Lonesome showcases some of the most exciting bands around at this years event.

The Lumineers: O2 Academy Newcastle – live review

An exciting and impressive set from one of the worlds biggest bands, The Lumineers light up Newcastle tonight!

Wovenhand : Star Treatment – Album Review

Wovenhand - Star Treatment (Glitterhouse Records) CD/LP/DL Out 9th September Americana has been given a rough ride of late. The fetid spawn of that parasitic Reptilian cunt Ryan...





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.