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It’s a (pre) Christmas fucking miracle. El-P and Killer Mike aka Run The Jewels couldn’t wait til Monday to release their album so it’s available for free right now. An email arrived at 6am from the pair saying “we just couldn’t wait another damn day longer to share RTJ2 with you.” Which means it leaked… Read more »

Posted on October 24th, 2014

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The Strypes will cap off a pretty amazing year with a big Irish tour in December. The band played all over the US, appeared on Letterman, Fuji Rocks and Electric Picnic and so they’ll return for a long run of gigs around the country, taking a break from recording their second album. If you’ve not… Read more »

Posted on October 23rd, 2014

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That’s right. Mos Def, who is now called Yasiin Bey, has been booked for a Dublin show in Vicar Street by Hidden Agenda, where he’ll perform tracks from his hip-hop classic debut album Black On Both Sides as part of a 15th anniversary tour. The gig happens Monday November 24th and tickets are €33.50 standing/€35.50… Read more »

Posted on October 22nd, 2014

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Update: Arnalds now playing The Triskel, Cork on Wednesday February 18th. €22 plus fee. Icelandic contemporary composer and one-half of glacial electronic group Kiasmos, Ólafur Arnalds has been announced to play two shows in the Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire on February Thursday 19th and Friday 20th next year. Tickets are €24 plus fees on sale… Read more »

Posted on October 22nd, 2014

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways: Sunday:  Krystal Klear @ The Academy (11pm, €20) Sunday: Onra @ The Sugar Club (10pm, €10/12) How to enter ticket comp – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full… Read more »

Posted on October 21st, 2014

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BBC Radio One DJ and Dubliner Annie Mac is coming back home for a show in Twisted Pepper on December 3rd for a DJ set. Tickets are €19.90 plus fees on sale now from Ticketmaster. Meanwhile, the DJ’s latest AMP compilation is out on Friday and features tracks from Tiga, Disclosure, Jungle, that Ten Walls… Read more »

Posted on October 21st, 2014

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This is no surprise due to the demand for the band’s weekend show in Whelan’s but Glass Animals have announced they’ll be back in Dublin for a gig in The Academy on Saturday March 14th. Tickets on sale Wednesday at €17 plus fees from Ticketmaster. Read my review of their excellent album Zaba.

Posted on October 20th, 2014

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