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Slam Dunk 2019: North – festival review

Slam Dunk 2019 sees the pop-punk extravaganza move from the multi-venue University of Leeds to the outdoor location of Temple Newsham Park for arguably its best year yet. Louder than War's Dave Beech was there.

Emerson Lake & Palmer: The Anthology (1970-1998) – album review

For a short period in the early and mid-seventies, they were one of the biggest bands in the world. Adored by fans, scorned by many, their “welcome back my friends to the show that never ends” signature lives on.

Joan As Policewoman: Joanthology – Album Review

Joan As Policewoman: Joanthology Play It Again Sam Formats: Triple CD/Download/Streaming/ Live At The BBC also available on vinyl Available now   Awash amongst the alluring currents of Joan As...

Steve Nolan: From Water / Ream – album reviews

Steve Nolan: From Water  / Ream Spun Out Of Control Cassette  / DL Available Now! Not one but two album by the acclaimed musician / composer Steve Nolan...

All Points East: Victoria Park, London – live review (Friday 24th)

All Points East, Victoria Park, London 24th May 2019 East London's Victoria Park gets summer started with a series of mouthwatering line ups. Louder Than War...

Duncan Lloyd: Outside Notion – album review

Maximo Park man Duncan Lloyd releases an album that carries him away from the channel of Indie Rock for which he’s best known.

Alice in Chains: SSE Arena, Wembley – live review

Wembley Arena rocked hard on Saturday to the very special sound of Alice In Chains supported by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Sophie Sparham...

Beats – Film review ‘a beautiful, bittersweet, vibrant piece of cinema’ about the Rave scene in 1994

  Beats (2019) Director: Brian Welsh Cast: Cristian Ortega, Lorn Macdonald Language: English Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 17th May Format: Cinema release 9/10 Cazz Blase salutes Brian Welsh and Kieran Hurley’s elegant...

Tacocat: This Mess is a Place – Album review

Alnum Review Tacocat  - This Mess is a Place (Sub Pop) CD/DL/Stream Out Now 8/10 The Seattle four piece release their fourth studio album, a joyous power pop collection...

The Darts: I Like You But Not Like That – album review

THE DARTS I LIKE YOU BUT NOT LIKE THAT Alternative Tentacles LP / CD / DL Out now! Arizonan quartet The Darts return with a slab of sleazy fuzz...

Arrest! Charlie Tipper: Freedom Of Speech EP / Southampton Pop! Not Hate gig 31st May

EP Review / Gig Preview Arrest! Charlie Tipper: Freedom Of Speech EP   (Breaking Down) CD/ DL  Out now 1st single of 2019 for Arrest! Charlie Tipper is...

boycalledcrow: Emerald – album review

boycalledcrow: Emerald Wormhole World CD/DL Available now! The latest long-player by boycalledcrow sees him pushing his melodic sensibilities further than before. Simon Tucker reviews. Clouds opens Emerald. Clouds part....





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.