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 […]

Watch: Rews continue to impress with latest effort ‘Shine’

August 24th, 2017 by

One of our Faces of 2017, London-based Irish duo Rews have released a new single. ‘Shine’ is taken from the band’s debut album, Pyro, which was recorded at Abbey Road Studios and is scheduled for release on the 3rd of November. The track itself is indicative of the skill and ferocity with which the duo continue to carve […]

Watch: Pursued by Dogs – ‘Iceland’

August 23rd, 2017 by

And now for something a little different… The second release from Pursued By Dogs’ forthcoming debut full-length, ‘Iceland’ follows on from ‘A Tunnel’ and sees the band take on board Kilkenny-based animator, Suzanne Williams for the visual accompaniment. The video for ‘Iceland’, in fact, is a snippet of from Suzanne’s short film Terrain. Recorded by producer James […]

Casa Bacardi at Electric Picnic 2017 reveals artists and stage times

August 23rd, 2017 by

Returning once again to bring the best of homegrown and international dance music to Electric Picnic, Casa Bacardi have revealed those all important stage times. So, get the itinerary put together to see Mylo, Jackmaster (check out his recent Boiler Room below), Krafty Kuts, Mix & Fairbanks, Hammer, and many more bring the bass to […]

Final lineup announcement as Electric Picnic 2017 nears ever closer

August 20th, 2017 by

With just over a week to go, Electric Picnic have revealed the last lineup announcement ahead of those all-important stage times, site maps, and last minute spectacles set for Stradbally. Joining the ranks of Ireland’s biggest music festival are Giggs, Le Galaxie, All Tvvins, Clark, Tiga, King King Company, Rusangano Family, Talos, The Riptide Movement, Otherkin, […]