You’ve all seen Game Of Thrones the ’90s version but what about music? Am I right guys? Canadian based composer and arranger Jerry Shen aka Tronicbox did something amazing with Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean?’ and ‘Love Yourself?’ and turned them into authentically eighties pop hits complete with dripping chords, lo-fi synths and brass… Read more »
Chief musical scallywags and experimental messers Meltybrains? were approached to contribute to the recent Rise Against Homelessness album in aid of the Irish Youth Foundation’s ‘One for Ireland’ campaign.The album which features artists like Waterboys, Mundy, Saw Doctors, Sinead O’Connor and Glen Hansard among others and funds raised go to Focus Ireland, Simon Community, the Peter McVerry Trust and… Read more »
Every now and again a song appears and blows your head off and makes you wonder ‘where the fuck did that come from?’ (like this old classic) Mai Lan is a French artist whose name you may recognise from M83’s most recent album, where she guests on the brilliant ‘Go!’ which also features a Steve… Read more »
Is something in the Irish Water? Fianna Fáil councillor Trevor Gilligan is following in the footsteps of Michael Healy Rae and Paul ‘Fuck You Deputy Stagg’ Gogarty before him and is making some sweet pop jams for your ears. Over on his Soundcloud, he’s posted 11 tracks he’s worked on that range from the dance… Read more »
Watch a modern Irish rap version of Slick Rick with Versatile's 'Mad Scene'.
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Versatile channels the storytelling spirit of Slick Rick with ‘Mad Scene’, a song by the Dublin rappers about getting mad ouvva with added Dutch Ovens, getting paid by Fás and eh, hanging a guard. Thanks to OG Mark Kavanagh for the tip.
Actor Jeff Bridges has a likeable gentle quality and a scratched gravelled voice that you could listen to for hours. Well now, the voice behind the actor who played acclaimed roles in The Big Lebowski, True Grit and Tron is being put to good use in a strange partnership with Squarespace where The Dude has… Read more »
What do you get when you cross TNGHT with Skrillex?
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A reductive beat to the absolute maximum. This silly big Yogi production is the logical conclusion of Skrillex’ dubstep, Major Lazer EDM and TNGHT’s Trap with Pusha T representing the rap force. But it’s just the kind of track that would send people bananas played at the right moment. It even has a jumpstyle intro…. Read more »
The Limerick lads do their best impression of The Knife in their disturbing new song.
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The Rubberbandits channel the discombobulating rhythm of The Knife’s ‘Full Of Fire’ on this very disconcerting song about your dad’s best friend. He is nuthin’ to fuck with, a creep who wears Joop!. Meanwhile, the bandits are in London in the next few weeks in the Soho Theatre.
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We’ve waited two years for a sequel. Just as it looked like nothing would arrive, over the horizon comes another suited and booted, locked and loaded, ’80s-heavy action movie soundtrack mixtape to complete the Blood Bros trilogy. BLOOD BROS III Back In America features songs from Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop, Vision Quest, Teen Wolf,… Read more »