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Julio Bashmore will release his debut album in March and last year he released two whopper singles in ‘Rhythm Of Auld’ and ‘A Simple Love’. So, a gig at The Academy on Friday February 20th is a perfect time to hear some of that music. Tickets are on sale Friday at 9am at €22.90 plus… Read more »

Posted on January 20th, 2015

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soak

Over two years on from the first time we heard SOAK aka Bridie Monds-Watson sing ‘Sea Creatures’ as a 16-year old Derry pup on Other Voices, the song remains one of her best. As she has progressed as a songwriter and in career, via signing to Chvrches’ Goodbye Records and then Rough Trade, the music… Read more »

Posted on January 20th, 2015

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jape

Jape’s new album This Chemical Sea is out this Friday here and there’s now a Dave Tynan-directed video for the album highlight track ‘Séance Of Light’. Directed by Dave Tynan (Just Sayin’) and based on Dave Rudden’s short story Bleached, it features a man played by Stephen Jones who drops a tab courtesy of his… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2015

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Bitch Falcon

As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight TXFM. TXFM news: Today FM’s Paul McLoone is starting a Saturday show every week at 6pm on the station called Another Side where he’ll focus on a major recording artist’s work with an emphasis on some of their lesser known or heard… Read more »

Posted on January 16th, 2015

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I was recently on panels for the Guinness Amplify workshops around the country in Galway, Belfast, Dublin and Cork along with some people who have found themselves working in the music industry from people in labels, festivals, managers, radio, publishing, digital strategy and more. The workshops were set up so that musicians could ask the… Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2015

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laura groves

Laura Groves’ did a wonderful job last year covering Paul McCartney’s ‘Waterfalls’. She also provided vocals on Bullion’s Nautic project’s track ‘Fresh Eyes’ before that. On her new track ‘Dream Story’, from her Committed Language EP, out on DEEK on February 16th, she shows off her talent once again with a lo-fi swaying track that… Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2015

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B.A.R.E. In The Woods the festival, that started up last year in Portarlington, Co. Laois, will return for a one-day outing on Saturday June 13th to Garryhinch. The festival has announced its first 12 acts which feature a few international names like Mt. Wolf. They are: Jon Gomm / Mt. Wolf / Pikachunes / Interskalactic… Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2015

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Dan Snaith shared an 1000-song playlist that’ll serve as your background playlist for any situation from rap to soul to funk to psychedelia and beyond. It’s something else. From Minnie Ripperton to Shuggie Otis to Liquid Liquid to Pusha T, this is a musical education. The last few years of my life have been incredible,… Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2015

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