It’s been too long since we heard some new music from Belfast band Pleasure Beach, but no longer do we wait. ‘Burning Up’ is the band’s new single, their first since ‘Magic Mountain’ last April, and the first with a reconfigured lineup. Like their impactful song ‘Go’, ‘Burning Up’ is the sound of a band… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Socialise is a night of presentations featuring creative and cultural innovators by Richard Seabrooke. For its upcoming night in The Sugar Club on Weednesday March 1st, the focus will be all music-related presentations, tunes and visuals. Each speaker gets 9 minutes to deliver their presentation and lined up to speak are: Aoife Woodlock + Karen… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Foals’ Edwin Congreave are coming to Dublin for a DJ set at Opium Rooms on Paddy’s Day, March 17th courtesy of Bedlam and Abstract. The band’s Edwin Congreave will be in town to play a set. Congreave is one half of Deep Shit with Friendly Fires’ Jack Savidge. Check out two mixes – one disco… Read more »

Posted on February 7th, 2017

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MONDAY FEBRUARY 6TH: We’re all still wrecked from Block Party, no music or anything for anyone. TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7TH: UCC Battle of the Bands @ Cyprus Avenue (8pm, free/€2 for non-students) The baby child of UCC’s old music societies, UCC Music Society, continues its annual battle of the bands, with local weirdos Land Crabs joined… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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The celestial x math-rock of new Dublin four-piece Yonen has found the perfect visual bedfellow in this clip by Ross Ryder, animated with the help of Joey Breslin and produced in Algorithm Studios. ‘Tokyo’ is a jazzy prog / math rock track that undulates over seven minutes which Ryder uses to his advantage to tell… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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After last week’s reveal of Orbital as Saturday headliners, today it’s been announced that Aphex Twin return to play Forbidden Fruit and headline the Sunday night after playing the festival’s inaugural outing back in 2011. That adds to the recent news that Bon Iver will curate and headline the Monday June 5th date along with… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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Nialler9 & PRS for Music are team up to cohost four of Ireland’s brightest new bands at the evening showcase at Output Belfast Conference & Showcase with Generator NI on February 16th in Belfast’s The Dirty Onion. The show is free in and a part of the evening showcases of gigs featuring lots of new… Read more »

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The Pixies just announced they are to play a new series of Dublin gigs called Trinity College Park Summer Series on July 9th this year, alongside a load of other acts in early July. Also playing in Trinity will be Gregory Porter (Thursday July 6), James Vincent McMorrow (Friday July 7), Bell X1 (Saturday July 8),… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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