Category : Fresh Northern Irish Music

Watch: Thunder on the Left – National Insecurity

The new single from London based three-piece Thunder on the Left can best be described as heavy hitting. The band are gearing up for the release of their debut album with the release of lead single ‘National Insecurity’. At barely over…

October 5, 2017

Stream: Lilla Vargen – Hold On

Way back in 2015, Lilla Vargen appeared out of thin air and blew us away with her debut release ‘This is Love’. Featuring just her stunning vocals and piano, it was stripped back and emotional. Now a couple of years on, she…

October 3, 2017

Ryan Vail

Watch: Ryan Vail – Shadows

Derry electronic composer and songwriter Ryan Vail has hit plenty of highs in the last few years. His collaborative album alongside Ciaran Lavery brought his first of two NI Music Prize nominations before he returning the following year with his debut album ‘For…

October 3, 2017

Watch: Joel Harkin – Charlie & Deirdre

Donegal born and bred, and now residing in Belfast, Joel Harkin has come out with his first new music in a long while. While he’s been busy behind the scenes and gigging away, his new live video for ‘Charlie & Deirdre’ is…

October 2, 2017

Stream: Beauty Sleep – Until We See The Sun

Few Belfast bands are as current or as trendy as Beauty Sleep, producing music made of 80s synth pop dreams. Expect sugar-sweet, synth-layered retro-disco sounds. The trio have toured Germany, played numerous music festivals this summer and now release single number four,…

October 1, 2017

Ciaran Lavery Everything Is Made To Last

Stream: Ciaran Lavery – Everything Is Made To Last

After winning the Northern Ireland Music Prize in 2016 for his second album, ‘Let Bad In’, and gaining millions of streams on Spotify, you could expect Ciaran Lavery to take his foot off the pedal and take a well deserved break. Not…

September 8, 2017

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