Watch Talos perform new song ‘Escariot’

A beautiful song shot in soft shadow by Feel Good Lost.

Talos‘ ‘Tethered Bones’ is one of the most exciting first songs by a new Irish artist I’ve heard in a good while. Here, Eoin French gives us a glimpse into what’s to come with a piano rendition of another song called ‘Escariot’. The video was directed, shot and edited by Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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The Galway musician/singer gives away EP for free...

Elaine Mai is giving her new four-track EP away for free from today, citing musical progression as one of the reasons she wants more people to hear and download it. Mai’s music has become more dance-orientated and has featured more electronic production (as has her remix work) in recent times and you can hear that… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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A new tropical rock song captured in live format.

If you’ve not seen Tvvins live yet (make a date, it’s worth it), then you’ll likely only have heard two songs from the band – the excellent ‘You Better’ and Two Worlds’‘. What those two songs don’t make clear is the band have a pretty awesome drummer, Lewis Hedigan. for live dates, and you can… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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A moving atmospheric orchestral indie pop track from a new Irish band.

Staring At Lakes are a new band formed in 2011 as Raffiki but this year, are gearing up to release a debut album this summer, starting with the launch and release of their impressive first single. The band consists of Grace Tooher, Ciaran Toohey, Laura Sheary, Sean Carroll, James Tooher and Tom Retamiro and ‘Consanguinea’,… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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First listen to the Dublin duo's second album and first look at the 'Hunger' video too.

The first album from John Duignan and drummer Conall O’Breachain as We Cut Corners clocked in at 27 minutes but packed in more passion, melody and meaning than most manage at twice that length. That brevity is one of the band’s greatest assets, the delivery of short, sharp gut punching tracks that bow to the three-minute rule has… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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Sprightly analogue electronica from Longford.

I’m really liking this new track from Longford producer Imploded View. ‘Withering Lights’ has a hypnotic groove that reminds me of the work of Fort Romeau. Jerome McCormick plays Phase One Festival in Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday. I’ll be DJing there too. Imploded View – ‘Withering Lights’ Imploded View is from Co. Longford who likes to… Read more »

Posted on April 16th, 2014

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Irish bands cover Visage, Kylie, Aaliyah, Eurythmics, Madonna, Lykke Li, Queen, Belle & Sebastian & more.

The Outhouse is an LGBT resource centre on Capel Street in Dublin there to support those in the LGBT community, and for the third year in a row, a team of musicians and artists have co-oped Record Store Day, another day of community to bring both the communities of music and Outhouse together under the… Read more »

Posted on April 16th, 2014

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A free download of some classic rock'n'roll swagger from The Minutes new album.

‘Cherry Bomb’ has been getting a baiting on Irish radio for the last month so it feels like there’s a lot of people who will be interested in hearing what The Minutes have come up with for album two Live Well Change Often on Model Citizen Records on Friday 9th May. ‘Supernatural’ sounds like the… Read more »

Posted on April 15th, 2014

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