Peter Garrett calls alleged behaviour at Sony Music Australia “inexcusable”

Peter Garrett has responded to the Four Corners Facing The Music exposé that chronicled the rise-and-fall of Sony CEO Denis Handlin, and the toxic culture under his leadership. In a new interview with The Australian, Peter Garrett condemned the behaviour as “inexcusable,” whilst expressing his concern about the New York office failing to “take responsibility for their […]

Hieronymus Dream: Nostos – album review

Hieronymus Dream: Nostos (Weird Beard) DL/ Vinyl Released on October 30th 2021. DOWNLOAD HERE VINYL due in November HERE   Andy Brown goes on a mythological quest from the comfort of his own home with Hieronymus Dream and their latest psychedelic opus, Nostos. He shares his thoughts for Louder Than War. In this age of […]

Erasure: O2 Apollo, Manchester – live review

Erasure – The Neon TourO2 Apollo, Manchester9th October 2021 Electronic duo Andy Bell and Vince Clarke aka Erasure are touring in support of their 18th studio album 2020’s ‘The Neon’. Louder than War’s Martin Mathews and Melanie Smith (photographer) were at the first of their two sell-out shows at the Manchester Apollo. Hard to believe […]

Montreal trio encapsulate the vulnerabilities in new relationships on new EP ‘softy’

Montreal indie pop trio Ivytide capture the feelings of vulnerability in the early stages of a relationship in emotive yet uplifting EP softy which brings together upbeat drum beats with soothing vocals. Tapping into their signature infectious vibes, the trio are unapologetic and upbeats in equal halves on the seven-track production. Opening with the minimalistic “call […]

Party Day: Sorted! – album review

Party Day: Sorted!Optic Nerve2CD/LPReleased 24 September 2021 A compilation bringing together everything released by Barnsley post punk outfit Party Day, including their albums Glasshouse and Simplicity, plus single sides and unreleased material. Ian Canty gets the party started… Party Day formed in Barnsley in 1981, with drummer and band mainstay Mick Baker being joined by […]