One of the highlights from John Duignan and Conall Breachain’s third Choice-nominated The Cadences Of Others, ‘Reluctant Recluse’ now has a video by The Reelists which uses footage from the recording of the album in its making. Meta! “We wanted the video to incorporate scenes from the album recording and the videographers, Tommy & Kevin,… Read more »

Posted on March 7th, 2017

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The gorogeous lead single from Talos’ upcoming album ‘Odyssey’ now has a video by label and director associate Brendan Canty aka Feel Good Lost. The idea of the video is concerned with the the disrupted feelings between two lovers in a relationship. Canty says: 

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Posted on March 6th, 2017

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It was no major surprise that someone who was thoughtful in writing about music as Shane Culloty would be able to turn his hand to writing reflective music in the vein of the music featured on The Torture Garden site but it is not a given. Many have not veen able to translate their love… Read more »

Posted on March 6th, 2017

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more. 3 New Music flavours: All song added in the past week: Nialler9 Weekly. The larger three-month New Music Playlist. New Irish Music Playlist Check out the regularly updated Spotify playlists. 1. Krystal Klear – ‘Keith Haring’ Taking its name from the iconic New… Read more »

Posted on March 6th, 2017

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For a musician who started out in the toy-bashing indie pop band Grand Pocket Orchestra, Paddy Hanna is a songwriter whose music has taken on a more serious grandiose tone in recent years and it’s a sound which really suits him. Coming after ‘Camaradie’, ‘Underprotected’ and ‘Austria’, ‘Bad Boys’ continues this classic pop songwriting vibe… Read more »

Posted on March 6th, 2017

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White Collar Boy, alongside Kobina are playing Homebeat’s Spectrum Festival club show in Whelan’s on Saturday along with Kobina. The electronic Joy Division vibe of ‘Mount Kōya’ is taken from Permanent Haze, the band’s forthcoming album, due later this year. This live version was shot at Metropolis Festival. The band’s last release was the Priory… Read more »

Posted on March 6th, 2017

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Laoise, the rising Galway electro pop artist, has released one standout track in ‘You’ so far. That debut track received over 175k plays on Spotify, a fact that was celebrated with a live video. The follow-up song ‘Halfway’, Laoise told Notion: I wrote ‘Halfway’ about two years ago during a time when I wasn’t paying… Read more »

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After teasing last week and I speculated, Alt-J released their first new song from their third album Relaxer this morning. ‘3WW’ starts out as a quiet atmospheric English folk-song which builds into an orchestral ballad. It’s certainly a change for the band. Guest vocalist is Wolf Alice’s Ellie Rowsell. Visuals are from Playstation game LSD:… Read more »

Posted on March 6th, 2017

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The Newbridge, Kildare duo of Rob Smyth and Gary O’Reilly aka Mix & Fairbanks have been playing and making some of the best edits and remixes around of late and their latest free download EP, offers further proof of their abilities. Premiered via Four Four, Made & Played features three soulful disco and house dancefloor… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

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