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Lizzo live in Dublin review: a celebration of collective self-empowerment

Melissa Jefferson aka Lizzo has been a curious cool artist operating on the fringes since…

Púca Festival frames the Irish connection to Samhain in a fresh perspective

Fáilte Ireland & Curated Place’s joint celebration of Samhain & Irish mythology had a strong debut year.

Halloween series: The spooky world of Horrorcore rap

Get the low-down on the sound that Clipping. are bringing back.

Jesus Is King review: Kanye West remains the focus of his newfound relationship to God

It’s always been the contradictions and conflicts surrounding West’s music which bear the most interesting fruit.

Tandem Felix talk bad grammar, Notting Hill, new LP Rom-Com & premiere video for ‘Oil Money’

Following the release of Tandem Felix’s debut album Rom-Com, Andrea Cleary caught up with David…

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

Our picks from this year’s artist showcase.

Here are our current favourite club anthems

Find your new favourite dancefloor banger

Talking through The Talkies – an interview with Girl Band

The Dublin band are about to return with their second album. Luke Sharkey charts the process with Alan Duggan.

Will the new Artist Welfare Scheme help Ireland’s emerging musicians? The questions and issues below the headline

Ireland’s national reputation and cultural output are in part defined by the art its citizens…

Competition: Get your hands on 2x tickets for Boiler Room’s Pygmalion broadcast on the 12th

We’re teaming up with Pygmalion to offer you the chance to get your hands on…

“I just go to the moon”: Dania is the emerging Dublin MC glitching out the matrix

We take a look at what could be the next big thing for Dublin rap

12 DJs that you can’t miss at Electric Picnic

We’re almost there. Everything is packed and the last thing to do is plan out…

Here’s our top 10 Irish acts to check out @ Electric Picnic this year

Our choice picks of the Irish acts to see at Stradbally this weekend.

Here’s our top 10 international acts to check out @ Electric Picnic this year

Our choice picks of buzzy international acts to see at Stradbally this weekend.

Delorentos on the strain on Irish artists & the best pizza in the capital

We catch up with the band ahead of their sold-out gig on Friday as part of the We Are Workman’s series.

i,i is a brave step forward from Bon Iver & a fitting close to a monumental chapter in Justin Vernon’s career

Justin Vernon gets honest at the end of Bon Iver’s 12-year seasonal cycle.

Here are the 5 emerging Irish acts not to miss at Yurt City this weekend

The dance festival is happening in Tullamore this weekend.

“Some sort of alter-ego Uma Thurman character”: Æ MAK on Irish creative spaces, gender equality in music & her upcoming We Are Workmans show

We caught up with the Dundalk art-popster ahead of her We Are Workman’s show this Saturday.

Lethal Dialect – the balance between moving forward and looking back

We caught up with the Dublin MC ahead of his headline Workman’s Club gig tomorrow night.

The case for introducing drug testing at Irish festivals 

It’s time to acknowledge the reality of drug use at festivals.