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Having announced their new album Heirs last week, billed as their “most personal and meaningful,” the band have premiered ‘Run Home’, a frantically-charged rollercoaster of emotive guitar and voices pushing against drums and low end resulting in an cascade of encouraging sound. The album will be out in May and as well as the EU… Read more »

Posted on February 5th, 2015

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After last week’s first announcement for the Forbidden Fruit lineup which included Wu Tang Clan, Fatboy Slim, Run The Jewels, Booka Shade, Joey Bada$$ and more… Today, the festival have added: Richie Hawtin Jamie xx Groove Armada (DJ set) Waze & Odyssey Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons, Mount Kimbie (DJ set) Kelela Disciples Booka… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2015

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David Blaney is Cat Palace, a new Dublin music project which will get a debut EP release on Saturday night in the Bello Bar. On evidence of these two tracks, there is something interesting going on. ‘Cage’, is an unassuming song that snakes its way under your skin with some simple band instrumentation and lyrics… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2015

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Julio Bashmore has been on a roll with his last two singles ‘Simple Love’ and ‘Rhythm Of Auld’ being two killer dancefloor tracks that’ll sound great when he plays the Academy later this month. His new track ‘Kong’ featuring the vocals of Bixby is another house-music instruction to your feet, and another sign that his… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2015

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The Kraftwerk documentary Pop Art screened on BBC4 in the last few days and while it’s not the definitive story of the band itself (it doesn’t really cover a lot of things about cycling, personnel changes or technology to name a few things), it does look at the influence of the German electronic masters on… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2015

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yf

The Scottish alt-rap band and one of the best live bands around, Young Fathers just announced their new album on Big Dada is called White Men Are Black Men Too and that it’s out on April 3rd in Ireland. The album title is somewhat explained below via an internal email exchange between the band and… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2015

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Photo of Pockets: Olga Kuzmenko. Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways: Stay tuned 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 phone number in the body… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2015

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nmc

If the back catalogue of Bobby Aherne’s No Monster Club has taught us anything is that the talented Dubliner has an ability to write insanely catchy guitar songs. It’s something he’s done with a regularity in the last five years: ‘Be My Bone’, ‘(I Think You Could Get Away With This Carry On When You’re… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2015

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My favourite songs of the month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlist on Spotify | Soundcloud The songs MuRli  – ‘Both Sides’ (feat. God Knows) Vallis Alps – ‘Young’ Jonnie Common – ‘Crumbs’ Oh Wonder – ‘The Rain’ Jape – ‘Séance Of Light’ Buffalo Woman – ‘U Make Me High’ Bitch Falcon – ‘Wolfstooth’… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

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