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Omonoko Win Kickstart 2019

by - July 1, 2019

In arguably what has been our highest quality year for entries, we are a little saddened to have to just select one overall winner for our Kickstart competition. After over a week and a half of deliberations our judging panel...

Fresh Northern Irish Music

Stream: Strange New Places – This City

by - July 17, 2019

Two years is a long time in the life cycle of any band, much less a local one with a solitary single to their name. Well, certainly Strange New Places haven’t wasted that time, completing the Oh Yeah’s Scratch My Progress programme,...

Live Reviews

Ryan Vail & Elma Orkestra – Borders – 28th June 2019

by - July 8, 2019

The MAC: Belfast’s premier venue for everything weird, wonderful and left-of-field, from music to theatre...

Music Reviews

Axecatcher – Second Hand Grief

by - July 2, 2019

Limavady hardcore merchants Axecatcher make a bold, defiant musical statement with their fourth EP release...

Interviews

Interview: Phil Taggart

by - May 5, 2019

From initially playing bass in Colenso Parade to his current occupation as Radio One’s new music expert, label owner and gig promoter, there can be few better placed to offer up advice to budding musicians than Phil Taggart. Thankfully the...

Features

Influences Mixtape: Valium

by - June 25, 2019

Belfast based guitar bands appear to be two-a-penny but few sound like four-piece Valium. The...

Photosets

Charity Shop Vinyl – 02/02/2019

by - February 7, 2019

Photos from Charity Shop Vinyl’s show in the Nerve Centre, Derry on Saturday 2nd February...