Category : Fresh Northern Irish Music

Watch: VerseChorusVerse – Chord (Gunn Laws)

Music scene stalwart, art scene mover and shaker Tony Wright surprised us all by dropping his latest album out of the blue back in June. A diverse collection of tracks under his VerseChorusVerse moniker, the album scored some impressive reviews. The latest single…

September 17, 2018

Don Maple

Watch: Don Maple – Never Loved You Better

Following the success of his previous release Sweet and Sour, Belfast based troubadour Don Maple rolls out the red carpet for his latest single ‘Never Loved You Better‘, a psychedelic sonnet dedicated to enjoying the simple things when life is…

September 11, 2018

SX-70 100 Suns

Stream: SX-70 – 100 Suns

Belfast Quartet SX-70 pilot a successful re-entry with their third single ‘100 Suns’. Breezy, expansive and spirited, the development in mentality, both in composition and aural quality, is marked when comparing the first two singles to this one. 100 Suns…

September 3, 2018

Hand Models

Watch: Hand Models – Banana

Hand Models, Belfast’s premium providers of catchy indie pop bangers have treated us to a handful of said tracks over the past year or so. The latest single ‘Banana’ comes complete with a ridiculously good video shot on the streets…

August 30, 2018

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Stream: Sarah McCreedy – Older

Flush as the North is with musical talent, singer/songwriters have long been a staple of the scene and remain one of our biggest cultural exports. Enter Co. Down hopeful Sarah McCreedy, who fits the mould of the modern singer/songwriter by…

August 28, 2018

Petty Youth

Video Premiere: Petty Youth – Too Pretty For The Radio

Anyone who has caught Petty Youth live will undoubtedly tell you that they offer up a pretty in your face rock n roll experience. With that in mind we are pleased to share the video from their latest effort ‘Too…

August 7, 2018

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Watch: Peter J McCauley – Where We Belong

As RAMS’ Pocket Radio, Peter J McCauley released a stunning debut album, toured throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, UK & Ireland and made appearances at the likes of Glastonbury, SXSW and Electric Picnic so we were all surprised when he…

July 17, 2018

Watch: ROE – Hey Thomas

ROE, aka Roisin Donald, has once again seen fit to strut her luxurious rhythms and hooks through the airwaves on her newest song ‘Hey Thomas’. Known for her infusion of sweet indie licks, razor glass vernacular and clawing lyrics, ROE…

July 15, 2018

Watch: Kitt Philippa – Human

Songwriter Kitt Philippa has captivated audiences in Northern Ireland for years with their expressive, classically driven music. 2013’s ‘Nightingale’ encapsulating that period under the name of Katharine Philippa but failing to fully display the emotional well from which Philippa regularly draws…

July 6, 2018

Watch: Travis is a Tourist – SOFARSOGOOD

Sporadic releases and a well-travelled lifestyle have at times kept songwriter Travis is a Tourist at arm’s length from the regular Belfast and Northern Ireland music scenes. The man behind the name, Travis Gilbert, has been busy splitting his time between Belfast…

July 2, 2018

mugged by a ghost

Stream: Mugged By A Ghost – Wasting Our 20s

With a name that describes one of the most terrifying – and perhaps bemusing experiences that could befell any poor haunted soul – Mugged By A Ghost are a band that you’re not likely to forget. What’s also not worth…

June 24, 2018

Premiere: WASPS – Here Comes Mothra

Ahead of their free gig in Foundry this Saturday, Belfast based two-piece WASPS gave a sneak peek of what to expect with their newest song ‘Here Comes Mothra’, premiering here on Chordblossom. The lead single from their second EP is a…

June 22, 2018

joshua burnside 2018 photo A Man Of High Renown

Stream: Joshua Burnside – A Man Of High Renown

Irish singer-songwriter Joshua Burnside continues on his journey from strength to strength with the release of his chilling new single ‘A Man Of High Renown,’ ahead of his new EP ‘All Round The Light Said.’ Like a cross between a…

June 4, 2018

LARKS

Watch: LARKS – Holiday.

Fiona O’Kane has kept us waiting for the first single from her new pop outfit LARKS. But that’s quite alright, as one listen to that debut single ‘Holiday.’ shows it’s been worth it. Born back in 2016, O’Kane’s LARKS followed the…

May 23, 2018

Watch: Hunkpapa – Losing All

Armagh four piece Hunkpapa‘s newest music video release ‘Losing All’ is a dignified song of both accessible simplicity and nuanced complexity. Dedicated to the late Scott Hutchinson, ‘Losing All’ deals with loss, regret, sorrow and nostalgia. However, it is not…

May 22, 2018