Free Download – We Cut Corners’ Live EP

September 17th, 2014 by

Recorded last March at St. Pat’s College in Dublin, We Cut Corners’ live EP is now available as a free download. The EP features tracks from this year’s astounding THINKNOTHING as well as tracks from their 2011 debut. Conall and John will be performing live with the RTE Concert Orchestra this Friday as part of […]


Hozier

September 17th, 2014 by

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As rising stars go, Ireland hasn’t had a solo male vocalist with the potential of Andrew Hozier Byrne in decades. In fact, as solo male vocalists go, Ireland possibly hasn’t ever had anything even approximating Andrew Hozier Byrne. The Wicklow native is on the brink of something remarkable and rather than build a career around […]


The Minutes headline Gaza benefit this week

September 15th, 2014 by

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Put together by our Oxjam Electric Picnic colleagues at Abner Browns along with the Last Mixed Tape, Pickled Onion Records and Select Sessions, this Wednesday night’s Gig For Gaza benefit at the Sugar Club boasts an impressive line-up. The Minutes lead a bill that also features Buffalo Sunn, Youth Mass, The Eskies and Moongoose. Entry […]


Damien Rice album details

September 9th, 2014 by

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Having emerged from hiding for a 25th anniversary Whelans show earlier in the summer, Damien Rice breaks his eight year studio silence on October 31st with the release of new album My Favourite Faded Fantasy. Produced by Rice and Rick Rubin, the record is available to pre-order here.


Win Tickets To See In The Willows & Hawk

September 5th, 2014 by

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MCD and State.ie are offering two tickets to see In The Willows and Hawk in an intimate double-header upstairs in Whelan’s next Friday, September 11th. All you have to do is answer the following question: Julie Hawk is from which county? Answers to [email protected] by 5pm next Wednesday and we’ll announce the winner on Thursday.


Morrissey confirms Dublin date

September 5th, 2014 by

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It was probably the worst kept secret of late, but Morrissey has announced a gig at the newly christened 3Arena on 1st December, with support from Anna Calvi. Tickets from €59.50 inclusive of booking fee are on sale at 9am on Friday 12th September.


Mount Kimbie & more for Hidden Agenda weekender

September 4th, 2014 by

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Hidden Agenda celebrates its third birthday next month and, given its stature in the dance world, it’s perhaps no surprise to discover that they’ve attracted a heavyweight bill. Cyril Hahn plays live at the Button Factory on Friday 3rd, while Mount Kimbie (pictured) and Darkstar are on the decks at the Opium Rooms the following […]


Gig news – Gruff Rhys, Kormac, The Blades & more

September 4th, 2014 by

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As ever post the festival season, there’s plenty of gig news about this week: Gruff Rhys plays The Pepper Canister Church in Dublin on December 16th, with support from Martin Carr of the Boo Radleys. Tickets priced €23 inclusive of booking fee go on sale tomorrow at 9am. Kormac and his Big Band launch his […]


HWCH stage times announced

September 3rd, 2014 by

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The festival season moves indoors next month, with HWCH taking place across Dublin and featuring a host of new Irish acts – including the pictured God Knows & mynameisjOhn. The full details are as follows:


We Cut Corners Academy headliner

September 2nd, 2014 by

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]