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Stream: Elma Orkestra & Ryan Vail – Arrival

Borders: the inescapable buzzword that lingers in everyone’s minds as the fear of a hard divide in Ireland looms, the word that incites debate and sometimes outrage – the title chosen for Ryan Vail and Eoin O’Callaghan/Elma Orkestra’s new collaborative…

April 22, 2019

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Sonja Sleator – Violent Strawberry

The ‘singer/songwriter’ tag carries so many negative connotations currently. By listening, you play a game of Russian roulette – will you get another chart topping copycat, an unsentimental and listless love song, the latest open mic night ‘sensation’? Luckily for…

April 3, 2019

Watch: New Pagans – It’s Darker

Belfast occult grunge group New Pagans have returned with their latest single, ‘It’s Darker’. Despite the title, ‘It’s Darker’ is an upbeat and punchy tune. Resonant post-punk guitar riffs evoke early Interpol and drive the song forward, while a tight (and addictive)…

March 27, 2019

Stream: Hot Cops – Negative One

Belfast indie outfit Hot Cops make a welcome and triumphant return with their new single ‘Negative One’. Rattling and buzzing right out of the gate, ‘Negative One’ is a welcome and exciting addition to Hot Cops’ canon of offbeat, ‘melancholy-meets-indifference’ indie rock, established…

February 24, 2019

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THVS – Plague Widows

Belfast-based trio THVS make sharp, visceral, aggressive and blood-pumping music that refuses to be pigeonholed and 2018’s Plague Widows proves this. Across its three tracks of sonic assault, THVS throw down a frenzied amalgamation of hardcore and metal styles, ranging…

February 13, 2019