Artwork: Donough O’Malley/The Public House for Nialler9. Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops and its stock returns on Saturday April 22nd  There are the usual list of exclusive once-off releases that may feature in the shops. Here’s a full list of records stores participating in Ireland and below you’ll find the special events and… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2017

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Record Store Day is on April 22nd. St. Vincent is the new ambassador to the tiny northern Russian island of “Recorstorda” which has nothing to do with that fact. Watch St. Vincent get the wrong end of the stick in this Funny or Die clip announcing her ambassadorship. She’s great.

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Artwork: Donough O’Malley/The Public House for Nialler9. Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops and its stock returns on Saturday and this year, it feels like there’s a lot less focus on the actual Record Store limited releases and more of a focus on the actual physical shops that exist and the… Read more »

Posted on April 13th, 2016

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As they do every year, Tower Records Dublin are pulling the finger out for Record Store Day. They’ve a few things lined up for Saturday. First is their Vinyl Destination Sale is on now with titles from Kendrick Lamar, Fleetwood Mac, Pj Harvey, Chvrches, The Beatles and more reduced from €8 for ten days. TXFM are running… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2016

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Yesterday, the big list of Record Store Day releases came out for April 16th and while there is an element of shark-jumping (Alan Partridge doing Knowing Me, Knowing You on picture disc anyone?), Foals are one of the names which stand out. Their 7″ release will feature a cover of Mark Ronson & Tame Impala’s… Read more »

Posted on March 9th, 2016

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Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record shops and its stock takes place on Saturday around the world. Here’s a full list of records stores participating in Ireland and the list of special releases available worldwide which includes releases from too many to name. Here are the special events taking place on the day. It’ll be updated… Read more »

Posted on April 13th, 2015

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I have some thoughts about Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent music shops taking place around the world on Saturday. But before that, here’s a roundup of Irish activity. If there’s anything to add, leave a comment below. Photo from Failte Ireland. First up, a full list of records stores participating in Ireland and the list… Read more »

Posted on April 17th, 2014

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Our LGBT brothers and sisters are the focus of lots of attention at the moment, between retrograde homophobic attacks and the constitutional amendment to extend rights to same-sex couples. With important steps towards progress, there are still steps backwards. Being a young person is hard enough, being one who is seen as different from the… Read more »

Posted on April 17th, 2013

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Here’s a roundup of all the Record Store Day Ireland activity for April 20th so far. If you’ve anything to add, leave a comment below. Record Store Day is the opportunity to celebrate music and the places that facilitate not just the purchasing of music but the sharing of ideas and information, where friendships are… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2013

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Another Record Store Day release, this one. a selection of six covers of doo wop songs by Patrick Kelleher. Doo wop’s brand of pop relies heavy on vocal harmonies and Patrick’s voice is one up to the task. The ghost in the title also comes from his ability to add some haunting atmospheres to songs.  The… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2012

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Record Store Day takes place this Saturday 16th of April – it’s the day we celebrate and support our local independent record stores around the world and remember what’s so great about them no matter where we live. There will be live in-store performances, once-off compilations and limited releases. Also worth a read is Ciaran… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2011

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Conor O’ Brien aka Villagers was asked by Charlotte Gainsbourg last autumn to write her a song. Conor obliged and wrote ‘Memoir’ during a U.S. tour. It was recorded a week later by the duo together in Paris. It will get a 7″ release backed by ‘Set The Tigers Free’ (with artwork by Conor) on… Read more »

Posted on April 14th, 2011

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