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Celtronic, the Derry festival of electronic music, happens from Wednesday June 24th – Sunday June 28th

 this year and the lineup was revealed a few days ago. The lineup includes Mano Le Tough, Ripperton, Derrick May, Objekt, Move D, Henrik Schwarz, The Drifter, Fort Romeau, Clark, Recondite, Francesco, Tristano with more to be revealed at… Read more »

Posted on April 28th, 2015

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Ticket giveaways: Friday: Matthew Dear & Matt Tolfrey @ Opium Rooms (€10-€15, 11pm) Sunday: Jeff Mills @ Button Factory (€20-€25) How to enter ticket comp – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your… Read more »

Posted on April 27th, 2015

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Escape To The Planet Of The Apes is a special series of events at Charleville Castle where Fight Like Apes will be celebrating the release of their upcoming third album out on May 15th with three BYOB shindigs on the grounds of the Tullamore spot (usually home to Castlepalooza) from Thursday 21, Friday 22 and… Read more »

Posted on April 24th, 2015

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Chvrches‘ Lauren Mayberry has been one of the most vocal female musicians talking about misogyny in music of late. As a former journalist herself, Mayberry is well able to respond to anonymous male aggression online as she did for an op-ed in the Guardian in 2013. This is good because this stuff is important and… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2015

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It never looked like it was ever going to happen but 12 years after the mournful last Blur album Think Tank completed without guitarist Graham Coxon. We’ve had Gorillaz, the reunion shows in Hyde Park, Glastonbury and even Ireland’s own Oxegen, Chinese Operas, cheesemaking, running for government and grumbles and grievances from all parties. Yet,… Read more »

Posted on April 23rd, 2015

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Already announced this past week? Manu Chao, Sufjan Stevens, Amanda Palmer, Valentia Island, Body & Soul additions… One-off shows Matthew E. White is coming for a show and a chat with Banter on Monday 4th May in Twisted Pepper. The talk begins at 6pm with Jim Carroll in conversation with White and a solo performance…. Read more »

Posted on April 21st, 2015

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon  Ticket giveaways: Wednesday: Homebeat presents: Blurred Lines #1 w Jan Jelinek, Somadrone, Ben Bix & Feather @ Project Arts Centre Saturday: Encore !!! presents Shut Up And Play The Hits  @ The Sugar Club (10pm) How to enter ticket comp – Email… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2015

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Sufjan Stevens Portraits

Awesome. Sufjan Stevens just announced two shows in Dublin’s The Helix as part of his European tour. His new album, a recent album of the week, Carrie & Lowell is a personal and difficult album about grief and estrangement wrapped up in beauty. The dates are Friday August 28 and Saturday August 29th in the… Read more »

Posted on April 20th, 2015

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