Category : Fresh Northern Irish Music

Watch: HEX HUE – Numbers

Katie Richardson’s name, face and undeniably voice will be well known to most with an interest in music in Belfast and beyond. A force within the music and theatre worlds, Richardson has shied away from releasing music since moving on…

June 14, 2019

Two Door Cinema Club

Watch: Two Door Cinema Club – Satellite

Two Door Cinema Club invite us into a new era with their electronic new single ‘Satellite’. The track, alongside ‘Talk’, is the first we’ve heard from the techy trio since 2016’s Gameshow. It’s been a long wait for their fans…

June 5, 2019

Stream: Reevah – 26. (Arvo Party Remix)

Reevah seems to have found a new burst of life and purpose as we quickly head into the summer months. Her latest release ’26.’ seemed transformative, stepping into the new while looking back into the past. That rebirth is echoed…

May 31, 2019

Stream: Bairie – Rambling Boys

So often home to Northern Ireland’s best music, it should be no surprise when another stellar song or songwriter finds its way to us from the Maiden City. Songstress Emily McCormick who performs under the name Bairie has just graced…

May 27, 2019

Watch: Hand Models – Last Leaves on a Tree

Standing out as four lads in an indie band in Belfast might not be the easiest thing in the world, but Hand Models did just that with the banana suited, anarchic video for last single ‘Bananas’. They’ve now followed it up…

May 21, 2019

Alice LA - Flowers & Florentines

Watch: Alice La – Flowers & Florentines

An explosion of colour in an underground scene otherwise dominated by indie quartets, the electro-alt soul of Flowers & Florentines is a statement track from Irish singer Alice LA. Having long been one of the scenes better-kept secrets, LA’s latest…

May 17, 2019

Mitch McAteer

Stream: Mitch McAteer – I Hate That I Love You

“I Hate That I Love You” is a new track by Northern Irish singer/songwriter Mitch McAteer from his recently released debut EP “Lost in The Wild”. The song begins with hazy guitar, and an infrequent drum beat which becomes more…

May 14, 2019

Watch: Fears – Fabric

Constance Keane, aka Fears, follows up her well received single ‘h_always’ with the dynamic electro-pop tapestry of ‘Fabric.’ An accomplished multi-instrumentalist and producer hailing from Dublin, she has been making waves with her fresh, ethereal approach to vocals and composition,…

May 8, 2019

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Stream: Joshua Burnside – Northern Winds

Northern Irish songwriter Joshua Burnside has released a live version of his track ‘Northern Winds’ at Elmwood Hall, which is part of an upcoming live album which features cuts from his discography, including award winning album EPHRATA, as well as…

May 6, 2019

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

Premiere: Susie Blue – She Is

Susie Blue is far from a new face in Northern Irish music but she has found a louder, more assured voice in the last couple of years. Earlier this month she released ‘She Is’, the first new track since her debut…

April 18, 2019

May Rosa

Premiere: May Rosa – Night Magic

Belfast born May Rosa released her current EP Waxwork Sweetheart back in February. The release was a showcase of smooth as silk alt-pop songs. Now, we’re thrilled to bring you the new video for the EP’s latest single ‘Night Magic’. A…

April 15, 2019

eoin agnew

Stream: Eoin Agnew – Abigail

‘Abigail’ is the debut single from the man of many talents that is Eoin Agnew. Not only is he a singer-songwriter, he is also a poet, a student teacher, an indie music connoisseur and an avid gig- goer on the…

April 4, 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

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Stream: Deerstalker – The Eternal Facade of Complacency

The chief strength of rock bands, since records were established, has always been their inclination towards the unrestrained. High flying guitar antics have long been the strategy of choice. So when hard rock three-piece Deerstalker opted to reign in their…

March 26, 2019