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Brooklyn electronic R&B trio Wet have returned with a music video for the song from their debut EP. The clip, featuring singer Kelly Zutrau has an intimate feel to it with smoke-shrouding obscured nudity and a home video / natural vista juxtaposition. It was directed by Beauty Today, an erotic magazine that “perverts conventions of… Read more »

Posted on October 8th, 2014

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“You know this battle can only be won if we are on our knees.” Unidentified priest. So begins the short debut EP from new Dublin rock band Sissy (featuring members of Fag Enablerz and Putrefaction), before launching into ‘Sail & Rail’, a song about going to England to get an abortion with Enya which steals… Read more »

Posted on October 8th, 2014

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The young Maynooth producer Jack Casey has been wisely biding his time since exploding onto the internet with his Ellie Goulding remix and his subsequent tracks. In anticipation of new original tracks forthcoming, Casey is offering a four-track EP of previously posted songs for the price of an email including his Ellie Goulding remix, his… Read more »

Posted on October 8th, 2014

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My album of the week’s title track gets the video treatment. The video, shot at Lough Ine House, outside Cork,  adds a mournful edge to the song. Director Ryan Staake said: “In ‘Our Love’, I wanted to create a slow, brooding film that contrasted the seeming limitless of youth with the reality of death in later years.”… Read more »

Posted on October 7th, 2014

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Watch the uber-talented Katharine Phillippa perform at TEDx Stormont

Last year, Katharine Philippa released an EP of idiosyncratic chamber pop brilliance, but she doesn’t perform live that often. She has a gig coming up in Belfast as part of Creative Belfast’s Output gigs next week (Nialler9 is cohosting a show too) but to get a sense of what an individual talent Katharine is, watch… Read more »

Posted on October 7th, 2014

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AlunaGeorge dropped a new track on Friday evening which is officially the worst internet timing ever for someone like me. ‘Supernatural’ is a track that has no home as yet, the duo are still working on their second album, the followup to Body Music. The track does suggest a progression into a more electro-dance style.

Posted on October 6th, 2014

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Over the weekend, I got acquainted with some new Irish music at Hard Working Class Heroes, one of which, Hare Squead, I’d only heard in name but went on to interview and then see live. I was impressed by what I heard, the Blanchardstown / Tallaght trio had a full band, backing singers and a… Read more »

Posted on October 6th, 2014

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Earlier this year, Andre J.P Bangala aka Rocstrong picked up some fans with his debut track ‘Go’Head’, a poppy funky blues cut which had its own spin to it. The Congo-born Dublin musician has now followed that up with something different, which suggests that his studying of funk and rock music “to find his own… Read more »

Posted on October 6th, 2014

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