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MURDER BY DEATH: THE OTHER SHORE ALBUM REVIEW

Murder By Death The Other Shore (Bloodshot Records) LP/CD/DL Released: 24 August, 2018 8/10 Murder by Death take us on a journey to the Other Shore. The premise behind Louisville, KY-based quintet Murder By Death’s eighth album is a space-western about a dying earth and the choices facing the fleeing populace, and one relationship in… Continue reading MURDER BY DEATH: THE OTHER SHORE ALBUM REVIEW

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dragSTER: Anti-Everything Album Review

dragSTER  Anti-Everything (Louder Than War Records) LP/CD/DL Released: 17 August, 2018 dragSTER’s fourth album takes on the world…and wins! From the moment you are confronted by the paranoiac Orwellian album cover art of a face encased in a gas mask to protect you from a world gone insane, to the opening beats of Bad Cop,… Continue reading dragSTER: Anti-Everything Album Review

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THREE DIMENSIONAL TANX: A COMPULSION FOR PROPULSION ALBUM REVIEW

Three Dimensional Tanx  A Compulsion For Propulsion (Bandcamp) CD/DL Released: 23 July, 2018 8/10 Three Dimensional Tanx take you on a compulsive trip. Three Dimensional Tanx hail from (probably) a garage in (definitely) Lancaster. Within this garage they produce rock music of sublime fun and invention that takes you on a journey from garage to… Continue reading THREE DIMENSIONAL TANX: A COMPULSION FOR PROPULSION ALBUM REVIEW

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LESTER SQUARE: SEROTONIN ALBUM REVIEW

Lester Square  Serotonin (Cubist Records) CD/DL Released: 1 July, 2018 Bombs Guitar virtuoso Lester leaps in with a solo album of instrumentals. Louder Than War cocks an ear. As a founding member of Adam and the Ants and the Monochrome Set, Lester Square is a doyen of the alternative pop/rock scene with distinctive riffs that… Continue reading LESTER SQUARE: SEROTONIN ALBUM REVIEW

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Angélique Kidjo: Remain In Light Album Review

Angélique Kidjo  Remain In Light (Kravenwork Records) CD/DL Released: 8 June, 2018 8/10 Talking Heads’ 1980’s classic Remain In Light re-imagined and paid homage to. Rock music wasn’t born in Tupelo in 1935 to white parents, but the rhythms came from Africa, borne across the seas on slave ships, in the holds of shit, sweat,… Continue reading Angélique Kidjo: Remain In Light Album Review

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Youth Man: Five Songs EP review

YOUTH MAN  FIVE SONGS (ALCOPOP!) Birmingham punks give five. 8/10 This EP sees Youth Man going in a more diverse, thoughtful direction. It’s a fusion of styles rather than straight out punk. Musically it’s an amalgam of sounds and styles working together to create a myriad soundscape. It’s industrial decay splattered with poetry like aural… Continue reading Youth Man: Five Songs EP review