deathcrash: Fabric, London – Live Review

deathcrash Fabric, London 28th September 2023 deathcrash are all about emotional intensity, musical extremes, and masterful performance at their biggest headline show yet. Nils van der Linden reviews their astonishing performance at Fabric. An electric guitar is strummed quietly. Tiernan Banks almost whispers “And you felt her gone”. The members of deathcrash leave the stage […]

Spiritualized New Century Hall Manchester : live review

Spiritualized New Century Hall Manchester : live review

It’s just huge, incredible sound, overwhelming. Did I say overwhelming before? But it really is almost too much. The post Spiritualized New Century Hall Manchester : live review appeared first on Louder Than War. Spotify – Playlist General Z-GR – Check Here Zero-G Racetrack – Acces Here Floating Around The Racetrack – Playlist Source – […]

Matteo Mancuso: Islington Academy, London – Live Review

Matteo Mancuso: Islington Academy, London – Live Review

Matteo Mancuso Islington Academy, London 27th September 2023 Matteo Mancuso makes his UK debut at Islington Academy with a selection of originals and covers that show off his unique style and talent as a guitar player. Forget cat videos as the internet’s main selling point. They’ve been edged out by clips of guitarists barely in […]

The Jesus Bolt: Machine Gun Nest – album review

The Jesus Bolt: Machine Gun Nest – album review

album review The Jesus Bolt Machine Gun Nest CD/DL Out 29 September 2023 Second album from Northern couple who live in the South-West: former Blues Aeroplanes and Witness members whose story-telling indie-blues is out on it’s own. Imagine if PJ Harvey had a sense of humour, teaming up with a soulful folk singer like him […]

Mumbles: How Do Happy? – Single Review

Mumbles: How Do Happy? – Single Review

Mumbles: How Do Happy? (Divine Schism) Download / Streaming Out Now Manchester power trio Mumbles have released new single How Do Happy? It’s the album opener, and frontperson Jacob describes it as a sort of mission statement for the record, “a skronky, brassy burst of confusion and longing for affection” The band are an amazing […]

Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram: Live In London – Album review

Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram: Live In London – Album review

Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram: Live In London (Alligator Records) CD | LP | DL | Stream Out Now Following on from his remarkable rise to fame across the globe from his roots in Mississippi and his teenage appearances on YouTube, bolstered by two outstanding studio albums, Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram has the temerity to release a live […]

AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs Of Marc Bolan & T.Rex – Film Review

AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs Of Marc Bolan & T.Rex – Film Review

AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs Of Marc Bolan & T.Rex  Director: Ethan Silverman 1 hr 39 mins In selected cinemas now Mixing vintage footage with tributes from peers and recordings from a tribute album, Ethan Silverman’s Bolan documentary is at its best when showing clips of T.Rex in their heyday, says Tim Cooper. It’s a sobering […]

John Grant And Richard Hawley: Brighton Dome – Live Review

John Grant And Richard Hawley: Brighton Dome – Live Review

John Grant And Richard Hawley Brighton Dome 22nd September 2023 If the thought of seeing John Grant and Richard Hawley perform the songs of Country Music icon Patsy Cline in a stable block built for The Prince Regent doesn’t whet your appetite then spare yourself a five-minute read and kick back. If however the prospect […]

Iraina Mancini: Where Else? Margate – Live Review

Iraina Mancini: Where Else? Margate – Live Review

Iraina Mancini Where Else, Margate 21st September 2023 Iraina Mancini, the retro-facing singer, DJ and model with the “annoyingly cool” name brought her slice of chic 60’s style to Margate when she played in the basement room at Where Else? In a faux suede, sleeveless, zipped-up mini dress and star emblazoned, block-healed cowboy boots Iraina […]