Axis Of – The Mid Brae Inn

  Northern rock three-piece Axis Of ended 2014 with a bang, and set up 2015 nicely with a very anticipated album release show on New Years Eve in The Empire. And with a stellar line up that night, there was...

Kickstart 2015: Finalists Announced

There has been a lot of hard work behind the scenes by all the acts on our long-list. After over 5,000 votes we can now reveal the four lucky artists that have made it to the final of Kickstart 2015....

Ed Zealous last ever show – 7th February 2015

Photos from Ed Zealous’ last ever show in Voodoo, Belfast on Saturday 7th February 2015. Support from the Wonder Villains and A Bad Cavalier. Photography by Michele Leigh

Aspen Pales – Aspen Pales

  Aspen Pales first came to our attention during last year’s Kickstart competition with their entry ‘Blue’. Since then there has been little activity from the Rostrevor based band, aside from the odd show and teaser video. After a long...

NI Music Weekly: 04.02.2015

  NI Music Weekly 04.02.2015 by Chordblossom on Mixcloud It may be frosty outside but there’s only warmth emanating from the latest edition of the NI Music Weekly. There’s no filler, just brand new music from Northern Irish artists. This...

Nuts About Music – 31st January 2015

  Photos from Nuts About Music in The Bar With No Name on 31st January 2015. A night of music in aid of Cancer Research UK’s Feeling Nuts campaign and inspired by Daniel James. Performances from Martha Ffion, Emily Rose...

Interview: BaekMa

  There are a number of Northern Irish bands and artists making music beyond our shores but more often than not the focus on Northern Irish music centres around bands at home, or those who have made a name for...

Chordblossom Presents Kickstart 2015

  It is that time of year again where we try and give one lucky band or solo musician some great prizes to boost their prospects in 2015. We are of course talking about our annual Kickstart competition. Previous winners include SOAK,...

News

Runabay Release Moon Turns Blue

by - March 1, 2015

  Runabay are back with their new single “Moon Turns Blue.” The indie/folk mix band debut single “Sequences” came out last year and the lads have been working hard with slots in big Belfast events such as Bel Nash Festival, gigs...

Music Reviews

Axis Of – The Mid Brae Inn

by - February 22, 2015

  Northern rock three-piece Axis Of ended 2014 with a bang, and set up 2015...

Singles Club

Selene – ‘Blood’

by - February 17, 2015

Derry’s Selene are not a new band to me or to Chordblossom. We have been...

Live Reviews

METAL 2 THE MASSES HEAT 1

by - February 26, 2015

  Metal 2 The Masses Heat 1 – Sorrowfall, Selene, Altus & Paradigm Saturday 21st...

Blogs

Rob’s Gig Guide: 16th – 22nd February 2015

by - February 17, 2015

  Where does the time go, one minute it’s Monday and then before you know...

Interviews

Interview: BaekMa

by - January 30, 2015

  There are a number of Northern Irish bands and artists making music beyond our...

Introducing

Introducing #59: Cadaver Club

by - September 26, 2014

Name: Cadaver Club Formed:  2012 Hometown: Fermanagh Genre: Funeral Punk Line-up: Mister Crowe (vocals), Boom Chic Chic (Bass),...

NI Music Weekly

Sessions

Chordblossom Sessions: LORIS – ‘Crazy’

by - January 13, 2015

Taken from their  succulent debut EP ‘Yeah’, LORIS mix deep beats with tantalising synths on...

Photosets

Stu Larsen – 8th February 2015

by - February 16, 2015

Photos from Stu Larsen‘s show in The Empire, Belfast on Sunday 8th February 2015. With...