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Psych For Sore Eyes 2 – ep review

In September of this year, Quietus editor John Doran set about dismantling what he perceived as widespread over-usage of the term ‘psychedelic’ in relation to music...

Dust Sculptures: Far Above the Pines – album review

Dust Sculptures - Far Above the Pines (self-released) DL Out Now "If you're ever in the mood to review a progressive black-gaze / post-progressive rock album, I'd...

Thurston Moore: The Best Day – album review

Thurston Moore - The Best Day (Matador) CD / LP / DL Out Now  9/10 Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore releases new solo album with a backing band...

Mechanimal: Secret Science – album review

Mechanimal - Secret Science (Inner Ear Records) CD/DL Out Now 9.5/10 Greece based 'drone n roll’ trio Mechanimal release their new album. Louder Than War’s Paul Scott-Bates reviews. Why...

Cassels: We Wander In The Night/Rinse And Retreat – single review

Cassels - We Wander In The Night/Rinse And Retreat (Grebo Records) LP/DL OUT NOW 8/10 Noise wranglers Cassels just released their debut 7", Louder Than War's Josh Cooper...

The Brackish: Big Guys – album review

The Brackish: Big Guys (Lava Thief) CD / DL Due Out 22nd Sept 2014 7/10 The Brackish release an album that managed to sound like all your favourite bands...

Raw Power 2014: London – festival review

A room thick with fans dancing and headbanging intermittently at a riff’s notice would suggest...

Delamere: Headstrong – single review

Delamere - Headstrong (Scruff of the Neck Records) DL August 30th 2014 Dave Beech reviews the new single by Delamere, the North Staffs, Manchester based, indie band...

Matthew Collings: Silence Is A Rhythm Too – album review

Matthew Collings Silence Is a Rhythm Too (Denovali Records) LP/CD/DL Available now The latest album from the Edinburgh-based musician and composer offers up a series of compelling soundscapes...

Dressmaker: Glass EP – ep review

Hackney's Dressmaker release their debut EP entitled Glass. Louder Than War's Lisa Sookraj reviews.

Boris: Noise – album review

Louder Than War's Simon Tucker reviews the new album from one of London's most prolific recording bands, Boris.





Video Premiere: Carol Hodge: Stop Worrying Baby

Video Premiere: Carol Hodge: Stop Worrying Baby Carol Hodge releases new single and music video...

Alternative hip-hop act Ceiling Demons, announce new single

North Yorkshire's alternative hip hop group Ceiling Demons return with a fierce injection of energy, hope and raw truths in their latest single

Various – All Aboard The C.N. Express – album review

  Various - All Aboard The C.N. Express Doctor Bird CD/DL Released 10 April 2020 New compilation subtitled "Rock...

Rebel Rousers (The Best Of Rebels- Volume One) – album review

Album Review Rebel Rousers (The Best Of Rebels - Volume One)   Various Artists  (Raving Pop...

Bomb Sniffing Dogs ’Dreamscaping collective Bomb Sniffing Dogs offer a route of virus escape with The Icke Age

Musically, Liam Power (The Coral), and Eleni Poulou (The Fall), melancholy Casio drumbeats and 32bit synth lines to soundtrack wet afternoons indoors. Lyrically, Nick Power (By the Sea) and Austin Collings (author and narrator in chief), uncover the lie of the land. Triumphant mistrust, algorithmic rabbit holes, and the jail door slam of gritted teeth;