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Cork-band The Hard Ground have released some quality music over three EPs in the last year under their Triptych project. The last of the three EPs is released, alongside a compendium album of all EPs on Friday April 10th. ‘Pucker’ is a song from the final EP, is a beaut; with Marlene Enright’s vocal dominating… Read more »

Posted on March 5th, 2015

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Electric Picnic have just announced their lineup for the 11th edition of the festival in Stradbally Hall from September 4th to 6th. Lineup Florence + The Machine, Hot Chip, Future Islands, Manic Street Preachers, Chvrches, Underworld, Jurassic 5, Ride, Battles, Jessie Ware, Roisin Murphy, The War On Drugs, Tame Impala, George Ezra, Belle & Sebastian,… Read more »

Posted on March 4th, 2015

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways: Friday: Bedlam presents: Andhim & Kidnap Kid @ District 8 (11pm, €13-15) Friday: Encore!!! presents Purple Rain screening + Afterparty @ The Sugar Club (€10/€12.50) How to enter ticket comp – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

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Liverpool-based producer and Fly High Society’s SertOne is back with ‘Lost & Found’, a new single released on Feel Good Lost today featuring the vocal talent of Australian singer Maribelle. The track features a suspended footwork rhythm that we’ve heard Sert work before but Maribelle’s voice brings an R&B pop edge to the track. The… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

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Sometimes it’s best to wipe a clean slate and start anew. Kool Thing, the Berlin-based trio of Julie Chance, Jon Dark and Valentin Plessy have been trying out different styles beyond the electronic indie of their debut. What they uncovered was a new sound, one that didn’t fit into Kool Thing so a name change… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

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My favourite songs of the month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlist on Spotify | Soundcloud The songs Hot Chip -‘Huarache Lights’ All Tvvins – ‘Thank You’ Father John Misty – ‘The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apartment’ Portico – ‘101’ feat. Joe Newman of Alt-J Fort Romeau & New Jackson – ‘Not… Read more »

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

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Forbidden Fruit added six new acts to their lineup late on Friday: Nicolas Jaar (performing a 2 hour live and DJ set) Maya Janes Coles Actor Idris Elba (will be DJing as he does sometimes). Tensnake Adam Beyer Hot Since 82 Forbidden Fruit takes place on from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st May. Comedy and… Read more »

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

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After the announcement of his gig at the Marquee in Cork for Tuesday June 16th, Beck has today been announced for the Royal Hospital Kilmainham for Wednesday June 17th, this time with guests Jonny Greenwood and the London Contemporary Orchestra. The Radiohead guitarist and composer will play music from his soundtrack scores as well as… Read more »

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

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As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight TXFM. Part One Songs played Hot Chip – ‘Huarache Lights’ Lindstrøm & Todd Terje – ‘Lanzarote’ Jape – ‘Absolutely Animals’ Not Squares – ‘Oops Said Hi’ All Tvvins – ‘Thank You’ Alabama Shakes – ‘Don’t Wanna Fight’ Django Django – ‘First Light’… Read more »

Posted on February 27th, 2015

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