Eoin Dolan is a Galway city singer-songwriter who aptly quietly released his debut EP Placid Ocean in September last year. The 12-minute EP came to my attention after the it appeareed in a single Youtube video by David Boland of the band New Pope. Inspired by surf pop and the seaside, the free EP has… Read more »
Cyril Briscoe & Cian Ó Cíobháin’s 110th Street club is celebrating 17 years and as with last year’s great instalment, they’ve given us a mix to celebrate and it is a doozy. In a nod to the years active it kicks off with a snippet of ‘N17’ before taking us to higher places with Stevie… Read more »
Sweet. Annie Clark aka St. Vincent will be back in Ireland this summer for three shows now: an outdoor show in Iveagh Gardens, Dublin on Friday July 10th, Cork Opera House on Monday July 13th and Festival Big Top, Galway on Tuesday 14th July. Tickets are on sale for Dublin this Thursday at 9am from… Read more »
Spooky James Blake-esque vibes from a 23 year-old Galway producer.
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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 »
An expressive Galway vocalist leads this London-based band.
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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 »
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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 »
The live-favourite from the Galway boy will be released as a single soon.
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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.