It’s been a quiet couple of years for Dublin duo Forrests on the recording front since the release of their debut EP Wilder in 2013 but Owen O’ Mahony and Paul O’Reilly have just released a new four-track EP today called Organs which was recorded in the intervening two years. It serves as a nice check-in… Read more »

Posted on October 23rd, 2015



I spend most of my day listening to music of all tempos and styles, so when I get close to the night, and bed is calling, I rarely put on music. I used to fall asleep with headphones in my ears but those times are gone and sleep is more precious. Occasionally, my head will… Read more »

Posted on October 22nd, 2015


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The Mayo composer and pianist Conor Walsh has been making some impressive neo-classical electronic-smudged tracks that would equally be at home on a film soundtrack as they would on your headphones. So his teaming up with the classical/contemporary-leaning collective Ensemble makes a lot of sense for his debut  EP The Front which gets a 12″ vinyl… Read more »

Posted on October 13th, 2015




Despite a lot of local respect from musicians and music enthusiasts alike, the music of Katie Kim remains relatively under the radar, perhaps because Katie is more interested in her craft than a career. For her new single ‘Foreign Fleas’, which slipped out quietly, Katie teamed up with Ruadhan O’Meara of Magic Pockets who amps… Read more »

Posted on August 19th, 2015


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Eastern Passages might last for a relatively short time of 30+ minutes but the impression of calm it inspires sustains for far longer than its running time. The debut mini album from Drogheda musician and composer Breifne Holohan, Eastern Passages is a minimal album consisting of four tracks featuring a palette of cascading electric guitar… Read more »

Posted on July 22nd, 2015


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  The Wicklow label Mine’s Clarence (inspired by a Beastie Boys lyric, they are) released an EP from the Irish producer Übung featuring a somnambulist house cut called ‘Diamonds’. Cian Corcoran, also one half of Designgoat, under his music guise Kiki remixed the track into something a bit lighter and more vertical. This is a song… Read more »

Posted on July 10th, 2015




The Mark Noonan-directed film You’re Ugly Too is coming to cinemas on July 24th. Starring Aidan Gillen, the film concerns Will, who is released from prison on compassionate leave to care for his niece Stacey, played by Lauren Kinsella. That’s the trailer below. Dave Geraghty of Bell X1 and Join Me In The Pines provided… Read more »

Posted on July 2nd, 2015


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Nicolas Jaar has a new two-track EP out on 12″ on his Other People label today. As is expected from the Chilean/American man, it’s a textured 15 minute listen with nods to experimental side on part one – ‘The Three Sides of Audrey and Why She’s All Alone Now’ and his more rhythmically-driven side on… Read more »

Posted on May 11th, 2015



Kildare musicians Claire Nicole and Peadar Kearney make reverb-drenched air-dried music that crosses indie, folk and electronic music. They’ve a new EP coming out next week called Initium::Finis featuring ‘Distance’ and ‘Forever Those Days’. New track ‘St.Etienne’, kicks off side two of the vinyl version of the EP is inspired by the place in France… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2015