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Joe Gideon: Manchester Gullivers – live review

These are songs full of ideas and dynamics, the razor-sharp guitar sound slips and slides through perfect chord changes as Joe delivers his dense and deep lyrics over the top. His Lou Reed drawl is wrapped around his words that are deeply personal but not without a sense of humour.

Aalborg, Northern Winter Beat 2020 – live review

Northern Winter Beat Aalborg - 2020 - Live Review. With highlights: Ryley Walker, Jozef Van Wissem, Maarja Nuut Mochat Dolma and Efterklang.

Damo Suzuki: YES, Manchester – live review

Damo Suzuki | Threads | Basic Switches YES, Manchester 13th February 2020 Damo Suzuki, is back in Manchester, bringing together local musicians to create a unique performance...

Angel Olsen: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live review

Angel Olsen O2 Ritz, Manchester 13th February 20202 Cazz Blase and Melanie Smith watch a terrifically on form Angel Olsen weave a spell around the 02...

Noah Cyrus: O2 Academy Islington, London – live review

Noah Cyrus O2 Academy Islington, London 11 February 2020 In her first-ever UK performance, Nashville-born Noah Cyrus makes her way over the pond to play a single...

Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes: Manchester Academy – live review

Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes | Ho99o9 Manchester Academy 12th February 2020 Soaring high after last year’s top 5 success for their “End Of Suffering” album,...

Steel Panther: O2 Academy Brixton, London – live photo review

Steel Panther O2 Academy Brixton, London 7 Feb 2020 Lock up your daughters, sons, kittens and puppies because the Steel Panther are heading to London for a...

NME Awards 2020 – winners and highlights

NME Awards 2020 Brixton O2 Academy 12 February 2020 Spirits were high last night at the O2 Brixton Academy for the NME Awards 2020. The red carpet...

The Menzingers: Albert Hall, Manchester – live review

Philidelphia punks The Menzingers return to the UK in support of their most recent record Hello Exile. Louder Than War's Dave Beech was there.

Carly Rae Jepsen: O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester – live review

Carly Rae Jepsen O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester 7th February 2020 There is no ego, there is no attitude. Simply sparkling pop songs that skirt a dangerous,...

La Roux: Fabric, London – live photo review

La Roux Fabric, London 6 February 2020 La Roux threw a colourful, neon-tastic party for the launch of her new record in London's Fabric nightclub. Paul...

Hector Gannet: The Cluny 2, Newcastle – live review

Hector Gannet | Single Black Olive The Cluny 2, Newcastle February 1st, 2020 North Tyneside's rising stars step up a level with impressive dynamics and a slew...





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.

Premiere: Manchester’s Suave Martyrs psychedelic new single Footsteps

Manchester five-piece Suave Martyrs premiere Footsteps, the first taste of the forthcoming new EP.

Omega Tribe: Out Of My System – EP review

Omega Tribe Out Of My System (Grow Your Own) Out Now 10"/DL Anarcho-punk favourites Omega Tribe return...

Spygenius – Man On The Sea – album review

Spygenius - Man On The Sea Big Stir CD/Vinyl/DL Released 10th July 2020 New 17 track double album...