It’s Saturday night and before I go out I want to share some music that I meant to blog about a long time ago. Modeselektor are from Berlin and make banging electronic tunes. But these guys are generous and also throw in hip hop, electro and ambient arrangements into their productions. Their debut album ‘Hello… Read more »

Posted on July 22nd, 2006

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I try not to pigeonhole bands into genres too much but in Battles case, I’ll make an exception. Their music is math rock through and through. According to Wikipedia, math rock can be “characterised by complex, atypical rhythmic structures, stop/start dynamics and angular, dissonant riffs.“. One of the band is former guitarist from math rock… Read more »

Posted on July 3rd, 2006

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You may or may not care, that in real life I am a web designer and developer. I’ve recently developed a band site for my good friends Super Extra Bonus Party so check it out and listen to their tunes, send them threatening emails, stalking photos, limbs etc. If you want to hear the band… Read more »

Posted on June 23rd, 2006

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First 8 acts announced for the Foggy Notions stage at Electric Picnic this year – Tapes N’ Tapes Yo La Tengo Jape Aberfeldy Tilly and the Wall Semifinalists Psapp Archie Bronson Outfit A couple of healthy additions here with the much blogged about Tapes ‘n’ Tapes, the interesting Jape and the nialler9 approved indie pop… Read more »

Posted on June 12th, 2006

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In case you missed the boat the first time, tickets for the Radiohead / Beck show on August 24th in Marley Park are back on sale. Get them by worshipping at the altar of your local Ticketmaster overlords.

Posted on June 9th, 2006

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Here’s a list of some small (mostly independent) gigs you may not have heard about that are coming up in the next 30 days. Bong-Ra (Dutch breakcore) – with Prince Kong, Lakker, Melody Masher – Underground@ Kennedys – Westland Row, D2 – 1st June – €10 – See Kaboogie’s Myspace for more info. The Garden… Read more »

Posted on May 31st, 2006

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If you’re a fan of turntablists and creative DJs get yourself down to the Temple Bar Music Centre on Friday night (May 26th) for a performance from legendary DJ Q-bert formerly of the Invisibl Skratch Picklz. The gig starts at 11pm with support from Tuki, Savwar and Gem and tickets are priced €22.50. Update: More… Read more »

Posted on May 24th, 2006

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As you may or may not know, Bloc Party are currently recording their second album in Grouse Lodge in Westmeath. Rumours abound on the interweb this week suggest there will be a Bloc Party DJ set in the Hub this Friday (26th May) after the Radiator club night. It could be just be one member… Read more »

Posted on May 24th, 2006

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Continuing the great run of gigs in Dublin recently, this weekend saw Dublin host Architecture in Helsinki, DJ /Rupture and Final Fantasy. It was great to see Rupture on Saturday night seeing as I was blown away by Minesweeper Suite and some of his online mixes. Last night though The Village was jammers for Architecture… Read more »

Posted on May 15th, 2006

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