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You should hear this brilliant airy funky pop remix.

On May 19th, Dev Hynes’ aka Blood Orange is releasing a 12″ of remixes of his Cupid Deluxe track ‘Uncle Ace’ (out digitally already) and the two remixes, one from a/jus/ted, and this one from Kindness is well worth your ear time. Kindness’ Adam Bainbridge and Dev Hynes have remixed each other and worked together… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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Watch Talos perform new song ‘Escariot’

A beautiful song shot in soft shadow by Feel Good Lost.

Talos‘ ‘Tethered Bones’ is one of the most exciting first songs by a new Irish artist I’ve heard in a good while. Here, Eoin French gives us a glimpse into what’s to come with a piano rendition of another song called ‘Escariot’. The video was directed, shot and edited by Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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elainemai

The Galway musician/singer gives away EP for free...

Elaine Mai is giving her new four-track EP away for free from today, citing musical progression as one of the reasons she wants more people to hear and download it. Mai’s music has become more dance-orientated and has featured more electronic production (as has her remix work) in recent times and you can hear that… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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tvvins

A new tropical rock song captured in live format.

If you’ve not seen Tvvins live yet (make a date, it’s worth it), then you’ll likely only have heard two songs from the band – the excellent ‘You Better’ and Two Worlds’‘. What those two songs don’t make clear is the band have a pretty awesome drummer, Lewis Hedigan. for live dates, and you can… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

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A moving atmospheric orchestral indie pop track from a new Irish band.

Staring At Lakes are a new band formed in 2011 as Raffiki but this year, are gearing up to release a debut album this summer, starting with the launch and release of their impressive first single. The band consists of Grace Tooher, Ciaran Toohey, Laura Sheary, Sean Carroll, James Tooher and Tom Retamiro and ‘Consanguinea’,… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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Jamie xx – ‘Girl’

The other A-side of the single as introduced by James Blake as "Simon Tallywhacker".

Last month, radio chancer James Blake played a song called ‘Bloke’ from “Simon Tallywhacker” and last week on his monthly show, he revealed the track was the other A-side, called ‘Girl’ of Jamie xx’s ‘Sleep Sound’. The single is out on May 5th and is Jamie’s first since 2011′s ‘Far Nearer’ (that doesn’t feel like… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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First listen to the Dublin duo's second album and first look at the 'Hunger' video too.

The first album from John Duignan and drummer Conall O’Breachain as We Cut Corners clocked in at 27 minutes but packed in more passion, melody and meaning than most manage at twice that length. That brevity is one of the band’s greatest assets, the delivery of short, sharp gut punching tracks that bow to the three-minute rule has… Read more »

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

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weekly

A roundup of this week's best songs with TALA, Sylvan Esso, MNEK, Four Tet, Hundred Waters & Twin Shadow

Tracks of the Week playlist 1. Tala – ‘Serbia’ Top quality rolling deep synth electronica from English/Iranian polymath TĀLĀ from her The Duchess EP. 2. Sylvan Esso – ‘Play It Right’ Two members from Mountain Man and Megafun team up on this new project. You might have heard ‘Coffee’ already, this is even better. 3.  MNEK… Read more »

Posted on April 18th, 2014

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