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The new music playlist is also available on Spotify and Apple Music. Updated weekly. New music chart Majical Cloudz – ‘Silver Car Crash‘ Girl Band – ‘Paul’ Battles – ‘The Yabba’ John Grant – ‘Disappointing’ feat. Tracey Thorn FKA Twigs – ‘In Time’ Dr. Dre -‘Genocide’ feat. Kendrick Lamar Tirzah – ‘make It Up’ Planet Parade –… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2015

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Ever since my first hand introduction to the hyper-fast South African dance music Shangaan Electro, I’ve been in contact with Nozinja, the kingpin/producer/A&R/label and all-round good guy responsible for taking the music of Limpopo to the world. Warp Records released an album from Nozinja this year called Nozinja Lodge but while the music remains on… Read more »

Posted on August 13th, 2015

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The new single, ‘Disappointing’, from John Grant’s forthcoming album Grey Tickles, Black Pressure immediately sounds fresh for the singer, with a bassline that comes across like Axel F’s Beverley Hills Cop theme that gives way to some light funk chords before Grant’s consuming baritone which reels out a large list of things – rollercoasters, trombones,… Read more »

Posted on August 13th, 2015

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Majical Cloudz’s Impersonator was one of the best records of 2013. The Canadian duo’s album had a confessional sincerity that was matched with serene warm arrangements. It sounds like the first track from the new album Are You Alone? continues that heady sound. ‘Silver Car Crash’, with its name taken from a Warhol painting, is… Read more »

Posted on August 12th, 2015

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Ticket giveaways: Friday/Saturday: Reverberation Psychedelic Festival @ The Grand Social How to enter ticket comps – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and phone number (for late contact) in the body of the message. Full info on each show below. Draw closes at 6pm… Read more »

Posted on August 11th, 2015

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Bodytonic today have confirmed what has been rumoured for weeks in Irish music circles, that their Middle Abbey Street Dublin venue Twisted Pepper is to cease operations as a club  and to re-open under a new name with a different tact – “refurbishing the space with a new bar & food focus, mixed with another 5-10… Read more »

Posted on August 11th, 2015

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Hard Working Class Heroes have announced their lineup for this year’s edition taking place on the weekend of october 1st to 3rd in The Workmans Club, The Mercantile, The Academy, Bad Bobs, The Grand Social, Hangar. Tickets are on sale now from €20 + fees per night or €45 for three nights. The festival will… Read more »

Posted on August 11th, 2015

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I took a few days off (it’s called a weekend workaholics) and spent it on Inisturk far away from the world of music and media but despite that, I still felt the excitement on a remote Ireland around the new Girl Band tune and the video. through friends gushing through Viber and Facebook notifications It’s… Read more »

Posted on August 11th, 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 !!! Freedom! – ’15 Transviolet – Girls Your Age Chet Faker – 1998 (feat. Banks) EL VY – Return to the Moon Day Wave – We Try but We Don’t Fit In Manor – Can… Read more »

Posted on August 7th, 2015

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