Category : Fresh Northern Irish Music

Aislinn Logan

Stream: Aislinn Logan – So Loud

Some artists rest on their laurels and never push themselves to develop and improve their sound but Aislinn Logan is one musician that this can’t be levelled at. Following the release of her Lost or Gone EP, she returns with the…

July 10, 2017

Fox Vicious Band Photo

Watch: Fox Vicious – World’s Apart

The North Coast has been a breeding ground for great music from these shores for many a year although the focus has tended to be on the heavier end of the spectrum. That could be about to change as up…

July 9, 2017

Premiere: ROE – You Call It Art EP

The city of Derry has a great tradition of new music, with many talented artists going on to make a name for themselves. The current crop certainly has a few vying for the title of next big thing. One rising star…

June 16, 2017

Premiere: Scenery – Old News EP

Hailing from Derry, Scenery have been steadily making a name for themselves over the past year or so but it’s about time they find themselves at the forefront of things. Their March single ‘Fool For You’ set their stall out, smooth and…

June 2, 2017

Watch: Silences – Red Dress

It’s been more than a little while since we’ve been able to celebrate some new music from Armagh’s Silences. Since the release of last April’s ‘Luna’ EP, the five-piece have kept things largely under wraps aside from their live performances, including…

June 1, 2017

S.L.U.T.S band photo

Watch: S.L.U.T.S – Bride Of Frankenstein

Bored? Feeling listless and uninspired; perhaps a touch jaded? Fear not: Chordblossom has the solution for you, in the form of horror trash punks So Long Until the Seance/S.L.U.T.S shiny new video for single ‘The Bride of Frankenstein‘. The track,…

May 9, 2017

Emmét McGonagle

Premiere: Emmét McGonagle – No One Likes The Good Guys These Days

Limavady native Emmét McGonagle’s latest release ‘No One Likes The Good Guys These Days‘ marks a real step up in ambition and we are thrilled to unveil the accompanying music video. Shot by Re-Act Productions, the kaleidoscope-esque visuals fit well…

May 8, 2017

Part Time Pilots

Premiere: Part Time Pilots – Pandora’s Box

Omagh’s Part Time Pilots have been floating about for the best part of five years with several full length releases already under their belt. The follow up album to previous record, Tally Ho Amigo has been three years in the…

May 5, 2017

Singles Club – April 2017

Spring is here – it must be, the Glenshane Pass is almost passable. In a few days I will be even older than I am now, and I feel sure that one of these days Rob (CB head honcho) will…

May 3, 2017

Chris Rooney

Premiere: Chris Rooney – Gentle Thunder

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…

April 27, 2017


Watch: LAVENGRO – Take The Fall

We first came across Derry’s LAVENGRO as part of our Kickstart competition and are pleased to see the young band release their debut single, ‘Take The Fall‘. The five piece are making waves in the North West of the country and…

April 23, 2017

Glass Wings

Premiere: Glass Wings – Made For Me

We initially heard ‘Made For Me‘ in demo form through our Kickstart competition and have come to discover that Stephen Jones is the man behind the moniker, Glass Wings . Such was the strength of his demo, that it took…

April 19, 2017

Sullivan & Gold Guatemala

Stream: Sullivan & Gold – Guatemala

Despite being released over three years ago, Sullivan & Gold‘s debut album, continues to be regularly played at Chordblossom HQ. After a period of radio silence, S&G are back with a brand new single, ‘Guatemala‘, a taster for the forthcoming second album….

April 18, 2017

Singles Club – March 2017

Seems like no time since I was sitting here putting together last month’s column (that’s cos you’re always late – Ed) but here I am again with another bumper crop of local (and slightly further afield) talent. So what is…

April 9, 2017

Stream: Susie Blue – Be A Lady

Derry’s Susie Blue have gone through an evolution of late. Fronted by Susan Donaghy, they have transformed from a solo project into a full fledged band. That change has gone hand in hand with a change in tone, from the emotional…

April 3, 2017