The Young Folk EP launch

November 4th, 2011 by

The Young Folk, lead by Anthony Furey, launch their eponymous EP on Thursday 17th November in Whelans of Wexford St. The show is to be the band’s last gig of a hectic first year, which began with them appearing as part of Whelan’s Ones to Watch Festival 2011. The Dublin band have spent the last […]

And So I Watch You From Afar – new single and tour dates

November 11th, 2010 by

A new offering from the ASIWYFA camp titled ‘Straight Through The Sun’, is due for release this Monday (15th November). Streamed exclusively on State this week, the single was recorded and produced earlier this month by Jetplane Landing’s Andrew Ferris. The digital download is to coincide with the FMC tour (with Fionn Regan and Jape) and upcoming UK tour. The […]

Noise Control announce string of shows

October 12th, 2010 by

After a successful launch of their debut LP Our Life at Phantom First’s Friday earlier this month, Dublin’s own electronic outfit Noise Control have announced more live dates around the country to support the independent release. Kicking off this Saturday (16th October) in the recently renovated Grand Social (formerly Pravda), support comes from fellow Dublin […]

Windings announce debut release ‘It’s Never Night’ & tour dates

September 14th, 2010 by

Out On A Limb Records have announced that Windings, the brainchild of Steve Ryan (ex-Giveamanakick), are set to launch their debut album, It’s Never Night on Friday 8th October. Produced by Tommy McLaughlin (Villagers, Cathy Davey) and Noel Hogan (The Cranberries), the album will be launch at a special lunch time Tower Records instore performance […]

Killing Joke to play Button Factory, plus free download

September 14th, 2010 by

Post-punk outfit Killing Joke are set to play their first Irish show in over a decade on Wednesday, 13th October at the Button Factory, Dublin. The Dublin date is the latest addition to their European tour promoting the release of their forthcoming studio album, Absolute Dissent. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the band’s formation, their 13t […]

Richter Collective reissues albums from BATS & The Redneck Manifesto

September 1st, 2010 by

Irish independent label Richter Collective have announced that they are to reissue The Redneck Manifesto’s double album 36 Strings and Cut Your Heart Off From Your Head and re-release BATS debut album Red in Tooth & Claw. The label has said that both releases will have slightly updated packaging and will be available in all […]

Ex-Placebo drummer releases debut single

August 31st, 2010 by

After the end of his 11-year tenure with Placebo, former dummer Steve Hewitt, used his ‘unexpected ejection’ as a platform for writing songs and two years later, he’s back with new outfit, Love Amongst Ruin. Pulling a Dave Grohl, Hewitt stepped out from behind the kit and stands centre stage for his new project with […]

The Aftermath announce new single & Electric Picnic appearance

August 30th, 2010 by

Midlands based mod-pop rockers The Aftermath have announced plans to release the debut single from their as-yet-untitled sophomore album. The lead single, titled ‘Lost Possession’, is out to buy/download from Sept 2nd. Of the single, drummer Micheal Cronin said: “This first single is the most similar in style to our old stuff, the new album […]

Miracle Bell – Light Shape Sound

May 13th, 2010 by

After a gruelling 65 date tour in 2009, Miracle Bell, along with producer Ciaran Bradshaw (Ollie Cole, Dark Room Notes) at the helm, abandoned the live circuit to record debut Light Shape Sound. Clocking in at just under 35 minutes, Kildare’s electro kids’ debut is seemingly an impressive first assault on the airwaves. But after […]

Mike Got Spiked – Mike Got Spiked: Live & Acoustic

May 5th, 2010 by

Elliott Smith once said that “If you play acoustic guitar, you’re the depressed, sensitive guy”… obviously Mike Got Spiked didn’t hear him. It’s been almost four years since the Poetry and Prozak EP, released prior to their relocation to America, and after three years of constant touring, the former Dublin-based band have decided another record […]

Kids In Glass Houses – Dirt

April 12th, 2010 by

For the last ten years or so, South Wales has become known for spitting out great acts such as Bring Me The Horizon, Funeral for A Friend and Lostprophets, and after hearing the release of their debut album, Kids In Glass Houses were hotly tipped as rising stars. After the best start in the career, […]