contour

Contour’s ‘Change Your Ways’ was one of those songs that got a big reaction here in the last year. Since October, the Irish duo of Conan Wynne and Anna Doran have released some tracks on Soundcloud and videos on Youtube as well as played their first live show (last weekend in The Grand Social). For… Read more »

Posted on July 24th, 2014

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adebisi

We’ve had the pulverising polychromatic parade stomp of ‘Big Unit’ and the live favourite ‘Voodoo Vision’, now, ‘World In Harmony’, the latest track from This Is The Third Album Of A Band Called Adebisi Shank out on Sargent House on August 12th, is the closest the band have come to soundtracking a track on Mario… Read more »

Posted on July 24th, 2014

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As one of the band’s featured in Darren McCreesh’s Irish post-punk compilation Strange Passion, SM Corporation, a band formed by Steve Averill after The Radiators From Space, have had a bit of overdue attention. After the compilation, the band performed with other bands of the era. Now, Averill’s sons, Jon and Gareth are involved in… Read more »

Posted on July 23rd, 2014

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hudmo

Both Lunice and Hudson Mohawke have returned to their own material now that TNGHT’s time is up for now. Lunice recently released the body-checking ‘Can’t Wait To’ and Hud Mo has announced a new 12″ EP called Chimes on Warp on September 26/29th. The title track follows on from the kind of work he was… Read more »

Posted on July 23rd, 2014

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sbtrkt

Sampha, Caroline Polachek, Koreless, Raury, A$AP Ferg, Jessie Ware, Denai Moore and Ezra Koening and Warpaint. That’s the guest lineup for SBTRKT’s new album Wonder Where We Land, out September 19th. As it happens we’ve already heard the first song ‘Temporary View’ but this funny little ditty ‘New Dorp. New York’ featuring Ezra Koening also… Read more »

Posted on July 23rd, 2014

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Shabazz Palaces, the avant-hip-hop project of Ishmael Butler has taken a deeper turn into sculpting a world of Shabazz sound on new album Lese Majesty but not at the expense of engagement with the listener. Lese Majesty keeps moving, keeps searching by creating mellow musical vistas that seep into each other through synthesizers, sparse beats… Read more »

Posted on July 21st, 2014

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Influential producer and musician Arthur Baker has worked with Afrika Bambaataa, Hall & Oates and New Order, has returned to music with Slam Dunk’d, a classic disco project made in the modern era. The song ‘No Price’ was originally made in 1979 but the label due to release it went bankrupt and the multitracks for… Read more »

Posted on July 21st, 2014

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weekly

Tracks of the Week playlist 1. Real Lies – ‘North Circular’ Despite this song coming from a very London place and band, there are things mentioned that orbit it towards a Dublin urban environment. The Irish Times and the title (obviously there are North Circulars in both cities) give it some of our local flavour…. Read more »

Posted on July 18th, 2014

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