But alas not to be. Maybe next year? No, definitely next year. I was looking at CubikMusik’s planned schedule for the week and turned green with envy. The bastard.. Anyhow, Cubik is an expat living in Austin and runs a super blog as you know , right? Well himself and a fellow team of Austin… Read more »

Posted on March 12th, 2008

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You’ve got to admire the Choice Cuts and Tivoli (or ilovit if you put it backwards) boys and girls. Taking advantage of the Tivoli’s theatre licence to sell drink on Good Friday, they have announced a gig to celebrate Tivoli’s 1st Birthday Bash featuring DJ sets from Colz, T-Woc, Sarsparilla, David Kitt, DJ Scope, Rizm,… Read more »

Posted on March 11th, 2008

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The best place in town for a few pints of Buckfast and an electro knees-up in a pub is celebrating its first birthday. Neon Love is happening tomorrow night (Thursday) from 8pm in the Bernard Shaw and it’s FREE. Guests are the neon-like R&B divas The Real Heat from London who rock it like this:

Posted on February 27th, 2008

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The Shibeen Bass Festival is taking place in Rush, North Co. Dublin on the Saturday 3rd May (a Bank Holiday Weekend). A host of promoters are involved and it’s early days but so far !Kaboogie are bringing over Benga, FFF and Ruffneck Discotek crew. Superb! More details as they are announced. If you missed it… Read more »

Posted on February 11th, 2008

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It may be months away but Reach has a cracking line-up of Dubstep, Drum and Bass, Dub and Reggae happening on the 6th June in the Vaults under Connolly Station. Check out their other gigs. (via Weareie)

Posted on February 3rd, 2008

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U:mack presents one of my favourite electronic acts live in Crawdaddy. Plaid receive regular plays in our house, most notably Double Figure and Spokes. The last time I caught them was the DEAF festival when they had the robot-arm camera visual thing alongside visuals by Bob Jaroc. 2008 is the duo’s 20th year working together… Read more »

Posted on January 31st, 2008

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State has the relevant deets on the Choice Music Live event. Who’s playing, who’s presenting etc. Cadence Weapon comes back to Dublin to promote the rather fantastic After Party Babies on February 22nd. It’s a late-show in Crawdaddy and he’ll be joined by disco pop chick Ebony Bones. €14

Posted on January 30th, 2008

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I’ve been getting excited about this as it will be the first time I catch a live Boxcutter set. Stasis Collective present Boxcutter in 4 Dame Lane on the 22nd of February. The set will consist of a live 3-Piece Band (Drummer / synths / sampler / guitar) booming on a €6,000 rig. Boxcutter, known… Read more »

Posted on January 29th, 2008

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Some shows worthy of notice by promoters Choice Cuts, particularly Edan & Dagha on the 16th of March. Edan’s last gig in Crawdaddy was considered to be one of the best gigs of 2006 so don’t miss this. Happening on Valentine’s Day, a Stones Throw Hip-Hop Love party featuring Percee P and Guilty Simpson in… Read more »

Posted on January 17th, 2008

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My laptop’s Christmas present from me was an impolite wine spillage on the keyboard resulting in a tedious copy and paste requirement job for some letters of the alphabet. So I will keep this in a brief list format. After this, I’m done with 2007 and making lists for another year. Thanks to all the… Read more »

Posted on December 26th, 2007

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Things are about to wind down for the season but there’s no better time to escape the pre-Christmas rush and the post-season languor than to head out to a gig. There are loads on in Dublin and beyond in the next week or so here’s a quick rundown.

Posted on December 20th, 2007

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