12 new songs from Irish artists you should hear

Featuring new music from Local Boy, Sorbet, Maija Sofia, Awkward Z, David Duffy, Olive On The Beat, Blakkheart, Lemonade Shoelace, Absentee, Susie Blue, Babylamb, Akilo, Sylk, Brian Ring.

Chromatic & Maija Sofia haunt The National War Memorial Gardens during performance of ‘The Gold Shoes’

Chromatic are an Irish film collective who specialise in capturing once-off, boutique live performances from…

Other Voices’ Courage series returns this week with Lankum, James Vincent McMorrow & Maija Sofia

Other Voices’ online series Courage is one of the few shining lights to emerge from…

Junior Brother, Maija Sofia, Anna Mieke & more to host live stream this Friday

There’s your Friday night sorted anyway. Taking place from 8-10 pm this Friday, a roster…

Maija Sofia and Naoise Roo take on a Palace Music classic this Valentine’s Day (premiere)

The duo play off each other’s strengths on this haunting rendition of ‘New Partner’.

Albums released today to check out: Jape, DJ Shadow, Shanti Celeste & more

Our guide to the best LP releases this week.

Post Punk Podge, The Bonk, Maija Sofia & Lemoncello among first announcements for Cork’s Quarter Block Party 2020

The Cork music & performing arts festival returns in February of 2020 with a strong first announcement.

Maija Sofia shares a tale of romanticised self-destruction on The Glitter (Premiere)

The singer-songwriter is about to release her debut album.

Here’s our top 10 acts to check out at Ireland Music Week

Our picks from this year’s artist showcase.

A tribute night to David Berman with Adrian Crowley, Maija Sofia, John Kelly & more is planned next month

With the sad passing of Silver Jews and Purple Mountain musician David Berman last month, …

A week of sad bangers & baths of ecstasy (Podcast)

Hot Chip in review, Mark Ronson, Daphni’s summer festival jams & Mad Men?

Unscene a new monthly live music night for queers and pals coming to Dublin

A new monthly night called Unscene is coming to Dublin with the first instalment taking…

Maija Sofia’s ‘Persephone’ is an ode to oppressed women throughout history

Galway singer-songwriter Maija Sofia’s ‘Persephone’ is the musician’s best single song yet. Dispensing (or rather…

Watch Maija Sofia’s new Sandymount Beach-set video for ‘Stains’

The Galway-born Dublin-based singer songwriter Maija Sofia has released some fine gossamer lo-fi songs in…

Maija Sofia – ‘The Girl Who Pulled The Sun Down’

Yesterday, Galway singer-songwriter Maija Sofia was one of 18 new artists I recommended to check…

18 new bands to see at Hard Working Class Heroes 2015

This year’s Hard Working Class Heroes lineup of new bands is a tough one. Primarily…