He used to be my postie and always ask what the records were inside the mailers. A total music nut and now a national treasure Announces UK tour
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
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.
Depeche Mode join Nine Inch Nails, Trex, Motörhead and MC5 is surprisingly good rock n roll hall of fame nominations
Normally the Rock n Roll Hall of fame is a dusty pantheon of Dads Army bloke rock - the kind of stuff that Boris Johnson would air guitar to but next year’s nominations have a surprisingly good twist to them with Depeche Mode joining Nine Inch Nails, Trex, Motörhead and MC5 in the 2020 rock n roll hall of fame nominations...
"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."
This gets our seal of approval! Whilst the Thames was once the dirty old river of the Kinks classic Waterloo Sunset, it now seems to be getting cleaned up!
As a result, we get a directness of ultra-psychedelic effect, sucking our nerves into a surreal sci-fi gloom
Interview: Jemma Freeman & the Cosmic Something Music is a Matter of Life and...
Dave King, who designed the iconic Crass logo has passed away. One of the most iconic designs in pop culture it is emblazoned on T-shirts and walls across the world as a symbol of Crass and the freedoms of pop culture.
Were The Cure ever a Goth band? Robert Smith says no but their influence is huge on the scene that didn't even exist when the band started...what do you think? to Goth or on to Goth - dark is the question!