Category : Fresh Northern Irish Music

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

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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

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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

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Premiere: Reevah – 26.

Derry based singer-songwriter Aoife Boyle, commonly known as Reevah is releasing her latest single ‘26.’. Today, we are excited to premiere it here on Chordblossom. ‘26’ is a melodic and melancholic song which explores her feelings about her life and…

March 22, 2019

Watch: Beauty Sleep – The Dark

‘First single, the opening track, The Dark is back bitches’ was dream-pop trio Beauty Sleep’s way of introducing the first track from their upcoming debut album. The recently re-recorded, ‘The Dark’ was announced alongside a debut album which will be released…

March 21, 2019

Premiere: Queen Bonobo – Boom Boom

Maya Goldblum was born in the doorway of a forest cabin. Her life has taken her from the surroundings of Idaho to our very own Derry. As a musician, she has taken her roots and run with them. The latest…

March 20, 2019

Sonja Sleator

Watch: Sonja Sleator – Goodbye

‘Goodbye‘ is the intimate and haunting new single from Sonja Sleator’s upcoming third EP Violent Strawberry, a follow from Adams and Ghost.  Sleator has established herself as an Irish singer songwriter releasing story driven music, with ‘Goodbye’ no exception. The…

March 17, 2019