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Florence + The Machine’s ‘What Kind Of Man’ was a return to form for Ms. Welch with a stomping callback to her early work and a fine setup for new album How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. As part of the run up to the album, Nicolas Jaar has come in and teared the song… Read more »

Posted on February 26th, 2015

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Four Tet’s shelved remix of Coldplay’s ‘Fix You’ wasn’t heard publicly until last week when Four Tet joined Jon Hopkins and played it on his BBC Radio One residency. Which is a pity, as Kieran Hebden’s reworking really amped up the sentiment of the original, with a lullaby-style bells and tones backing to Chris Martin’s… Read more »

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

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Having started out as a folk singer, Sorcha Richardson’s latest musical endeavours have existed in an electronic world. Last year she released a collaborative EP with New Jersey duo Fortunate Ones as Con Vos and she’s kicking off this new year with a collaboration between herself and two other producers AYLA from Canada and Isovert… Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2015

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Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham. Best of 2014 : Albums | Songs | Readers Irish albums | Readers Irish songs | Remixes | Videos    20 remixes or edits from my year that made it into my DJ playlists and got the most regular play: from bangers to disco edits to floorfillers and wamp wamp rap remixes. Jessie Ware – ‘Tough… Read more »

Posted on December 17th, 2014

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Windings asked two producers to remix tracks from this year’s split LP with Land Lovers and the results that came back are available now as a free download but more importantly, are very worth your ear time. Carlow’s Auxiliary Phoenix turned ‘Bladerubber’ into something that sounds more like Radiohead in atmosphere while Limerick’s Naive Ted… Read more »

Posted on December 9th, 2014

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The FMC Tour is kicking off this week around Ireland this week and across the month in Cork, Limerick, Galway, Kilkenny, Dundalk, Dublin and Belfast. The three main bands on the tour are Fight Like Apes, Kid Karate and Sleep Thieves and each stop on the tour not only will you get to see these… Read more »

Posted on November 5th, 2014

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Toby Kaar might have gone very quiet on the live front in the last while and while we wait for the Cork producer to produce tracks to the public that match his reputation in front of an audience, the man has turned his hand to his first remix of a band since last year. Kaar… Read more »

Posted on October 15th, 2014

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