Listen to a sampler of The Community Games – a Popical Island four-way release

Apart from being one of the best Irish-centric compilation titles I’ve heard in ages, The…

Listen to the Skelocrats new Hot Yoga EP

Earlier this year, A supergroup of Dublin-based Popical-related musicians  calling themselves Skelocrats impressed many with their…

Listen to Plunderphonics: A Tribute to Big Monster Love by Popical Island bands

Having seen the Swords-based musician Big Monster Love live a couple of times, I could…

Album stream: Mumblin’ Deaf Ro – Dictionary Crimes

I’ve been saying recently that Mumblin’ Deaf Ro is one of the few songwriters whose…

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Mumblin’ Deaf Ro – ‘Cheer Up Charlie Brown’

Well, a man can take his time but Ronan Hession is a man who has…

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Album stream: Ginnels – Crowns

Popical Island may have drawn the compilation series to a close after it helped define…

Popical Island #3 compilation – Listen to Side B & gig stage times

Side A of Popical Island #3 appeared for your streaming pleasure on Monday. 48 hours…

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Popical Island #3 – Listen to Side A (premiere)

Popical Island’s compilation series comes to a close with number three in the trilogy but…

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Listen to Squarehead’s new tune from Popical Island compilation #3

The bockety indie pop collective of Popical Islanders will officially complete their compilation series with…

Premiere: Listen the debut EP from Popical Island’s new Galway band Dott

After debuting themselves to the world in January, Galway garage band Dott have shacked up…

Introducing: Skelocrats – Popical Island’s new “grotty pop” supergroup

The Popical Island universe is expanding once again. Actually, it’s kinda getting incestuous but in…

Listen to Grand Pocket Orchestra’s new album – Ronald & Sylma

If Grand Pocket Orchestra’s The Ice Cream was a jerky spasmodic debut that averaged a…

Watch a hilarious Squarehead & Patrick Kelleher behind the scenes documentary

Squarehead and Patrick Kelleher reconvene years later for an episode of the fake behind-the-music documentary…

Listen to Land Lovers’ new album Confidants

A little bit of that Popical Island magic has rubbed off on Land Lovers‘ second…

Tieranniesaur – Tieranniesaur (album stream premiere)

Tieranniesaur – Tieranniesaur is album of the week. When Popical Island first appeared on the…

Tieranniesaur – ‘Candy’

Following the success of Popical Island #2 (listen and buy), the next release out of…

Album stream: Popical Island #2

Rejoice oh Monday sloggers for today I bring you a package of indie-popical goodness to…

Popical Island compilation #2 details & hear a Tieranniesaur track

After establishing a pocket of Ireland’s musical space all to themselves with Volume #1 a…

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Yeh Deadlies – The Dead Living EP

A Halloween treat from Yeh Deadlies in the form of the free six-track The Dead…