Moth Effect: Hovering – album review

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Moth Effect: Hovering (Cue Dot Records) CD | DL Released 14th May 2021 Pre-order on Bandcamp   With Hovering, Moth Effect has crafted an intelligent and bold album, one that wonderfully fuses psych, electronica, space-rock and kosmische. Ultimately though, at its core this is a pop record and a damn good one at that. Louder […]

SAD MAN: The Man From S.A.D. – album review

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SAD MAN: The Man From S.A.D. CD | DL Released 23rd April 2021 Pre-order from Bandcamp   The prolific and enigmatic SAD MAN returns with another album of off-kilter electronic pearls. It’s unconventional and, in parts, discordant, but there’s never a dull moment. Louder Than War’s Gordon Rutherford reviews. Throwback Summer is almost upon us. […]

MICROCORPS: XMIT – album review

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MICROCORPS: XMIT Label: Alter Format: LP/CD/DL Available: 16/04/2021 Brand new album from Alexander Tucker (Grumbling Furs, Imbogodom) under the MICROCORPS moniker. Simon Tucker finds much to love within its desolate soundscapes. Alexander Tucker follows up his brilliant 2019 album Guild Of The Asbestos Weaver with a collection of deep soundscapes that take the eeriness that […]

Pink Drone: Fluxus – album review

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Pink Drone: Fluxus (Hip Slang Records) CD | DL Out now Pink Drone recorded and released the hypnotic, synth-driven album Fluxus late in 2020. It’s recently picked up attention from 6 Music, with Gideon Coe playing a few tracks in the evenings. Iain Key investigates for Louder Than War. Pink Drone is the solo project […]

Forest Robots: Amongst A Landscape Of Spiritual Reckoning – album review

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Forest Robots: Amongst A Landscape Of Spiritual Reckoning (Wormhole World) CD|DL Released 2nd April 2021 Buy it from Bandcamp   The latest album from Forest Robots will wash all over you with its ambient, spacious sound waves. It is tranquillity personified and wonderfully composed by a skilled artist. Go on, immerse yourself. Gordon Rutherford reviews […]

Gazelle Twin & NYX: Deep England – album review

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Gazelle Twin & NYX: Deep England NYX Collective Records LP / CD / DL Available 19th March 2021 Gazelle Twin (Elizabeth Bernholz) reworks her acclaimed 2018 album Pastoral with the NYX Electronic Drone Choir. Simon Tucker reviews. This review wasn’t meant to take this shape. Until last week this was going to be a focus […]

BirdPen: All Function One – album review

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BirdPen: All Function One (JAR Records) CD | LP | DL Out now BirdPen bring us their sixth album and tap into a wide spectrum of atmospheric sounds and bleak imagery to deliver a body of work which may well be more relevant than they could ever have imagined when it was first conceived. All […]

Neil Cowley: Hall Of Mirrors – album review

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Neil Cowley: Hall Of Mirrors (MOTE) LP|CD|DL Out Friday 5th March 2021 Pre-order on Bandcamp   Fusing influences from ambient, electronic, improvisational and contemporary classical, Hall Of Mirrors is an outstanding solo debut from Neil Cowley. It’s personal and moving and stunningly beautiful. It’s a must-listen. Gordon Rutherford reviews for Louder Than War. Berlin: Europe’s […]

Bad Colours: PINK – album review

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Bad Colours PINK Bastard Jazz  Ltd Edition LP|DL  Out 26th February 2021 Pre-order on Bandcamp   PINK, the debut album from Bad Colours, is the Maradona of electronic/garage. It may be compact, but it packs a mighty punch. Gordon Rutherford reviews for Louder Than War.  There’s a saying that good things come in small packages. […]

FM Einheit: Exhibition Of A Dream – album review

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FM Einheit Exhibition Of A Dream Cold Spring CD / DL Released 26 February 2021 Exhibition Of A Dream consists of twelve dreams of musicians, artists and filmmakers, interpreted by FM Einheit and told by an eclectic range of artists. Ian Corbridge steps into this world of dreams for Louder Than War and finds a […]