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Jungle have released their latest in their series of dance-choreography-featuring videos to follow up ‘Time’, ‘Busy Earnin’, ‘Platoon’ and ‘The Heat’. The band are playing a sold out show in the Olympia this month.

Posted on February 9th, 2015

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A lot of things happened at the Grammys last night: Kanye disrupted another stage in protest at Beck winning album of the year instead of Beyoncé, Aphex Twin won best electronic album (and was never going to be in a room with all those people ), St. Vincent won Best Alternative album. Sam Smith won… Read more »

Posted on February 9th, 2015

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As broadcast last night, as it is every Thursday from 10pm to midnight TXFM. This week’s album of the week is All We Are’s self-titled album and there are debut plays from Courtney Barnett, Chromatics, Villagers,  Young Fathers, Aesop Rock and others. The first hour delved into dark electronics while the second was a bit indie, a bit… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2015

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A Cork man, a Brazilian dude and a Norwegian girl meet at a performing arts college in Liverpool and form a band. Richard O’Flynn, Luis Santos and Guro Gikling’s debut album as All We Are is a product of three varying backgrounds that converges on music that’s effortlessly slinky harmony-filled guitar pop. On stage, in… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2015

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Having announced their new album Heirs last week, billed as their “most personal and meaningful,” the band have premiered ‘Run Home’, a frantically-charged rollercoaster of emotive guitar and voices pushing against drums and low end resulting in an cascade of encouraging sound. The album will be out in May and as well as the EU… Read more »

Posted on February 5th, 2015

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The Belfast band Go Wolf continue their forays into ’80s-gilded synth and indie pop with their latest song ‘Running’ on Brooklyn record label Ooh La La Records . The four-track EP is out in March and is also called Running. The band are playing Chromatic at The Woodworkers in Belfast next Saturday February 14th –… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2015

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Hare Squead are a trio of Tallaght-based rappers who I became familiar with at Hard Working Class Heroes last year where I interviewed the band and who I then saw put on a confident full band show that drew on soul, hip-hop and pop. It’s the latter that’s at play on Jessy Rose and Tony… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2015

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David Blaney is Cat Palace, a new Dublin music project which will get a debut EP release on Saturday night in the Bello Bar. On evidence of these two tracks, there is something interesting going on. ‘Cage’, is an unassuming song that snakes its way under your skin with some simple band instrumentation and lyrics… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2015

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Julio Bashmore has been on a roll with his last two singles ‘Simple Love’ and ‘Rhythm Of Auld’ being two killer dancefloor tracks that’ll sound great when he plays the Academy later this month. His new track ‘Kong’ featuring the vocals of Bixby is another house-music instruction to your feet, and another sign that his… Read more »

Posted on February 4th, 2015

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