Album stream: Come On Live Long - Everything Fall (premiere)

Photo by Al Higgins from the Altered Nialler9/Le Cool gig in Christ Church Cathedral Friday night.

On Friday night, Come On Live Long played at a set at the Nialler9/Le Cool Love:Love Music Night in Christ Church Cathedral. The band’s edifying songs filled the vast space with ease. Just two years ago, they were a promising new act with a couple of short EPs showcasing a group with sound ambition. After Friday night, I’d go as far to say as they are one of the best new live bands in Ireland.

Posted on June 24th, 2013




A debut album is still a marker. Of experience, of thirst, of desire, of knowledge and of aspiration. Logikparty have three years of making music as four people together. Their live gigs to date have been visceral and gut-pounding, a heady spiky kraut-punk No Wave display. Assisted late last year in London by producer Alan O’ Connell aka Alalal (producer and engineer on records from Duran Duran to The Rapture to Maximo Park), the band recorded their first album Oh Cult! and their first big milestone.

Posted on April 3rd, 2012


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The best of new album streams this week in A-Z form. See recent album streams in the category page.

This week I’m enjoying albums from Breton, Keaton Henson, Chromatics, Hundred Waters, Amadou & Miriam and The Ghandis.

Addison Groove – Transistor Rhythm
Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls (alt)
Amadou & Miriam – Folila (alt)
AU – Both Lights

Posted on April 2nd, 2012


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The best of new album streams this week in A-Z form. See recent album streams in the category page.

Action Bronson – Blue Chips
Daniel Rossen – Silent Hour / Golden Mile EP
Frankie Rose – Interstellar
Georgia Ann Muldrow – Seeds (Prod. Madlib)
Gift of The Gab – The Next Logical Progression
A to Z …→

Posted on March 22nd, 2012


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You know the story by now, a string of super singles, a number one in the Nialler9 Irish song poll of 2010 (which turned them into temporary jerks *kidding*) and a constant string of live dates around the country have made Squarehead one of the better bands in Ireland and now, we’re finally at the debut album chapter.

It’s been a long time coming. Squarehead initially recorded their debut album back in September and December last year with Shane Cullen in K9 Studios and save for a couple of extra tracks and re-recordings of old favourites ‘Mother Nurture’ and ‘Fake Blood,’ the band have patiently been sitting on it since.

Yeah Nothing is a dozen tracks of no-nonsense slacker indie pop, a fuzzy collection of lo-fi rock ‘n’ roll inspired by surf-pop, old school rock ‘n’ roll and bright guitars.

It’s released on Richter Collective digitally TODAY and physically on September 16th. Pre-orders for Vinyl and CD come with a T-shirt and they will be shipped on September 5th. A launch gig for Yeah Nothing takes place on September 17th in The Workman’s Club with support from Logikparty.

Listen to the album:

Squarehead – Yeah Nothing [RIC027] by Richter Collective

Posted on August 15th, 2011


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Hot Sauce

After the new videos and an album livestream from Madison Square Garden center court, Beastie Boys have posted their new album for listening in full on Soundcloud and Youtube. Personally, I love it. It takes elements of their sound from Check Your Head and Ill Communication and mixes it up resulting in a fresh take on the Beasties’ sound.

Hot Sauce Committee Part Two by Beastie Boys

Posted on April 26th, 2011