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The third track from the the forthcoming album from the band formerly called Kool Thing, now Evvol, ‘Four Steps From Home’ is quite a hypnotic piece of music, far removed from the band’s former string-based leanings and closer to the kind of thing you’d expect an Irish and Aussie in Berlin to come up with…. Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2015

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Already announced this past week? Manu Chao, Sufjan Stevens, Amanda Palmer, Valentia Island, Body & Soul additions… One-off shows Matthew E. White is coming for a show and a chat with Banter on Monday 4th May in Twisted Pepper. The talk begins at 6pm with Jim Carroll in conversation with White and a solo performance…. Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2015

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Ticket giveaways: Wednesday: Homebeat presents: Blurred Lines #1 w Jan Jelinek, Somadrone, Ben Bix & Feather @ Project Arts Centre Saturday: Encore !!! presents Shut Up And Play The Hits  @ The Sugar Club (10pm) How to enter ticket comp – Email… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2015

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Chance The Rapper isn’t your ordinary rap dude. Under various guises including his own and with his collective as Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment, he’s been releasing sad songs, freestyle songs, rap hook-heavy tracks, lyrical explorations and music that’s just been totally his own bag. When ‘Sunday Candy’ debuted, it was a classic blast… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2015

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Awesome. Sufjan Stevens just announced two shows in Dublin’s The Helix as part of his European tour. His new album, a recent album of the week, Carrie & Lowell is a personal and difficult album about grief and estrangement wrapped up in beauty. The dates are Friday August 28 and Saturday August 29th in the… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2015

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Here are the top 10 tracks of the last week: Samantha Urbani – ‘1 2 3 4′ Tyler, The Creator – ‘Fucking Young’ little xs for eyes – ‘Funk Island’ Ratatat – ‘Cream on Chrome’ Jealous of the Birds – ‘Goji Berry Sunset’ Empress Of – ‘Water Water’ Run The Jewels Ft. SL Jones –… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2015

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There aren’t many bands out there who sound like they care what people think less than Edinburgh’s Young Fathers. That trick must have been increasingly difficult to pull off after their debut album Dead won the Mercury Prize and the band’s inner bemusement, joy or apathy with the the accolade manifested in a stonewall of… Read more »

Posted on April 17th, 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 Caribou –  ‘Can’t Do Without You’ Tame Impala – ‘Let It Happen’ Young Fathers –  ‘Shame’ Samantha Urbani – ‘1 2 3 4′ Ratatat – ‘Cream on Chrome’ Le Galaxie  – ‘Put… Read more »

Posted on April 17th, 2015

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