February 21st, 2018 by

With two tracks already out pummelling the public’s ears, HAUNCH have laid out an uncompromising mission statement for the release of their debut full-length. Made up of members of East Antrim alt-rock royalty Therapy? and Throat, HAUNCH’s Lay My Bones Beside The Others means serious business (in as much as “dark, distorted pop songs” do) and […]

Listen: Stoat – Try Not to Think About It

February 21st, 2018 by

Released just over a week ago, Try Not to Think About It by Dublin indie-rock trio Stoat is testament to the old adage of good things come to those who wait. Arguably the strongest piece of recorded music the band have committed to stereo, this latest effort is filled to the brim with witty, deft […]

Listen to Old Hannah’s sublime new single ‘Follow’

February 14th, 2018 by

The first single to be taken from their upcoming debut LP Borealis, ‘Follow’ sees Old Hannah regroup for something of a change of pace. Having been loosely performing live together for some years now, the group of family and friends quickly became a must-see live act in 2013, and the release of a couple of well-received EPs has set […]


February 14th, 2018 by

Hailing from Cork, though fronted by Australian musician and producer Ciaran Corcoran, promising noise-pop upstarts Perish have delivered one of the first true sonic gems of 2018 with their Inertia EP. Calling to mind the melodic, hazed guitar work of Kevin Shields, as well as the rhythmic density and simplicity of British post-punk masters The Fall (RIP […]

Will Stratton

November 4th, 2017 by

Who are you and where are you from? I’m Will Stratton and I live in Beacon, New York, a little town on the Hudson River north of New York City. Who are your favourite artists from home? I don’t know, that’s a pretty broad question when you consider the amount of music that has come […]

The Slow Readers Club

October 21st, 2017 by

Who are you and where are you from? We are the Slow Readers Club and we’re all from Manchester and still live dotted around the city. Me and Aaron grew up in Wythenshawe, David in Salford and Jim in Ancoats/Failsworth. All the best bits! Who are your favourite artists from home? Manchester has a lot […]

Listen: Tuath – ‘Cuz Why?’

October 16th, 2017 by

Droning, melodic, hypnotising – all attributes that the experimentally driven psych-rock outfit Tuath have deftly displayed throughout their blossoming career so far. Taken from their upcoming Youth EP, latest offering ‘Cuz Why?’ offers the listener a spiralling hodge-podge of deep and vibrant guitar lines and sombre, bittersweet vocals, all lovingly stirred in the technicolour pot of Rob […]

DJ Format & Abdominal

October 16th, 2017 by

Who are you and where are you from? DJF: DJ Format from Brighton, England. ABS: Abdominal from Toronto, Canada. Who are your favourite artists from home? DJF: Err…Craig David? I’m originally from Southampton so I still think of that as home…and there aren’t too many musicians/artists of note from my town so I always feel […]

Amber Run

October 5th, 2017 by

Who are you and where are you from? We are Amber Run (Joe, Will, Tom and Henry), and we are formed in Nottingham, but we’re from around London. Who are your favourite artists from home? There are some really exciting new bands that we’re all huge fans of – Flyte, Island, Seafret, FOURS. The list […]

Perfume Genius announces December Tivoli Theatre show

September 5th, 2017 by

Having just begun an ungodly comedown after Electric Picnic (probably?), and with a killer record in No Shape released to critical acclaim earlier this year, Perfume Genius has announced a headline show for Dublin’s Tivoli Theatre, on Saturday 2nd December 2017. Tickets, priced at €23.50 including booking fee, go on sale on Friday 8th September at 9am and can be […]

Win a pair of tickets to American Football at the Button Factory

September 1st, 2017 by

Alt-Emo legends American Football play Dublin’s Button Factory on Monday, 4 September – but you already knew that, didn’t you? Eh? They also released a beast of an album back in October ’16, the eponymous follow up to their eponymous debut, which, incidentally, was the follow up to their eponymous EP. State has a pair of […]

Details & artists revealed for Battle for the Lake 2017

August 31st, 2017 by

Battle for the Lake is returning for a its seventh annual outing and has revealed the artist lineup details taking to Mayo’s Keel lake from the 29th of September – 1st October 2017. Set on Achill Island, Keel lake will host the likes of Daithi, Military Road, Vernon Jane, Wollff, Paddy Casey, Wob, Megacone, and more. More than a […]

Win tickets to Moira Calling Festival 2017

August 31st, 2017 by

A rather new addition to the Irish festival calendar, Moira Calling is set to return to Moira, Co. Armagh from the 8th-9th of September. With a lineup including the likes of Emerald Armada, Girls Names, Stomptown Brass, brand new friend, Franklyn, Ryan Vail, Orchid Collective, Silences, and more, it’s set to be an unmissable celebration […]