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Not Squares have had a quiet couple of years but they head into 2015 with news that second album Bolts is to be released in Easter on Galway-based Strange Brew Rekkids (holla Gugai). Thier most recent singles ‘Fall Far’ and ‘Simpler Vibe’ suggested the Belfast trio were distilling their post-punk electronic rock offering into a… Read more »

Posted on December 12th, 2014

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In association with As is my annual tradition, the Nialler9 Readers’ Poll in association with Tower Records is back for its ninth year. Once again, I’m looking to find out what Irish albums and songs didn’t leave your stereo, phone, playlists and beyond. I also want to know what gigs, remixes, club nights and more… Read more »

Posted on December 11th, 2014

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We Were Giants are a young Dublin band consisting of Colm (Vocals/Guitar), Ste (Guitar/Vocals), Danny (Bass) and Jay (Drums) active since 2012. Their new single ‘All I Want’ follows up a previous EP recorded in their kitchen and it indicates a big progression. It was recorded and mixed by Stuart Gray at Jealoustown Studios. The song concerns… Read more »

Posted on December 10th, 2014

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Some Wednesday 31st December NYE-related gigs: In Cork,  Southern Hospitality Board presents
 NYE @ TDC – Triskel Arts Centre  with God Knows + mynameisjOhn + MurLi, Shookrah, Tonguebundle. Doors at 9pm. Tickets are €14 from Plug’d. Mother presents Swedish electro-pop band Kate Boy along with Donal Dineen, Mother DJs, Faune and more at Button Factory on NYE. €15/€20. The… Read more »

Posted on December 9th, 2014

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways: Wednesday: Talib Kweli @ The Sugar Club Friday: All City & Jr Spesh: Paul White [Live]  @ Twisted Pepper Friday: Subject x Surge – Dave Clarke & Perc @ District 8 (€15, 11pm) Saturday Block T’s Xmas Party: Squarehead, Bantum, Donal… Read more »

Posted on December 9th, 2014

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Lisa Hannigan has teamed up with An Postto raise funds for the Dublin Simon Community via Lisa singing a cover of ‘The Christmas Waltz’ as sung by Frank Sinatra in 1954. The song is featured on the ad for An Post and all €1 purchases of the track go towards Simon. The Christmas Waltz by Lisa… Read more »

Posted on December 9th, 2014

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Andy Walsh and the people behind the band I Heart The Monster Hero and Record Store Gay has gone one better and actually opened a record shop. Little Gem Records opened over the weekend on 5 Cavendish Row in Dublin 1 (near The Gate Theatre) and in their own words will specialise “in independent bands… Read more »

Posted on December 8th, 2014

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It’s my pleasure to give you a first look at Annie Atkins’ music video for We Cut Corners’ ‘Mammal’. As mutual fans of each other’s work, it is a fitting collaboration especially with We Cut Corners having good form in the visual matched to music department and Annie, who most recently received acclaim for her… Read more »

Posted on December 8th, 2014

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