We Cut Corners Academy headliner

September 2nd, 2014 by


With two of the main Irish festivals under their belts (Electric Picnic and Longitude), We Cut Corners play their largest headliner to date at The Academy, Dublin on October 16th. Tickets priced €15 inclusive of booking fee go on sale at 9am this Friday. ‘Blue’ We Cut Corners from The Delphi Label on Vimeo.

Video: Girl Band – De Bom Bom

September 2nd, 2014 by


Stars of this week’s New Music Mixtape and the Electric Picnic over the weekend, Girl Band’s new single and video comes ahead of an extensive live schedule: 3rd Sep – Lilla Hotellbaren – Stockholm, SE 5th Sep – Bakken – Copenhagen, DK 6th Sep – ACUD Macht Neu – Berlin, DE 9th Sep – Dr […]

Win Bestival weekend passes

September 1st, 2014 by


Maybe you’re sad that you’ll be missing the likes of Outkast, Foals, Beck, Chic, Wild Beasts, London Grammar etc. this weekend because you didn’t get a ticket or couldn’t get off work. Or maybe you’re so excited you’ll want to do it all over again next weekend. Well your luck is in! State have teamed […]

Rankin Stage times

August 28th, 2014 by


More Electric Picnic details: Saturday 11.10pm-12.30pm: Le Galaxie 10pm-11pm: Omar Souleyman 8pm-9.30pm: Annie Mac 6.45pm-730pm: Walking On Cars 5.30pm-6pm: Cathy Davey 4.15pm-5pm: Twin Shadow 2pm-2.45pm: Vann Music 1.30pm-2.15pm: Booka Brass Band Sunday 11pm-12pm: The Minutes 9.30pm-10.30pm: Kelis 8pm-9pm: Flume 6.45pm-7.30pm: Jungle 5.30pm-6.15pm: Neneh Cherry 4.15pm-5pm: Stephen Malkmus 3pm-3.45pm: Jenny Lewis 1.45pm-2.30pm: Acrobat

Electric Arena stage times

August 27th, 2014 by


The next set of details for this weekend’s Electric Picnic: Friday 10pm-12pm: James Murphy Saturday 12.30pm-1.45am: SBTRKT 11pm-12pm: James Vincent McMorrow 9.30pm-10.30pm: London Grammar 8pm-9pm: Metronomy 6.30pm-7.15pm: Clean Bandit (pictured) 4.45pm-5.30pm: We Cut Corners 3.15pm-4pm: Raglans 1.45pm-2.30pm: Daniel James Sunday 10.30pm-12am: Mogwai 8.30pm-9.45pm: Hercules & Love Affair 7pm-8pm: St Vincent 5.30pm-6.30pm: The 1975 4.15pm-5pm: Laura […]

Scroobius Pip brings Speech Development to Dublin

August 26th, 2014 by

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Soon to be at a loose end following the end of his partnership with Dan Le Sac, Scroobius Pip is focusing on his own Speech Development label – taking two of the acts on a tour that calls at the Workman’s Club on November 20th. B Dolan (pictured) and warrenpeace will be representing the music […]

Samhain Festival returns

August 26th, 2014 by


Presented by the dream team of Archetype, Hidden Agenda, Bodytonic, & Bedlam, the Samhain Festival is back for a second time on October 26th. Taking place in the new venue of Loughcrew Gardens, Co, Meath, the bill so far features Jon Hopkins (pictured), John Talabot, Maya Jane Coles, Booka Shade and Jimmy Edgar, with more […]

Electric Picnic Main Stage times

August 26th, 2014 by

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The full details of this weekend’s Electric Picnic are starting to emerge. Body and Soul have posted their running order here and now we have the main stage times: Friday 10.45pm-12am: Pet Shop Boys 9pm-10.15pm: Foals 7.15pm-8.15pm: Blondie 6pm-6.45pm: The Strypes 5pm-5.30pm: Tvvins Saturday 12.30am-1.45am: Chic 10.35pm-11.50pm: Portishead 8.45pm-9.55pm: Paolo Nutini 7pm-8.05pm: Bombay Bicycle Club […]

Pantha Du Prince launches new Hidden Agenda night

August 20th, 2014 by


Arch dance promoters Hidden Agenda are moving their weekly residence to a new home and to celebrate are bringing in one of the major names on the scene. The Opium Rooms on Liberty Lane will kick off on September 20th with a live set from Pantha Du Prince, just part of a new multi-room experience. […]

Win Kíla Whelans tickets

August 20th, 2014 by

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An ever constant presence on the Irish music scene for over two decades, Kíla are a natural choice of act for the next Whelans 25th anniversary show. The Dublin band play the Wexford St venue tomorrow night (Thursday) and we have a pair of tickets to give away. To enter drop us a line at […]

The Gloaming announce 2015 Dublin show

August 20th, 2014 by


28th February 2015 may seem a fair way away but we suggest that you get on your toes this Friday morning at 9am if you want to see The Gloaming’s next Dublin show, when the trad band par excellence play the NCH. Tickets are priced €26.00 / €30.00 inclusive of booking fee and are available […]

Another Love Story completes line-up

August 18th, 2014 by


Taking place this weekend in Killyon Manor in Co Meath, the Homebeat / Happenings Another Love Story festival has announced its final names, as well as news of a special State hosted panel. Katie Kim (pictured) / Conor Walsh / Sive / Ben Bix / DJ Hula Hoops / MKAI / Carolynn / Marlé / […]

Jenny Lewis leads final EP additions

August 18th, 2014 by

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The last round of names for this year’s Electric Picnic – already a sell out of course – have been announced. Jenny Lewis is the main international name, with a strong rosta of homegrown talent also joining the bill. Jenny Lewis Krystal Klear PHOX We Cut Corners The Minutes Vann Music Tvvins Booka Brass Band […]

Hot Sprockets for the Grand Social’s birthday party

August 18th, 2014 by

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Currently preparing to take their Brother Nature album to their spiritual US home, the Hot Sprockets are back in Dublin in the autumn for a special show to celebrate the fourth anniversary of one of our favourite local venues. Support at the Grand Social on October 10th will be Fox Jaw, with tickets on sale […]