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Please enjoy my hour-long mix of tunes from artists playing Electric Picnic this weekend as first broadcast on TXFM last night. Take it with you in the car to Stradbally! Here are the Electric Picnic stage times and My Spotify playlist with a track from each act playing.. Nialler9 Electric Picnic mixtape Hundred Waters – ‘Show Me… Read more »

Posted on September 4th, 2015

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Just when you thought it was too late. I had a pair of Electric Picnic tickets to giveaway courtesy of Bacardi who have a great lineup of DJs in Stradbally this weekend including Maurice Fulton, The Reflex, George Fitzgerald, Kelly-Anne Byrne and Jackmaster among others. All you have to do is enter the Gleam comp… Read more »

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

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For literary, comedy and food times go to the Irish Times. Here’s an Electric Picnic Spotify playlist with a song from every artist playing. Tune into TXFM on Thursday night to hear my EP mixtape or get early access via the mailout tomorrow. Sitemap. Clashfinder with all stages including Trenchtown, Theatre of Food and Mindfield…. Read more »

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

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Other Voices recently hosted an impressive stage at Latitude Festival and this weekend, they’ll do it again this weekend at Electric Picnic. To get you in the mood, here are 10 live recordings from the UK festival featuring All We Are covering Caribou, Eaves, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Jape, Booka Brass Band, This… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2015

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Before next week’s preview posts, stage times and the now-annual Electric Picnic mixtape arrive, here’s something to aid your festival homework, a track each from as many of the acts playing in Stradbally next weekend as are on Spotify. The final tally ended up being 172 artists with close to 12 hours of music. They’re… Read more »

Posted on August 28th, 2015

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The stage times for Casa Bacardi for Electric Picnic are here for next weekend. Friday: 22.00 – 00.00 Joey Negro 20.00 – 22.00 The Reflex 18.00 – 20.00 Rayko 16.00 – 18.00 Steve Manning Saturday: 00.00-01.15 Ghostboy 22.00-00.00 George Fitzgerald 20.00-22.00 Idjut Boys 18.30-20.00 Oliver Nelson 17.00-18.30 Kokiri 15.00 – 17.00 Stevie G 13.30-15.00 Benefit… Read more »

Posted on August 27th, 2015

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There was disappointment a few weeks ago when Bjork cancelled all her festival appearances including the November hometown shows at Iceland Airwaves. Hot Chip were added last week to soften the blow and today, the festival have added 120 bands to the lineup including Kiasmos, Nao, Galway/London band The Drink, Chastity Belt, Formation, Lonelady, Anna B Savage and… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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Liv Foyn Friis from the Danish group FOYN TRIO performing at the 12 Points festival which took place in Umeå, Sweden in April

12 Points Festival is a nomadic festival by Improvised Music Company that alternates between Dublin and another European city. This year’s edition took place in Dublin and for 2016, it’ll move to a European city yet to be decided in April. The music is young WEuropean jazz but that also includes experimental and contemporary-related musicians…. Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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