The Cork-born London-based artist Lyra has had some recent success with big placements in two TV shows – Teen Wolf and RTE’s Striking Out (I was music supervisor on the show//playlist here). Her song ‘Emerald’ ended up at #2 in the Shazam Irish charts after the song aired on Striking Out on RTÉ two weeks… Read more »

Posted on January 24th, 2017

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Win Free entry to: Friday Jan 27: District Magazine: The Notas, Gumshoe, Diffusion Lab @ The Grand Social Friday Jan 27: Nightcap Pres. Kim Ann Foxman @ Tengu (€10, 10:30pm) To enter: 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… Read more »

Posted on January 24th, 2017

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Electronic festival Sónar have announced 40 new names for the Barcelona festival taking place in the city on June 15th to 17th, split into two locations, day and night. New names announced include: Anderson .Paak Arca DJ Shadow Soulwax AJ Tracey Benji B Carl Craig vs. Synthesizer Ensemble Daphni and Hunee Evian Christ Jon Hopkins… Read more »

Posted on January 24th, 2017

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Vanilla Ice, Salt-n-Pepa, Coolio, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Young Mc.. Push It? Ice Ice Baby? I Wanna Sex You Up? Wild Thing? Gangsta’s Paradise? Does this sound like your kind of party? A ‘90s throwback party? Well, hold on to your hats as all of the above groups will perform at a I Love… Read more »

Posted on January 24th, 2017

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As featured here last year, Melbourne former busking singer-songwriter Tash Sultana is planning to play a big show at Vicar Street on 29 June 2017. Tickets go on sale priced at €20 + fees this Friday 27th January at 9am through Ticketmaster & usual outlets. Repeal ‘A Night in Key of 8’ is a fundraiser for the Repeal the… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

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MONDAY JANUARY 23RD: No music tonight. Probably as well, considering the week that lies ahead. TUESDAY JANUARY 24TH: Sarah Jarosz @ The White Horse, Ballincollig (8.30pm, SOLD OUT) U.S. folk singer and multi-instrumentalist opens the Ballincollig Winter Music Festival, at the town’s White Horse venue, touring in support of new album ‘Undercurrent’. Support from John… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

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After Friday’s announcement of Future Islands playing Iveagh Gardens, Scottish band Belle & Sebastian are the latest band to be revealed for the outdoor space on Thursday 20th July 2017 by Aiken. Tickets priced €45 + fee go on sale next Monday 30th January at 9am throughTicketmasterm & usual outlets nationwide. Belle & Sebastian may have… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

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No surprise there then. Earlier this week, we concluded that Flying Lotus would probably not be releasing a new album in 2017 because of this feature film Kuso he’s been working on under the name Steve. but we’d probably get some new Fly Lo in the film. Tim Heidecker, Hannibal Buress,David Firth, Iesha Coston, Zack… Read more »

Posted on January 20th, 2017

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