Lyttet, the musical duo from Kildare comprised of Claire Nicole and Peadar Kearney and characterised by glowing atmospheric sounds are back with a new single, out today. ‘Distance’ is a more electronically-made affair, Morr Music-style synthesizer melodies provide colour, skittering percussion beds the track and Nicole’s vocal is out in the outer regions of the… Read more »
It’s always heartening and encouraging to see a nascent artist go from the bedroom to the studio to a live setting especially when it’s an artist like Lapsley, who while she had great tunes in ‘Station’, ‘Painter’ and ‘Falling Short’, was still only 17 and had yet to show she had the mettle to take… Read more »
Chance The Rapper isn’t going a regular route in his musical journey. He’s been playing with his live band The Social Experiment ( Chance with Donnie Trumpet, Peter Cottontale, and Nate Fox) and the has a free record with them on the way called Surf before the end of the year. It’s the trumpet player,… Read more »
‘Masters Of The Gentlemanly Art’ is a Kraftwerkian rough house track from an Irish producer Compassion Crew, real name unknown, who is releasing it on 12″ through the Dublin label Major Problems. The accompanying video is something else, a stylistic and NSFW animated video set on a train by London artist Simon Landrein. The vinyl… Read more »
Speed Of Snakes, the project of Rupert from Bats and Vinny from the now-complete Adebisi Shank are back with new material. The band has been long in the offing (MYSPACE) but this year they gave us the video and single ‘Backbone of Night’. Today, with the promise of an album and live shows on the… Read more »
Soul singer Mayer Hawthorne started at Stones Throw before the major label whisked him away to the mainstream. So if the guy wanted to go and do something a bit less commercial, the only way he could do it would be to do it under a new name. Which is what Tuxedo, his project with… Read more »
Elastic Sleep’s new single ‘Slip’ is a dirgey shoegaze track that gets a release today on FIFA Records/Big Tea Records. iTunes. Above is the new video featuring an all-female band who are not the band at all. You can catch Elastic Sleep on December 6th in the Triskel in Cork.
See the last page for a Soundcloud playlist of all the tracks. 1. Made In Heights – ‘Panther’ New soulful R&B yearning from the LA duo. LA duo Made In Heights, producer Sabzi and vocalist Kelsey Bulkin have had a couple of fine tracks this year. Their latest ‘Panther’ is a confident step up into a… Read more »