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 Darling Arithmetic is the opposite of the Villagers’ second album {Awayland}. Where that album had Conor O’Brien adorning his powerful songwriting with increased sonics and a process which included not just O’Brien but the long-standing members of his band. Darling Arithmetic doesn’t feature any other players on the record but O’Brien who plays every instrument and barely rises… Read more »

Posted on April 10th, 2015

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As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM, which celebrated its first birthday this week. The show starts about six minutes into the first hour. Part One Jamie xx – ‘Loud Places’ (featuring Romy) Say Lou Lou x Lindstrøm –  ‘Games for Girls’ Lindstrøm And Grace Hall –  ‘Home Tonight’… Read more »

Posted on April 10th, 2015

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I love a dash of 1950’s American retro music, especially if there’s something weird, wonderful and esoteric about it. For this Spotify playlist, I’ve put together 15 tracks of pure throwback guitar and rock’n’roll magic from originals from Chuck Berry, Little Richard to odd cuts like the Vigilantes’ ‘Man In Space’ (which features on this rare… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2015

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Indiependence returns to Mitchelstown for its 10th year this year on the August Bank Holiday weekend July 31st – August 2nd and they’ve announced their big lineup for the festival. Playing the festival are: Basement Jaxx, Ash, Jape, Kodaline, Mark Lanegan Band, The Dandy Warhols, Hamsandwich, R.S.A.G, Gavin James, Embrace, Wyvern Lingo, Foy Vance, Admiral… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2015

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Psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard only dropped their latest album I’m In Your Mind Fuzz in December. One of its tracks ‘Hot Water’ was featured here recently. Now another aquatically named track from the Melbourne group’s new EP, Quarters, four songs all of 10 minute 10 second duration is coming out… Read more »

Posted on April 8th, 2015

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Ticket giveaways: Friday: Musictown: The Bomb Squad  @ The Sugar Club (€10) Friday: Extrawelt, Oneknown, Niall Cleary @ Twisted Pepper (€12/€17, 10:30pm) How to enter ticket comp – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2015

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Bank Holidays always mess with schedules, and so does illness. I was inflicted with the latter on the former this weekend so things were slow for me. All good now though. Here are the top 10 tracks of the last week: Roots Manuva – ‘Facety 2.11′ Production by Four Tet Georgia – ‘Move Systems’ Hot… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2015

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St. Vincent released a bunch of nice extra tracks on the deluxe version of her recent album including ‘Bad Believer’ and ‘Pieta’. Another new track, ‘Teenage Talk’ featured on the credits of a recent episode of Girls but it’s now been given a full stream on Spotify and for purchase on iTunes. “We laughed so… Read more »

Posted on April 7th, 2015

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As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM, which celebrated its first birthday this week. The show starts about six minutes into the first hour. TXFM Show – April 2nd: Major Lazer, Jamie xx, Grimes, Fort Romeau, Girlpool, Cashmere Cat and more. by Nialler9 on Mixcloud Part One Major… Read more »

Posted on April 3rd, 2015

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