Diolmhain Ingram Roche is the young artist behind Wastefellow, a experimental electronic project that has graced these pages in the past. ou can catch his live show this Friday at RHA’s Hennessy Lost Friday Summer Instalment alongside Ships, DJ Hula Hoops and much more. – WIN TICKETS here. Here, he shared his current favourite tracks… Read more »

Posted on July 4th, 2017

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Danish DJ and producer KANT has spent time in Ireland recently as part of Jagermeister’s Eishaus series. The Copenhagen man has gained fervent followers through his house and electronic jams. Below, he takes us through his record bag. You played at Metropolis, Limerick, Dublin and Galwayon the Eishaus series? How did your Irish experience go?… Read more »

Posted on November 25th, 2015

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Maeve is a record label with a global reach but with a thoroughly Irish background. The Berlin-based enterprise is the work of Mano Le Tough, Baikal and The Drifter who are touching down with the majority of the label’s hometown this Saturday for an all-day party in District 8 with RBMA. The showcase will feature… Read more »

Posted on August 5th, 2015

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The siblings Kitty, Daisy & Lewis return to Ireland this week with their new album Kitty, Daisy & Lewis The Third produced by The Clash’s Mick Jones, giving them a new set of appreciative ears for their vintage rockabilly, roots and rock’n’roll music. They play The Limelight in Belfast tonight, Roisin Dubh in Galway tomorrow… Read more »

Posted on May 20th, 2015

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The Dutch duo Weval impressed with their debut EP Half Age, on Atomnation in 2013, which features the monster track ‘Detian’. Since then, the skyscraper house duo have released their latest EP on Kompakt (hear it below) and the pair are in town on Friday night for a live show in The Pygmalion. You can… Read more »

Posted on February 19th, 2015

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BBC Radio One DJ Annie Mac is back in her hometown tonight to play a gig at The Academy in Dublin. It kicks off at 11pm and to get you in the mood for it, I asked Annie for some of her favourite tracks right now and under specific categories… What’s your favourite track right… Read more »

Posted on December 3rd, 2014

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Ahead of his headline set in his hometown of Dublin at The Academy next Sunday night with a special A/V set, Dec aka Krystal Klear takes us on a tour of the favourites in his record collection. Listen on Spotify What song have you’ve been opening DJ sets with? It varies from club to club… Read more »

Posted on October 16th, 2014

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London producer Bobby Tank emerged from his bubble with two new tracks ‘Undone’ and ‘Learn From You’ recently on a single, both of which gave off a maximalist effervescent synth glow, snatches of soulful vocals and big rushing electronic glitching crescendos. With a new album on the way featuring more song-based structures and real vocalists,… Read more »

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

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Vito De Luca aka Aeroplane, has been one of the most in-demand DJs at festivals for quite a while now. The Italian/Belgian’s nu disco chops are well established and hasn’t let up since The Magician left the Aeroplane name a few years ago after the release of their debut We Can’t Fly. Vito released In-Flight… Read more »

Posted on August 1st, 2013

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Jon Hopkins has just released a solo career highlight with Immunity, an album of minutely constructed minimalist maximalist techno. You can see him live at Body & Soul on Sunday night at 11.45pm at the Midnight Circus. Below you’ll find a Spotify playlist of tunes collated from the various answers, also below, Jon gave me… Read more »

Posted on June 19th, 2013

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Darkstar’s second album News From Nowhere was released on Warp Records a couple of weeks ago and their brand of cerebral electronica further moves into a warmer places, exuding a closeness not previously heard. They’re playing Button Factory this Friday (win tickets below) and James Young (that’s him on the left) told me some of… Read more »

Posted on February 21st, 2013

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