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Several years back, Gavin Elsted aka Adultrock put together a mashup of the Republic Of Ireland’s 1990 World Cup Squad classic football anthem ‘Put ‘Em Under Pressure’ (itself an interpolation of ‘An Dearg Doom’ by Horslips) with Justice’s ‘Waters of Nazareth’. The track absolutely slays any party an Irish person is in attendance as Lumo… Read more »

Posted on June 24th, 2016

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Liza Flume has been quiet since last year’s ‘Sheets’ and the video of her performing a capella on a rock in Blessington. Liza went back to Sydney for a while to be with family and has been writing and recording new music since. ‘Bodies’ is our first listen to that new material, a sparsely decorated… Read more »

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

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Since we last month’s regular night, we’ve had two special festival Lumo events – our Forbidden Fruit afterparty and last Friday night’s Absolut Stage at Body&Soul. Both were fantastic fun and here’s the video to prove it. Lumo Club is back in its home this Saturday night in Tengu on Great Strand Street, near the… Read more »

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

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As one half of Lyttet, Peadar Kearney makes softly-lit shoegazing ambient music with Claire Nicole on vocals. As Phare, his new project, Kearney is taking off the softer focus and working towards the more clubbier end of sonics. ‘Up’, his first track as Phare is six minutes of euphoria-tinged electronica with a twisted Idris Muhammed… Read more »

Posted on June 23rd, 2016

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21 year-old Limerick electronic producer Rory Hall AKA Proper Micro NV has recently hit a stride with song-lead atmospheric electronic music that recalls Mount Kimbie and James Blake. A two-track EP is released tonight and features ‘Revive’ a track that is bright neo-soul electronica with Hall’s own expressive voice lilting in the breeze of the… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

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Portishead dedicate their bleak Abba ‘SOS’ cover to Jo Cox

Portishead’s dystopian and brilliantly bleak cover of Abba’s ‘SOS’, from the soundtrack to the movie High-Rise starring Tom Hiddleston, has officially been given a video and a stream. The video ends with a quote from Jo Cox, the UK Labour politician killed last week. “We have far more in common than that which divides us.”… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

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Earlier this month, we got wind of We Cut Corners’ first song from their forthcoming album, which is as yet untitled but will feature Villagers’ Conor O’Brien , members of Booka Brass and the Fratres String Quintet. The video for the single out on Friday, features some overhead projected handwritten lyrics and song ideas over… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

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The Avalanches’ three songs from forthcoming album WildFlower have improved upon each other which is a relief. If ‘Frankie Sinatra’ is a novelty rap song with decent guests, ‘Colours’ is effective moody psychedelia then ‘Subways’ is a magical callback to the sample tapestry of Since I Left You. It’s coincidentally the first song we’ve heard… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

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If you’ve had a hankering to visit or revisit the beautiful country of Iceland, Sigur Ros spent yesterday showing you the sights of the country through their 24-hour Route One journey live video , essentially a 24-hour dashcam. The time has elapsed and the band, ahead of this Sunday’s date in Dublin with James Vincent… Read more »

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

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