Next Wednesday, Rory Hall AKA Proper Micro NV will make his live debut at Bello Bar, at Future Proof, the first in a monthly series of new music showcases from Nialler9 and Homebeat. Also playing on the night are Come On Live Long and Buffalo Woman. Rory will be playing with a full live band… Read more »

Posted on March 15th, 2017

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The Bray singer and violinist Joni made a mark with the grimey bass electronica of ‘Running’ in 2015, a song which took inspiration from a sound that is more commonly associated with the UK underground. For her second single with the Feel Good Lost label, a split release with Fly High Society, with coproduction by… Read more »

Posted on March 15th, 2017

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There’s something truly special going on with The Blaze. It’s about time too. We were due an artist or two artists in this case, who was equally involved in the visual as well as the music and The Blaze feels one of the most complete and cinematic examples of that yet. The French producers and… Read more »

Posted on March 14th, 2017

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Ruairi Lynch aka Bantum’s Move album is nominated for a Choice Music Prize this week and to mark the occasion, here are two top-quality remixes from Irish artists Mix & Fairbanks and Phare (both from Newbridge, Kildare). M&F’s version of ‘Move’ takes the original’s metallic percussive loop and reworks it as a funky dancefloor stomper…. Read more »

Posted on March 7th, 2017

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White Collar Boy, alongside Kobina are playing Homebeat’s Spectrum Festival club show in Whelan’s on Saturday along with Kobina. The electronic Joy Division vibe of ‘Mount Kōya’ is taken from Permanent Haze, the band’s forthcoming album, due later this year. This live version was shot at Metropolis Festival. The band’s last release was the Priory… Read more »

Posted on March 6th, 2017

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Frequent live collaborators Ben Bix (Meltybrains?) and Feather have teamed up on a new six-track EP on Bodytonic. It’s not the first time the pair have released something together – their last recorded output was 2013. ‘Thirsty’ is the the fifth track from the EP, a slow-building track that builds from a buzzing synth rhythm… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

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Sylk are a new Irish electronic duo who are set to release their debut EP in May. Bebhinn Mc Donnell (producer) and Taylor Doyle (vocals) introduce themselves with ‘Am I Alone’, a brooding electronic track with pitched vocals that rolls around like a cross between Massive Attack and FKA Twigs. It’s only the beginning but… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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Modern Magic is a Dublin label, DJ and promoter duo Conor Feeney & Aaron Costelloe who put on parties and release records of electronic music. For their latest release on the label, they’ve enlisted Duke Slammer, the alias of Luke Sanger (who made techno Luke’s Anger) for a four-track release of jittery electro and acid… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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A few weeks ago, Jealous Of The Birds singer-songwriter Naomi Hamilton teamed up with Derry electronic composer Ryan Vail on the square-waved ‘Love Is A Crow’. As part of the EP package out Friday, The Cyclist alongside Die Hexen has remixed the track. Here’s the first listen of The Cyclist textured beat and bass-focused remix… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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