Wednesday August 16 Ballet Átha Cliath @ The Sugar Club (€10) Short film screening with Cloud Castle Lake & Davy Kehoe live. Thursday August 17  Ailie Blunnie @ Whelan’s Upstairs (€10) Leitrim singer-songwriter Old Hannah  @ The Sound House (Free) Dublin Quays Festival show. Folk and blues band. Friday August 18 Super Silly, Jordan Adetunji @ The… Read more »

Posted on August 16th, 2017

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Tuesday August 1 Ruby Sessions @ Doyle’s (€6, 9pm) New music showcase with Ailbhe Reddy,  Rosi Lalor, Kieran Mulvihill Wednesday August 2 Frankie Cosmos, Squarehead,  Trust Fund @ Whelan’s (€13)  American indie-rock. Kling Klang @ MVP (Free) Monthly night of alternative, coldwave, psych and electronica Thursday August 3 KUSO – A Film by Steve aka Flying Lotus… Read more »

Posted on August 1st, 2017

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Tuesday July 25 TLMT on Film presents: The Punk Singer @ Light House Cinema (€12, 6:30pm) The Last Mixed Tape’s Music Film series presents a film about riot grrl Kathleen hanna. Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds @ Bord Gais Energy Theatre (€75, sold out) Might be your last time to see the Beach Boy live. Ruby Sessions… Read more »

Posted on July 25th, 2017

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Tuesday July 18 TLMT on Film presents: This Is Spinal Tap @ Light House Cinema (€12, 6:30pm) The Last Mixed Tape’s Music Film series. Sunno)))  @ Button Factory (€25) Doom metal band’s first Dublin gig since 2006. Wednesday July 19 WOW: Women On Wednesdays: Eve Belle, Hvmmingbyrd & more @ Whelan’s (€10) Showcasing female acts. + Alicia Byrne Keane,… Read more »

Posted on July 18th, 2017

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Studio Barnhus’ Axel Boman (Talaboman) and Belfast electronic galactic funk man Space Dimension Controller are in Dublin for a versus b2b night at the Pygmalion on Saturday August 26th for a 3-hour set. Support will come from Pyg’s own Colin Perkins. Advance tickets are just €10. RA event. Facebook event.

Posted on July 12th, 2017

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Tuesday July 11 Lee Fields & The Expressions @ The Sugar Club (€25) Latecoming to legendary status soul man. Beck’s Rhythm Series alt-J @ Trinity College (€54) Their new album has covers of the Auld Triangle, House of the Rising Sun and they’ve covered Thin Lizzy, what’s happened to Alt-J? Oíche:youbloomDublin2017 artists @ BelloBar (€6)  Emma Lou… Read more »

Posted on July 11th, 2017

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Tuesday July 4 TLMT on Film presents: Shut Up and Play The Hits @ Light House Cinema (€12, 6:30pm)  Film series starting with LCD Soundsystem screening with panel beforehand with The Last Mixed Tape’s Stephen White, Kate Brennan Harding, Mark Whelan and me. Robert Glasper Experiment @ Whelans (€33.50) Glasper was recently the subject of controversy… Read more »

Posted on July 4th, 2017

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Tuesday June 27 Badbadnotgood @ The Sugar Club (€23) Canadian young jazz lads who have worked with Ghostface, MF Doom and Danny Brown. Second show. Wednesday June 28 SAD 13 @ Whelan’s (€15) Speedy Ortiz front lady Sadie Dupuis Floor Staff, We, the Oceanographers @ The Workmans Club (€10) New Convictions EP is recommended. Thursday June 30 Soma… Read more »

Posted on June 27th, 2017

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Tuesday June 20 Radiohead @ 3Arena (€65+) First gig here since A Moon Shaped Pool came out. Melt Banana @ DBD (€15) Japanese noisy experimental legends Wednesday June 21 CreateSound Social @ MVP (Free) Musicmakers get-together with demos by Caz9 and Will De Burca Rocstrong, Chasing Abbey, Hendrick Lane @ The Bowery (€5/€7, 9pm) Check out latest… Read more »

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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German musician and composer Nils Frahm  will play National Concert Hall’s Perspective Series next year onMonday 26 February 2018. Frahm’s All Melody World Tour will cost €30 +fees and tickets available this Friday June 23 at 10am NCH Tel: 01 417 00 00 or www.nch.ie Just last week, Quinton Campbell dropped an edit of a… Read more »

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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Before their Malahide Castle gig last night, Arcade Fire’s Everything Now Twitter account posted instructions tied in to the band’s Creature Comforts single release on Friday, saying for fans to find some Creature Comfort cereal boxes (there’s a fake ad) and to tweet a pic of themselves to get into the afterparty. So, the boxes… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2017

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Ahead of its full physical and digital release on Cork-based weirdo boutique Penske Recordings, The Jimmy Cake have today released a short preview of upcoming album Tough Love. Tough Love is the band’s sixth studio long-player. Written in 2015 as a single longform piece for a once-off performance in Dublin’s now-defunct Joinery venue, Tough Love… Read more »

Posted on June 14th, 2017

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Tuesday June 6 Agnes Obel @ Olympia Theatre (€32.50) Danish neo-classical songwriter. It’s Happening Again. Wednesday June 7 Saint Sister @ National Concert Hall (€17.50+) Biggest Irish show yet for the atmosfolk duo who have a new single out. Thursday June 8 Mitski @ Whelan’s (€18) US indie-rock artist. scored highly in 2016 critical and Pitchfork lists. TPM,… Read more »

Posted on June 6th, 2017

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