Update – New Arcade Fire album due second half of next year

December 3rd, 2009 by

Arcade Fire are set to release their third album next May, according to sources in the US. The Canadian outfit are currently in the studio with Markus Dravs, who produced their already classic Neon Bible album from 2007. Billboard has reported that Win Butler and co will be releasing a new single earlier in the […]

The Beatyard daytime event takes place this Saturday

December 3rd, 2009 by


A new daytime event called The Beat Yard taking in discussions, showcases, workshop and a whole lot more takes place this Saturday in the Twisted Pepper, Abbey Street. Running from 1pm-6pm, you can expect presentations from Jim Carroll (Irish Times), Real Sound, The Richter Collective, Skinny Wolves, DJ Kormac, Schizofonics, Choicecuts, The Scoop Foundation, Dave […]

Andy Bell (Oasis/Ride) Dj Set

December 3rd, 2009 by


Andy Bell, founding member of the legendary shoegaze band Ride, Hurricane #1 and later bassist with some band called Oasis is bringing his DJ skills to The Good Bits in Dublin. Earlier this year he played at one of the Clampdown parties in London and stole the show, dropping a mixed bag of quality music […]

The Once A Month Club sign off 2009

December 3rd, 2009 by


The Once A Month Club signs off 2009 in style with an amazing line up featuring The Funeral Suits, Vengeance of The Panther Queen, Sergeant Megaphone and Bocs Social. The final night of 2009 takes place at Dublin’s Academy 2 on Thursday December 10th. Tickets are on sale now priced €5 from Ticketmaster outlets and […]

Dave Murphy singer/songwriter celebration for Vicar St – cancelled

December 3rd, 2009 by

This event has been cancelled. Refunds available from point of purchase A special night of celebration will take place in Vicar St. on January 11th to honour Dave Murphy. Since the early 1990’s Murphy has championed singer/songwriters from Ireland and further afield with his regular ‘Dave Murphy & Friends’ nights held in the International Bar […]

Tiësto for the O2 in March

December 2nd, 2009 by

Superstar and now indie-friendly DJ after the release of Kaleidoscope, Tiësto plays The O2 on 19th March 2010. Tickets are priced at €55 and doors on the night are from 6pm with 1am Curfew. The show will look something like this:

New Love Music Hate Racism gigs announced

December 2nd, 2009 by

After a successful launch on 26 November in the basement of Le Cirk Bar on Dame Street, Dublin 2 , Love Music Hate Racism Session #2 will take place in the same venue on Thursday 10 December, with guests including Fiach, Stace Gill and Colin Scallan. The Groovalization DJs will also be spinning choice cuts […]

Win tickets to see The Magic Numbers in Trim

December 2nd, 2009 by


The Magic Numbers are playing a one-off show in Trim, Co. Meath to help launch an initiative which hopes to achieve carbon neutral status for the town over the next fifteen years. The band will be supported by Ham Sandwich amongst others and opening ceremonies will include a talk from RTE’s upbeat economist David McWilliams […]

Sister Sledge to play Tripod

December 2nd, 2009 by

Disco legends Sister Sledge will play Tripod on January 2nd 2010. The sisters Debbie, Joni, Kathy and Kim Sledge are getting the family back together once again for the first time in years (and perhaps cash – ahem) for a reunion tour to coincide with the forthcoming release of new material in January. Tickets on […]

Túcan expand lineup, get gigging

December 2nd, 2009 by

Tucan New Press Two

Túcan, a band who fuse elements of trad, rock, flamenco, metal and roots together have announced an expanded lineup and gigs for this month before 2009 is up. Joining the original guitar duo Donal Gunne and Pearse Feeney are Keith Kelly on bass and Paul Wehrly on drums. The following are the now-quartet’s new tour […]

Air announce Olympia date

December 2nd, 2009 by

Air will play a date at the Olympia Theatre on 23rd February next year. The band recently released the album Love 2. Tickets are priced €49.20 euro go on sale this Thursday December 3rd at 9.00am. AIR – Sing Sang SungAir | MySpace Music Videos

Listen to Hot Chip’s new single – ‘One Life Stand’

December 1st, 2009 by


Hot Chip’s new single ‘One Life Stand’ is released on February 1st 2010 and on the 5th the album of the same name is released. You can listen to it on Myspace now. Upon first listen: Sounds like classic danceable bleepy Hot Chip. The weird synth horn threw us off for a second but we […]

Other Voices full lineup confirmed

December 1st, 2009 by


Due for Broadcast in 2010, Other Voices has announced its return for an eight series and its impressive lineup for the St. James’ Church, Dingle gigs. Sadly tickets sold out within minutes last week but here is the lineup from this Saturday: Main Saturday December 5th – Snow Patrol and Ollie Cole Sunday December 6th […]

MP3: Shout Out Louds – Walls

December 1st, 2009 by


Swedish indie-popsters Shout Out Louds release Work, their eagerly awaited third album, in February 2010. The band are offering ‘Walls’, the first single from the LP, as a free download from their website. But be quick off the mark it’s only free for a fortnight, starting today. You can grab it here and check out […]