Gorillaz reveal new single – ‘The Doncamatic’

October 5th, 2010 by

A brand new Gorillaz track, nay Single has debuted tonight. ‘Doncamatic (All Played Out)’ will be released as a single on November 22nd (maybe the 19th for Ireland – To be confirmed). It features vocals from UK pop singer Daley. It serves as a nice pre-cursor to those upcoming European tour dates. Gorillaz “Escape To […]


Phantom 105.2 Fright Night

October 5th, 2010 by

Phantom 105.2 hosts its annual Halloween event at the Button Factory on Oct 29th, with live music from The Cast of Cheers, The Minutes, plus very special guests Spring Break and DJ Michelle Doherty. The best costume on the night wins a holiday for two adults to Cyprus including flights, transfers and accommodation with thanks […]


Update: Derek Nally Whelan’s show postponed

October 5th, 2010 by

Tomorrow night, Friday October 2nd, sees a very special tribute to Derek Nally in Whelan’s, Dublin. Derek worked very closely with Ham Sandwich who will play alongside Pugwash, Howe Gelb, Bell X1 (acoustic), Mundy, Richie Egan, David Kitt, The Walls, Freddie White, Tír na nÓg and James Vincent McMorrow. Tickets are priced at €20, all […]


Trailer, tracklisting and cover for new My Chemical Romance album

October 5th, 2010 by

My Chemical Romance’s fourth album, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, is released here at the end of November with the following tracklisting: 1. “Look Alive, Sunshine” 2. “Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)” 3. “Bulletproof Heart” 4. “SING” 5. “Planetary (GO!)” 6. “The Only Hope […]



Animal Collective’s Avey Tare releases solo album & new song download

October 5th, 2010 by

Animal Collective’s Avey Tare is releasing his solo album Down There this month through Paw Tracks and a new song ‘Lucky 1’ was made available from it yesterday. Down There will feature nine songs and is purported to take you “through a murky world of sound, an alien death world of soul grooves that is […]


When Under Ether returns to RTE2 Wednesday night

October 5th, 2010 by

When Under Ether returns to RTE for a second season of music featuring interviews, videos and live sessions. Presented by Michelle Doherty and Elton Mullally, the show airs once more on October 6th at 11.20pm, RTE2. The first show back features music from Grinderman, Yeasayer, Cathy Davey, The Bees, Talking Heads, Fox Jaw Bounty Hunters […]


Download Sleep Thieves EP for free

October 5th, 2010 by

Sleep Thieves are currently busy working on their debut album to be titled HeartWaves and released in March next year. Meanwhile, the band have released their It Was Only A Satellite EP for free download from Bandcamp. The band embark on an Irish tour in support of Le Galaxie from 21st of October as well […]


Pentangle duo tour Ireland this week

October 5th, 2010 by

Vocalist Jacqui McShee and guitarist John Renbourn, both original members of folk rock legends Pentangle, play live dates in Ireland this week. See them at Whelan’s Dublin (5th), The Crane Bar Galway (6th), The Pavillion Cork (7th) and Gracy’s Bar Westport House (8th).


Tegan & Sara and more cover Bad Religion

October 5th, 2010 by

This year sees the thirtieth anniversary of veteran US punks Bad Religion and to celebrate the fact, Spin Magazine and MySpace are releasing Germs of Perfection: A Tribute to Bad Religion, an album of covers from an unlikely range of fans. Hear tracks from the record here, with a free download to follow on October […]


Mogwai Irish tour dates for February

October 4th, 2010 by

Legendary Scottish post-rockers Mogwai will be landing in Ireland for a short tour of the country next February. Tickets go on sale this Thursday from ticketmaster.ie for the brief run which will see them playing in Belfast, Galway and Dublin. Sunday 13th February 2010 – Mandela Hall, Belfast – (£25.00 plus fees) Monday 14th February […]



Watch the new video from Darkstar

October 4th, 2010 by

Dubstep trio Darkstar turn electro pop on this bizarre yet beautiful video for their single ‘Gold’. The track is a cover of the Human League’s ‘You Remind Me of Gold’ which is a perfect choice to show off the band’s new direction. The track is taken from their debut album North coming out later on […]


rhizome[s] Irish tour featuring Thread Pulls, Thulebasen & Patrick Kelleher

October 4th, 2010 by

Billed as ‘a tour of legitimate sharing’, rhizome[s] features three like minded musical acts – Thread Pulls, Thulebasen & Patrick Kelleher, all of whom have been forming rhizomatic connections resulting in collaborations, remixes, one-off events and so on. The tour brings them together for a series of shows with collaboration at the heart of it. […]