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Well. It was so long ago now that I had forgotten the news but back in 2014, James Vincent McMorrow revealed he had collaborated with Duke Dumont, Tourist and Kygo. Kygo is perhaps the most prominent exponent of tropical house / EDM. Some of the music that made him famous is absolutely offensive in its… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2016

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Nguzunguzu dropped the third instalment of their Perfect Lullaby series yesterday. The mix takes tarraxinha, zouk, and kizomba; Latin and African romantic dance styles that are all getting bodies close together and blends those with Nguzunguzu their own electronic bass sound. Listen and download to the mix at nguzunguzu.com/pl3/ It’s also available on a white… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2016

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Carly Rae Jepsen’s newest album Emotion was a  hit with more independent-driven music sites when it came out last year. ‘Run Away With Me’ was one of those songs that brought new audiences through its M83 ‘Midnight City’-style sax dynamics. The album executive produced by Scooter Braun, Bieber’s manager, who has recently been steering the unknown at home young… Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2016

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Let it be known that development that is worthwhile and sustainable doesn’t happen overnight. The 10,000-hour idea is one that holds true for creativity in many ways. Most artists work hard at their craft and get to where they are by putting an indeterminable amount of hours in, drawing from their life experiences and regrouping…. Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2016

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The 21 year-old Limerick producer Rory Hall has been trying out different electronic styles over the the last couple of years including nu-house, electro ambient and industrial. For his latest track – ‘Natural Born Forgiver’, under a his mew name Proper Micro NV, the song has a cross-section of ambient and electronic styles, brought together… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2016

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Wastefellow first came to my attention via his collaboration with Bobby Basil – ‘G Train’. Diolmhain Ingram Roche is the musician behind the name, son of Miriam Ingram, who made some fine music when this site was starting out. For full disclosure, I passed on premiering this track initially, but due to it being sent… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2016

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The  seventh edition of our monthly club night Lumo is back in Tengu on Saturday April 30th and to get you in the mode we’ve got a mix put together by Lumo’s Gavin Elsted. Resident Lumo DJs are Nialler9, Simon Roche and Gavin Elsted (Adultrock). It’s a house party in a club vibe with no restrictions on… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2016

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The False and The Fair are an Dublin alternative rock band formed in 2013 who are new to me. Their new single ‘Bald Apes’ is the highlight of their illustrious career this far, a track that skirts the obvious over its five minute running time, going from megaphone-screamed vocals to sweet-vocal hook to female wailing… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2016

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Gift. Roisin Murphy is following up last year’s sophisticated album Hairless Toys with Take Her Up To Monto, a new album named after a Dublin district on July 8th on PIAS, which Murphy took from The Dubliners that her dad used to sing. The album’s first single ‘Mastermind’ continues in the vein of last year’s… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2016

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