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You should hear this brilliant airy funky pop remix.

On May 19th, Dev Hynes’ aka Blood Orange is releasing a 12″ of remixes of his Cupid Deluxe track ‘Uncle Ace’ (out digitally already) and the two remixes, one from a/jus/ted, and this one from Kindness is well worth your ear time. Kindness’ Adam Bainbridge and Dev Hynes have remixed each other and worked together… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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Captain Murphy & Thundercat

Forbidden Fruit announced six additions today to the festival taking place on June Bank Holiday weekend. acts added today: Wild Beasts, Captain Murphy (Fly Lo’s rap alterego), Thundercat, Kid Karate, The Range and To Kill A King. Saturday: The Flaming Lips, Bell X1, Flying Lotus 3D show, F*** Buttons, Nils Frahm, Thundercat, Captain Murphy, The… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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Watch Talos perform new song ‘Escariot’

A beautiful song shot in soft shadow by Feel Good Lost.

Talos‘ ‘Tethered Bones’ is one of the most exciting first songs by a new Irish artist I’ve heard in a good while. Here, Eoin French gives us a glimpse into what’s to come with a piano rendition of another song called ‘Escariot’. The video was directed, shot and edited by Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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A new tropical rock song captured in live format.

If you’ve not seen Tvvins live yet (make a date, it’s worth it), then you’ll likely only have heard two songs from the band – the excellent ‘You Better’ and Two Worlds’‘. What those two songs don’t make clear is the band have a pretty awesome drummer, Lewis Hedigan. for live dates, and you can… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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First listen to the Dublin duo's second album and first look at the 'Hunger' video too.

The first album from John Duignan and drummer Conall O’Breachain as We Cut Corners clocked in at 27 minutes but packed in more passion, melody and meaning than most manage at twice that length. That brevity is one of the band’s greatest assets, the delivery of short, sharp gut punching tracks that bow to the three-minute rule has… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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Highlights: Seven Quarters, The Beatyard, Margie Lewis, TÂCHES, Booka Shade, Flight Facilities, Wallis Bird, The Certain Three Tour.

Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket freebies this week: Friday: Seven Quarters Launch Night with Katie Kim and Jennifer Evans  @ Whelan’s (€10) How to enter - Email tickets@nialler9.com with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and phone number in the body of the message. Full info on each show below. Draw closes… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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Gruff Rhys, Summer Camp, We Cut Corners, Giles Peterson, Ships, Dan Croll...

One of the best small festivals in the country, Castlepalooza Music and Arts Festival has announced its first lineup for the festival taking place in Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co. Offaly from August 1-3rd. Highlights include: Gruff Rhys, Dan Croll, We Cut Corners, Summer Camp, Giles Peterson, Andrew Weatherall,  We Were Evergreen, Ships, Funeral Suits, Tvvins, Adultrock, DMX… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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Tickets on sale next Monday.

Update: Due to the first gig selling out in 48 hours, Future Islands have added another Dublin gig on Monday November 3rd. Tickets on sale Monday April 28th @ 9am priced €20 (including booking fee) from www.ticketmaster.ie & outlets nationwide. Irish audiences are more familiar than most with Future Islands, thanks to numerous gigs courtesy… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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A roundup of this week's best songs with TALA, Sylvan Esso, MNEK, Four Tet, Hundred Waters & Twin Shadow

Tracks of the Week playlist 1. Tala – ‘Serbia’ Top quality rolling deep synth electronica from English/Iranian polymath TĀLĀ from her The Duchess EP. 2. Sylvan Esso – ‘Play It Right’ Two members from Mountain Man and Megafun team up on this new project. You might have heard ‘Coffee’ already, this is even better. 3.  MNEK… Read more »

Posted on April 18th, 2014

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