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The Irish often think of themselves as underdogs but time and time again, we prove ourselves on a world stage. Right now, the Irish are making a splash. Nialler9 talked to Jape, Fight Like Apes, Florence Olivier, I Have A Tribe, Overhead The Albatross and more down at Castlepalooza Music Festival for Vodafone Centre Stage… Read more »

Posted on August 12th, 2015

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I took a few days off (it’s called a weekend workaholics) and spent it on Inisturk far away from the world of music and media but despite that, I still felt the excitement on a remote Ireland around the new Girl Band tune and the video. through friends gushing through Viber and Facebook notifications It’s… Read more »

Posted on August 11th, 2015

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Maeve is a record label with a global reach but with a thoroughly Irish background. The Berlin-based enterprise is the work of Mano Le Tough, Baikal and The Drifter who are touching down with the majority of the label’s hometown this Saturday for an all-day party in District 8 with RBMA. The showcase will feature… Read more »

Posted on August 5th, 2015

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As much as I like Ghostpoet’s style, sometimes his style of vocals and music combined can be a slightly dour listen, if you need a pick me up. This Ghost Culture remix of the Lucy Rose-featuring track ‘Sorry My Love, It’s You Not Me’ from recent album Shedding Skin reframes the track with an almost… Read more »

Posted on August 5th, 2015

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Dublin rapper Emzee A dropped some cloud-rap style back in May with ‘Lucid Dreaming’ and he’s back with ‘Sober Thoughts’ a more direct but equally billowy atmosphere. The song is inspired by the quote “Drunk Words are Sober Thoughts,” a breakup and the aftermath of a night-out. We’ve all been there, and in the stark… Read more »

Posted on August 5th, 2015

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EL VY is a new project by Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Menomena/Ramona Falls (rhymes with hairtie/hellpie) which will release a debut album Return To The Moon on October 30th this year on 4AD. The project is a lighter take what Berninger normally makes. The pair have been friends for years… Read more »

Posted on August 5th, 2015

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As fans of Lisa Hannigan will know, the lady’s breath-filled voice is one of her main draws. While she’s no stranger to collaboration having started her career with Damien Rice and many others, we’ve never heard her singing over some smooth electronic R&B, which her tones are very suited to. R I T U A… Read more »

Posted on August 5th, 2015

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My favourite songs of the month. Get the majority of them as a continuous playlists below on Spotify and Soundcloud. The songs Para One & The South African Youth Choir – ‘Elevation’ Tame Impala – ‘The Moment’ Meltybrains? – The Vine !!! – ‘Freedom 15’ Gallant – ‘Weight In Gold’ Chinah – ‘Away From Me’ Madlib x… Read more »

Posted on August 4th, 2015

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