Louise Bruton is a freelance journalist, pop culture enthusiast, lone wolf and party ledgebag. She loves Craig David and getting famous people on her knee. She combined both of those things just this week. She also runs Legless In Dublin which reviews Dublin places in terms of wheelchair accessibility. See all the top 10 tracks… Read more »

Posted on December 8th, 2016

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Stevie G is a Cork-based DJ who produces music with Ian Ring as aboveDat. Their third single is out in early 2017. See all the top 10 tracks of 2016 guest selections. 1. Frank Ocean – Pink & White This album is a masterpiece in my opinion. I listen to it incessantly, and this is… Read more »

Posted on December 8th, 2016

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Stephen Manning is a booker, promoter and DJ with Hidden Agenda club who book fine regular nights of electronic acts of both local and international, mainly in Wah Wah Club and District 8. Hidden Agena also booked stages at Metropolis Festival and Forbidden Fruit. This is his latest mix. See a list of Hidden Agenda’s… Read more »

Posted on December 8th, 2016

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The music world moves fast. Thousands of songs are competing for your attention every day so it takes something special for a full-length album to not only get your attention in the first place but keep you coming back for more. I found 2016 to be one of the most testing and taxing times for… Read more »

Posted on December 8th, 2016

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Gavin Elsted is one of the three resident DJs at Lumo Club (alongside myself and Simon Roche), the monthly night which celebrated being a a year-old in Yamamori Tengu in Dublin in October, a year in which we also took the club ethos to Body & Soul, Metropolis, Forbidden Fruit and most recently, Dingle this… Read more »

Posted on December 6th, 2016

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An up-to-date selection of music documentaries on Netflix (UK and Ireland) to delve into. 1. David Bowie: Five Years’ In the year we lost one of the greatest rock stars and artists of our time, this 2013 BBC documentary looks at a five-specific years that were crucial to Bowie’s legacy. It begins in 1971 with… Read more »

Posted on November 24th, 2016

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This Friday night, Fleetmac Wood’s DJ night playing exclusively remixes, edits and originals of Fleetwood Mac’s music returns to The Sugar Club after last year’s sold-out show. The idea started in London in 2012 and has spread around the world to Burning Man and Glastonbury. Don’t expect a greatest hits set, this is a night… Read more »

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

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This review is sponsored by Visa to celebrate Metropolis’ first year of being a fully enabled #contactless festival. It’s a wonder no-one did it sooner. Ireland’s insatiable appetite for festivals doesn’t just stop because the sun goes away. Metropolis Festival offers an indoor occasion for the festival calendar at the start of November, right when… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2016

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With an absence of original music in town on Monday and Tuesday, the Cork Jazz listings kick off with the Wednesday. Skip to day: | Mon | Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun WEDNESDAY 26TH OCTOBER UCC Singer-Songwriter Contest @ Cyprus Avenue (8pm, €3) The UCC Music Soc’s battle of… Read more »

Posted on October 24th, 2016

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