styrpes

As part of Sweeney’s Bar and venue’s fifth birthday celebrations over the weekend, The Strypes have been added to the bill for the Dame Street’s establishment’s Friday birthday gig. Thee band played their first ever show in Dublin in the venue on Saturday October 1st 2011 at the monthly Retro Revival Club night (pic above)…. Read more »

Posted on July 10th, 2014

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sanitpepsi

Having made his name with some brisk and sample-formed bedroom electronica, Ryan DeRobertis aka Long Island’s Saint Pepsi has turned his established sound into something that more closely resembles Toro Y Moi making bright funky pop music. ‘Fiona Coyne’ is from a new 7″ on Car Park Records and features the producer on full live… Read more »

Posted on July 9th, 2014

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socow

The last time I saw So Cow live, back in November, Brian Kelly said it would be the last gig from them for a while. Presumably because the trio were psyching themselves up (or recording) for their new album The Long Con, the first album from the band not recorded by Kelly on his own,… Read more »

Posted on July 8th, 2014

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jware

Jessie Ware’s comeback single ‘Tough Love’ is proof that Ms. Ware is more interested in creating great R&B songs than any obvious swerve at the charts. The track is a smooth pop song for adults, which is great but it’s not a track for dancing, as we know Jessie Ware is more than capable of…. Read more »

Posted on July 8th, 2014

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GIG

Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways this week: Thursday: Beck’s Rhythm Series presents Ghostface Killah @ The Sugar Club (€17.50) How to enter ticket comp – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and… Read more »

Posted on July 8th, 2014

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art

They broke up back in 2006, after their debut and only album You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine which came out in 2004 sent the Toronto dance-punk duo around the world. Jesse F. Keeler  and Sebastien Grainger got back together again for some shows in 2011 but in 2014, they finally have a second album ready… Read more »

Posted on July 8th, 2014

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The lineup for Casa Bacardi at Electric Picnic has been announced today. Nancy Whang (Sunday), Dmitri From Paris (Friday), Pleasurekraft, The 2 Bears (Sunday), Jonas Rathman, Ejeca (Saturday), Greg Wilson, Billy Scurry, Discotekken, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Mother DJs, Billy Scurry and Ghostboy are among the DJs lined up to play. Bacardi is also looking to give… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2014

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alt-j

Anyone who thought ‘Hunger Of The Pine’ was an indication that alt-j were turning into a more-experimentally Miley-Cyrus-sampling direction, may want to have a listen to the second track from This Is All Yours, the band’s second album out in September. ‘Left Hand Free’ has a bluesy-rock riff of sorts that made me at first… Read more »

Posted on July 7th, 2014

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