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My favourite songs of the past month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlists below on Spotify and Soundcloud. Listen on Spotify The top songs of the month Cassius – ‘Action’ feat. Mike D & Cat Power Hundred Waters – ‘Show Me Love’ (Skrillex remix feat. Chance The Rapper, Robin Hannibal and Moses Sumney) Kendrick Lamar… Read more »

Posted on April 1st, 2016

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Dublin alt-rockers Funeral Suits are active once again for the first time in four years since their debut album Lily Of the Valley was released back in 2012. The track in question, ‘Tree Of Life’ is a song that sounds like an edgier Tears For Fears (hey, I love Tears For Fears’ so that’s no… Read more »

Posted on April 1st, 2016

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Anderson Paak is the man of the moment. His new album Malibu is the year’s best thus far and he slayed SXSW in Austin by all accounts. Last year he featured on Dr Dre’s Compton album and most recently, he teamed with Stones Throw producer Knxwledge as NxWorries and featured on TOKiMONSTA’s ‘Put It Down’… Read more »

Posted on March 31st, 2016

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Short and to the point is how the Dublin band Fangclub are keeping things with their debut single ‘Bullethead’. There’s no denying the Nirvana-style credentials on the track from the North Co. Dublin band’s song which lasts just two minutes, but leaves a bludgeoning presence all the same. Fangclub are the punk and grunge-loving songwriter/guitarist… Read more »

Posted on March 31st, 2016

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Atmosfolk duo Saint Sister, Gemma Doherty and Morgan MacIntyre are one of the best new Irish bands of the last year. Through their self-titled debut EP and a series of fine performances, most recently at SXSW in Texas and The Ray D’Arcy Show on TV last weekend, they have captivated people with their harmonic harp… Read more »

Posted on March 31st, 2016

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Canadian tape-manipulating analogue live electronic instrumentalists Holy Fuck announced a new album called Congrats, their first album in six years, which will be released on May 27th on Innovative Leisure. They previewed ‘Tom Tom’ a track from the album that didn’t give too much away in terms of what it may feature. The song (below)… Read more »

Posted on March 31st, 2016

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Jennifer Evans is ready to follow up her debut album Works From the Dip and Foul with a new single on May 6th. ‘Bakkos’ is a change of tone for the musician whose last album had a jazz / harmonic / indie sound the last time out. The song is more frantic and leans towards… Read more »

Posted on March 30th, 2016

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Hvmmingbyrd

The alt-pop band Hvmmingbyrd recently underwent a transition in which they changed their lineup and reduced down to a duo. Where as previous songs like ‘The One I Love’ and ‘The Sad’ were in a harmony-lead orchestral folk vein, ‘Out of My Head’ sounds is a song that is more of an atmospheric alt-pop song,… Read more »

Posted on March 29th, 2016

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Overhead, The Albatross have announced their debut album Learning To Growl. It’ll feature the previously-featured ‘Big River Man’ and eight other tracks. It was recorded in Straffan, Kildare at Clique Recordings, mixed by Phillip Magee. The Dublin six-piece have shared the album’s opening track ‘Indie Rose’ , a track that grows from a cinematic core… Read more »

Posted on March 29th, 2016

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