Soul

Previous gig announcements: Boiler Room Dublin, Sounds from a Safe Harbour, Body and Soul, Valentia Isle Festival. Mini Mansions are playing the Workman’s Club on August 24th. Tickets €15+ on sale Friday from Ticketmaster. This song is all over the radio: Ensemble Music presents Loah’s ArtSoul series of gigs to represent the two sides of… Read more »

Posted on May 11th, 2015

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My new music show is live every Thursday from 10pm to midnight on TXFM. The show starts about six minutes into the first hour. Part One The Chemical Brothers – Go Roosevelt – Night Moves All Tvvins – Too Young To Live Pleasure Beach – Go Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color Torres – Sprinter Tame Impala… Read more »

Posted on May 8th, 2015

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“Who wants Boiler Room in Ireland?” It only took two and a half years since the online live DJ stream site asked that question and it’s only taken two and a half years to organise it. Boiler Room was announced for the end of May for Belfast and now it’s finally happening in Dublin. Perhaps… Read more »

Posted on May 7th, 2015

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sfsh

Sounds from a Safe Harbour is a new festival put together by Cork Opera House’s Mary Hickson with curated lineup by Bryce Dessner of The National taking place around the city of Cork from September 17th to 20th. Billed as a festival of music, art and conversation, music will come from The Gloaming, Julianna Barwick,… Read more »

Posted on May 7th, 2015

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remixes

10 of the best remixes, edits and refixes collected over the month of April. Todd Terje – ‘Alfonso Muskedunder’ (Mungolian vs. TangoTerje) Miss Kate – ‘Groovy Baby’ (Hystereo remix) Jaga Jaggist – ‘Oban’ (Todd Terje remix) Cashmere Cat & Ariana Grande – ‘Adore’ (MssngNo remix) Jungle – ‘The Heat’ (Creange remix) Kelela – ‘Send Me… Read more »

Posted on May 6th, 2015

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The Wonderlust stage is where you may spend a lot of the time during the day at Body & Soul on the summer solstice weekend as it’s a nice place to chill out and it has a lot of varied things on during the day and night. At night-time, it’s all about the music and… Read more »

Posted on May 6th, 2015

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All Tvvins’ new single ‘Too Young To Live’ has a slower gait to it than the the big Aha-sounding ‘Thank You’. Some things remain: the vocal effects augment Conor Adams’ vocals, the guitar sounds like a synth for much of the song, something which Lar Kaye in previous band Adebisi Shank does in his sleep…. Read more »

Posted on May 6th, 2015

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Pleasure Beach are a new band from Belfast, who formed in a Belfast coffee shop in January (speaking of Belfast coffee shops – I recommend Established – where I’d bet these guys and gals formed). Their members’ names are Lisa, Rachel, Kat, Alan and Richard and their debut single has some pop swing to it…. Read more »

Posted on May 6th, 2015

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monthly

My favourite songs of the month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlists below. The songs Julio Bashmore – ‘Holding On’ feat. Sam Dew Roots Manuva – ‘Facety 2.11′ Production by Four Tet Le Galaxie –Le Club St. Vincent – ‘Teenage Talk’ Samantha Urbani – ‘1 2 3 4′ Tame Impala – ‘Cause I’m A… Read more »

Posted on May 5th, 2015

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