Pleasure Beach – 18th June 2015

Pleasure Beach with support from Jealous of the Birds Thursday 18th June 2015 – Bar Sub, Belfast Pleasure Beach, Belfast’s newest dream pop offering, played their début gig at Bar Sub on Thursday 18th June. Supported by Jealous of the...

Silences Invade China

Not content with winning over the hearts and minds of those in their native country, Silences are now turning their hand to China. They have been chosen by the British Council to feature in their UK Music On The Go...

HOW – ‘This Is A Raid’

If there is one advantage to growing old, and the Lord knows there are precious few, it is that you become free of any peer pressure regarding music – you can like what you like and you don’t have to...

AVA Festival – 30th May 2015

Last Saturday’s AVA – short for Audio and Visual Arts – Festival in Belfast was promoted as a highlight of this summer’s cultural calendar, and so it proved to be with a full day of events dedicated to promoting the...

Chordblossom Presents: His New Atlas – Saints Single Launch

  Chordblossom presents: His New Atlas – ‘Saints’ Single Launch We’re proud to be hosting the launch of His New Atlas‘ latest single, ‘Saints‘, with a special performance featuring a string accompaniment. The launch will be taking place in the beautiful...

SOAK – Before We Forgot How To Dream

  Before We Forgot How To Dream is SOAK’s long-awaited debut album. Due to be released worldwide on June 1st with Rough Trade, the 19 year old singer-songwriter (whose real name is Bridie Monds-Watson- just in case you really have just...

Interview: Go Girl

Anyone with a keen interest in the local music scene may have noticed a group by the name of Go Girl popping up on Facebook, with posts about girl power, hang-outs and creative projects. Learning about Go Girl, only a...

Chordblossom presents: Owen McGarry ‘South’ EP launch – 22nd May 2015

Photos from the launch of Owen McGarry‘s ‘South’ EP on 22nd May 2015 in The Bar With No Name, Belfast. Support from Sullivan & Gold and Callum Stewart. Photos by Conor Kerr Photography     “Photos from @[257704013349:274:Owen McGarry]’s ‘South’...

News

Watch: Jessica Doherty – Wolves

by - June 29, 2015

The complaint of many is the dirth of female musicians in the Northern Irish scene but thankfully, we can now add Jessica Doherty to that list. The talented songstress has already performed at a number of high profile events including Glasgowbury,...

Music Reviews

Baekma – Disaster Matinee

by - June 29, 2015

I’ll admit, Baekma were a new one to me. With an album entitled ‘Disaster Matinee’,...

Singles Club

Acoustic Fires – ‘These Tears’

by - June 23, 2015

Acoustic Fires is primarily the work of Ballymena man, Stephen Rainey, who has enlisted the...

Live Reviews

Pleasure Beach – 18th June 2015

by - June 22, 2015

Pleasure Beach with support from Jealous of the Birds Thursday 18th June 2015 – Bar...

Blogs

Rob’s Gig Guide: 22nd – 28th June 2015

by - June 22, 2015

  The gig guide has been on a bit of a break, possibly due to...

Interviews

Interview: Go Girl

by - May 31, 2015

Anyone with a keen interest in the local music scene may have noticed a group...

Introducing

Introducing #65: Petty Youth

by - June 18, 2015

Name: Petty Youth Formed: 2013 Hometown: Downpatrick Genre: Garage Rock Line-up: Alex Johnson – Lead...

NI Music Weekly

Sessions

Chordblossom Sessions: Those Ghosts – We’ll Take Time

by - January 6, 2015

CB Kickstart ’13 winners Those Ghosts released their second EP ‘Delays’ at the end of...

    Photosets

    Chordblossom presents: Owen McGarry ‘South’ EP launch – 22nd May 2015

    by - May 25, 2015

    Photos from the launch of Owen McGarry‘s ‘South’ EP on 22nd May 2015 in The...