Two Door Cinema Club add Olympia date

September 9th, 2010 by

With a very limited number of tickets remaining for their Tripod date in December, Two Door Cinema Club have announced details of their biggest Irish headline show to date at the Olympia Theatre on Friday 18th of March. An all-ages gig, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are priced €25 / €22.



Music video roundup: Junip, Royksopp, Cathy Davey, Belle & Sebastian, Gold Panda

September 9th, 2010 by

A roundup on new music videos: Junip’s ‘Always’ features an air-guitar performance from the band. It was directed by Andreas Nillson who recently directed clips for Yeasayer’s ‘Madder Red’, Fever Ray’s ‘If I had A Heart’ and more. You can also stream the band’s album Fields at NPR. Belle & Sebastian – ‘Write About Love’ […]




Freebass split before album, Mani attacks Peter Hook

September 9th, 2010 by

Freebass – the band formed by Mani, Peter Hook and Andy Rourke – have split ahead of the release of their debut album, five years in the making and due later this month. Rourke quit in August and now relations between the other two members have also broken down. Writing on Twitter, Mani lambasted Hook […]


Electric Picnic 2010: Fever Ray, Omar Souleyman, Monotonix, Dam Funk

September 9th, 2010 by

Fever Ray What a difference a festival makes. After her appearance at the cavernous and empty Oxegen dance arena, The Knife’s Karin Dreijer Andersson was ready to obliterate our memories of any prior disappointment with a spectacle of a show in the Electric Arena. A show is the operative word as this felt far removed […]



Linkin Park ‘A Thousand Suns’ Exclusive Album Playback

September 9th, 2010 by

Be one of the first to hear an exclusive playback of Linkin Park‘s new album ‘A Thousand Suns’ happening tonight in Fibbers Rock Bar, 27 Upper Ormand Quay, Dublin. ‘A Thousand Suns’ is the band’s fourth studio and will be released on Friday, September 10th but you can hear it first in Fibber’s tonight, Thursday […]


Electric Picnic 2010: Villagers, Robyn, Crystal Fighters, Steve Mason

September 9th, 2010 by

Robyn (Electric Arena & ThisisPopBaby tent) Swedish popstrel Robyn (pictured) has always been a bit of an enigma to State. Lauded by hipsters, critics, bloggers and fashionistas, there seemed little in her pop songs to suggest she was anything truly special. Of course, we hadn’t seen her live and the two performances at Electric Picnic […]


Burial & Kode9 to guest on Final Mary Anne Hobbs Show

September 8th, 2010 by

Speaking on Chris Moyles’ Radio 1 show this morning, Hobbs announced that the final guest appearance on her show will be either Madonna, Prince, Burial or Aphex Twin. Given that the first two don’t exactly qualify as “leftfield electronica” we can only assume that we will be offered a rare radio appearance from Burial or […]


New additions to Harmonic: Titus Andronicus, Polvo, The Acorn and more

September 8th, 2010 by

New additions to Harmonic Series were announced today with more to be announced next week. Titus Andronicus – the New Jersey rockers will play Whelan’s on November 27th. Willard Grant Conspirancy with special guests Dinah Brand – Whelan’s, November 3rd. The Acorn will play The Workman’s Club on November 27th. Pete Molinari will also play […]


Video: Zola Jesus – ‘Sea Talk’

September 8th, 2010 by

A video has been released for ‘Sea Talk’, the stand out track from Zola Jesus‘ Stridulum II album released last week. The video’s director Jacqueline Castel, who also made Zola Jesus’ previous videos for ‘Clay Bodies’ and ‘Night’, explains her vision for it: “The video for Sea Talk was inspired by the acts of sleepwalkers, […]