Stereolab’s Laetitia Sadier to play Dublin

October 13th, 2010 by

Following the release of her recent solo album The Trip, Stereolab’s Laetitia Sadier will play her only Irish date at the Grand Social (formerly Pravda) in Dublin on December 2nd with support from Valerie Francis and 11s. Tickets are €12/€13 with more info on the Facebook event page.


Shit Robot to support Mark Ronson

October 13th, 2010 by

Shit Robot has been drafted in to support Mark Ronson on his upcoming Heineken Green Spheres show. Mark Ronson and the Business Intl are set to play The Clarence Hotel in Sligo on October 27th and now DFA favourite Shit Robot (aka Marcus Lambkin) is on the bill. Tickets to all Heineken Green Spheres gigs […]



Noise Control announce string of shows

October 12th, 2010 by

After a successful launch of their debut LP Our Life at Phantom First’s Friday earlier this month, Dublin’s own electronic outfit Noise Control have announced more live dates around the country to support the independent release. Kicking off this Saturday (16th October) in the recently renovated Grand Social (formerly Pravda), support comes from fellow Dublin […]


Hard Working Class Heroes 2010: Thursday [Niamh Doolan]

October 12th, 2010 by

Now into it’s seventh year, Hard Working Class Heroes has trimmed the frills of the planned ‘Invasions’ that HWCH had been known to stage each autumn, organisers choose to keep this years event an Irish affair once again. One hundred of the finest acts from all over the country were selected, from the ‘little knowns’ […]




Listen to Darkstar’s new album

October 12th, 2010 by

North, the highly anticipated debut from trio Darkstar is released on the 18th of this month but you can preview it here on NPR.org. The album represents a huge transformation in their style, seeing them trade their dubstep roots for icy synth pop. The previously released ‘Aidys Girl Is A Computer’ makes a welcome return […]


Stream Kings of Leon’s new album Come Around Sundown

October 12th, 2010 by

Kings of Leon’s fifth album Come Around Sundown is out this Friday. It’s the continuation of the sound heard on their last album Only By The Night. The album was recorded in New York and has been described by the band as “beachy” and “chilled out”. Have a listen for yourself in the widget below. […]


Stream Golden Sea, the new album from Our Broken Garden

October 11th, 2010 by

Bella Union have made an album from one of their roster, Our Broken Garden available for stream. Golden Sea is a lilting and dreamy listen from Efterklang keyboardist Anna Bronsted and friends. It is the band’s second album and is released next week. Highly recommended. Soundcloud link.


James Blake covers Feist on new single

October 11th, 2010 by

James Blake brings his vocal talents to the fore on his new single Limit To Your Love which is due out next month. Originally recorded by Feist and Chilly Gonzalez the track sees Blake looping and splicing his voice over a pianos and drums. The single is a follow up to his recent Klavierwerke EP […]


New Duffy video ‘Well Well Well’

October 11th, 2010 by

It must nearly be Christmas. The music industry big guns are lining up their new albums, with today’s contribution coming from Duffy, who’s second album Endlessly is with us at the end of November.


M.I.A. announces Dublin gig

October 11th, 2010 by

The one and only M.I.A. has announced a show in Dublin’s Tripod on Friday November 12th. Maya hasn’t played Ireland since her 2007 appearance at Electric Picnic. Tickets are priced at €38.50 and go on sale this Friday (October 15th) at 9 am from Ticketmaster and usual outlets.


Video: Kele – ‘On The Lam’

October 11th, 2010 by

‘On The Lam’ is the third single from Kele‘s solo debut The Boxer. It’s a wonky, electronic tune with a smart part-animated video. I’m not sure who the director is, any ideas?