The Mighty Stef announces new album and free track

October 8th, 2010 by

The Mighty Stef will release his third album TMS and The Baptists through The Firstborn Is Dead Recordings on the 26th of November physically and digitally. It was recorded in Berlin with “gothic-folk-rock congregation” The Baptists including members of Humanzi, The Last Tycoons and Howlin Dowlin. The first cut from the album was given out […]


Caribou assembles an all-star cast for remix album

October 8th, 2010 by

One of the year’s best albums, Swim from Canadian wizard Caribou will be remixed by some of the best electronic artists. Junior Boys, Fuck Buttons, Ikonika and State favourite Gold Panda are some of the contributors to the compilation which will be released this month by City Slang. Following his recent live double LP this […]



Stream Ou Est Le Swimming Pool’s debut album

October 7th, 2010 by

After the sad passing of Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer Charles Haddon in August, the band will release their debut album The Golden Year next week. The album is available for streaming until Sunday on Facebook for the price of a click of a like button.


Video Round-up: Foals, Cloud Nothings, The Thermals and Uffie

October 7th, 2010 by

Not long after releasing the excellent video for ‘2 Trees’ Foals are back with a peculiar VT accompaniment to ‘Blue Blood’. ‘Hey Cool Kid’ is the debut single from Wichita Recordings’ latest signing, Cloud Nothings. The Thermals release ‘I Don’t Believe You’, the first video from the upcoming album Personal Life. Starring Carrie Brownstein and […]


State vs AU HWCH ’10 club tonight

October 7th, 2010 by

It’s the battle of North vs South when both State Social and Club AU DJs take to the decks tonight at this Hard Working Class Heroes festival. It all kicks off upstairs in the Workman’s Club after the bands have finished, running till 2.30am, with our own Loreana Rushe representing the State massive and Jonny […]


Digitalism announce Blitz EP – hear the title track

October 7th, 2010 by

German electro heavyweights Digitalism have announced they are set to release new material. Blitz EP follows up the exciting Idealism and is out on Kitsune, November 8th. The package is set to include two originals and two remixes of the title track. You can preview a three-minute teaser of ‘Blitz’ over on the Kitsune web […]


Ash fans vote ‘Arcadia’ the best of A-Z

October 7th, 2010 by

Ash’s year long A-Z singles series is drawing to a close – 26 singles in 52 weeks is a lot of music. Fans have voted the letter C in the series ‘Arcadia’ as the best song of the alphabet. The compilation A-Z Vol. 2 is released this Friday which has the singles from N-Z.


Arrested Development return to Dublin

October 6th, 2010 by

They’ve not been here for a long time (we make it around ten years), but Arrested Development bring their Strong album tour to Ireland on October 20th for a show at the Button Factory. Tickets €20 (inc. booking fee) available from www.ticketmaster.ie, City Discs, and usual outlets. Arrested Development – Tennessee (Edit)


The Commitments announce reunion tour

October 6th, 2010 by

The Commitments are getting the band back together for a 20th anniversary tour to celebrate the film. Announced this morning in Liberty Hall, the tour will take in four dates in Dublin, Kerry, Mayo and Belfast. The re-assembled cast including Andrew Strong, Robert Arkins (Jimmy Rabbite), Bronagh Gallagher, Angeline Ball, Glen Hansard and the rest […]


Bernard Sumner, Hot Chip and Hot City Join Forces for Converse

October 6th, 2010 by

Members of the electro-popsters Hot Chip have collaborated with the dubstep duo Hot City on a track for Converse with the legendary Bernard Sumner on vocals. ‘I Didn’t Know What Love Was’ can be downloaded over on Converse’s website and is the latest in a number of collaborations for the shoe company which has previously […]



Video & MP3: N.E.R.D. – ‘Hypnotize U’

October 6th, 2010 by

N.E.R.D. have released a new single, ‘Hypnotize U’. Featuring and produced by Daft Punk, the influence would appear to be minimal from the Gallic pair aside from the nice synth sounds going on, other than that it’s a smooth R&B affair. Pharrell and a bevy of young ladies on performing the song on Letterman in […]


Kanye announces album title

October 5th, 2010 by

And that title is…. …as revealed via Mr. West’s Twitter: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy There ya are now. Sounds pretty emo. Marginally better than the original title Good Ass Job. It will be released on the 19th of November in Ireland (22nd elsewhere). Some of the tracks from G.O.O.D Friday (available here) have made […]