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Made In Heights are an American duo who impressed with their stonking wobbling tune ‘Murakami’ about nine months ago leading to over a million Soundcloud plays. It was a song that intentionally or not, replicated the deep bass of Haim’s ‘My Song 5′. Their new song seemingly takes percussive inspiration from my song of 2013… Read more »

Posted on September 17th, 2014

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Shookrah are a Cork-based soul/pop eight-person band who count Senita (as heard on Daithí’s tracks and Stevie G’s Deep Down South Soundsystem) in their ranks. For their debut single ‘W O M A N’, a declaration of feminine fun, the band (who also include Imelda Cormica,  Lasserina Rath, Áine Delaney, Diarmait MacCarthaigh, Daniel Coughlan, Edan… Read more »

Posted on September 12th, 2014

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The Boston band The Derevolutions quietly self-released an album which is available for free recently. The band, who are made up of Brett Boucher with vocals by Ana Karina & Raps by Sen doesn’t give much bio info on themselves but what they have given is a 11-track collection of songs that run through bright… Read more »

Posted on August 21st, 2014

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Haüer is a new Dublin artist who is preoccupied by the synthesizer sounds of the decade of the ’80s and its cinematic soundtracks and he makes electro to that effect. He’s recently supported Com Truise, Trust and played Castlepalooza. He has a second EP coming on September 12 called Esperbyte and from it. ‘Merc II’ is… Read more »

Posted on August 19th, 2014

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Tahliah Barnett wanted to be a dancer. After begging her mother, she finally went to dance college, where she felt nothing substantial. She danced in big pop videos for Jessie J and Ed Sheeran but she realised it was music was the source of her desire so she became the musician, twigs and later, FKA… Read more »

Posted on August 13th, 2014

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Cork electronic/house producer Darren Sheehan goes under the name Dashka and he DJs in places like Ibiza and collaborates with the likes of Judge Jules. On his latest release, the Stand Tall EP, he pares back his beat-heavy approach to create a more downtempo head-nodding collection that is more reminiscent of Bonobo and Amon Tobin… Read more »

Posted on August 7th, 2014

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After a couple of years of promise through shows of ambition, Cloud Castle Lake suddenly returned yesterday with news of an EP called Dandelion which is due on September 22nd on Happy Valley Records. The band are now a trio of Daniel McAuley, Brendan Jenkinson and Rory O’Connor. Previously, the band’s output hadn’t amounted to… Read more »

Posted on August 5th, 2014

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Hailing from Colorado, Hannah Taxman has been through the Berklee School of Music in Boston before arriving in Brooklyn. ‘Out of Touch’ is Taxman’s first song as HANAH (with production from Luca Buccellatti. It’s the closest female equivalent I’ve heard to Bon Iver’s vocal processing, except rather than rely on non-human effects, ‘Out of Touch’… Read more »

Posted on July 29th, 2014

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Influential producer and musician Arthur Baker has worked with Afrika Bambaataa, Hall & Oates and New Order, has returned to music with Slam Dunk’d, a classic disco project made in the modern era. The song ‘No Price’ was originally made in 1979 but the label due to release it went bankrupt and the multitracks for… Read more »

Posted on July 21st, 2014

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