Ulrich Schnauss has a new album No Further Ahead Than Today in November on his label Scripted Realities. The lead-track ‘ Love Grows Out Of Thin Air’ has received a video by Dublin-based director Sean James Garland which serves as a short film about a detective dealing with the loss of his son. Sean James… Read more »

Posted on October 10th, 2016

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Radie Peat and Cormac Mac Diarmada of folk band Lynched has a side project with Brian Flanagan called Rue. Myles O’Reilly (Arbutus Yarns) and Donal Dineen had them set up shop in the Fumbally Stables recently to capture their harmonium-lead performance of ‘Katie Cruel’. Aideen Macken adds modelling touches to the video. Rue present an… Read more »

Posted on October 7th, 2016

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Sure, what else would you do on tour? Grimes yesterday released four music videos for her recent album Art Angels including ‘Scream [ft. Aristophanes]’,’World Princess part II’, ‘Butterfly’ and ‘Belly of the Beat’. Her support act and band member HANA made of her own too for ‘Chimera’, ‘Underwater’, and ‘Avalanche’. All seven videos were while… Read more »

Posted on October 6th, 2016

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James Vincent McMorrow appeared on Later With Jools Holland last night with his new band alongside Twin Atlantic, Tom Chaplin and Madeleine Peyroux. He performed ‘Rising Water’ from new album We Move. Lovely. McMorrow plays Dublin’s National Stadium on Friday and Black Box Galway tonight. Tickets are sold out for Dublin but available for Galway.

Posted on October 5th, 2016

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Bell X1 released ‘Out of Love’ a recent Irish music highlight this summer and today, there’s a video premiered right here, made in collaboration by Louise Gaffney and motion graphic designer Cian McKenna. Both are musicians and visual artists. Louise plays with Come On Live Long. The video takes the concept of love as a… Read more »

Posted on September 20th, 2016

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Chance the Rapper performed ‘No Problems’ with Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz on Ellen, using the backdrop of a “Generic Records” company board meeting, which they promptly tear up the way Chance keeps his career independent and in his own control, as he discusses below with Ellen. Lil Wayne also referenced the recent US Olympic… Read more »

Posted on September 15th, 2016

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‘8 (Circle)’ is a song from Bon Iver’s forthcoming album 22, A Million and Justin Vernon and co. debuted it live on Jimmy Fallon last night. The performance debuts their new stage show setup as well as a soulful atmospheric song that sounds like a mix between ’70s soft rock and modern soul. It’s a beaut. Bon… Read more »

Posted on September 15th, 2016

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It’s a surprise in 2016 to see artists of any kind, established or otherwise actually make a really good music video (or make a music video at all really) and Beck has done just that. Channeling the whimsy of his peak for the buzz, the video he co-directed with Grady Hall features random imagery of… Read more »

Posted on September 14th, 2016

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Christine & The Queens has been the breakthrough act of 2016 and rightly so, Héloïse Letissier is an inspiration, an artist with a commanding presence and great tunes. Her debut album Chaleur Humaine was released in France a couple of years ago but an English version released this year gave her worldwide recognition along with… Read more »

Posted on September 8th, 2016

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One of the main highlights of Electric Picnic for many, Rusangano Family struck while the iron is hot (and the rest of us were asleep) in releasing a new video for their Let The Dead Bury The Dead track – ‘Soul Food’ yesterday. Directed by Dave Tynan (Just Sayin’ / Jape), it was shot in… Read more »

Posted on September 6th, 2016

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Last week I gave you the fine debut single by Soulé, a drum and bass-influenced R&B track called ‘Love No More’. Now here is the colourful video directed and produced by Diffusion Lab. The video also features Matt and Kamile who are dance instructors in Wild Youth Dance School and Extreme Dance School.

Posted on September 6th, 2016

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With We Move coming out this Friday, we’re going to be hearing a lot more of James Vincent McMorrow. With his upcoming tour, we’re going to be seeing him more too and here’s a taste of James and his band playing ‘Get Low’ in Metropolis Studios in London. Directed by Libby Burke Wilde.

Posted on August 31st, 2016

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DJ Koze’s remix of Lapsley’s ‘Operator’ is the remix of the summer, a sunshine disco curtain-closer. A 10-minute extended version of the song was released on 12″ but now there’s a video for the radio edit directed by Cherise Payne and conceived by Låpsley. “The video Is inspired by an amazing night after my first… Read more »

Posted on August 22nd, 2016

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