Whenyoung’s favourite tracks at the moment

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London-based group Whenyoung made up of Limerick musicians Aoife Power (vocals/ bass), Niall Burns (guitar) and Andrew Flood (drums), made their debut with ‘Actor’ last year and have been shinning their sleek indie-pop aesthetic since with follow-on singles such as ‘Pretty Pure’ and ‘The Collector’. ‘Heaven On Earth’ which is the latest release from Whenyoung… Read more »

10 must-see acts at Bulmers Forbidden Fruit Festival 2018

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As the return of Dublin city’s finest music festival Bulmers Forbidden Fruit returns to IMMA in Dublin 8, Nialler9 will be previewing the forthcoming attractions in a series of posts recommending acts and offering playlists to see at the festival. For starters, here’s our top 10 acts you must see at Forbidden Fruit on the… Read more »

The Chemical Brothers announce Dublin show

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The Chemical Brothers have announced a show at Dublin’s 3Arena for October 29th with special guests Stephan Bodzin and James Holroyd. The English duo’s latest release was the 2015 album Born in the Echoes with tracks such as ‘Go’ featuring Q-Tip and ‘Wide Open’ featuring Beck. Tickets priced at €49.50 go on sale this Friday… Read more »

BC Camplight for Dublin show

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BC Camplight has announced a show at The Workman’s Club on 27th October. The American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist also known as Brian Christinzio is set to release his new album Deportation Blues later this year as a follow on from How To Die In the North which came out in 2015. Tickets priced at €16… Read more »

Meet the band who caused a stir at The Great Escape – New York alt-rockers Bodega

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New York art pop band Bodega made their UK debut last week after buzzing at SXSW in Texas in March. The band playing two shows at The Great Escape in Brighton where they created quite a stir, with queues forming down the street under an hour before their second gig. The five-piece group draw influences… Read more »

Parquet Courts for Dublin show

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Parquet Courts have announced a show at the Academy Dublin on Saturday, November 3rd. They released their fifth album, Wide Awake!, via Rough Trade last week on May 18th as a follow on from their collaborative album Milano with Italian composer Daniele Luppi which came out last year. Tickets priced at €22.90 go on sale… Read more »

Super Extra Bonus Party, Ships and more for Kildare show

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Super Extra Bonus Party will be joined by very special guests Ships, Phare and The Comstocks for a hometown show at JRB’s in Newbridge on June 16th. Super Extra Bonus Party made their return last November with ‘Switzerland’ which was then followed by ‘Purple Heart’, both songs on Kildare based label 045 Recordings. Tickets go… Read more »

Alan Fitzpatrick on Life Festival: “I almost had to stop playing early as some nutter managed to climb dangerously high.”

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Alan Fitzpatrick is a DJ and producer who has been making a increasingly big name for himself amongst the ever thriving techno and electronic music scene. His latest EP release The Colours Of A Dream was released last month via his own label We Are The Brave. In the past year, in particular, Alan Fitzpatrick… Read more »