Friday, July 10, 2020


Charles Dexter Ward and the Imagineers: Love, Death and Time Travel – album review

they’ve lived a hundred lives already, caught in the cycle of madness they have been swept up in. A cyclone of music so primal and heartfelt that it will never leave you the same.

Superhand: American Teeth – album review

Superhand have undoubtedly created one of the finest long players of the year

Kobadelta: Open Visions – EP review

Indie Rock five piece return with a new EP. Louder Than War’s Paul Scott-Bates reviews.

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba: Ba Power – album review

Ba Power is a great album and probably Kouyate’s finest to date deserving all the accolade that it will surely attract.

Seasick Steve: O2 Academy, Newcastle – live review and photo review

Seasick Steve is truly one in a million as he effortlessly demonstrates that this evening, as he treats us to an incredible evening of incredible music.

Matthew E White: Sage, Gateshead – live review

The hugely talented Matthew E White arrives in Gateshead with an incredible new album in Fresh Blood, yet he transforms songs old and new in this beguilingly wonderful evening of music.

Vintage Trouble: Academy 2, Manchester – live review

Vintage Trouble played Academy 2 in Manchester last night, Louder Than War's Nigel Carr and David Gleave were there to capture the event

Recent Ace Records Releases by Ian Johnston – March 2015

Ian Johnston brings us his latest round-up of vital releases from Ace Records, probably the best re-issue label in the world.

Niall Kelly: Not Sleeping – album review

London based Irish musician Niall Kelly has just released his second solo album, a solid Americana record with a Celtic twist.

Samba Toure: Gandadiko – album review

Toure’s guitar playing throughout is accomplished and ever changing, a true talent in todays World music scene.

Ian Skelly | Purple Heart Parade: The Night and Day Cafe, Manchester – live review

Ian Skelly | Purple Heart Parade The Night and Day Cafe, Manchester 27th November 2014 The recent subject of an unsuccessful abatement notice, Manchester's iconic Night &...

Dan Baird and Homemade Sin: Bush Hall, London – live review

Dan Baird and Homemade Sin make their annual visit to London town to play a sold out show at Bush Hall.





Jeff Gomez: Zeppelin Over Dayton – book review

Zeppelin Over Dayton by Jeff Gomez (Jawbone Press) Out Now In his new book, Jeff Gomez breaks...

Alanas Chosnau and Mark Reeder – Children of Nature – Single Review

Alanas Chosnau and Mark Reeder Children of Nature Out Now Mixing modern minimalism with 80's cool, Alanas...

Watch This! Robyn G Shiels and Steve Nolan unveil new video

a disconcerting work of dark beauty, a sublime post folk nightmare.

Suzie Stapleton: We Are The Plague – album review

Suzie Stapleton's dazzling debut album filled with a primal fusion of blues, gospel and rock'n'roll guitar chimes with our times, says Tim Cooper.

Exclusive news! Doves to release new single and fifth album!

After a 11 year hiatus Manchester favourite sons are back with a bang with the first single to be lifted from the highly anticipated comeback album. Prisoners is below in all it's glory.