fightlikeapes

Hard Working Class Heroes is happening in two weekends. We have stage times and convention info already but today Fight Like Apes (Saturday October 4th), Ham Sandwich (Friday October 3rd) and SOAK (Thursday October 2nd) were added as the 2014 Heroes bands who will play the weekend each headlining a night of the festival. The… Read more »

Posted on September 18th, 2014

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Slow Skies New 2014

For their new EP, entitled Keepsake, Slow Skies (Karen Sheridan & Conal Herron) have amped up the atmosphere between the notes and words, moving their sound into more dynamic and effective places. A couple of weeks ago the ’80s feel of ‘Ice Field’ marked that change. It’s further reinforced by ‘Bodies’, track two on the… Read more »

Posted on September 17th, 2014

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Planet Parade continue their impressive song resurgence with their first single proper – a shadowy night-time grower of ‘You’ll Be Sorry’. While they first appeared in 2009 as a much more indie-rock affair, Michael Hopkins & Andrew Lloyd have spent four years working on their music, and have come up with a more nuanced mature… Read more »

Posted on September 16th, 2014

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This time last year, Fatima Al Qadiri, Nguzunguzu and J-Cush put together a potent futuristic club rap track called ‘Wanna Party’ featuring Tink. Well, Warp Records know a good thing when they hear one so they put the global underground dance collective on their label for a proper release. The first will feature ‘Wanna Party’… Read more »

Posted on September 16th, 2014

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GIG

Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways: Thursday: The Santa Rita Concerts: Kate Ellis @ Little Big Museum (€15) Friday: Junior Spesh & Twin: The Heatwave, Palms Trax @ The Twisted Pepper (€12/€10, 1opm) Friday: Bedlam Second Birthday: Ejeca, Paul Woolford @ Tivoli Theatre (€12/€15, 11pm) Friday: Seth Troxler @… Read more »

Posted on September 16th, 2014

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The annual Culture Night where buildings, museums, galleries and more open their doors to the public for the night is happening this Friday night. Here’s a roundup of all the recommended musical events happening. Free unless stated otherwise.  Full programmes.  iPhone and Android apps are also available. Dublin Culture Night Concert with RTÉ Concert Orchestra / Sinead White / We Cut… Read more »

Posted on September 16th, 2014

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Damien-Rice

As announced this morning, Jungle are coming back. Also announced today, a special Nialler9 secret gig. Just in – Damien Rice plays Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on November 3rd as part of a world tour. The comeback is truly under way now. Tickets are on sale Friday from ticketmaster on Friday morning. Pre-sale to fans… Read more »

Posted on September 15th, 2014

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El-P and Killer Mike tease their hefty hip-hop followup album RTJ2 with ‘Oh My Darling Don’t Cry’, a bass-booming track which rather than utilising vinyl cutups and effects features the voice artist Michael Winslow doing it for them. These guys are just the best at making pure rap tracks. The track is a free download… Read more »

Posted on September 15th, 2014

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