New additions to Kilkenny Heineken Green Spheres show

July 21st, 2010 by


Jape, Delorentos (pictured) and Alex Metric have been added to the Kilkenny Heineken Green Spheres show over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The show will now be a weekender from July 30 to August 1. Full details below. Fri 30th July – Alex Metric @ Matt the Millers Fri 30th July – Delorentos @ The […]

Belle & Sebastian announce tour

July 21st, 2010 by


Scottish indie-popsters Belle & Sebastian have announced some UK and Ireland dates in December, including a stop-off at Dublin’s Grand Canal Theatre on Friday December 3rd. Tickets range from €39.50 to €44.50 and may be purchased here (Ticketmaster) from Friday at 9 a.m. Thanks to G-Man for the heads up. Full dates are as follow: […]

Festival Spotlight – Field Day

July 21st, 2010 by


Now in its third year, London’s Field Day festival happens next weekend and as always promises to be a kaleidoscope of genres and music. From electronic craftsman Andrew Weatherall to the brilliant mind of former Beta-Band’er Steve Mason. The eclectic line up features a range of hotly tipped musicians such as current French fancies, Phoenix; […]

Big Star bassist Andy Hummel RIP

July 21st, 2010 by


Original Big Star member Andy Hummel has passed away after a two year battle with cancer aged 59. His death comes just four months after the demise of Alex Chilton.

Calvin Johnson show at Exchange Dublin

July 20th, 2010 by

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Exchange Dublin has announced a performance from Calvin Johnson (Beat Happening, founder of K Records, Dub Narcotic) taking place next Friday, the 30th of July. Johnson previously played in back garden of Hideaway House almost two years ago to the day. Support comes from Patrick Kelleher, Laura Sheeran and Squarehead. Doors are open at 6.30pm […]

Mercury Music Prize 2010 shortlist announced

July 20th, 2010 by


Congratulations are due to Conor O’ Brien and friends in Villagers for their nomination for the Mercury Music Prize. The shortlist was announced a short time ago this morning in London. The list is: Biffy Clyro – Only Revolutions Corinne Bailey Rae – The Sea Dizzee Rascal – Tongue N’ Cheek Kit Downes Trio – […]

Glasgowbury Stage Times

July 19th, 2010 by

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The mighty Glasgowbury Festival takes place this Saturday but you can start planning your band watching right here…. Small But Massive Main Stage 11.00 – 12.00 – Fighting With Wire 9.45 – 10.30 – LaFaro 8.30 – 9.15 – Fight Like Apes 7.15 – 8.00 – Cashier No.9 6.20 – 6.50 – Yes Cadets 5.30 […]

The Charlatans – New single/video

July 19th, 2010 by


The Charlatans return with their 11th studio album in September and it’s reportedly a return to their original sound for the band. Who We Touch was produced by Youth (Paul McCartney, Primal Scream and The Verve) and was recorded at Britannia Row in London. Album opener ‘Love is Ending’ is the lead single and the […]

Wiley releases 11 albums for free

July 19th, 2010 by


After embarking on a Twitter rant about his manager John Woolf last week, grime MC Wiley uploaded 11 unreleased albums or 203 songs onto the internet. The albums have been collated and artwork has been added by fans on Grime Forum and you can get them there. More info via The Guardian.

Liars set for Dublin gig

July 18th, 2010 by


Noise merchants Liars are landing in Dublin next month for a bit of sonic terrorism. After tearing up Andrew’s Lane two years ago, the Brooklyn trio hit Whelan’s on August 11, on the back of their latest album Sisterworld. Tickets are out now for only €15 From Road Records, City Discs, Sound Cellar and online […]

Win tickets to Cut Copy

July 16th, 2010 by


Cut Copy have finished the recording of their new untitled 3rd Album which they will mix with Ben Allen (Gnarls Barkley, Animal Collective) in Atlanta in August. You can download new track, ‘Where I’m going’, from the Cut Copy website for the price of an email address. Meanwhile the band are currently on a world […]