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The Stranglers: The Academy, Manchester – live review

The Stranglers Academy 1, Manchester 21st March 2015  The Men In Black hit Manchester  with an impeccable night of inspiring,  rattling tunes bathed in a sound as fresh as...

Reggae Releases Round Up: Black Symbol | Restriction | Capital Letters | The Skints

Reggae Releases Round Up: Black Symbol | Restriction | Capital Letters | The Skints

Bob Marley and The Wailers: Easy Skankin’ In Boston ’78 – album review

As part of the celebrations of what would have been Marley's 70th birthday, a fitting live tribute to the Tuff Gong. Joe Whyte reviews.

Bob Marley & The Wailers: Easy Skanking In Boston ’78 – album review

This release marks the first of a stream of Bob Marley releases to mark his 70th Birthday.

New Kingston: Kingston City – album review

An album which is clearly popular in some quarters

Mad Professor: Dubbing With Anansi – album review

dub at its finest, nothing more nothing less.

Steel Pulse Announce Handsworth Revolution UK Dates

Birmingham reggae favourites Steel Pulse will perform their landmark debut album, Handsworth Revolution, seen as a huge influence in the development of British reggae, in its entirety at a series of UK shows next April.

New Town Kings:– Pull Up & Rewind – EP review

An accomplished band tackling four styles of reggae with extreme confidence.

Skindred | Chemia | Feral Sun | In The Hills: Mr Kyps, Poole – live review

Ragga-metal band Skindred finished their 2014 with a set of shows around less oft-frequented towns. We were at Poole.

UB40: Fairfield Halls, Croydon – live review

UB40 Fairfield Halls, Croydon 6th November 2014 Fresh off the back of his recent interview with the reggae greats Martin Copland-Gray catches them playing a storming set...

Capital Letters: Wolf – EP review

British reggae legends return with a brand new EP.

Reggae Releases Round Up: Shanty | MC Horseman | Black Roots | Talisman | Jean McLean

Louder Than War's Paul Scott-Bates the task of giving us a round-up of the best reggae relases around.





R.E.M.: Monster Turns Twenty-Five – album review

Monster saw R.E.M. devote songs to stalkers, sex and celebrity, while embarking on a...

Pete Bentham & The Dinner Ladies ‘England’s Up For Sale’ – album review

Pete Bentham & The Dinner Ladies 'England's Up For Sale' (Antipop Records) CD | DL Rel...

Sweden could become 1st country to enshrine the rights of nature

"Economic growth has been the real goal, not a healthy environment. I'm tired of this era, where our arrogant worldview has driven us far beyond the planetary boundaries."

Zonal: Wrecked – album review

Here is an album you will want to get lost in many times over and it is one that even during its most oppressive moments allows for a space around the edges so you can breathe and remain locked and focused on its main agenda. This is music to get you up and at 'em. Music to storm castles and destroy parliaments. An album with a clear and unifying agenda, which is welcoming without being soft, beautiful in it ugliness and 100% the results of artists at the peak of their powers.

Hurtling: Future From Here – album review ‘Simply a great album, a stunning debut and a future classic’

Album Review Hurtling - Future From Here  (Onomatopoeia) CD/ DL/ LP Released 18 Oct 2019 Navigating soundscapes from...