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Premiere: Cherym – Weird Ones

Freak, loser, odd, queer, nerd, weird. All too familiar-if-distant schoolyard memories for some – most? Most. Hearkening back to formative experiences of mocking and intentional exclusion, Cherym’s latest single ‘Weird Ones’ demands space – for itself, and for those who…

April 30, 2020

Premiere: Big Daisy – Go Outside

Petalled with familiar faces, newly blossomed Big Daisy are a peculiar type of fun. Fronted by Problem Patterns’ Ciara King, the four piece’s first single ‘Go Outside’ is expectedly ferocious; tinged with sad, but held firmly in the catchy noise-pop…

February 27, 2020

New Pagans – 22nd December 2019

Christmas came early a handful of Sundays ago in Belfast’s alt-rock bar Voodoo. With a line-up that kept on giving, New Pagans hosted the Christmas party of the season, bringing a spectacular year of gigs and releases to a close…

December 30, 2019

Gender Chores – 30th November 2019

Belfast’s beloved working men’s club turned indie watering hole, the Ulster Sports Club, though young in its revamped incarnation, has proven itself to be among the most consistent and gracious hosts of local talent this past year. Last weekend, it…

December 4, 2019

Premiere: Gender Chores – Giz a Smile / Toast Sandwich

“Leave out the politics and just stick to music”, shout many a Facebook user as (mostly indie, left-leaning) musicians share their takes on Brexit, upcoming elections, and the climate crisis. Luckily these bands are louder than the keyboard warriors, reminding…

November 28, 2019

Scratch My Progress Showcase – 6 November 2019

Earlier this week, The Oh Yeah Centre dedicated an evening to mark out the four artists championed and nurtured under this year’s Scratch My Progress scheme. Showcasing the singles recorded and released the week prior by Cloakroom Q, Joel Harkin,…

November 10, 2019

Watch: Brand New Friend – The Letter A

After a very long, hot minute, everyone’s favourite indie North-Coasters Brand New Friend return with gnarling new single ‘The Letter A’. And what a comeback it is. The first release since their slight line-up re-jig, the track is a glimpse…

September 8, 2019