CK is a Dublin DJ who originally put together a podcast for Bodytonic back in 2011 inspired by Daft Punk’s Homework track ‘Teachers’ in which they shout out to all the masters that came before in the fields of house and techno in particular. CK went on to expand that in a second mix that… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Fionn Regan will release his first album in five years this April 14th. The Meetings of the Waters arrives after Regan’s song was recently sampled on Bon Iver’s 22 A Million album, which resulted in the pair playing together at Berlin’s Michelberger Hotel live rehearsal shows that Vernon was involved with. ‘The Meetings of the… Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2017

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Dublin producer Mel Keane aka Melly has just released the Low Pressure EP on Jheri Tracks, All-City’s sublabel, featuring four tracks of high-quality electronic music. The highlight is the superbly titled ‘Doof Doof’ that leads things off with a percussive tech-house number that has dub-delay samples and pinging notes while ‘Quatre Life Crisis’ kicks off… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2017

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Future Islands play Iveagh Gardens this summer. Usually when a band trods back on the same path as before, interest in them can start to wane. Future Islands are not one of those bands. For 10 years, they’ve been creating chest-beating anthemic music like no-one else. It just too years for a larger audience to… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2017

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Fecking Bahamas is a website that specialises in math rock, cataloguing and highlight the bands who make instrumental and complex music know as “math rock”. For their latest region-specific compilation, they have put together a 21-track compilation of Irish rock of the math and post-rock persuasion, proving as if proof were needed, of the quality… Read more »

Posted on February 1st, 2017

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As introduced earlier in the month, St. Francis Hotel are a production duo from Ireland based in London. ‘Stay As You Are’ is a new track from the duo. Unlike the a soulful psychedelic groove of ‘You’d Gotta Be Alive’, ‘Stay As You Are’ revels in a suspended atmosphere of creepy synths, tense rhythm and… Read more »

Posted on January 31st, 2017

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Lorne is a brand new artist based in London whose debut single ‘Bread Alone’ offers more than many can muster for their first song. The pianist, singer and songwriter takes his name from the word ‘lorn’ and there is a suitable melancholy at play on this debut track, which is also inspired by the biblical… Read more »

Posted on January 31st, 2017

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The Northern Irish alt-folk singer-songwriter Joshua Burnside has a new album forthcoming on Quiet Arch called Ephrata on May 5th. Burnside who has been a regular feature on the NI scene for a few years, wrote the album over a few weeks while living in Colombia, as you do where he stayed with a cousin… Read more »

Posted on January 31st, 2017

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So far, Father John Misty’s new album Pure Comedy sounds like it’s going to be anything but, and perhaps this isn’t the time for knowing winks and arse-wiggling, from a fine American songwriter. More tragedy than comedy, after the politically-charged title track, ‘Two Wildly Different Perspectives’ is a song that feels resigned to a terrible… Read more »

Posted on January 31st, 2017

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