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Baba Zula: XX – album review

this may be one of the best things you hear this year.

Aurelio: Darandi – album review

an album with a very distinctive feel and refreshing sound.

Noura Mint Seymali: Arbina – Guest review by Unarmed Bandit

this has opened my ears to a style of music I probably wouldn’t have searched out

Gaye Su Akyol: Hologram İmparatorluğusd Guest review by Jay Stansfield (All Hail Hyena)

an engaging, exciting and cool album that I would return to again without hesitation.

Albums we missed: Part 3 – Gioumourtzina | Monkoora | Afro Cluster

Louder Than War’s Paul Scott-Bates trawls through the albums that are too good to be forgotten and urges you to listen to some more fine music

Sherwood At The Controls Volume 2: 1985–1990 – album review

an incredible insight into the man now in his fifth decade of music production and mixing.

Mala: Mirrors – album review

Mala: Mirrors (Brownswood Recordings) LP/CD/DL Available 10th June 8.5/10 Dubstep pioneer and head of Deep Medi Musik, Mala releases his second album on Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings label....

Gevende: Cappadox Festival – live review

Gevende Cappadox Festival 19 May 2016 Some months back Louder Than War featured Gevende as a new artist of the day.  Whilst attending Cappadox festival Alan Ewart...

The Dwarfs of East Agouza: Bes – album review

Dwarfs of East Agouza: Bes (Nawa Recordings) 2xLP | 2CD | DL Available now The Dwarfs of East Agouza channel Egyptian vibes into pulsing psych-folk jams. Get...

Cappadox Festival 2016 – preview

Cappadox Festival has me rethinking how I envisage a festival.  As a UK festival fan I see gathering with friends and those of like...

Aziza Brahim: Abbar el Hamada – album review

tones which will melt your heart amidst words that should melt your soul





Flight Brigade: Chased By Wolves – album review

Seven-piece Flight Brigade deliver their second album that combines some of the familiar with a glossier eighties vibe.

Sound City Ipswich 2019 – preview

Sound City Ipswich takes place on Friday 4 October. Keith Goldhanger will be attending. Hosting...

LIFE : A Picture of Good Health – album review

LIFE - A Picture of Good Health (Afghan Moon/PIAS) Out 20th September CD/LP/DL/Streaming A Picture of Good...

Win tickets and more for London Tattoo Convention

To celebrate the 15th anniversary addition of the UK’s biggest and best-loved The London Tattoo Convention, London’s Tobacco Dock on 27th-28th-29th September 2019 is giving one of Louder Than Wars readers as change to winner a Golden Ticket for the event – worth £300.

Jason and the Scorchers |Kentucky Headhunters |Dan Baird and Homemade Sin: O2 Ritz, Manchester – live review

Jason & The Scorchers | The Kentucky Headhunters |Dan Baird & Homemade Sin O2 Ritz,...