Features & Premieres


First Listen: Booka Brass – Chilled Milk

The New Orlean-inspired band's debut is a riot of sound.

Since appearing on the live scene a few years ago, Booka Brass have built a great reputation for themselves through a swell of party-starting live gigs, clutch of original New Orleans’ style brass and covers of known songs. In the process, they paved the way for the likes of Stomptown Brass locally too. On their debut… Read more »


Listening Post: Nite Jewel on some of her favourite songs

Before she touches down in Dublin on Thursday, the LA musician shares some song choices.

Ramona Gonzalez aka Nite Jewel is an Los Angeles-based electronic artist. With a sound that moves between electro, synth-pop, avant-garde, R&B and funk across three albums, most recently Liquid Cool, released in June. Nite Jewel plays Dublin on Thursday night with support from Patrick Kelleher and Gemma Dunleavy in the Grand Social courtesy of U:mack…. Read more »


Here’s a selection of Culture Night 2016 music highlights

A selection of events happening in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Sligo, Belfast, Kilkenny & Limerick.

The annual Culture Night where buildings, museums, galleries and more open their doors to the public for the night is happening this Friday night. Here’s a selection of  music highlights of Culture Night events happening around the country. Free unless stated otherwise.  Full regional programmes. Website versions.  Apple Store and Google Play apps are also available. Dublin RTÉ… Read more »