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It was only this week, last year, that the ‘Take Me To Church’ video was released. The track is still a magnificent intro to Andrew Hozier-Byrne, a soulful high-spirited song which seeks redemption in the flesh and does so by using ecclesiastical language – command, worship. heaven, amen, shrine, sin. It’s the opening track on the… Read more »

Posted on September 24th, 2014

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The Galway duo Voids (just Alison and Andrew) have been around since 2012 creating trippy night-time textured electronic music. They have a new EP coming out this Friday on the Fly High Society label which features five tracks of originals and five remixes by producers like SertOne, Night Faces, Lewis James, Edleigh and Iglooghost. Today,… Read more »

Posted on September 23rd, 2014

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Say Lou Lou and Lindstrøm’s disco earworm now has a video by Dimitri Basil (he was responsible for this) which features video collective Welcome to Cult and the pair in LA altering billboards (their own) and pranking people and art galleries. Except the Miranda and Elektra’s model prettiness gets in the way for most of… Read more »

Posted on September 23rd, 2014

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Kendrick Lamar is back with a new single ‘i’ with production from Rahki. The song is built on a sample of the Isley Brothers’ ‘Who’s That Lady’, which is familiar to me and thousands of others as a sample in Beastie Boys’ ‘B-Boy Bouillabaisse’ from Paul’s Boutique, a classic. The soul-flip means that the song… Read more »

Posted on September 23rd, 2014

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On October 17, Cooly G will follow up her debut Playin Me with Wait Til’ Night, “an album of sensitive, lo-fi bedroom music” with lyrics centred around “seduction, lust and sex.” By the sound of it, it’s more R&B than dancefloor electronic and preview listens of the album have revealed a dark synth and slow-paced… Read more »

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

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When it comes to digital effects in videos, most directors, special effects and production people prefer to use the techniques for subtle tricks or realistic augmentation. Not Alan Butler. His work has always had a hyper-real consistency to it that prefers mind-bending, reality-altering and the creation of something unique through colour, distorted sources and by… Read more »

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

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As a regular globetrotting DJ and now full-time vocalist with the Juan MacLean, who released In A Dream only last week, their second album last week on DFA, Nancy Whang is busy enough as it is. But she found more time to delve into the archives of Casablanca Records with the purposes of picking four… Read more »

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

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The forthcoming album partnerships of old rap dog Doom and new rap cat Bishop Nehru has yielded two teasers of the project, ‘Darkness (HBU)’ and ‘Om’. The album is coming out next Friday October 3rd on Lex and today there are two more tracks to listen to. ‘Caskets’ kicks off with a classic DOOM flow… Read more »

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

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Dear Desert are a new Dublin trio who made an impact with their heart-on-sleeve ’80s pop debut track ‘Give It Up’. Today, Brendan Millar, Richie Fenton and James O’Donnell dropped track two, ‘Gift Above’ which is built atop a bed of circulating synths, piano chords and rattling percussion and grows into bloom with Millar’s yearning… Read more »

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

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