longitude

Longitude Festival is fast approaching this weekend in Marlay Park and while you already probably know the big draws you’re going to see whether it’s Haim, Disclosure, Ben Howard, Massive Attack, Rudimental, Hozier or Chvrches, like last year, here are my recommendations for five acts per day to see that are lesser known but equally… Read more »

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Posted on July 16th, 2014

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Stage times for this weekend’s Longitude Festival are here. Le Galaxie or Disclosure? Chvrches or Joey Badass? Mano Le Tough or New Jackson? Haim or Cyril Hahn? Talos or Hozier? Make your decisions now. Saturday day passes are sold out but there’s limited day passes for Friday and Sunday available. Timetable (PDF)

Posted on July 16th, 2014

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castlepalooza

Anyone going to Castlepalooza Festival, one of the best small to medium sized festivals in Ireland, will be interested to know that the organisers have posted the stage times to their August Bank Holiday festivities. Friday is a more electronic-based affair with Norman Jay, Ships, Adultrock and Sleep Thieves lined up. Saturday’s highlights include Andrew… Read more »

Posted on July 16th, 2014

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Perfume-Genius

Perfume Genius‘ comeback song ‘Queen’ is a comeback and a retort also to the latent homophobia that still persists in modern society and that Hadreas feels is a type of “gay panic” when people see him on the street. “No family is safe as I sashay” goes the chorus of the song which has a… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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Caribou @ Body & Soul 2014 by Colm Moore

Maybe the tune of the summer festivals, ‘Can’t Do Without You’ by Caribou now has a DJ-friendly extended mix. If you’re at Longitude this weekend, there’s a very good chance this will get dropped at the TXFM DJ stage on Sunday. The extended version is available as a limited edition 12″ ( buy links below)… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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Le Galaxie are in the midst of creating their new video with Pulse by Absolut Vodka, which uses technology to encode their fans from real life as captured in a special Absolut Pulse booth in bars around the country into a special-effects laden footage that will be used for the video for the song ‘Carmen’…. Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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The last we heard of the former singer of Golden Silvers, Gwilym Gold, he had utlitised a new format for music playback called Bronze for his Tender Metal album which subtly changed the arrangements of the songs for each listen. He’s back with a new single out now called ‘Muscle’, like the release’s artwork, it’s… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways this week: Thursday: 3Epkano perform to Metropolis @ National Concert Hall (€15) Friday: Contour, I’m Your Vinyl @ The Grand Social (€10) Saturday: Subject & Abstract:  Leftfield @ Opium Rooms, Liberty Lane (€15, 11pm) How to enter ticket comp – Email [email protected] with the gig… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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btm_4

In the video for ‘Oh My Days’, a song from Bantum’s Legion featuring Eimear O’Donovan, a luchador Ruairi Lynch toils through the daily grind of breakfast, travel and work in order to make it to the release: live music performed sans mask, free and in the moment. The video is by by The Umbrella Collective… Read more »

Posted on July 15th, 2014

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