Triggerman – Atomic Rock Number 79

  There’s a line in the title track of Triggerman‘s latest EP Atomic Rock Number 79 that goes “rock to the metal, rock to the blues”, a line that neatly sums up both the band’s ethos and their sound in...

Stream: Little Neddy Goes To War – Yeah, There Are Snakes

You would have been quite lucky to catch Little Neddy Goes To War live as the band have only played a handful of live shows since their formation. Those who saw them, will have very quickly realised that they are...

Premiere: The Valideers – Wake You Up

We pride ourselves on bringing you the freshest music that our little corner of the world produces and we have yet another debut for you. Yet again we turn our attention to a thriving musical hub in the North West to...

Stream: Reevah – Daydreamer

Often when you think of Neal Calderwood at Manor Park Studios, you associate big rock records from the likes of Making Monsters, A Plastic Rose, Fighting with Wire. The latest artist to venture into his studio is Aoife Boyle, under the...

Chordblossom Presents: Owen Denvir Single Launch

We’re delighted to be hosting the launch of Owen Denvir‘s latest single, ‘Green Light‘. He has created plenty of social media buzz with his mash-up and cover videos, but it’s his original songs that have garnered him plenty of great...

Staff Picks – Tracks of the year so far 2016

The first half of 2016 has seen a huge number of releases; albums, EPs and of course singles are all well catered for. How do you choose your musical highlight of the year when we’ve had releases from the likes...

Premiere: Ciara O’Neill – The Ebony Trail

Co Armagh songwriter Ciara O’Neill is releasing the opening track of her debut album as a single and we are pleased to bring you the beautifully composed video for the track. The sound of crunching leaves underfoot that opens ‘The...

Ciara O’Neill – The Ebony Trail

Country music has always enjoyed an inexplicably huge following on both sides of our border, which the national scandal that followed in the wake of 2014’s ‘Garthgate’ scandal following prodigal son Garth Brook’s cancelled stadium shows, as well as the...

News

Blues On The Hill

by - July 21, 2016

This Saturday sees the return of Dungannon’s Blues On The Hill festival. Mid-Ulster’s only blues festival is now into its third year, returning to the historic Hill Of The O’Neill site. The line-up celebrates some of the best blues-based artists in...

Fresh Northern Irish Music

Stream: Little Neddy Goes To War – Yeah, There Are Snakes

by - July 24, 2016

You would have been quite lucky to catch Little Neddy Goes To War live as the band have only played a handful of live shows since their formation. Those who saw them, will have very quickly realised that they are...

Live Reviews

The Dead Daisies – 21st July 2016

by - July 25, 2016

The Dead Daisies with support from Inglorious Thursday 21st July 2016 – Limelight, Belfast I...

Music Reviews

Triggerman – Atomic Rock Number 79

by - July 27, 2016

  There’s a line in the title track of Triggerman‘s latest EP Atomic Rock Number...

Interviews

Interview: Amanda St John

by - May 2, 2016

It seems that Spring 2016 has a whole raft of talented artists competing for our...

Introducing

Introducing: #79 – Pascal

by - July 1, 2016

Name: Pascal Formed: 2016 Hometown: Coleraine Genre: Lo-Fi ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us...

Features

Staff Picks – Tracks of the year so far 2016

by - July 6, 2016

The first half of 2016 has seen a huge number of releases; albums, EPs and...

Photosets

Magnum

by - June 13, 2016

Photos from Magnum‘s show on 27th May 2016 in the Limelight, Belfast with support from...