23 year-old Irish beat and soundtrack producer Revin Goff, from Galway has been posting songs on Soundcloud for about a year now. They range from the synth-waving clipping track of ‘Genocide City Zone’, the experimental beats of ‘Rain Shrine’, the distorted bedroom hip-hop beats of ‘Endgame’ and the electro-rock of ‘Harlots’. Clearly, there are influences… Read more »
HAWK are a band fronted by Galway lady Julie Hawk, who are now based in London. The band began in 2012 when Julie started working with Matt Harris before Chris Handsley and Sam Campbell rounded out the band. It’s Hawk’s vocals that are the main draw here. The band’s debut single ‘Take Off Your Suit’… Read more »
The New Year’s Eve gig announcements are upon us so if you decided to go out on the night here’s what’s on offer so far. Email [email protected] if you’re got a suitable event around the country to add to this. For non-music events hit up Visit Dublin for a guide. On December 30th, there’s also… Read more »
After their show in the O2 this year, and a generally very successful 2013, The National will be back in Ireland for more dates in Cork, Dublin and Galway. July 14th – Cork, Live At The Marquee (€38) July 16th – Galway Arts Festival in the festival’s Big Top. (€39.50 plus fees) July 18th &… Read more »
Daithí’s had an amazing year on the home front. He’s played a lot of festivals and gigs around the country touring his unique loopstation and fiddle-based setup and a set which is a banging mix of pop, house, dance music. He’s really developed into a 21st century Irish pop musician, one that is equally comfortable… Read more »
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 roundup of all the recommended musical events happening. Free unless stated otherwise. More to be added throughout the week. Full programme plus iPhone / Android apps.
Grizzly Bear play Dublin and Galway this July. Thursday July 18th – Harmonic presents Grizzly Bear, Iveagh Gardens. Friday July 19th – Róisín Dubh & Galway Arts Festival. The Big Top, Galway Arts Festival Tickets €33.50 on sale Friday 22nd February @ 9am.
After debuting themselves to the world in January, Galway garage band Dott have shacked up with Popical Island on their debut EP release. Mining the same ’60s girl-harmony rock ‘n’ roll DIY aesthetic that the Dum Dum Girls and Vivian Girls amongst others have been exploring of late, Dott also includes hat tips to ’90s… Read more »
Catchy and super fun debut garage pop single from Galway band Dott who are made up of former members of other bands Nicola Cosgrove (Rites), Laura Finnegan (Nevernoodz), Tony Higgins (Grand Pocket Orchestra, currently also Junior 85) and Anna McCarthy (Blasterbra). They play their first ever gig this weekend in Galway. Leave Tonight by Dott… Read more »