While Dublin’s Channel One are on hold, band members Paul O’ Reilly and Owen O’ Mahony have made an album of electronic material together as Forrests. ‘Billions’ is the first listen to the band, a succint instrumental track that mines similar sky-reaching terrain as M83’s starry-eyed moments. Ones to keep an eye on.
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.