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Turin Brakes: Hebden Bridge Trades Club – live review

Turin Brakes Hebden Bridge Trades Club Friday 6 March 2020 Paul Clarke says there’s still plenty of quality of songwriting and playing on offer as Turin Brakes...

Alfa Mist: SWX, Bristol – live review

Alfa Mist SWX, Bristol 7th March 2020 Jazz keyboard Alfa Mist and his band stop by SWX to enchant Bristol with their sleek and soulful sound....

Jesse Malin – Night and Day, Manchester – live review

Jesse Malin/ Don DiLego Night and Day, Manchester 5th March 2020 Jesse Malin, one of the great rock’n’roll troubadours of the current generation, is back in Manchester...

Dark Music Days (Myrkir Músíkdagar), Iceland – festival review

Dark Music Days (Myrkir Músíkdagar) Reykjavik, Iceland 26 January to 4 February 2020 Reykjavík's Dark Music Days midwinter festival has now been a mainstay of the world’s...

Working Men’s Club: Gorilla, Manchester – live review

Working Men’s Club Manchester Gorilla 13th February 2020 Live Review Sonically charged and shot through with political discourse, Working Men’s Club exhibit confidence and brutality in staggering...

Deja Vega / Football FC / The Big Peach: The Deaf Institute, Manchester – live review

Wayne AF Carey is out and about following the rise of the excellent Deja Vega who end this tour in true wig out style!

The Last Clouds: Manchester – Retro Bar – live review

Last Clouds brought their own brand of epic electro/indie-rock to the Retro bar in Manchester. Nigel checked them out for Louder Than War.

Girl Ray: Electric Ballroom, London – live review

Bryony Hegarty catches up with the the Girl Ray groove at Camden's Electric Ballroom reviewing the up and coming indie band for Louder Than War.

Nasty Cherry: Manchester Academy 3 – live review

Nasty Cherry | Noisy MancesterAcademy 29th February 2020 Cazz Blase and Melanie Smith witness Nasty Cherry’s turbocharged Manchester debut. A far cry from the howling wind and...

Hands Off Gretel: Brudenell Social Club, Leeds – live review

Hands Off Gretel | Scarlet |Late Night Legacy Brudenell Social Club, Leeds Thursday 27th February 2020 Andy Brown heads out to catch Hands Off Gretel at The...

Hatari: Austurbær, Reykjavik – live review

Hatari Austurbær, Reykjavik 23rd February 2020 Since their debut in 2015, Icelandic techno-punk trio Hatari has gone through a series of transformations. The original band members Matthías...

Goo Goo Dolls: O2 Institute, Birmingham – live review

Goo Goo Dolls Birmingham O2 Institute  Tuesday 25th February The weather may be bleak in Birmingham, but the Buffalo rock stalwarts bring a scorching show. Sam Lambeth...





Various: Come Stay With Me – album review

Various – Come Stay With Me Come Play With Me Vinyl Out on 4th July Leeds...

LISTEN! Queen Of Uncool ‘explosive post grunge rush’

South West London’s alternative music Queen gets gritty with new single GRIM, an energetic alt rock song about the mental strain and frustration of going over old ground, whether that be repeating the same stories in a psychiatrists office or the drudgery of endless small talk with people you don’t know

The Taboo Club: Debauched Times – album review

The Taboo Club Debauched Times (Self-released) 8/10 If coronavirus has created the end of the world, The Taboo...

The Vat Egg Imposition: Sheriff Of Nottingham – Single Review

The Vat-Egg Imposition: Sheriff Of Nottingham (Alphaville Records) DL/ Cassette Out Now 9/10 Andy Brown reviews The Sheriff...

Watch This! New York Songstress Jeannel Drops Heady and Hypnotic New Single ICMIB

New York's Jeannel releases her heady and hypnotc new single ICMIB.