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Noelle Ellis

Teddy Charles Jr

Stream: Teddy Charles Jr – Amiss

The first of a series of new and re-recorded songs ‘Amiss’ is the new single by Northern Ireland’s Teddy Charles Jr. ‘Amiss’ is one of those tracks that by balancing conflicting ideals; intimacy with scale, light with dark, pop-rock with…

March 30, 2018

Interview: Edelle McMahon

Belfast singer-songwriter, Edelle McMahon is one of the many talented women in Northern Ireland making a name for herself in the music industry. Like many an industry, music too can seem like a man’s game. All too often women must…

March 6, 2018

Ryan Vail

Stream: Ryan Vail – As It Tears

Continuing to gain industry recognition, Derry artist, Ryan Vail is all set to release his second album, ‘Distorted Shadows’. Ahead of its April 2018 album release, take a test drive with new single ‘As It Tears’. Far outstretching the confines…

February 18, 2018

Stream: Ciaran Lavery – To Chicago

‘To Chicago’, is the first single from Ciaran Lavery‘s recently announced new album, ‘Sweet Decay’. A hometown hero from County Antrim, and winner of the NI Music Prize for his 2016 album ‘Let Bad In’, the follow-up is much anticipated….

January 28, 2018

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Orlaith & Mollie – Chains

Frequently found busking around Belfast covering everyone from Abba to Zeppelin, Orlaith & Mollie are ready to move on to the next stage in their young careers. The duo have released their own radio-friendly, original material in their debut EP, Chains….

January 16, 2018

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Les Pantalons – Anybody Dancing?

Anybody Dancing? The new EP by Belfast-based band, Les Pantalons epitomizes punk fusion with bits of alt rock, punk, and a spontaneous combustion of discordant poetry. ‘Somebody New’ best elucidates characteristic vocals bending and contorting around sharp-edged guitar riffs. Think…

November 19, 2017

pat dam smyth

Pat Dam Smyth – Goodbye Berlin

Goodbye Berlin by Pat Dam Smyth showcases both strength and vulnerability; yet rather as dichotomy it comes together in yin and yang balance. Erudite, but still accessible. Smyth’s sound follows melodic trends set by artists such as Father John Misty,…

October 8, 2017

Part Time Pilots

Part Time Pilots – How To Ruin Everything

Okay, you know that perfect summer road trip rock mixed tape [cd, playlist, whatever; same diff, right]? The one that’s got a little bit of everything? Well, this record mimics that all on one album. Record in question, How to…

July 16, 2017

Sister Ghost – In A Spell

‘In A Spell‘, the latest EP by Co. Derry’s Sister Ghost is euphonious vocals meets hard-hitting alt rock. All too often melodic vocals are reserved for ballads, pop music, and singer-songwriter types, yet every once in a while you come…

June 18, 2017

Salad Boyz

Salad Boyz – Silly Guys Having a Fun Time

Silly Guys Having a Fun Time, the new EP by Belfast pop-punk foursome, Salad Boyz is a salad bar sampling of punk stylings; grunge, pop punk, hardcore, and more traditional old school sounds ala Ramones, Social Distortion, and a wee…

May 24, 2017

Electric Octopus

Electric Octopus – Smokyhead

With a band name like Electric Octopus, and an album titled Smokyhead, there’s a pretty good chance you’re in for a long strange trip. This Belfast trio themselves claim to be “a new and exciting musical cabal that’ll take your…

May 8, 2017