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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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All Tvvins have announced a headline show on Friday November 20th at the Academy in Dublin. Tickets are €15 on sale on Wednesday, 26th August at 9am from Ticketmaster. Discotekken are taking to the water for an Amphibious Party on Culture Night September 18th. Starting at 6pm, the crew are taking a Viking Splash tour around… Read more »

Posted on August 21st, 2015

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Anna Calvi, Sam Amidon, Thomas Bartlett, Robert Forster of The Go-Betweens, NYC cabaret performer Justin Vivian Bond, Cathal Coughlan of The Fatima Mansions and Microdisney,Adrian Crowley, writer Pat McCabe, and more are to take part in Blood & The Moon at the National Concert Hall where artists will interpret the work of W.B. Yeats. The… Read more »

Posted on August 21st, 2015

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Happenings and Nialler9 are teaming up once again for a series of Friday afterwork gigs under the Minimum Maximum banner happening at the outdoor amphitheatre at the Civic Offices at Wood Quay in the city over three Fridays in August and September. Each gig is €5 on the door and runs from 6:30pm to 9pm…. Read more »

Posted on August 19th, 2015

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The Cork Film Festival takes place in November and it has added a strand called Synchronise that focuses on music videos. The new strand is aiming to showcase the emerging talent in Ireland and internationally. There will be screenings, awards, talks and networking as part of the event. The two new awards are for the… Read more »

Posted on August 19th, 2015

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Le Galaxie have just signed a publishing deal with New York-based publishing company Reservoir, which means that the Dublin four-piece may be appearing on a TV show, movie or ad that you might be watching in the near future. Reservoir Director of Licensing & Creative Andy Moerschell cited the band’s CMJ show at Pianos in… Read more »

Posted on August 19th, 2015

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In July, Nialler9 in conjunction with the label Quiet Arch and Sea Legs (Ryan Vail and Ciaran Lavery) ran a remix competition. There were 34 entries to the competition and we’ve now listened to them all and picked the top three which are: Winner: Rachael Boyd – Belfast Runner-up: Geno Yanez Runner-up: Extitude – Belgium… Read more »

Posted on August 18th, 2015

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