Other Voices aired last night (watch it here) and featured Gregory Porter, Sample Answer, Pixie Geldof and Cry Monster Cry. Among the highlights was Le Galaxie’s performance of ‘Put The Chain On’ live from St. James Church. It’s no mean feat to get the entire audience out of their seats (there are cameras everywhere which… Read more »

Posted on February 24th, 2017

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Carlow beat producer James Strain aka Auxiliary Phoenix has hooked up with Cannibal Ox’s Vast Aire & Gentle Jones (High Elders) on a new tune called ‘Night Light’. Taken from his forthcoming EP , Power Cosmic, out later in Spring via Little L Records, the tune is a jazzy beat-focused night jam. Check out the… Read more »

Posted on February 23rd, 2017

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Bad Sea, The Dublin duo who met and formed a band after talking on Tinder have dropped their second single ‘Tell Me (What I Mean)’. Continuing with their mix of throwback guitar music and pop melodies as heard on ‘Solid Air’, Ciara Thompson (CMAT) and Alan Farrell’s newest song is a charmer and arrives on… Read more »

Posted on February 23rd, 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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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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Jack Hamill aka Space Dimension Controller has a new EP out on R&S Records in March. Judging from ‘Exostack’, it’s a return to the galactic electronic funk of 2013’s Welcome to Mikro-sektor-50. It’s from a 4-track release that will feature remixes from Kornél Kovács and Minimal Ciolence. It’s the first release from Hamill on R&S… Read more »

Posted on February 21st, 2017

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The Kildare duo Michael Hopkins & Andrew Lloyd aka Planet Parade will release their debut album Mercury on Friday. The duo have impressed me lots over the last few years and Mercury marks their first album card with shimmering artful synth-pop imbued with ambience and tropical sunny grooves. Have a listen to the album now,… Read more »

Posted on February 20th, 2017

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Hawk’s recent track ‘Take It Away’ was inspired by Julie Hawk’s friend who was followed home one night. The video for the song by James Byrne adds an off-kilter element by filming Julie performing the song topsy turvy. ‘Take It Away’ is from the new EP, She Knows which goes to be released March 17th…. Read more »

Posted on February 20th, 2017

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Cork man Eoin French aka Talos has popped up over the last couple of years with a series of fine singles that pitched his music as beautiful electronic ballads. ‘Odyssey’ is the new single, from his forthcoming debut album Wild Alee, out on April 21st. It’s a beautiful and brittle modern electronic ballad, produced by… Read more »

Posted on February 17th, 2017

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