Three and a half years later, the Nialler9 Podcast has been revived from the dead and appropriately, the second episode arrives at Halloween time so the theme is synthesizers in all their spooky John Carpenter-inspired glory, unsettling rhythms and Samhain disco. Download: Nialler9 At Night Podcast #2: Halloween Synths Subscribe in iTunes or Android. Stitcher…. Read more »

Posted on October 28th, 2017

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For the last two Halloweens, John Kowalski has shared his favourite Halloween soundtracks with us. This year, with the master of horror music John Carpenter is coming to Dublin next week to perform themes from his classic films and new compositions in Vicar Street, John picks his favourites from his catalogue. Like many people of… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2016

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Mother have announced a Halloween Ball which will feature a Jape DJ set and a Bad Bones live show in their new home of The Hub on Saturday 29th October. Tickets available on Eventbrite. Mother are also on support duties for Le Galaxie alongside Plutonic Dust at the Olympia the following night. Following on from… Read more »

Posted on October 12th, 2016

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After the success of Stranger Things, a lot of people responded to it by making mashups and covers (including Tangerine Dream only last week). DJ Yoda was one of the first to respond with his Stranger Things Mixtape which he is now bringing to Dublin’s Wigwam basement on October 30th, Halloween Eve. Tickets are €10… Read more »

Posted on September 22nd, 2016

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Too early to think about Halloween yet? Absolutely. However, you may have seen the lineup below advertised at Forbidden Fruit earlier this month. Winterparty is a big Halloween bank holiday event happening on Sunday Oct 30th at the 3Arena. The party last happened 12 years ago and POD are bringing it back with the following… Read more »

Posted on June 15th, 2016

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Returning before All Hallow’s Eve with another batch of choice horror soundtracks of his choosing, is Solar Bears‘ John Kowalski. See last year’s list. Solar Bears will release a new album next year. Michel Rubini – Manhunter If someone were to ask me what makes me recall the 1980s more than anything else it would… Read more »

Posted on October 28th, 2015

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There’s already been a good whack of Jamie xx ‘Loud Places’ remixes from Barnt, Special Request, Herbert and John Talabot. Former Italian Does It Better label dude Mike Simonetti has taken the song’s gentle euphoric atmospherics and injected it with some foreboding Halloween horror soundtrack gore. If you’re listening to this up loud, just make… Read more »

Posted on October 28th, 2015

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Halloween isn’t far away so here are some parties already announced for that weekend. U:mack are putting on a fancy dress bash in Vicar Street on Saturday October 31st with Basement Jaxx (DJ Set) and The Orb Sound system, Billy Scurry, Lasertom (Live), Adultrock (Live), LRB, Simon F and Mark Gill playing. Tickets €TBC go… Read more »

Posted on September 24th, 2015

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As featured in the Irish Independent’s Insider magazine, with bonus tracks on Spotify. Listen on Spotify Them I’m Your Witch Doctor A psychedelic fever dream from 1965. Oingo Boingo Dead Man’s Party “Walkin’ with a dead man over my shoulder / Don’t run away it’s only me.” *Closes door* The Edgar Winter Group Frankenstein It… Read more »

Posted on October 31st, 2014

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1. Under The Skin by Mica Levi Track: ‘Love’ This is the strongest score I’ve heard in years. Extremely impressive given it is her first foray into film composing. 2. The Wicker Man by Paul Giovanni and Magnet Track: ‘Lullaby’ Flawless film, flawless soundtrack. 3. The Shining by Wendy Carlos Track: ‘Rocky Mountains’ As far… Read more »

Posted on October 30th, 2014

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways: Friday: The Hunter’s Gathering: Wolf + Lamb, This Greedy Pig @ Generator Hostel, Smithfield Friday/Saturday: Sense Halloween Weekender: Claptone, Zed Bias @ Button Factory How to enter ticket comp – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering… Read more »

Posted on October 28th, 2014

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If you’re looking for tickets to sold out gigs try #ticketfairy on Twitter. Skip to day: Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Thursday January 2nd Junior Spesh: Femme Fatale @ Twisted Pepper (€8/€5, Free entry before 10:3pm) [DJs]  Princess Siwela, Emma Gilliland, Niamh O Connor, Jasmine Azarian Friday January 3rd Pre-Vibe for Philo @ The Grand Social… Read more »

Posted on January 2nd, 2014

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If you’re looking for tickets to sold out gigs try #ticketfairy on Twitter. Ticket freebies this week: Thursday: Discovery Gospel Choir @ St. George and St. Thomas Church, Cathal Brugha Street Friday: And So I Watch You From Afar, Ghosts, Tvvins @ Button Factory Friday late show: Nialler9 8th Birthday: Le Galaxie, Young Wonder, Nialler9 DJ set  @ Olympia Theatre Saturday: Ocho,… Read more »

Posted on December 10th, 2013

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If you’re looking for tickets to sold out gigs try #ticketfairy on Twitter. Ticket freebies this week: Friday: Floating Points vs. Edan the Deejay @ The Sugar Club Saturday: Braids @ The Workman’s Club Sunday: Escort @ Twisted Pepper How to enter – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along… Read more »

Posted on December 2nd, 2013

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The 7-day gig guide to Dublin music and events If you’re looking for tickets to sold out gigs try #ticketfairy on Twitter. Ticket freebies this week: Domino: For BDK @ The Grand Social (Thursday) We Cut Corners, Slow Skies @ The Workman’s Club (Friday) How to enter – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject… Read more »

Posted on November 25th, 2013

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