Have you heard the new Meltybrains? track?

The fact that I’m late to the party writing about a Meltybrains? track is a testament to how much I need an intern. Anyway, the guys have a new double A-side single coming in February. ‘Donegal’… Continue reading

Wyvern Lingo do it live for Her.ie

I’ve learned two things from watching these two videos of Wyvern Lingo. One, whoever in Her.ie is shooting these videos is doing it so right, capturing the girls harmonies beautifully. And two, I’ve… Continue reading

New video for Elastic Sleep’s ‘Slip’

Elastic Sleep’s new single ‘Slip’ is another FIFA records release I should have written about well before now. And it’s available here on iTunes. This is one of few shoegaze bands I’ve found that is worth a… Continue reading

Speed of Snakes release a new self titled track

Little else needs to be said on this project for the moment. Speed of Snakes 2015 will see the release of a self-titled debut album as well a series of live shows. This… Continue reading

Squarehead video for ‘2025’

Squarehead just released a brilliant new video for their track 2025. It’s part of the Immaturity for Charity project and features Brian and Domhnall Gleeson so watch, enjoy and donate. To learn more… Continue reading

New Track from All Tvvins – ‘Know Go’

I didn’t think I could be more a fan of Tvvins than I have been already. Until this was released today… I refuse to call them All Tvvins until they physically release an… Continue reading

VANN MUSIC have a new single ‘SIlver & Gold’

If you missed Vann Music at Hard Working Class Heroes last month, you missed one of the more entertaing main stage acts of the weekend. Catchy synth driven hooks and a stellar frontman… Continue reading

Liza Flume – ‘Sleepless Nights’ music video

“I wrote this track whilst living in my grandfathers old house last summer, on my own in the North of Dublin. I hope you like it.” Liza Flumes latest video and single is… Continue reading

Half Of Me – Exclusive Premiere of their new video for ’99’

If you’re already drawing comparisons with Royal Blood, you wouldn’t be wrong. Their EP, also known as ’99’, was released back in May after the band formed in New York in 2012 with the… Continue reading

The best of Hard Working Class Heroes 2014

Hard Working Class Heroes took place last weekend and showcased 104 of Ireland’s best and brightest new acts, with a few oldies in between.(And yes, we’re incredibly late in posting anything about it.)… Continue reading

Hard Working Class Heroes Must See Acts of the weekend

Hard Working Class Heroes is back again this Thursday and here’s our list of must see acts over the three days. Hard Working Class Hero’s Top ten to catch. Low Sea Saturday 8.40 –… Continue reading

Fight Like Apes, Ham Sandwich, SOAK and daytime trail added to Hard Working Class Heroes

Hard Working Class Heroes is kicking off this Thursday with some of Ireland’s finest acts taking the stage. There’s stage times and convention info already Fight Like Apes (Saturday October 4th), Ham Sandwich (Friday… Continue reading

James Vincent McMorrow – You Know

James Vincent McMorrow is really pushing his career as far as he can lately and we’ve just learned he has a deluxe edition of Post Tropical coming out in November. Remixes, live versions… Continue reading

Another Damien Rice track for you to sink your teeth into with ‘I Don’t Want To Change You’

You wait God knows how long for a new Damien Rice song and then two come along in quick succession. Following Damien Rice’s announcement that his third album – and first for 8… Continue reading

FMC Tour is kicking off with Sleep Thieves, Kid Karate and Fight Like Apes

The acts for this year’s FMC Tour have been announced. It’s been five years going now. Fight Like Apes, Kid Karate and Sleep Thieves will comprise the triumvirate of awesomeness who’ll played dates… Continue reading

Ensemble Music Launch Show this Saturday

Ensemble. Music done differently. The lineup will be spread over 2 stages throughout the day, transitioning from classical to jazz, trad to folk, soul to funk, and rock to electro in a broadly… Continue reading

TELL NO FOXX return with their new single ‘FUSILLADE’

I’ve been meaning to write about Tell No Foxx for quite some time now but one reason or anotherfor I’ve become incredibly distracted as of late with other commitments. Upon recieving a new… Continue reading

James Vincent McMorrow video for ‘Look Out’

A man that needs little to no introduction at this stage. This video was made to showcase the lighting and 3D mapping that they have been using on tour. It’s wonderfully shot and… Continue reading

Speed of Snakes return with ‘Backbone of Night’

Speed of Snakes return after more than a year of silence. About time! Just watch. Made up of Vin McCreith and Rupert Morris of Adebisi Shank and BATS respectively, Speed of Snakes is… Continue reading

Damien Rice has a new song – ‘My Favourite Faded Fantasy’

Damien Rice returns with a new album coming out soon and has presented us with a new single to sink our teeth into ahead of its’ release. I never thought I’d be writing… Continue reading

Slow Skies has a new song – Listen to ‘Ice Field’

Slow Skies requires little to no introduction here. Just search the name and you will find Karen Sheridans incredibly wispy voice dotted throughout our history.    “Ice Field” is a delicate production that… Continue reading

Video for Girl Band – De Bom Bom

Coming off their incredibly packed show at the Body and Soul stage at Electric Picnic, Girl Band have just dropped a video for their new single ‘De Bom Bom’. The b-side of De… Continue reading

Hard Working Class Heroes Has Announced Its Line Up 2014

Hard Working Class Heroes returns this October for it’s 12th year with HMV as its main sponsor this time around. Over 500 bands applied for inclusion and 100 of them were chosen by… Continue reading

Bats @ The Grand Social Review

It’s felt like quite some time since Bats have taken the stage in Dublin and the excitement among the crowd is almost palpable. The Grand Social quickly became a sweatbox as the bodies… Continue reading

Bats play the Grand Social tomorrow night

Tomorrow night Bats take the stage in the Grand Social as part of their Summer Social. Facebook Event They take the stage with their unique form of post-punk, hardcore math rock combined with… Continue reading

Hozier – In a Week – Live at Kilkenny Castle

Hozier featuring Karen Cowley performing In A Week Live at Kilkenny Castle. Shot and edited by Feel Good Lost.

