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Latin Quarter: Modern Times – album review

The debut album from the folk/reggae/New Wave political activists is re-promoted. Louder Than War’s Paul Scott-Bates reviews.

The Skints: Short Change – EP review

Louder Than War's Nathan Brown reckons The Skints could teach politicians a thing or two about what is really happening on the streets of the UK with their social commentary.

Dub Spencer and Trance Hill: William S Burroughs In Dub – album review

four-piece live band, dub spencer and trance hill, from Switzerland blend the Beatnik poet and Post-Modernist author with electronic dub beats.

UB40: Leeds – live and picture review

UB40 play Leeds Academy and idp went along to see how they would sound in a proper old fashioned rock venue.

4 Great Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Support Acts

As anyone who has witnessed a set from the great man will surely tell you, a Lee 'Scratch' Perry show transcends the idea of the mortal 'gig' and instead offers up a completely unique, involving experience that works on both a communal and internal level. Here are four fantastic acts who have supported him in the past.

Naram: March Of The Gremlins – album review

The unique sound of electronic reggae is compelling

Rotten Hill Gang: Kensal Green, London – live review

London's Rotten Hill Gang play the Paradise and Neal Wright goes to listen and interview.

Dubblestandart: In Dub – album review

it's an album for every dub fan to savour

Tackhead: For The Love Of Money – album review

Tackhead are back, and it’s like they’ve never been away.

Rx Bandits: Manchester – live review

'I want you to be honest, man' - that's what Rx Bandits' Matt Embree told Ian Critchley before the show. No pressure then.

Skindred: Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton – live review

Skindred kick off their UK tour at The Wulfrun. Sophie Sparham reports on the awesome power of a force of nature.





The Gist – Interior Windows – album review

  The Gist - Interior Windows Tiny Global Productions CD/DL Released 17 July 2020 The follow up to 2017's...

excellent rock trivia! old postcard of krautrock legends Can boarding the Ramsgate hovercraft

Rock trivia - somehow the most trivial and yet the most important on the planet. The excellent twitter feed of @birmingham81 post up this Ramsgate postcard with a photo of the Ramsgate Hoverport in its glory days, which peaked with a visit from Can!

Be-Bop Deluxe: Axe Victim – reissue album review

Be-Bop Deluxe - Axe Victim Esoteric Recordings CD Out now Welcome reissue for one of the best seventies...

Live Music: A Personal Love Letter

In response to the "Let The Music Play" campaign and the efforts of the...

The Residents – Metal, Meat & Bone – album review

  The Residents - Metal, Meat & Bone Cherry Red 2CD/DL Released 10 July 2020 Brand new Residents album...