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The new music playlist is also available on Spotify and Apple Music. Updated weekly. New music chart Percussions – ‘Digital Arpeggios‘ Roots Manuva – ‘One Thing’ Jamie xx – ‘Loud Places’ (John Talabot remix) Sharer – ‘Body Tonight’ Transviolet – ‘Bloodstream’ Petite Noir – ‘MDR’ Beach House – ‘Space Song’ Floating Points – ‘Silhouette Parts I-III’ Autre… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2015

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My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. Listen: Hour One | Hour Two  Hour one All Tvvins – Darkest Ocean Julio Bashmore – Holding On (feat. Sam Dew) LA Priest – Learning To Love I Have A Tribe – Scandinavia (Minimum Maximum gig today) Girlpool – Before The World Was… Read more »

Posted on August 28th, 2015

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Before next week’s preview posts, stage times and the now-annual Electric Picnic mixtape arrive, here’s something to aid your festival homework, a track each from as many of the acts playing in Stradbally next weekend as are on Spotify. The final tally ended up being 172 artists with close to 12 hours of music. They’re… Read more »

Posted on August 28th, 2015

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There were a few NWA songs on one of the first primer rap cassettes I received from a schoolmate in 1998: ‘Straight Outta Compton’, ‘Fuck Tha Police’ and ‘Gangsta Gangsta’. To a Kildare Christian Brother schoolgoing 16 year-old, their narratives filled with gats, AK-47s, bitches, dirty-ass hos, penitentiaries, homicide and jackings were a vicarious thrill…. Read more »

Posted on August 27th, 2015

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Instagram, Irish Water, Marriage Equality, EDM, Jobbridge, Hozier. This is just a small list of things we did not have the last time The Jimmy Cake released an album. 2008’s Spectre & Crown was a majestic modern Irish classic, rich and textured neo-classical leaning release. In many ways, it was the opposite of what came… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2015

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Ticket giveaways: Friday: Happenings & Nialler9 present Minimum Maximum: I Have A Tribe, Stomptown Brass & Saint Sister @ Civic Offices Amphitheatre (€5, 6:30pm-9pm) Saturday: Peanut Butter Wolf (Stones Throw) & Breakbeat Lou @ The Sugar Club (€12, 9pm) How to enter ticket comps – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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There was disappointment a few weeks ago when Bjork cancelled all her festival appearances including the November hometown shows at Iceland Airwaves. Hot Chip were added last week to soften the blow and today, the festival have added 120 bands to the lineup including Kiasmos, Nao, Galway/London band The Drink, Chastity Belt, Formation, Lonelady, Anna B Savage and… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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The new music playlist is also available on Spotify and Apple Music. Updated weekly. New music chart Bicep & Hammer – ‘Dahlia’ Katie Kim – ‘Foreign Fleas’ Kwamie Liv – Pleasure This Pain feat. Angel Haze Låpsley – Hurt Me’ All Tvvins – ‘Darkest Ocean’ Rizzla – ‘Iron Cages’ feat. Odile Myrtle Enemies – ‘Play Fire’ Deerhunter – ‘Snakeskin’ Rosa Nutty… Read more »

Posted on August 24th, 2015

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My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. Listen: Hour One | Hour Two  Hour one Pleasure Beach – Go Cruising – You Made Me Do That Enemies  – Play Fire Rosa Nutty –  Fine Print Låpsley – Hurt Me Real Lies – North Circular Paradise 100 –  Heat.Wav Sinéad White… Read more »

Posted on August 21st, 2015

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