unknwn

A bass/garage rework of JT's classic.

A bass/garage rework of JT’s classic.Chris Hanna and Gemma Dunleavy are the pair behind UNKNWN. They’ve released a collaboration under Hanna’s Unknown name and Gemma now performs live with Chris as UNKNWN too. They’ve knocked out a Sam Smith evaporated reverbed edit in January so in that tradition, while the next EP is on the… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2014

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xpriestx

A synth pop delight.

A synth pop delight.Singer Madeline Priest and producer Dave Kazyk make up Florida duo X priest X, a synth-pop band with sound comparisons to Chvrches delving deeper into 80s pastiche. They’ve been around for a while, just over a year, indeed our own Sertone did a remix for them, and their debut EP Samurai is… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2014

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You should hear this brilliant airy funky pop remix.

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… 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.

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… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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tvvins

A new tropical rock song captured in live format.

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… 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.

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,… 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.

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… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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

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… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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