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Year Zero featuring The Damned, TV Smith, The Beat The Unity Works, Wakefield 11th Oct 2014 Wakefield's Unity Works plays host to a line-up of established and...
Ska-punk Oi! anarchy and comedy as The Skoisters and The Crash Landings get upstaged by Second Hand Citizens
Modern dub at it’s very finest. A new remix EP from Wolverhampton reggae artists Capital Letters.
Bearded Theory festival started out as a “birthday party gone wrong.” Now in its 7th year, it has a new site for 2014. First timer Nyika Suttie went to see just why the festival won awards last year, and why it is so many people’s favourite.
What makes the Autonomads stand out from so many other crusty-ska-dub punk bands is the earnestness and anger. You can tell they mean what they are singing about. It's not a dream, it's their existence they are narrating. Advice on staying out of the grasp of the law, lamenting the destruction of working class communities, tales of squatting....the lyrics have a conversation-down-the-pub feel - real life reportage, tales of daily resistance, what you might call "realpolitik". That and the fact they are talented musicians with a male/female vocal dynamic.
Two pioneers of dancehall and true superstars of reggae – Yellowman and Dillinger – are currently touring together for the first time in the UK. We were in Liverpool.
Nine-piece funk fusion act Hackney Colliery Band return to the Band on the Wall to grace the crowd with their enigmatic blend of genres and their energetic live shows. Louder Than War's Dom Walsh reviews.
New collaboration EP Unite and Charge from Will Tun and The Wasters & Mc Amalgam is a unique atom bomb of fuzzy electro and jumping party music, out now.
Jamaican Ska label Top Deck is about to release a 40 track double CD of some of its’ finest vocal and instrumental tracks.
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Manchester based power pop grunge trio return with a space themed EP of tunes. Wayne AF Carey listens.
Various Artists - New York Graffiti RPM 4CD/DL Released 22nd November 2019 Boxset subtitled 1619-1750 Broadway An Independent...
The Zips were one of the first punk bands in Glasgow, forming in 1977. Their fourth album is out soon. This is their story. In depth interview.
Every now and the a voice cuts through the noise. Freya Beer has the voice. It’s stark emotional and powerful and delivers a heartfelt soaring dark energy