The Late Twos – Get Down Before I Pull You Down

  The Late Twos are back with their new EP – Get Down Before I Pull You Down, the follow up to their debut self titled EP – The Late Twos. The Belfast lads bring a fresh indie pop sound...

Interview: The Wood Burning Savages @ Swell Festival 2014

From Glastonbury to Arranmore Island, Derry’s The Wood Burning Savages have blazed a trail this summer they couldn’t have imagined at the start of the year. We caught up with frontman Paul Connolly to chat about gracing the most iconic festival in...

Interview: Freak’s @ Swell Festival 2014

From hymns to songs about 5p crisps, Swell was the weekend when Strabane’s Freak’s announced themselves on the Irish festival scene. Fresh off the Main Stage we caught up with Ronan Doherty and Ronan Duffy from the self proclaimed Strabanimals...

His New Atlas – ‘His Young’

It’s almost 20 years exactly since Jeff Buckley released his seminal debut album, ‘Grace’. It is one of the great tragedies in the history of music that he was swept away to his death by the Mississippi river a mere...

The Couth – Bloodbreaker

  Lisburn lads, The Couth shook up the indie scene here a while back with the release of their EP Casual Sex at the Omniplex not only with it’s name but, with melody driven, energetic surf style indie punk-basically they...

Robyn G Shiels – Blood of the Innocents

  It is finally here. Robyn G Shiels long anticipated album has arrived and it has been worth the wait. Robyn’s dark, melodic sound throughout sets a haunting scene. Beautifully constructed with a simple elegance mixed in with the crackle...

Swell Festival 2014

Swell Festival 2014 Arranmore Island, Co. Donegal Arranmore Holiday Village July 11-13 Surrounded by worn old fishing boats at a rustic ferry port, your weekend begins at a westerly tip of Co. Donegal – waiting for a sea-sailing vessel to...

Watch: LORIS – Do It Right

  Loris have released their second single ‘Do It Right’ their eagerly awaited follow up to ‘I’ve Been Quiet.’ The Belfast based Electro-pop trio Frances Mitchell, Chris Scott and Tommy Keery are relative newcomers on the scene but are making...

News

Win the chance to perform at Stendhal Festival 2014

by - July 19, 2014

  Stendhal Festival 2014 is nearly upon us and once again they are running a fantastic competition. If you would like the chance for your band to fill the last slot at the festival, simply visit their Facebook page, like,...

Music Reviews

Singles Club

His New Atlas – ‘His Young’

by - July 25, 2014

It’s almost 20 years exactly since Jeff Buckley released his seminal debut album, ‘Grace’. It...

Live Reviews

HIDDEN MACHINE #05 – 24TH JULY 2014

by - July 28, 2014

Hidden Machine #05 – Ciaran Lavery, SPIES and Runabay Thursday 24th July 2014 – Voodoo,...

Blogs

Interviews

Interview: In Their Thousands @ Swell Festival 2014

by - July 27, 2014

They’ve spent a majority of the year in recluse, but our hearts have only grown...

Introducing

INTRODUCING #53 – R51

by - July 11, 2014

Name: R51 Formed:  2013 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Alternative Rock Line-up: Melyssa Shannon (Vocals), Jonny Woods (Guitar, Vocals), Aaron Black (Guitar,...

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