Irish Sierra Leonean singer Sallay Matu Garnett or Loah takes you on a journey of self-discovery with her new track ‘Nothing’. “Being a woman in the world has often been a fraught and tense experience. Battles with self-worth, feeling like my body is not my own and a sense of worthlessness outside of relationships culminated… Read more »

Posted on December 6th, 2017

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Kevin McGloughlin and London producer Max Cooper have collaborated on a project titled Resynthesis. The video was directed by Kevin McGlouglin and explores themes of time and space, employing photography and realtime footage showing scenes around Dublin. “My aspiration in this piece was to create a journey for the viewer, a passage through space and… Read more »

Posted on December 4th, 2017

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The video for the new HamsandwicH track ‘Bodies’ is a forewarning to anyone who thinks they should get a robotic companion for their home. At least don’t get one that has only one function. The video for the song starring Andréa Farrell and Chris Newman Directed and filmed by Crooked Gentlemen (Jeff Doyle and Shaun… Read more »

Posted on December 1st, 2017

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Ballet Átha Cliath is a short dance performance film by Howard Jones, shot over the course of a day last August in Dublin featuring ballet choreographed by Irish ballerina Zoë Ashe-Browne and an original score composed by Cloud Castle Lake. It was launched recently at an event in The Sugar Club but it is now… Read more »

Posted on November 24th, 2017

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Hawk‘s new track ‘Can’t Explain’ tackles themes of ignorance and how the privileges of power can silence voices that need to be heard. The band who re-located to Berlin last year have taken on a more harder hitting sound with this track introducing heavier grunge and rock elements to their style. The video for ‘Can’t… Read more »

Posted on November 23rd, 2017

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Dublin based music producer Anthony Dunphy or && OR who has previously worked with artists such as Mythill Grim has released his very own track entitled ‘0:00-3:05’. He also produced the video for the track using Openframeworks which takes you on a journey through the hard hitting beats, bringing them to life on screen.

Posted on November 20th, 2017

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Irish musician Shane Culloty aka Winter Aid has released a video for new song ‘Within’ from his new album Murmur of the Land which came out earlier this year. The video was directed by Kevin McGloughlin showing visuals from 1980’s Ireland mixed with the modern day, taking you on a journey from the past into… Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2017

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Atmofolk duo Morgan Macintyre and Gemma Doherty, Saint Sister released their new single ‘Causing Trouble’ back in May of this year. Check out the live video of the track from their headline show in the National Concert Hall which took place on June 7th. The video was shot by Bob Gallagher who has shot previous… Read more »

Posted on November 7th, 2017

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BBC’s Later with Jools Holland aired its last live episode of the season and it featured appearances from Amadou & Miriam, Superorganism, Aimee Mann, Dua Lipa and Noel Gallagher. Superorganism (my new artists of the week) & Amadou & Miriam were my standout performances of the night. Watch the rest below:

Posted on November 1st, 2017

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Soulé’s ‘What Do You Know’ dropped a few short weeks ago and has racked up 600k plays on Spotify in a five weeks. Now, she slays it in a video that echoes the song’s period of celebrating being away from a toxic relationship. Soulé keeps it lit on her own. Good to see a Repeal… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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Some notable TV music broadcasts from the last day? LCD performed ‘Tonite’ on Jimmy Kimmel’s show from New York: Jools Holland had a notable lineup this week with Grizzly Bear, SZA, King Krule and Wolf Alice among the performers. The Ooz-loving songwriter slimed his way through ‘Dum Surfer’ live from Jools: SZA did ‘Normal Girl’… Read more »

Posted on October 18th, 2017

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Placemats and Second Cuts was one of the finer records released out of Ireland this year and it came from Cork’s Marlene Enright, who also is known for her work with The Hard Ground. The album, premiered here, traded in classic songwriting, folk, indie, roots and Americana. O Emperor’s Paul Savage filmed and edited this… Read more »

Posted on October 12th, 2017

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For a video of their latest single ‘Bear Claws’, Mullingar’s The Academic came up with an idea that OK Go would have been proud to do. Using Facebook Live, the band figured they could use the slight delay/ lag in actually going live to create loops in which to build the song into a looped… Read more »

Posted on October 4th, 2017

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The video for Soulwax’s ‘Is This Binary?’ features 3 drummers (and a temporary 4th), a lot of modular synths and a giant head as seen on their one-take album Transient Program For Drums & Machinery. The video was recorded live in London’s 3 Mill Studios by Bullion Productions at the end of August. It’s a… Read more »

Posted on October 3rd, 2017

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St. Vincent has released a music video directed by Willo Perron for ‘Los Ageless’. “How can anybody have you and lose you — and not lose your mind, too?”, she sings as a fuzzed and buzzed rock beat shatters around her. The video keeps up the colourful artpop style of the ‘New York’ video. St…. Read more »

Posted on October 3rd, 2017

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