Girl Band get dirtier than ever on ‘De Bom Bom’

It’s filthy, it’s gritty, and it’s pretty fucking ugly. But it’s so damn good. Girl Band aren’t content with having one good thing, but they consistently throw out roughly cut, dirty new material… Continue reading

Sink your teeth into these new Adebisi Shank tracks right now!

This Is The Third Album Of A Band Called Adebisi Shank is out August 12th on Sargent House on CD, vinyl and download and we have the first three tracks, the latest of which dropped today.… Continue reading

Pride in the City Music Trail this Friday!

If you’re struggling to follow the map, here’s the simple breakdown. Music. Free. All part of Dublin Pride and taking place around the Grand Canal. It’s all brought to you by First Music… Continue reading

The Wellington Weekender at the Workmans this weekend!

The Workmans club is getting in on the festival game this weekend offering up a free alternative taking over three days with a fantastic line up of acts and so much more. Taking… Continue reading

YouBloom Weekend Breakdown

Cian McKiernan hit the YouBloom festival last weekend thanks to Tullamore D.E.W and gave us a brief breakdown of what took place. Now in its second year, the Youbloom festival allows budding musicians… Continue reading

James Vincent McMorrows ‘Gold’ gets a video

Roller Skating in San Francisco to the backdrop of one of the better songs from James Vincent McMorrows Post Tropical, ‘Gold’. The videos coming off this album have all been phenomenally shot and… Continue reading

Adebisi Shank are back with a new single and a new album

This needs little introduction. The music is above. It’s Adebisi Shank. All other bands should take a break for the day. This Is The Third Album Of A Band Called Adebisi Shank is out… Continue reading

YouBloom Competition

If you’re involved in the music scene and would love to expand your knowledge and skillsets, then Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey, proud partners of this year’s YouBloom event, are offering you the chance… Continue reading

Croupiers FINAL Show EVER

It’s always with a heavy heart that I write about the demise of bands who have had so much influence on this site. Croupier were one of the first bands who received consistent… Continue reading

Overhead, the Albatross playing the Grand Social

One of Dublin’s most charming and yet teasing acts is playing the Grand Social on June 7th. With the album still in the works, expect a lot of new material from this set.… Continue reading

Tvvins put out new studio video for ‘Thank You’

Several weeks ago Tvvins put out ‘Book’ live at Storm Studios which got a serious reception online and why wouldn’t it. It showcases the energy you can expect from the bands live set… Continue reading

Seven Quarters Of Music – starts tonight in Whelans

Almost two months since we last dove into the Irish music scene with words of wisdom on what you should be keeping an eye on and it only feels fitting to come back with… Continue reading

No Spill Blood are back in the studio

No Spill Blood are back in the studio laying down some of their dirtiest tracks yet if their live session below is anything to go by. Lar doesn’t know when to stop it… Continue reading

Hozier to play once off gig in Whelans this Thursday

Hozier is set to play Whelans before embarking on his US tour. The gig takes place this Thursday with tickets going on sale tomorrow morning at 10am.

Extra Fox AKA Neil Adams – ‘Axe & Extra Fox’

Neil Adams of The Cast of Cheers has put out a full solo album following the reveal of his new project, formerly known as Kuma Hana. Now Extra Fox, is Adams delving into… Continue reading

Introduing : MOSCOW METRO

Hailing from limerick, and disregarding the rest of the PR drivel, Moscow Metro are a quartet who strike me as heavily influenced by The National. Clearly the sound is carried through in the… Continue reading

The Vincents – ‘Throne Song’

The Double A side is coming back in popularity and The Vincents have jumped on board with a new single that can be heard below. ‘Throne song;’ is a sombre, haunting track, with… Continue reading

Tvvins live @ Whelans

It seems strange to have been part of Tvvins audience in venues all across Dublin that hold a much larger crowd than upstairs in Whelans but for a band in it’s infancy, this… Continue reading

Tvvins to play Whelans tonight

Tvvins take to the state upstairs in Whelans tonight for their first headline show together with ADULTROCK opening. This is definitely a chance to catch something different on the scene in an intimate setting, I… Continue reading

Tvvins – ‘You Better’

Tvvins follow-up track to “Two Worlds” is finally here and like its predecessor just leaves your longing for more. The thumping electro feel is only made that much better in a live setting, which… Continue reading

And So I Watch You From Afar – “KaBaTaBoDaKa” Acoustic

There is something incredibly odd about hearing ASIWYFA take it down a notch and perform an acoustic rendition of well anything. Well I guess there’s a first time for everything. So in a… Continue reading

Raglans – (Lady) Roll Back The Years Video

A heavier sound but still just as much a floor filler as we’ve come to expect from the lads. Although less exceptional a video than previous endeavours, the new single from the forthcoming… Continue reading

Introducing : The Academic

Probably one of the bands with the biggest buzz around them at Whelans One’s to Watch over the weekend, The Academic put me in mind of Redwoods. Debut single ‘Bear Claw’ is a… Continue reading

James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical : A Review

Too many bands struggle with that sophomore album slump, particularly those within the indie/folk category. It’s not an easy thing to follow-up an album that was so well received; it’s also not particularly… Continue reading