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Stunning Albanian choir Grupi Lab touring the UK next week – if you want to see something mind blowing you have to go

The members of the group rotate between the main voice, the powerful drone (the 'iso') and various intricate vocal chirping techniques that imitate goats, bells and the sounds of the Albanian mountains. When Grupi Lab sing, the earth shakes!

the government share guide to post Brexit touring for bands and it doesn’t look good

Post Brexit life is going to get tricky for musicians. Months of no information are beginning to coalesce around hints of the future touring model and it looks like lots of paperwork, hidden costs, confusion and ultimately no touring for many bands unless they are Roger Dalrty and the dads army bands.

SUNN O))) Announce Pre-Order Dates For Pyroclasts Ahead of European Tour Dates – commencing next week

Pre-orders for Pyroclasts are now live and available on the Sunn store and bandcamp only.

Kim Shattuck (The Muffs) RIP

Kim Shattuck the guitarist and singer with the great USA band The Muffs has died at the age of 56. The band who were LTW faves (interviewed here) delivered thrilling electric rushes of dirty bad ass raucous pop punk rock with Kim’s screaming raw vocals that also saw her noticed by the Pixies who she had a brief stint for in 2013.

Exclusive! Here Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds new album tomorrow

If you want to hear the new Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album tomorrow then go to this exclusive link now and register your interest!

Watch This! Newcastle’s Amongst Echoes Premiere New Single Going Nowhere

Since forming in Newcastle in back in 2018, indie rock quintet Amongst Echoes has been bringing the gap between bright-eyed youthful exuberence and millennial...

Iggy Pop announces special one off London show

The EFG London Jazz Festival is thrilled to welcome the legendary Iggy Pop to Barbican this November, in a UK exclusive performance of his critically acclaimed new album, Free. Reviewed here. It’s the Ig’s only UK performance this year.

Bid for charity tickets for Noel Gallagher in conversation event at Salford Lads Club

This fundraising in-conversation event at Salford Lads Club with very special guest, Noel Gallagher SOLD OUT within a minute but there is still an opportunity for people to go along.

Ben Frost Announces Vinyl Releases Of His Soundtrack Work

Acclaimed producer / composer Ben Frost has announced details of the vinyl release of his recent soundtrack work for Catastrophic Deliquescence (Music from Fortitude...

Barrie Masters RIP

Formed in 1975 on Canvey Island the band were the youth wing of pub rock - a supercharged youthful gang of adrenalised droogs who gave that scene an electric shock of excitement that saw them championed by pre punk teenagers looking for a R n R fix before punk arrived.

Protestors thrown out of Morrissey concert in the USA

These days Morrissey's wonderful voice and lyrics are not the headline. The most difficult of artists has backed himself into a corner and even his fervent fan base which still sell out venues are confused but his political opinions.

Jaz Coleman (Killing Joke) w/ St Petersburg Philharmonic releases ‘Magna Invocatio – A Gnostic Mass For Choir And Orchestra Inspired By The Sublime Music...

On November 29th, Jaz Coleman, founding member with the legendary Killing Joke, releases ‘Magna Invocatio – A Gnostic Mass For Choir And Orchestra Inspired By The Sublime Music Of Killing Joke’





LTW band of the day! SparkleStars – ex Television Personalities member new project really shines

Television Personalities member, the legendary TexasBob Juarez has moved to LA and signed to Burger Records and celebrates this with the release of his Solo Project *SparkleStars*

Alice Cooper: Resorts World Arena, Birmingham – live review

Alice Cooper Resorts World Arena, Birmingham October 11th 2019 When Alice Cooper invites you to his castle...

LTW band of the day : The Clockworks ‘angular and energetic Irish band are Alan McGees latest band’

A sprightly and angular gang of skinny youth from Ireland who deliver short sharp shock songs with a whiff of devilish eccentricity and high energy

new billboard ‘eats pollution’ : special coating cleans the air

A billboard that claims that 'we can live zero carbon' is putting its money where its mouth is and is, literally, eating the pollution that surrounds it.

ILL Single Launch + Glove/GSY!PA/DJ Mix-Stress: live review

This was a gig with community and creativity at its heart – as three bands: Godspeed You! Peter Andre, Glove and ILL with their headlining single launch - came to the co-operative Manchester venue Partisan Collective, a tucked-away haven of talent located just off Cheetham Hill Road. This 12 October Saturday night was finalised with an immersive DJ set courtesy of DJ Mix-Stress.