Dublin singer Soulé’s debut single ‘Love No More’ made a big enough impression locally that is was this week nominated for an Choice Music Prize Irish Song of the Year. And it’s easy to hear why. Soulé is one of the most promising new artists in the soul, R&B and pop sphere in Ireland and… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

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Our first Loose Joints Podcast of the year with your hosts Nialler9 and Sally Cinnamon is here. Loose Joints is a podcast where the two of us talk to a guest about the music they love: old and new, and play some of those tunes. The podcast, true to the name features a loose collection of… Read more »

Posted on February 3rd, 2017

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Fionn Regan will release his first album in five years this April 14th. The Meetings of the Waters arrives after Regan’s song was recently sampled on Bon Iver’s 22 A Million album, which resulted in the pair playing together at Berlin’s Michelberger Hotel live rehearsal shows that Vernon was involved with. ‘The Meetings of the… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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In 2016 F. Festival debuted as Ireland’s first multi-faceted female fronted festival. Today it announced it’s coming back to Dublin city on March 11th for more music, art, comedy, talks, spoken word and film. On the music front, confirmed acts include already Vernon Jane, Laoise, Kevyn, Leila Jane & The Healers, Pillow Queens, My Fellow… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Mary Grammer is a 23 year old Kilkenny woman working and living in London who has decided to put become a concert promoter and put on ambitious two days of an event of Irish musicians in London on March 3rd and 4th this year. Emerald Sounds is a two-day festival of Irish music in Camden’s… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2017

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My favourite songs of the past month. Listen to the continuous playlists on Spotify, Apple Music & Soundcloud. Listen on Spotify The top songs of the month Click the title to see the original post. 1. The Black Madonna – ‘He Is The Voice I Hear’ 2. The xx – Dangerous 3. Run The Jewels – ‘Call… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2017

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Future Islands play Iveagh Gardens this summer. Usually when a band trods back on the same path as before, interest in them can start to wane. Future Islands are not one of those bands. For 10 years, they’ve been creating chest-beating anthemic music like no-one else. It just too years for a larger audience to… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2017

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Index is a new venue for “house and techno” brought to you by Subject and local promoters new and old in an existing revamped Dublin venue. That’s good news that follows recent news about the imminent closures of Hangar and District 8. Subject, who are celebrating their 10th year in the game and who are… Read more »

Posted on January 31st, 2017

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