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More? See yesterday’s roundup with Tune-Yards, Ben Howard, Tweedy & Daniel Lanois. Sharon Van Etten’s latest album Are We There has seen many plaudits sent her way. She returns to Ireland to play songs from that and her discography in Whelan’s, Dublin on April 23rd. Tickets €24 plus fee on sale Friday from www.ticketmaster.ie. Hidden… Read more »

Posted on October 29th, 2014

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Watch three Irish rock bands perform under a railway line in North Strand, Dublin

Underline is what happened when three loud Irish rock bands, Ten Past Seven, Turning Down Sex & Crowhammer played Guerrilla, a studio run by John ‘Spud’ Murphy that is housed under a railway line in North Strand in Dublin. It was captured by The PracticeTapes. The studio has recently been the scene of albums from… Read more »

Posted on October 29th, 2014

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Ticket giveaways: Friday: The Hunter’s Gathering: Wolf + Lamb, This Greedy Pig @ Generator Hostel, Smithfield Friday/Saturday: Sense Halloween Weekender: Claptone, Zed Bias @ Button Factory How to enter ticket comp – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering… Read more »

Posted on October 28th, 2014

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tUnE-yArDs is playing Vicar Street on Tuesday March 3rd. Nice. Tickets are €22 plus fee from Ticketmaster on sale Thursday morning at 9am. Having topped the UK album charts with I Forget Where We Were (Hozier is still number 1 here), Ben Howard will play the 3Arena on Tuesday April 14th next year. Standing tickets:… Read more »

Posted on October 28th, 2014

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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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