Highlights: Shangaan Electro, Blondes, AlunaGeorge & MØ, Lady Lamb The Beekeeper, Deptford Goth, Gesaffelstein, Lisa O'Neill, Snakehips & Forrests.
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Ticket freebies this week:
- Fossil Collective @ The Academy 2 (Wednesday)
- u:mack, Nialler9 and Choice Cuts present: Shangaan Electro @ The Sugar Club (Thursday)
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Tuesday October 15th
- Sex Mob @ The Workman’s Club (€22)
[Experimental jazz] Performing the music of Nino Rota. “post-modern waltzes mutating into dub-echoed free jazz.”
- Duke Special @ The Sugar Club (€17.50)
[Piano pop] Duke and friends sing the songs of American songwriter Harry Nilsson.
Wednesday October 16th
- Lady Lamb The Beekeeper @ The Sugar Club (€12.50)
[Folk] straight-arrow modern American folk music lead by Spaltro’s lively voice.
- AlunaGeorge, MØ @ The Academy (€17.50)
[Electro-pop] Double bill of UK/Danish alt-pop.
- Johnny Flynn and the Essex Wit @ Whelan’s (€15, Sold out)
[English folk] Plus guest Marika Hackman.
- Fossil Collective @ The Academy 2 (WIN TICKETS)
[Folk] With support from Story Books & The Young Folk.
- Le Ton Mité, Declan Q Kelly, Clang Sayne @ Molloy And Dowling Optician’s (€5, 7pm)
[Dance] American multi-instrumentalist – ‘Les Frites’ + Instrument workshop.
- Movements: Star Slinger (€8/6, 11pm)
[Dance] UK-based producer / DJ has just released the first track from his debut - ‘Free’.
Thursday October 17th
- Maud In Cahoots, Leanne Harte @ Whelan’s (€10)
[Folk-pop] Orchestral folk pop as heard on ‘Breakdown’.
- u:mack, Nialler9 and Choice Cuts present: Shangaan Electro @ The Sugar Club (€15, 8pm, WIN TICKETS)
[Dance] Ultra-fast dance music from Soweto with DJs Nialler9, Dj Scope and a film screening.
- Corner Boy @ Whelan’s (€10)
[Folk] Winners of the Red Bull Bedroom Jam 2013.
- Junior Spesh: Ghosts, Jet Setter, Fears, Ben Bix @ Twisted Pepper (€8/€5, 10pm)
[Dance] All Irish lineup of burgeoning talent.
- OTR presents The Dub Doctor @ Twisted Pepper box room (€5, 10:30pm)
[Dub] Dub vibrations with support from D-fens / Couch Crew
Friday October 18th
- Mixtapes From The Underground, Luke B @ The Workman’s Club (Free)
[Hip-hop] New album and a grittier sound for the UK duo.
- UNSPOKEN: Stano @ Meeting House Square (€10, €5 unwaged)
[Experimental] Spoken word performance from the electronic musician. A 40 minute collaborative performance between Stano and acclaimed guitarists, Sean Coleman (EELS, Mark Eitzel) and Dutch jazz player, Jeen Rabs (Ray Charles, Harry Connick).
- Barry McCormack, Mumblin Deaf Ro @ National Concert Hall Kevin Barry Room (€25)
[Singer-songwriter] Launch of new album Cut Throat Lane.
- Gangs @ The Grand Social (€10)
[Rock] With support from Otherkin and Other Creatures.
- Punch Face Champions @ The Mercantile (€5 entry or €10 with CD)
[instrumental rock] Launch of decent new EP XXXV. Guests: Laminate.
- Cocaine Ponytail @ The Sugar Club (€5 entry or €10 with CD)
[Electronic pop] Launch for album of future music frim the’80s
- Deptford Goth @ Unitarian Church (€12)
[Alt] Spectral R&B from Daniel Woodhouse.
- Songs for Chernobyl featuring Neon Wolf, Knoxville Morning and Oddsocks Revival @ The Odessa Club (€10)
[Charity] Funds go to Chernobyl Children International.
- Gesaffelstein @ Button Factory (€15, 11pm)
[Dance] Sinister French techno.
- No Monster Club @ Whelan’s (Free if you leave a comment, Midnight)
[Rock] Indie rock trio extend their North American one to a World one with a homecoming show playing songs from upcoming their Foie Gras LP.
Saturday October 19th
- Toejam Carboot Sale @ Moxie Studios (Noon, Free)
Part of the Beatyard..
- Banter: A 25 year retrospective chat with Fish Go Deep @ Twisted Pepper (6pm)
[Talk] With host Jim Carroll.
- Private Underground Residence, Lurch, Crowhammer @ Siteation, Little Britain Street (€10, BYOB,)
[Alternative] Cork alternative rock with dirge and Kraut rock support.
- Lisa O’Neill @ Whelan’s (€12)
[Folk] Launch of second album Same Cloth or Not.
- MGMT @ Olympia Theatre (SOLD OUT)
[Rock] Psych rock not at all pop so get used to it.
- The Maladies 10 year reunion gig @ The Grand Social (€10)
[Indie] Featuring members of Villagers, Cathy Davey’s band, Tieranneisaur, Squarehead and The Amazing Few. Plus a copy of the band’s only album.
- The Beatyard: Fish Go Deep, Blondes, Adultrock @ Twisted Pepper (€15/€12, 11pm)
[Dance] Techno 25 Anniversary show for the Cork dance act, NY hypnotic electronica and Gavin Elsted’s all-hardware electronic show.
- The Barley Mob @ The Village (€10)
[Reggae/folk pop] Album launch.
- Hidden Agenda: Snakehips, Forrests, The Third Policeman @ Button Factory (€10, 11pm)
[Dance] London-based production behind ‘On & On‘ plus Dublin ambient electronic duo.
Sunday October 20th
- 12 Sundays: Shane Mannion @ The Bernard Shaw (From 3pm, Free)
[Live/DJs] Six hour set.
Monday October 21st
- Elliott Smith 10-year Anniversary Night in Aid of Console @ Whelan’s (€10)
[Rock] Niamh Farrell (Ham Sandwich), Ollie Cole, Dave Mc Guinness, Barry O Brien, Cat Dowling, Fiach Moriarty, The Young Folk , Edisons, Eamon Brady, John Byrne & many more to be announced.