Best irish albums of the year so far.
20 best Irish albums of the year so far

Far from being an exhaustive, solidified list of Irish long form releases at the half way point of the year, what follows is simply 20 albums I have enjoyed from Irish artists in 2024 to date – in no particular order.

Hot Chip, Confidence Man and Sprints among lineup for All Together Now Lovely Days stage

All Together Now and Guinness have announced the return of the Lovely Days Stage to…

Soda Blonde
Irish artists pull out of SXSW in solidarity with Palestine and protest of festival military sponsorship

Update: See latest article here: All Irish bands have now cancelled their official SXSW performances.…

Nation Of Language
Sprints and Nation Of Language supporting Gossip this summer in Dublin

Gossip will play the outdoor venue at Collin’s Barracks on Tuesday 27th August 2024, in…

The 20 best songs of January

Featuring Burial, NewDad, Youth Lagoon, Romare, Bootie Grove, The Last Dinner Party, Sprints, Marika Hackman, Bullion, The Smile, Pillow Queens, Joy Orbison, Plus One, Sheer Mag.

10 new songs to love this week: The Last Dinner Party, Youth Lagoon, Sprints, CABL, Fynch, Curtisy & more

Featuring The Last Dinner Party, Youth Lagoon, Sprints, Anna Mieke, CABL, Fynch, Curtisy, Arvo Party, Blimp & Echo Northstar.

Sprints, photo of a band in red light.
Sprints announce Irish tour & new single ‘Shadow Of A Doubt’

The Dublin band Sprints have shared news of an Irish tour this April, and a…

Sprints announce debut album Letter To Self on City Slang Records, Irish tour & new song

Sprints have announced Irish tour dates for April and May 2024. Irish garage punk band…

Thumper announce NYE show with Sprints and share ‘Summer Assault’ video

Thumper and Sprints have announced a joint New Year’s Eve gig in Whelan’s in Dublin…

12 great new Irish songs you should hear this week

Featuring Sprints, qwasi & XXXX In Stereo, Celaviedmai, Matt Ó, The Fully Automatic Model, Selk, Elkae, Alice Kiernan, Wang, Padraig Cooney, Sasha Samara, Ways Of Seeing.

11 new Irish tracks you should hear this week

Featuring Sprints, The Scratch, Thumper, Frendan, Problem Patterns, Kubb, A Smyth, Dee Fitz, Zoid, Daire Patel, Melts.

15 new Irish songs you should hear this week

Featuring Crash Ensemble/ELLLL, banríon, Duke Dimez, Sprints, Kyoto Love Hotel, Tomike, IMLÉ, Róisín Seoighe, No Monster Club, Nina Hynes, Rory Sweeney, Curtisy, Ahmed With Love, Pirate, CK & McG, Nixer, Súil Amháin, Anamoe Drive.

Dublin band Sprints share title track about queer alienation from A Modern Job EP

Dublin band Sprints have followed up their recent highlight ‘How Does The Story Go?’ with…

New Music Friday Edit: The best new tracks released

New music from James Blake, ATO, Dave, Purple Disco Machine, Emma-Jean Thackray, Sprints, Anika, Percboi 3000, HL:LY, Carlton Doom, Benny Atlas, Shiv,jena Keating,Sylk.

Handpicked new tunes: The Vision, Sorcha Richardson, Sprints, TSHA, Bonobo & Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Monjola & more

Friday was release day and here’s the first things that caught my ear while listening…

Sprints have imposter syndrome on the Girl Band-channelling ‘Drones’

Dublin four-piece Sprints mark their card today with a new single from an EP called…

15 new Irish songs you should hear this week

Tunes from Evvol, Crome Yellow, Lila Vargen. Sprints & more.