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Other Voices recently hosted an impressive stage at Latitude Festival and this weekend, they’ll do it again this weekend at Electric Picnic. To get you in the mood, here are 10 live recordings from the UK festival featuring All We Are covering Caribou, Eaves, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Jape, Booka Brass Band, This… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2015

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Full times to be revealed in the coming days but this will get you started, as will the site map. Friday Main Stage 18:00-18:45: Ham Sandwich 19:15-20:15: The Coronas 20:45-22:00: Grace Jones 22:30-00:00: Underworld Body and Soul 16:15-16:45: Damsel 17:15-17:45: Joni 18:15-19:00: New Valley Wolves 19:30-20:15: Daithi 20:45-21:15: Simi Crowns 21:40-22:30: CLU 23:00-23:45: Bleeding Heart… Read more »

Posted on August 31st, 2015

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The stage times for Casa Bacardi for Electric Picnic are here for next weekend. Friday: 22.00 – 00.00 Joey Negro 20.00 – 22.00 The Reflex 18.00 – 20.00 Rayko 16.00 – 18.00 Steve Manning Saturday: 00.00-01.15 Ghostboy 22.00-00.00 George Fitzgerald 20.00-22.00 Idjut Boys 18.30-20.00 Oliver Nelson 17.00-18.30 Kokiri 15.00 – 17.00 Stevie G 13.30-15.00 Benefit… Read more »

Posted on August 27th, 2015

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The Redneck Manifesto are playing the Salty Dog stage at Electric Picnic on Friday night according to Richie there on Instagram. They take the stage at 10:30pm so incorporate that into your plans. Redneck Manifesto 10.30pm Friday Salty Dog stage at Electric Picnic A photo posted by @richiejape on Aug 26, 2015 at 7:03am PDT… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2015

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Ticket giveaways: Friday: Happenings & Nialler9 present Minimum Maximum: I Have A Tribe, Stomptown Brass & Saint Sister @ Civic Offices Amphitheatre (€5, 6:30pm-9pm) Saturday: Peanut Butter Wolf (Stones Throw) & Breakbeat Lou @ The Sugar Club (€12, 9pm) How to enter ticket comps – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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There was disappointment a few weeks ago when Bjork cancelled all her festival appearances including the November hometown shows at Iceland Airwaves. Hot Chip were added last week to soften the blow and today, the festival have added 120 bands to the lineup including Kiasmos, Nao, Galway/London band The Drink, Chastity Belt, Formation, Lonelady, Anna B Savage and… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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Liv Foyn Friis from the Danish group FOYN TRIO performing at the 12 Points festival which took place in Umeå, Sweden in April

12 Points Festival is a nomadic festival by Improvised Music Company that alternates between Dublin and another European city. This year’s edition took place in Dublin and for 2016, it’ll move to a European city yet to be decided in April. The music is young WEuropean jazz but that also includes experimental and contemporary-related musicians…. Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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Ahead of her third album next year, Illinois country-tinged singer-songwriter Lissie will be in Dublin for a  solo acoustic show at  Whelan’s on Thursday December 3rd. Tickets are €18+fee on sale this Friday, August 28th, at 9am from Ticketmaster. I’ve a soft spot for this lady’s voice and it’s maybe because her music reminds me of… Read more »

Posted on August 25th, 2015

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The Light House Cinema in Smithfield is hosting the launch event and screening for the Irish release of Arcade Fire’s The Reflektor Tapes on September 24th. The Reflektor Tapes is a film by Kahlil Joseph about the making of the band’s recent Reflektor album, taking in visits to Jamaica, recording sessions in Montreal, an impromptu… Read more »

Posted on August 24th, 2015

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