By James Greene

by James Greene - 4 months ago

​Top 5 Music Venues in Glasgow

Bored of attending the same old gigs ? regularly out in glasgow and bored of just drinking? Then look no further as we have found the top five venues in glasgow so you don't have to. 5. ABCNumber five on the list is the ABC in Glasgow. It's a newer venue that opened in 2005.The building itself is t...

REVIEW / MUSIC - 4 months ago

Kendal Calling 2017

Kendal calling was the epitome of chill, in both a good and bad sense. The whole atmosphere was very relaxed which was great but it had an edge of boredom and some parts felt flat. There were some amazing highs to this festival but I couldn’t help feeling that it lacked effort by the organisers. Tha...

REVIEW / MUSIC - 4 months ago

Overend Watts posthumous album announced

The late and great Overend Watts was one of our favourite rock stars. The flambouyant Mott The Hoople bass player was the perfect seventies icon complete with thigh length stack healed boots and silver car sprayed hair – the perfect foil for Ian Hunter in one of the greatest ever British rock...

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SuperGlu: The Islington, London – live review

SuperGlu The Islington, London 27 Jul 2017 Naomi Dryden-Smith went to check out feisty garage-rock band SuperGlu’s slot at July’s Good Karma Club at The Islington in London The intimate space in The Islington has a growing reputation as a venue for up-and-coming bands, and tonight is n...

REVIEW / MUSIC - 4 months ago

John Sinclair: Beatnik Youth Ambient – album review

& JOHN SINCLAIR – BEATNIK YOUTH AMBIENT IRON MAN RECORDS LP/CD OUT NOW 8/10 Legendary 60s counter-culture icon John Sinclair managed the MC5 and brought together Free Jazz and radical Detroit rock & roll back in the late ’60s.  This new collaboration with the influential British...

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Memnon Sa: Healing Chamber – track review

Memnon Sa – Healing Chamber Aurora Borealis Recordings DL Out now Louder than War’s Ioan Humphreys gets all in a a tizz about the atmospheric noise debut recordings by Memnon Sa.  Memnon Sa is a drone/electronic/avant-garde artist that has newly signed to Aurora Borealis (Jesu, The Haxa...

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Energy: Satan’s Hollow, Manchester – live review

Energy  Miss Vincent Satan’s Hollow, Manchester 27th July 2017 Louder Than War’s Katie Clare went along to Manchester premier rock venue for a night of excellent gothic punk rock from both sides of the Atlantic. Boston’s Energy is back in the UK with their first headline tour with the strong suppo...

REVIEW / MUSIC - 4 months ago

Evil Blizzard – Interview

Sophie Sparham speaks to one of Evil Blizzard’s many bassists, Michael ‘Stoko’ Stokes, before their fourth appearance at Blackpool’s Rebellion Festival. Louder Than War: The last time I spoke to you lot, Everybody Come to Church had just come out, what’s been happening since then? We toured the alb...

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Various – Cool Heat: The Best Of CTI Records – Album Review

Various – Cool Heat: The Best Of CTI Records Robinsongs 2CD/DL Released 11th August 2017 2CD Collection of Creed Taylor’s ground-breaking independent label which looks at the prime Jazz/Funk/Disco years of the 1970s…Ian Canty hears Bebop crash headlong into the beat that would not...