Billy Ocean, the man responsible for stone-cold classics ‘When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going’, ‘Caribbean Queen’, ‘Get Outta My Dreams’ among others is coming back to Ireland. Ocean plays Dublin’s Vicar Street on Friday 12 May 2017 and Belfast’s Waterfront on Saturday 13 May 2017. Tickets priced €48 / £27.50 – £38.00… Read more »

Posted on November 14th, 2016

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With the loss of TXFM on the airwaves, there are definitely some people who feel a bit unmoored when it comes to their radio station of choice. Online radio station 8Radio was formed by Phantom’s Simon Maher and has been operating for a few years now with occasional temporary licensing on FM. Next Friday, 8Radio… Read more »

Posted on November 11th, 2016

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Press Record is an online video performance series conceived by 98fm’s John Barker with producer Robin Ball which has featured live sessions from Irish musicians numbering 90 including Jape, Le Galaxie, All Tvvins, The Minutes and Fight Like Apes among them. Today, Press Record announce the release of an album – Press Record #1 featuring… Read more »

Posted on November 11th, 2016

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A Reddit user has uncovered a potential tracklisting for new The xx album through Shazam. The band are on Annie Mac’s radio show on BBC Radio One tonight. Martin Shkreli Premieres Unreleased Wu-Tang Clan Music After Trump Win How Music Works this week: Back to the Temple: Johnny Moy on the golden years of Irish… Read more »

Posted on November 10th, 2016

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If your thoughts are turning to Dingle for Other Voices at the start of December, then you better be quick. Most accommodation is full in the town for the filming of the show and the many extra activities including talks and the non-church TV acts are starting to be revealed, making us look forward to… Read more »

Posted on November 10th, 2016

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Following their recent National Concert Hall show, Warpaint will be back in Ireland in 2017 for a show at Dublin’s Vicar Street on Sunday, 26th March. Tickets €26.50 standing/€34.50 seated + fees on sale Friday at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide. The band just released their third album Heads Up.

Posted on November 9th, 2016

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Email to be in the draw for free entry: Saturday: Pantha Du Prince, Lumo DJs @ District 8 (€15, 11pm) How to enter free entry comps – Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name and phone number (for late contact) in the body of the message. Full… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2016

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Eurosonic Noorderslag is Europe’s best new music industry festival and it takes placefrom January 11 – 14th in Groningen, Netherlands, a quiet time perfect for catching the bands ahead for the year. 2017’s first 84 bands have been announced and among them are: Anna Meredith, Chinah, Klangstof, Weval, Albert af Ekenstam, Ekkah, Mahalia, The Amazons and… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2016

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2ManyDJs are very much back making and facilitating great dancefloor music. With their new label DeeWee releasing tracks that are on point (Emmanuelle, Asa Moto, Phillipi & Rodrigo), their copresent with James Murphy at Despacio showcasing a different style of club, their Waffles edits, the Belgica soundtrack and their new Beats1 radio show, there’s a… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2016

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