One of the highlights from John Duignan and Conall Breachain’s third Choice-nominated The Cadences Of Others, ‘Reluctant Recluse’ now has a video by The Reelists which uses footage from the recording of the album in its making. Meta! “We wanted the video to incorporate scenes from the album recording and the videographers, Tommy & Kevin,… Read more »

Posted on March 7th, 2017

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The gorogeous lead single from Talos’ upcoming album ‘Odyssey’ now has a video by label and director associate Brendan Canty aka Feel Good Lost. The idea of the video is concerned with the the disrupted feelings between two lovers in a relationship. Canty says: 

“Our main idea was to create a physical storm in a… Read more »

Posted on March 6th, 2017

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Rusangano Family, the creators of the Nialler9 Irish album of 2016 were broadcast on Other Voices last night (watch it here in full) and here are the Limerick-Clare trio performing the title track off that aforementioned Let The Dead Bury The Dead album. They’re class. Duh. They’ve also announced some Irish tour dates around the… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

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Sligo rap collective Myster-E, Shaool & Noone aka This Side Up released a really good album called Full Fat in November and now they’ve dropped the video for the Hamo-produced (of Brame & Hamo) ‘Snappin’ in a clip which was shot in Berlin. Fun fact: Conor ‘Hamo’ Hamilton and Eddie ‘Myster-E’ Hamilton are actually brothers…. Read more »

Posted on March 1st, 2017

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Other Voices aired last night (watch it here) and featured Gregory Porter, Sample Answer, Pixie Geldof and Cry Monster Cry. Among the highlights was Le Galaxie’s performance of ‘Put The Chain On’ live from St. James Church. It’s no mean feat to get the entire audience out of their seats (there are cameras everywhere which… Read more »

Posted on February 24th, 2017

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‘Blood Under The Bridge’ live in Academy, Dublin 5 Feb 2017 Earlier this month, Scottish indie-rock favourites Frightened Rabbit came on a tour of Ireland and performed to enraptured audiences (they are a great live band). FR fans are the kind that like to capture a bit of the gig but really, how often do… Read more »

Posted on February 23rd, 2017

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Hawk’s recent track ‘Take It Away’ was inspired by Julie Hawk’s friend who was followed home one night. The video for the song by James Byrne adds an off-kilter element by filming Julie performing the song topsy turvy. ‘Take It Away’ is from the new EP, She Knows which goes to be released March 17th…. Read more »

Posted on February 20th, 2017

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‘My Ireland’ is a poem by Stephen James Smith (you will know him from ‘Dublin You Are’, at least) commissioned for St. Patrick’s Festival set to visuals by Myles O’Reilly and music by Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Inni-K, Saint Sister, Loah, Ye Vagabonds. It was all produced, recorded and mixed by Conor O’Brien. It’s a… Read more »

Posted on February 15th, 2017

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A song first premiered here last year, ‘Clutch’ is from the Dublin rock trio Bitch Falcon who are on tour around Ireland. The video, directed by Spice Burger, has a ’90s MTV2 performance-based feel to it and that is intentional say the directors: For this, we always knew we wanted to do something performance based…. Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Record Store Day is on April 22nd. St. Vincent is the new ambassador to the tiny northern Russian island of “Recorstorda” which has nothing to do with that fact. Watch St. Vincent get the wrong end of the stick in this Funny or Die clip announcing her ambassadorship. She’s great.

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Notes On Rave In Dublin is an upcoming documentary by James Redmond screening at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival on February 24th and 26th. It looks at the burgeoning scene of rave taking hold in the early ’90s in Dublin. In the director’s own words: Notes On Rave In Dublin is a roller coaster… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Other Voices‘ second episode last night featured Mumford And Sons, Saint Sister, Rejjie Snow, Margo Price and Roisin O. Above you’ll find Rejjie Snow doing ‘Blkkst Skin’ from the show in Dingle, and below you’ll find Nialler9 favourites Saint Sister performing ‘Tin Man’. Next week features Conor Oberst, Kojey Radical, Lisa Hannigan, Carson Mchone and… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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While it’s nigh-on impossible to repeat the impact of Future Islands performing ‘Seasons (Waiting On You)’ on Letterman, their performance of new single ‘Ran’ last night reminds us, through sudden movements, growling and odd dancing, that there are a few bands out there like them, and few performers as individual as Sam. T Herring. Future… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Dublin neo-agro-soul band Barq released the song ‘Bear’ last year which singer Jess Kav addresses loss after her mother passed. The pink-hued video for the track by Crooked Gentleman features animation and illustration by James Sheridan.. Barq playing the Dublin Digital Radio’s Strike 4 Repeal gig on March 4th along with Flecks, Naoise Roo, Everything… Read more »

Posted on February 9th, 2017

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