Listen to six new Madonna tracks

December 22nd, 2014 by

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Responding to a succession of recent audio leaks, Madonna has announced details of her new album and released six tracks. “I was hoping to release my new single ‘Living For Love’ on Valentine’s Day with the rest of the album coming in the Spring. I would prefer my fans to hear completed versions of some […]


New music from Swing Hero

December 17th, 2014 by

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In the spirit of giving; ’tis the season and all; LA’s Swing Hero have shared their brand new, debut EP You’ve Never Been So Alone.  Don’t let the heavy title fool you though, their first effort is a warm, melodic slice of heartfelt rock that manages to still pack a punch.  Tight drums, overdrive saturated guitars and […]


Clark to bring ‘Phosphor’ live show to District 8

December 17th, 2014 by

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Having seen some major success from his latest release Clark, his seventh LP for Warp, Chris Clark has been in the workshop tinkering with his live show.  ‘Phosphor’ aims to provide a darker, more club orientated performance than his previous atmosphere focused shows.  Clark will be bringing ‘Phosphor’ to District 8, Dublin on December the 27th for […]


Avicii Named as Marlay Park Headliner for July 2015

December 15th, 2014 by

Superstar DJ and world EDM sensation Avicii has just been announced as a headliner for next year’s Marlay Park gig series; taking to the stage on Friday, July 3rd. Support will come from Rudimental with more names to be added. Tickets for the show are priced at €46.95 incl booking fee, available from Ticketmaster and […]


Longitude returns in 2015

December 12th, 2014 by

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Having gone from strength to strength over the past couple of years, it’s perhaps no surprise to see the return of Longitude in 2015. The festival will take place in Marlay Park from July 17th – 19th. The first round of acts will be announced on January 23rd with tickets going on sale on Friday […]


AC/DC announce July Aviva show

December 12th, 2014 by

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Following the release of their Rock Or Bust album, AC/DC opt for the former with the confirmation of live dates for next year, including the Aviva Stadium on July 1st. Tickets priced from €87.50 go on sale from this Wednesday.


Sinkane shares new remix track; announces Spring 2015 tour

December 9th, 2014 by

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Sinkane, AKA Ahmed Gallab and band, has announced an extensive tour of the US and Europe for Spring 2015.  Still riding high from September’s Mean Love  LP, Sinkane’s blend of modern electronica and African inspired melodies has seen him garner some serious success, and as a result, he’s setting out to spread the word.  Check out […]


Independent festivals group together for special ticket offer

December 9th, 2014 by

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In somewhat of a promotional first, Vantastival, Sunflowerfest and Spirit of Folk festival have announced that they’ll be banding together this Christmas to offer full weekend camping passes to all three events for the kindly sum of €170.  These three festivals, widely regarded as some of the most unique and interesting in Ireland, take place […]


Taylor Swift Dublin show

December 9th, 2014 by

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Officially our favourite pop star by a country mile, Taylor Swift plays her first Dublin show in four years next summer. Her 1989 tour reaches the 3Arena on 29th June, with tickets on sale this Monday.


HamsandwicH announce 2015 Olympia date

December 8th, 2014 by

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Having pretty much played their upcoming third album in its entirety last night at Dublin’s Unitarian Church, HamsandwicH have announced an Olympia Theatre headliner for next year. The band play the Dublin venue on May 29th, with tickets priced from €20 (standing) / Circle (Seated) €22.50 on sale this Friday. If what State saw and […]


Girl Band to play The Twisted Pepper

December 5th, 2014 by

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Having just signed a phenomenal, world-wide release deal with Rough Trade, Dublin noise-rockers Girl Band have announced a special hometown show at The Twisted Pepper for the 31st of January.  The event will be curated by the band and will feature special guest Princess & Peaks.  In light of their recent success and the fact […]


Simi Crowns at the Opium Rooms

December 5th, 2014 by

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One of Ireland’s most thrilling live acts, Simi Crowns, has announced details of his upcoming performance in Dublin’s Opium Rooms on December 20th. Having supported Mos Def and Pusha T this year, Simi is finally taking centre stage and will be supported by ProFound & The Deuces All Stars Company and a live graffiti exhibit. […]


Ryan Hemsworth set for District 8 show

December 5th, 2014 by

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Hidden Agenda and Archetype have announced that they’ll be hosting Ryan Hemsworth, as part of his European tour, at District 8, Dublin, on February the 28th.  The Canadian producer, who is gaining serious momentum with his fresh approach to hip-hop and R&B productions, will be joined by Dublin native and up and coming hip-hop talent […]


New music from Ben Frost

December 4th, 2014 by

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Ahead of it’s full release on the 9th of December, Ben Frost has made his latest EP ‘Variant’ available to stream through Pitchfork Advance.  Frost, known for his experimental blend of downbeat electronica and minimalist composition, has already seen huge success this year from his album Aurora, and is certain to experience similar plaudits with this latest offering. […]