Category : Fresh Northern Irish Music

Watch: Jordan Adetunji – Questions

We’ve hardly been quiet about how excited we are as a publication about the fledgeling hip-hop landscape developing in Northern Ireland. As such, it only makes sense that we examine the latest release from the scene objectively biggest face. Multi-faceted…

November 9, 2019

Stream: Scratch My Progress Vol 8

The Oh Yeah unveiled the latest fruits of their Scratch My Progress talent development scheme last week with a new four track release. Volume 8 features new songs from Cloakroom Q., Joel Harkin, Sasha Samara and Conor Marcus. First on the release is South Down eclectic…

November 3, 2019

Premiere: Civil Simian – Bramble

The eclectic collective that is Civil Simian have returned with their first new music in the best part of two years. The new single, out today, certainly suggests time well spent. We’re bringing you the first look at the accompanying video…

November 1, 2019

Stream: Tommy Jag – Level 1

One of the fresher sounds in Belfast and Northern Ireland at the moment is coming straight from the impressive guitar playing of Tommy Jag. The third release from a budding retro-inspired repertoire is ‘Level 1‘. The man behind the Tommy Jag moniker…

October 23, 2019

Reevah Older Now

Watch: Reevah – Older Now

Derry artist Reevah’s song writing continues to mature with latest single ‘Older Now’. Where once there were home-written, innocent songs with a beautiful voice, now there is a sense of progression, both personal and musically, that is reflected in the…

October 15, 2019

Watch: New Pagans – Charlie Has The Face of a Saint

Everyone’s favourite occult-goth 5 piece New Pagans are back with ‘Charlie Has The Face of a Saint’. A more downcast, autumnal affair than their preceding singles, ‘Charlie…’ showcases proudly all that is great about the Lyndsey McDougal fronted band –…

October 3, 2019

Stream: New Atlas – City Sun

Music is constantly changing. If it didn’t the world would come to a standstill, fact. The people who create music are constantly changing, growing and developing their sound. Combining their real life experiences with their unique sound, it is a…

October 1, 2019

Amy Montgomery

Watch: Amy Montgomery – Season of the Witch

Dark and brooding is the perfect description for the latest release by Co Antrim native Amy Montgomery. Not an original number this time but a hypnotic and edgy like cover of Donovan’s Season of the Witch. While the chanting could…

September 26, 2019

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Stream: Villa In France – 1990

1990. A momentous year in the 20th Century. Nelson Mandela walked free from prison, Germany was reunited and Mr Satoshi Tajiri created the phenom that is Pokemon in Japan. It was also ground zero for the millennial generation to start…

September 25, 2019

Watch: Careerist – Slasher

Casting aside the name that’s got them this far, the band formerly known as Hot Cops returned last month with a new single to adorn their new identity. Now proudly named Careerist, this is their latest track ‘Slasher‘. ‘Slasher’ features…

September 18, 2019

Stream: Aeons – Welcome to the Land

Music, much like the stock market, has cycles. There will be boom periods in which local, independent artists will have a grip on the local hostelries. Personally, I am having a whale of a time carousing in the funk rock…

September 15, 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

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Stream: Junk Drawer – Ego Death In Akron, Ohio

Following on from the surreal dystopia of their ‘Year Of The Sofa’ music video, which dropped in the first quarter of this year, noise-rockers Junk Drawer look to build a head of steam behind their latest release ‘Ego Death in…

September 8, 2019

Watch: Alana Henderson – Museum

There are few in Ireland who can match the resumé nor the talent of contemporary folk artist Alana Henderson. Cutting her teeth as a cellist for the then rising Hozier, Henderson has developed and established herself as a force in…

September 3, 2019

Watch: Strange New Places – Mr Gumble

Strange New Places, the power-pop/queerpunk five piece from Belfast return with a brand new video and single in the run ahead of their debut EP Uncomfortable. ‘Mr Gumble’ is a perfect pop song featuring sprightly instrumentation with dry, self-deprecating wit…

August 26, 2019