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FTK: Strange Times – Dirty Jokes – single review

Manchester's FTK, formerly Feed The Kid, regroup and storm back with a new double A-side Strange Time/Dirty Jokes. Nigel Carr reviews for Louder Than War.

Watch This! – Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – Cornflake

This came crashing into my inbox yesterday and I haven't stopped playing it since! I give you Psychedelic Porn Crumpets! Now that's how to name a band!

Sly Antics – Bin Juice – single review

Sly Antics the funk-rock three-piece from Hebdon Bridge release their highly anticipated new single Bin Juice. Nigel Carr takes a listen for Louder Than War.

Saintts – Manchester, Jimmys – live review

The Saintts played Jimmy's at the end of May - Will Metcalfe reports back for Louder Than War

Afghan Sand Gang – Machine Music – EP review

Afghan Sand Gang - Machine Music - stunning debut EP from this Mossley three-piece, Nigel Carr reviews for Louder Than War.

Cabbage – Glamour At Thee Ritz – Manchester – May 19th – Preview

Cabbage’s upcoming show, Glamour At Thee Ritz is shaping up to one of the events of the year with a truly classic line up of Manchester bands. Fellow Mossleyites Afghan Sand Gang are the latest band to be added to the bill. Nigel Carr checks out the line-up for Louder Than War.

Strange Bones – Interview and Live Rehearsals

Louder Than War caught up with the band at their rehearsal studio in the centre of the town to talk about their development, the sound, and where they go from here.

New Dawn Fades – A Play About Joy Division and Manchester, The Dancehouse – Manchester

New Dawn Fades, A Play About Joy Division and Manchester returns to the Dancehouse for a four-night run. Nigel Carr reports back on night two for Louder Than War.

Ist Ist – Spinning Rooms EP – review

Manchester’s Ist Ist release their debut EP proper, Spinning Rooms on KInd Violence Records, a label which describes itself as specialising in ‘the darker side of independent and experimental music’. Nigel reviews for Louder Than War.

Strange Bones – Blind Faith No Future – Video Exclusive!

Strange Bones release the video to their new single Blind Faith No Future in an exclusive for Louder Than War!

Whyte Horses: Empty Words – album review

Faultless psychedelic pop genius from Manchester’s Whyte Horses, who release their second album with guest vocals from La Roux and Nouvelle Vague.

Sly Antics: Manchester, The Bread Shed – review

Sly Antics put on a 3-band cornucopia of alt, art and funk fuelled rock at Manchester’s Bread Shed. Nigel Carr reports back for Louder Than War with photos by Nidge at Trust a Fox photography.





New label Mothland tease mixtape with Jessica93 cover of ‘Enigma Of The Absolute’

It took a trip 400 miles north of Montreal to a lakeside mining town called Rouyn-Noranda for me to discover Mothland, and, subsequently, keep me abreast of the news of their latest output.

South Specific 2020: 3 CD set of Portsmouth bands 1980 & 2020

South Specific 2020: 3 CD set of Portsmouth bands 1980 & 2020 Fortieth Anniversary re-issue...

Allyson Seconds – Bag Of Kittens – album review

Allyson Seconds - Bag Of Kittens Big Stir CD/DL Out now Reissue of the debut album by Sacramento-based...

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: K.G. – album review

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD K.G. Flightless/KGLW LP | CD | DL Out now!   King Gizzard & The...

Listen to this. New single from Leeds based producer and composer Straight Girl

Leeds label Come Play With Me have shared the second single from their upcoming...