13 new releases & songs you may have missed in the festive break

The festive break is a busy time and it’s easy to lose track of new…

Handpicked new tunes: Dry Cleaning, NewDad, Tandem Felix, Abbacaxi, Berwyn, Nils Frahm & more

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

Stephen James Smith & Elma Orkestra collaborate on ‘Synonymous with Strength’

Dublin poet Stephen James Smith and Derry musician Elma Orkestra are back collaborating after their…

Watch Stephen James Smith’s lockdown poem Collectively Counting featuring Villagers’ Conor O’Brien and Gareth Quinn Redmond

Collectively Counting is a a new poem by Dublin poet Stephen James Smith with musical accompaniment from Villagers’ Conor…

Moya Brennan and Stephen James Smith will join Borders on album dates

Ryan Vail and Elma Orkestra new album tour will now play host to these diverse artists

Stephen James Smith for seated Dublin headline show

Stephen James Smith is the Dublin poet, playwright and wordsmith who has been quietly building…

Imagining Ireland events in Dublin & London to feature Paul Noonan, Lisa Hannigan, Saint Sister, Loah, Mango & Mathman and more

Imagining Ireland is an initiative of the National Concert Hall which aims to ‘Present living…

Stephen James Smith’s visual poem captures the beautiful, bad and ugly of ‘My Ireland’

‘My Ireland’ is a poem by Stephen James Smith (you will know him from ‘Dublin…