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Also available on Spotify. New music chart !!! – ‘Freedom 15′ Chet Faker – ‘1998’ (feat. Banks) Jamie Lidell – ‘Pink Light’ Ibeyi – ‘Exhibit Diaz’ Brian Deady – ‘A Darkness’ Gwenno – ‘Chwyldro’ Gwilym Gold – ‘Flex’ (Zomby Rework) Kojaque – ‘Out for Donutz’ New Portals – ‘Do It Right’ Connie Constance – ‘Stars’… Read more »

Posted on July 31st, 2015

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My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. I’ll be doing two shows next week, Monday evening 7pm – 10pm before Donal Dineen takes over and my regular new music show on Thursday. Listen: Hour One | Hour Two Hour one Shura – White Light Chet Faker – 1998 (feat. Banks)… Read more »

Posted on July 31st, 2015

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The Belfast duo New Portals, appeared on my radar, as Northern Irish bands often do, through BBC NI’s Across The Line‘s New Tune Disco, which I contribute to about once a month (this week’s New Tune Disco is here). New Portals are a new project from  Michael and Ruth Aicken who make folk/pop music as… Read more »

Posted on July 30th, 2015

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I don’t think we can pretend to be too surprised that Alessia Cara won big with her debut US TV performance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, knowing that she is signed to Def Jam and her debut track ‘Here’ is built on a solid Isaac Hayes sample. Still, with only one track in… Read more »

Posted on July 30th, 2015

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In partnership with Vodafone Centre Stage, I’ve been previewing the summer festivals and this weekend two of the most established medium-sized festival take place in Tullamore and Mitchelstown. There are previews for Castlepalooza and Irish debuts to check out to, with more to come this week, here is a playlist of acts playing Indiependence and… Read more »

Posted on July 29th, 2015

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Spirit of Folk Festival takes place from 18th to 20th of September in Dunderry Park, Co. Meath and they’ve revealed the lineup for its fith edition and it includes: Mick Flannery, Moxie, Inni-K, Bunoscionn, Rhob Cunningham, Elm, Dr. Millar, Mongoose, Cuig, Carriages, Corner Boy, Rob Corcoran, The Blood Red Mountain Band, The Midnight Union Band,… Read more »

Posted on July 29th, 2015

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Ticket giveaways: Friday: Jeru The Damaja @ The Sugar Club Saturday: Out to Lunch with Veronica Vasicka, Willie Burns, Lumigraph , Ellll,  Mariah Black @ Yamamori Sushi (€15, 10pm) Saturday:Subject is 8: Subject x Surge – Robert Hood aka Floorplan @ District 8 (€15-€20, 11pm) How to enter ticket comps – Email [email protected] with the gig above in… Read more »

Posted on July 28th, 2015

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The Body & Soul lineup for the sold out Electric Picnic has been announced and features: LA Priest, Ho99o9 (pronounced Horror), Hundred Waters, Shamir, Natalie Prass, Young Wonder, Donal Dineen, Bleeding Heart Pigeons, Mother, Clu, Bitch Falcon and more. Here are the additions by stage: Body&Soul Main Stage LA Priest – Hundred Waters – Shamir… Read more »

Posted on July 28th, 2015

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Update: with early birds now sold out, day tickets priced at €79.50 + fee have been brought forward and will be on sale tomorrow at 9am from Ticketmaster. Also announced is that Saturday headliners are The Roots and Sunday is Chic. Metropolis Festival is a new event happening in the RDS in Dublin on 7th… Read more »

Posted on July 28th, 2015

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