body&soulrabbitsitting

Body & Soul Festival is back in Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath for three days from June 22nd – 24th for the Summer Solstice. The full lineup of acts are: M83, St. Vincent, Villagers, Little Dragon, John Talabot, Shangaan Electro, Gold Panda, Redinho, The Herbaliser, Emika, Tieranniesaur, Kormac’s Big Band with more TBA. The festival also… Read more »

Posted on March 20th, 2012

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berlin

Last year’s Berlin Music Festival was one of the best city festival experiences I’ve had and this year, the initial lineup looks like the kind of deal that may sway people away from Electric Picnic which happens a week before. It all takes place in the old Tempelhof airport in the city on 7th and… Read more »

Posted on March 12th, 2012

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sbtrkt

Taken from SBTRKT’s forthcoming Young Turks debut album on June 24th comes this squelching dub number featuring Little Dragon’s Yukimi Nagano. It’s hard to tell if the rest of the band are involved but it’s been billed as such. Oh yeh it’s pronounced “subtract” just in case you didn’t cop it. Download: SBTRKT – Wildfire… Read more »

Posted on May 10th, 2011

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra

The weird world of Unknown Mortal Orchestra is a heady trip into psychedelic and lo-fi experimentation. Like Javelin’s enjoyable all-over-the-shop album No Más, the Portland-based band led by Kiwi Ruben Nielsen have an adept knowledge of pop hooks and melodies that pierce your consciousness regardless of what else is going on. Whether it’s the Beatles-esque… Read more »

Posted on April 13th, 2011

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cooly g

A list of personally recommended events taking place over the next seven days in Dublin. All times are 7.30pm/8pm unless stated. Feel free to leave your picks in the comments. This week, I am giving away a pair tickets to Hyperdub’s Cooly G (pictured) courtesy of Ignored Playaz on Friday night. Email me to enter…. Read more »

Posted on November 9th, 2010

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