KTG and the Cosmos – Bones

Local hell-raisers Conjuring Fate have been delighting local rockers since their formation around a decade ago with their raucous live shows and classic metal tunes. The band are currently locked in the studio recording so CF shows have been rather...

Watch: PORTS – The Devil is a Songbird

  PORTS have come a long way since their past life as Little Bear. The Derry band have continuously impressed with their live shows (including performances in Canada and Brighton) and have regularly been touted as the next big thing from Northern...

Michael Mormecha – LoFi Life

LoFi Life is an interesting case when it comes to solo records, as it seems to place multi-instrumentalist Michael Mormecha outside his comfort zone. Contrary to common thought however, Mormecha seems to thrive off being the sole focus of attention...

Irontown Diehards Pre-Release Album Launch Gig – 7th May 2016

  Distortion Project Presents The Irontown Diehards pre-release album launch with support from Cross Eyed Mary and On Parole Saturday 7th May 2016, Limelight 2, Belfast Last Saturday the Limelight showed off it’s lesser seen rock credentials with the pre-release...

Jealous Of The Birds – Parma Violets

If there’s one Northern Irish musician that’s been making her peers jealous with the plaudits she’s been garnering as of late, it’s 19-year-old Naomi Hamilton. Hamilton’s debut LP – released under the moniker, Jealous of the Birds – has been...

Making Monsters – Bad Blood

Derry’s Making Monsters are something of a rarity on these shores: a raucous rock n roll band fronted by a young woman with a gloriously raucous rock n roll voice. The band formed in 2011, releasing an EP in June...

Introducing: #71 – MOSA

Name: MOSA Formed: Early 2015 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Alternative/Psychedelic Line-up: Sean Hogan, Carl Small, James Conway & Luke Harrison ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your artist/band name? MOSA stands for Mind Open Soul Awake but we...

The Singles Club – April 2016

If ever you needed proof of the depth of variety and quality of the Northern Ireland music scene, take a gander at this selection of the submissions sent to me this past month alone. No further spiel required. ►Michael Mormecha...

News

Therapy?, DJ Yoda & Hayseed Dixie for Stendhal Festival

by - May 26, 2016

  Stendhal Festival of Art have unveiled the first batch of artists to grace their beautiful site at Limavady later this August. This year Stendhal Festival will welcome Northern Irish rock legends Therapy?, the internationally renowned DJ Yoda, bluegrass favourites...

Fresh Northern Irish Music

Watch: Conor McAteer – Boats

by - May 24, 2016

  Northern Ireland can be a strange place. Despite our small size, and the tight nit nature of the music scene, there’s always the potential to stumble across something completely new. A recent discovery was the new track from Derry’s Conor...

Live Reviews

Nathan O’Regan – 27th May 2016

by - May 30, 2016

Nathan O’Regan & No Oil Paintings Friday 27th May 2016 – Sunflower Bar, Belfast Compare:...

Music Reviews

The Flims – Life Outside The Womb

by - May 30, 2016

Indie rock can be the most frustrating of genres. The genre’s lasting popularity in the...

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: #74 – Randall Stephen Hall

by - May 26, 2016

Name: Randall Stephen Hall Formed: On-going Hometown: The little sea side town of “Obscurity”, (Between...

Features

The Singles Club – April 2016

by - May 3, 2016

If ever you needed proof of the depth of variety and quality of the Northern...

Photosets

Rews – Crescent Arts Centre

by - April 21, 2016

Photos from Rews‘ show on 16th April 2016 in the Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast with...