The World’s first 360 video by Pendulum

May 13th, 2010 by


It’s the world’s 1st 360 degree video. Pendulum have a new viral video for ‘Salt In The Wounds’ which can also be viewed on their site. You can place your curser in the frame and move around the video – it’s pretty neat! (if neat is still a word that’s still used) The band will […]

Gayngs – Cry video

May 13th, 2010 by


Along with recording a sublime version of Godley and Creme’s ‘Cry’ on the new Relayted album, chilled out supergroup Gayngs have gone and recreated the original video too. This is some seriously mellow viewing, so kick back and enjoy. If you want to compare and contrast, the original is just below too.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse soundtrack

May 13th, 2010 by


Details of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse soundtrack have emerged. Along with the UNKLE track featured yesterday, there are songs from Muse, The Bravery, Florence and The Machine and Sia. More surprising inclusions are Band of Horses, Fanfarlo, Vampire Weekend and Cee-Lo, there is also an exciting duet with Beck and Bats for Lashes. The soundtrack […]

The New Breed – an Irish music compilation out this Friday

May 12th, 2010 by


Update: After a postponement, the compilation will now be released this Friday. To celebrate, there will be a launch in Tower on Friday with Ham Sandwich, The Minutes, The Ambience Affair and Dark Room Notes playing short 20 minute sets from 5pm. The New Breed is a new 40 track compilation of contemporary Irish music […]

The National – ‘Bloodbuzz Ohio’ video

May 12th, 2010 by


Matt Beringer is the main and somewhat awkward focus of the first video from High Violet which sees him dapper in a suit, holding a drink and walking around New York in a mac complete with lying on the grass provocatively. It was directed by Hope Hall, Andreas Burgess and Matt’s wife Carin Besser.

UNKLE – ‘Natural Selection’ video

May 12th, 2010 by


James Lavelle has just released the latest UNKLE album, Where Did The Night Fall, on the Surrender All record label. On ‘Natural Selection’ Lavelle has teamed up with Texan psych-rockers the Black Angels and the results is as follows.

New Model Army bring 30th anniversary tour to Dublin

May 12th, 2010 by

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New Model Army play two nights at Whelan’s as part of this year’s thirtieth anniversary world tour. Writing on their website, the band previewed the gigs on October 29th and 30th: “We have always been a band concerned with looking forwards rather than back. However, to mark the 30 years, this autumn we will indulge […]

Leftfield announce Dublin and Belfast shows

May 11th, 2010 by


Leftfield are kicking off the summer with two shows in Ireland, playing the Ulster Hall in Belfast on June 2nd and the Tripod in Dublin on June 3rd ahead of their Electric Picnic slot in September. Tickets for the Belfast show are £27stg & £30stg while tickets for Tripod are €38.50 & €42.50 incl booking […]

Slash for Dublin show

May 11th, 2010 by


The legendary Slash will be bringing his legendary axe to Vicar Street on June 29th. The ex G’n’R / Velvet Revolver man has just released his debut solo album Slash, which isn’t really solo at all as it features Eric Valentine , Chris Chaney, Josh Freese, Ian Astbury, Chris Cornell, Rocco DeLuca, Fergie, Dave Grohl, […]

The Minutes – ‘Secret History’ video

May 10th, 2010 by


New video for the short two minute garage-heavy ‘Secret History’, taken from The Minutes‘ forthcoming album Marcata out later this year. Meanwhile, the band play The Academy 2 on Thursday with an appearance in Counter Propaganda, the clothes shop in Stephen’s Green the next night at 7pm. The Minutes – Secret History from Krank Music […]

Local Natives ‘World News’ video

May 10th, 2010 by


Matthew Lessner’s music video for Local Natives’ ‘World News’ echoes the recent clip for ‘The Cave’ from Mumford and Sons, with a small dose of Wes Anderson in the mix. The similarities are pretty embarrassing actually..

Interpol bassist Carlos D leaves band

May 10th, 2010 by

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Today Interpol announced that bass player Carlos “D” Dengler has left the band via a message on their website. After the completion of the album, Carlos informed the rest of us that he would be leaving the band. He has decided to follow another path, and to pursue new goals. This separation is amicable, and […]

Mountain Man giveaway single and announce Dublin show

May 10th, 2010 by


Vermont trio Mountain Man have announced that they will play Crawdaddy in Dublin on Friday July 2nd, tickets are priced at €13 and are available from ticketmaster and all decent record stores. The American folk group will release their debut Made The Harbor on the Bella Union label this coming June 11th, in the mean-time […]

Gorillaz for the O2, Dublin

May 10th, 2010 by


Gorillaz will play their first ever complete live performance headline show in Ireland in The O2 on Wednesday 22nd September. The Escape To Plastic Beach Tour to Dublin will feature the same show with video animation, a full live band and special guests (to be announced) as the band’s recent Roundhouse, London show where Bobby […]