NI Legends Ash To Headline Stendhal Festival

by - April 28, 2017

Downpatrick’s most famous sons, Ash have been confirmed as the Friday night headliners of Stendhal Festival for 2017. Recent years have seen the festival go from strength to strength as more and this move to bring in one of Northern...

Fresh Northern Irish Music

Premiere: Chris Rooney – Gentle Thunder

by - April 27, 2017

The debut release of Gentle Thunder. This is the kind of sound that incubates in rehearsals and sound-checks for years. Steadily building until it becomes sentient, buys its own guitar and starts a solo tour Europe, or: it produces a...

Live Reviews

Kate Gilbertson – 23rd March 2017

by - March 28, 2017

Kate Gilbertson single launch with support from Katie Richardson Thursday 23rd March 2017 – Black...

Music Reviews

Fireland – Fireland III: Believe Or Die

by - April 25, 2017

We at Chordblossom have always been extremely proud of the musical diversity this tiny place...


Introducing: #85 – Spot The Fool

by - April 20, 2017

Name: Spot The Fool Formed: 2016 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Alt Rock Line-up: Jacob McCullough – Drums | Jamie Sloan-Patterson – bass | Jordan Geddis – guitar ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name Our name evolved...


Influences & Inspirations: Empty Lungs

by - April 13, 2017

Northern Ireland’s music scene contains plenty of short lived bands and projects, falling at the...


Blackstaff Music Strippd Back – 31/03/2017

by - April 15, 2017

Photos from Blackstaff Music Belfast’s Strppd Back 2-3 show on Friday 31st March 2017 in...