Drake is coming to Dublin

October 10th, 2016 by


The one you’ve all been waiting for (well, some, probably). Drake, an artist who needs little introduction, has announced a stop at Dublin’s 3Arena, on February 19th 2017, as part of his Boy Meets World Tour. To see Toronto’s finest in action, you’ll need to grab a ticket here, when they go in sale this Friday, at […]

Dublin Doc Fest reveals programme

October 7th, 2016 by

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The programme for the 2016 Dublin Doc Fest, which takes place at Dublin’s Teeling Distillery on the 12th of November, has revealed its full programme. The whole event will run from 6.30-10pm and will be followed by an after party at the Teeling Distillery. Here’s how the programme looks: Programme 1:  6.30pm – 7.30pm Knife […]

Listen: Jagwar Ma – Slipping

October 6th, 2016 by


Jagwar Ma continue to confound expectations with latest single ‘Slipping’. A heady mixture of atmospheric pad excursions and soulful melodic progression, the track precedes the release of the Australian trio’s new album Every Now & Then, which will be released October 14th via Marathon Artists. One might suggest that Jagwar Ma have been digging into their Tears for Fears collection, […]

Coldcut return with new music feat. Roots Manuva, Dave Taylor & Thundercat

October 6th, 2016 by


Ninja Tune founders and all-round legendary masters of cut’n’paste sampling Coldcut have shared their first new music in nearly a decade, and the track in question is as accomplished as you’d expect. ‘Only Heaven’, which feature vocal contributions from Roots Manuva, bass-parts from Thundercat, and additional production from Switch (aka Dave Taylor). The duo of […]

Elbow to play Olympia shows in 2017

October 5th, 2016 by


Currently recording their seventh full-length album, Elbow have announced a return to the touring circuit for 2017, with an extensive run of dates that includes two nights at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre. Guy Garvey and co., having taken something of a sabbatical to release various solo projects earlier this year, including Garvey’s critically acclaimed Courting the Squall, will […]

Listen: Vogelbat – Ovl (feat. Sad Mermaid)

October 5th, 2016 by


Brought to your ears via Berlin – and the Soundcloud embed below – the latest offering from Vogelbat (aka Kilkenny’s David Sheenan) confirms not only that the Irish producer is expanding his sonic repertoire, but is doing so with urgency and conviction. Certainly a step forward from ‘Banx’, a track which Vogelbat released back at the beginning of the year, ‘Ovl’ […]

Win a pair of tickets to Kraftwerk in Dublin

September 27th, 2016 by


With the spectacularly good news broken yesterday that Kraftwerk will kick off their tour with a pair of Irish dates next June, the excitement across the digital realm has been palpable. Not only that, but it’s a certainty that the predictable scramble for tickets come 9am Friday will no doubt be cause for much anxiety across the […]

Sound of Belfast 2016 programme launched

September 27th, 2016 by


The programme for Sound Of Belfast 2016 has been officially launched. A “sustained showcase for local artists, music industry activity and community programming”, the Sound of Belfast, as well as taking in the forthcoming NI Music Prize, will include performances from the likes of Girls Names, Ports, Ryan Vail, The Bonnevilles, Robyn G Shiels, Hot Cops […]

Above & Beyond announce Irish dates

September 27th, 2016 by


British trance aficionados Above & Beyond have announced two Irish dates as part of their wider European tour. The trio sold out Madison Square Gardens in 2014 (no, really, with a trance music show!) and have since proved a pretty popular chart success with their growing cult-like following. Above & Beyond will play Belfast’s Ulster Hall […]

The Stone Roses announce Belfast show for 2017

September 26th, 2016 by


Having recently regrouped to make new music (and much fanfare in the process), The Stone Roses will follow up their July Marlay Park show with a stop at Belfast’s SSE Arena on June 13th of next year. Make sure to be quick when tickets go on sale this Friday, September 30th, to catch Ian Brown […]

Blossoms announce Irish dates

September 26th, 2016 by


One of the most exciting bands to emerge in recent times, UK indie-outfit Blossoms have announced two upcoming Irish live dates for early next year, playing Belfast’s Limelight 1 on Wednesday March 8th, followed by a date at Dublin’s The Academy on Saturday March 11th. The Liverpool five-piece made an incredible breakthrough in 2016, playing live […]

Kraftwerk announce Irish dates for 2017

September 26th, 2016 by


Legendary German electronica pioneers Kraftwerk have announced that they’ll be bringing their immersive 3D concert to Ireland in June 2017. The foursome, deemed by science as having transformed completely in to cyborgs circa 1987 (probably), will play Dublin’s Bord Gais Energy Theatre on June 2nd, and Belfast’s Waterfront Hall on June 4th. Tickets for the shows […]

The Gloaming return to the National Concert Hall

September 23rd, 2016 by


Contemporary trad heroes The Gloaming have just announced a symbolic return to Dublin’s National Concert Hall next year with four very special performances running from Saturday the 11th to Tuesday the 14th of March. The band, who released their critically acclaimed second studio album 2 this February, are currently in high demand and these performances will unfortunately be the only chance to see them play live […]