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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Haim have followed up their superb dance-lead video for ‘Want You Back’ with another dance-lead track for ‘Little Of Your Love’ swapping the streets for Oil Can Harry’s bar and a choreographed ensemble cast directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. It’s recommended watching for people who like fun. Anderson also made the studio-based short film ‘Valentine’… Read more »

Posted on October 2nd, 2017

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Ships‘ album Precession is one of the finest records of the year song-wise along with the most sonically detailed. It’s been on constant play since it came out earlier in the year and Sorca McGrath and Simon Cullen’s gigs have been regular features since. For the Simon-featuring vocal cut ‘I Can Never’, the Dublin band… Read more »

Posted on September 28th, 2017

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Caribou posted two track previews on his Facebook in the past day that suggest (the logo at the end gives it away) there’s a new Daphni release to follow up the Fabriclive release and it’ll feature the Fabriclive track ‘Medellen’ in some form (perhaps extended). More as it comes.

Posted on September 27th, 2017

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American Dream buzzing highlight was played live on Later With Jools Holland last night. It’s the perfect video to watch if you are getting ready to go to one of three LCD Soundsystem Olympia gigs with Shit Robot on support (or the didn’t get an LCD ticket events) which start tonight, tonight, tonight (and continue… Read more »

Posted on September 27th, 2017

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One of the highlights from David Kitt’s recent New Jackson’s recent output is ‘Electric Blue’, his Bowie homage style track that came out on Fort Romeau’s label before his debut. At the recent Other Voices Berlin event, Kitt performed the song live for the cameras. Watch above. Watch Talos perform ‘In Time’ from Other Voices… Read more »

Posted on September 26th, 2017

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St Vincent dropped an art-popping video for her ‘New York’ song and it’s a bright colour palette-lead video Directed by Alex Da Corte & produced by: All Ages Productions. Da Corte says: “I think Annie’s New York is the New York of my dreams-one that is blurry and fractured, dreamy and flat. It is the… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2017

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Upcoming Irish singer, songwriter and producer Erica Cody impressed with her debut single ‘Addicted’ and was featured here a while back as a result. Now the song has a video made by Tim Hood that is as slick as the song. Cody is one of a few performers alongside Mango, Jess Kav and Jafaris performing… Read more »

Posted on August 30th, 2017

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Three great DJs doing a B2B set at Optimo’s 20 party as the grand finale for an all-day event that had a hefty lineup. This is my kind of set featuring LCD Soundsystem’s Lindstrom Tribulations mix, Moda’s ‘Retro & Grade’, Giorgio Moroder, Margarida and many more including that Optimo favourite – Madonna’s ‘Hung Up’. Dig… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2017

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