Bodytonic’s Beatyard, in association with Nialler9 are bringing Star Slinger over for his debut Irish show on April 29th at Scribble in The Bernard Shaw and it’s FREE. Support on the night comes from All City DJs. More info here. This is the same night as Baths and Solar Bears in The Workman’s but Star… Read more »

Posted on March 31st, 2011

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Quarter Inch will follow up the success of Quompilation with a cassette of rare and unheard material from the last 12 years of Estel. No Fi, Lo Fi Hi Fi will get a run of 150 cassettes and features 14 of Estel’s eerie and malevolent instrumental tracks. I once referred to an Estel release as… Read more »

Posted on March 31st, 2011

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I’ll be playing some tunes this Saturday night at the newly re-opened Kitchen nightclub under The Clarence Hotel from late. I’ll be DJing at Parliament after fellow blogging music lovers Inky Wrists. Expect my recent favourites in electronic music from Gold Panda to Moths to that Nate Dogg / Burial mashup, Star Slinger, Lil Wayne,… Read more »

Posted on March 25th, 2011

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For Glasser’s last song on her European tour last week she came out and did an capella version of Pentangle’s ‘Let No Man Steal Your Thyme’. It stunned the room into silence. Thanks to Sasha Bond for the video. The similarities in her voice to one Leslie Feist is undeniable here. Read Alan Reilly’s review… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2011

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A list of personally recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. All times are 7.30pm/8pm unless stated. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments. Top 3 gigs this week: Wed 12th to 15th Jan :Ones To Watch 2011 @ Whelan’s – see lineup (€5 per night / €10 for… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2011

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janelle Monae

Photo by Kieran Frost. A list of personally recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. All times are 7.30pm/8pm unless stated. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments. It was hard to pick a top 3 this week as there are plenty of shows on offer, not including 3… Read more »

Posted on November 30th, 2010

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A list of personally recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. All times are 7.30pm/8pm unless stated. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments. Top 3 gigs this week: Thurs 21st Oct: Warpaint, Meljoann @ Crawdaddy (€14) Fri 22nd Oct: Aeroplane, Frankie Bingo, !Kaboogie presents Mu-Ziq, Meljoann @ Twisted… Read more »

Posted on October 19th, 2010

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The Creatures Down Below is the new EP from The Gorgeous Colours and it’s certainly the best thing I’ve ever heard from the band. The band’s older and wiser sound variably calls to mind bands like Grizzly Bear, Fleet Foxes et al but don’t let that put you off. Honestly, a (gentle) belter. The band… Read more »

Posted on October 13th, 2010

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Let’s start with the facts. A 45 minute set. Nearly 90 minutes late on stage. €33 a ticket (plus fees). Was it worth it? Yeh probably. DOOM has always been number one on my list of rappers to witness live. Most people knew about the no-shows, the imposters, the possibility that getting your money’s worth… Read more »

Posted on October 13th, 2010

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A list of personally recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. All times are 7.30pm/8pm unless stated. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments. Top 3 gigs this week: Tues 12th Oct: DOOM @ The Button Factory (€33) Wed 13th Oct: Mount Kimbie @ Academy 2 (€15.50) Fri 15th… Read more »

Posted on October 12th, 2010

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adebisi

A list of personally recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin and beyond. All times are 7.30pm/8pm unless stated. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments. Don’t forget our FREE State vs Out on a Limb gig this week with Funeral Suits, Windings and Meljoann. FREE FREE FREE. Also,… Read more »

Posted on July 13th, 2010

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The good folks over at Drowned in Sound asked me to write about what’s going on musically in Dublin at the moment. The end result covers Popical Island, Richter Collective, Box Social, The Rednecks, !Kaboogie, The Cast of Cheers, Heathers, the best of Electronic and Villagers. Check it out here or listen to a playlist… Read more »

Posted on June 3rd, 2010

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Em Are I is the fifth album proper from Jeff Lewis and is yet another singular look into the mind of a brilliant lyricist, comic artist and increasingly more intricate musician. Joined as he is this time round by a full band The Junkyard, just like the excellent 12 Crass Songs covers album from 2007… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2009

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