Watch a live version of Talos’ ‘Your Love Is An Island’ in Reykjavik, Iceland

Cork man Eoin French latest Talos song ‘Your Love Is An Island’ is one of his most brittle and affecting yet. That line “Your love is an island, I’m scorched in the sands of it…” is so simple yet powerful. ‘Your Love Is An Island’ is taken from the O Sanctum EP (August 19th), which… Read more »

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New North London based artists Tender (James Cullen and Dan Cobb) recently signed to Partisan Records (Eagulls, Dilly Dally, Torres) and dropped a smooth electronic synth-cut called ‘Outside’. Reminiscent of Haelos and Glass Animals’ hypnotic rhythms, ‘Outside’ is a fine opening gambit, smouldering with desire. “I will touch myself, guilty of loving you too much/… Read more »

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Watch a new video for No Monster Club’s ‘I’m Retired’

Last year, Bobby Aherne aka No Monster Club released his best album yet People Are Weird on Popical Island/Mirror Universe. The lo-fi charmer’s ‘I’m Retired’ is an earworm indie pop track that was voted number 12 in Nialler9’s Best of 2015: Readers’ 25 top Irish songs. Now, Daniel Martin has put together a new video… Read more »

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The Invisible’s latest album Patience is the band’s best work yet, an avant synth-pop collection of songs with appearances from Jessie Ware, Anna Calvi, Rosie Lowe and Connan Mockasin. A followup 12″ release featuring a Floating Points remix is coming out on September 2nd on Ninja Tune but is available digitally now. Sam Shepard’s remix… Read more »

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James Vincent McMorrow’s ‘Rising Water’ is a intriguing entry into album number three We Move for the musician. With production by Drake producer Nineteen85 and a promise of more honest soul-bearing, McMorrow might be in a creative peak or the start of one. Today, the video for the track by David M. Helman debuted. James… Read more »

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Back just before Air released their hugely popular Moon Safari album in 1998, Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel put together a promo mix that ended up on 4 CDs and broadcast as a mix on BBC Radio One’s Essential Mix in two parts. The mix was eclectic featuring classic rock’n’roll like Bowie, Prince, Beatles and… Read more »

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​Matt O’Baoill and Max Zanga are Tebi Rex an alt hip-hop duo from Maynooth, Kildare whose styles take in pop, acoustic and dance as part of its sound. is the lead single of the Ducks-To-Position EP which was released on Bandcamp on Sunday. Tebi Rex are part of the Word Up Collective, a new hip-hop… Read more »

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Ruth Cronin, is a Kerry artist now based in Dublin who has recently supported This Is The Kit and Ivy Nation. ‘Who Are You Living For?’ her debut single has the live band pop smarts and it’s recently been remixed by Wastefellow (also featured here recently) into a twisted electronic cut, that’s heavy on the… Read more »

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Following on from last year’s album Pause, the Italian producer Indian Wells has superb new track out as a single on August 26th. Indian Wells is a big tennis fan. Indian Wells is the name of the place that hosts the BNP Paribas Open, and debut album Night Drops had song titles like ‘Deuce’, Wimbledon… Read more »

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