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Young Fathers: Riverside, Newcastle – live review

Last years Mercury prize winners, leave us astounded and inspired, with an evening that leaves us questioning whether genres have any relevance at all.

Kendrick Lamar: To Pimp a Butterfly – album review

Kendrick Lamar's astonishing new album is a high watermark in US Hip-Hop culture.

Young Fathers: White Men Are Black Men Too – album review

Extraordinary follow up by Young Fathers to their Mercury winner

Various: Sherwood At The Controls Volume 1 1979-1984 – album review

The vaults of On U-sound have well and truly been opened

Death Grips: Jenny Death – album review

Abrasive hip hop duo drop second half of their final release as Death Grips

Boca 45: Dig Eat Beats Repeat – album review

Simon Tucker review's Bristol institution Boca 45's third full length album, Dig Eat Beats Repeat.

QELD: USSR – single review

QELD: 'USSR' – Single Review (Indie) Jun 2014 Bristol-based hip-hoppers QELD return with new single 'USSR'. Louder Than War's Andy Carrington was suitably impressed. If you...

Sleaford Mods | Kagoule: Rescue Rooms, Nottingham – live review

Sleaford Mods made a triumphant return to their home town of Nottingham on Tuesday. We were there to witness it.

Signor Benedick The Moor: Opus 3 – A Man Atop The Tower – album review

Signor Benedick The Moor's new album is challenging and genre-defying, a mish-mash of adventurism and daring.

Nicki Minaj: The Pinkprint – album review

Fat Gay Vegan reviews the third album by New York rapper and pop diva Nicki Minaj.

Stereo MCs: Edinburgh Liquid Rooms, Boxing Day – live review

Stereo MCs Edinburgh Liquid Rooms, 26th December 2014 World-renowned electronic hip-hop trio Stereo MCs take to the Edinburgh Liquid Rooms on Boxing Day to keep...





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.