Highlights

The best live stream gigs & events happening this week

All times are Irish / GMT. Thursday April 15th Cathy Davey live @ Pepper Canister…

5 great new songs to love this week

With tracks from People Club, L’Rain, Sven Wunder, Skiifall, Knucks & ZOEE

11 new songs from Irish artists you should hear

Featuring new music from Rodney Paz, Shakalak, Robert John Ardiff, How I Became A Wave, The Sei, Post-Party, Súil Amháin, Katie Kim & Seán Mac Erlaine, Citóg, RWYR & more

Podcast: My Bloody Valentine – Loveless: A classic album revisited

With the news that My Bloody Valentine are re-releasing their catalogue through Domino and that their music is finally on streaming services, Niall Byrne and Andrea Cleary revisit the Irish/English shoegaze band’s classic 1991 record Loveless.

New Music Friday Edit: James Vincent McMorrow, Darkside, Berwyn, Sinead O’Brien, Leon Vynehall & more

It’s New Music Friday, which means there’s loads of new songs out. Here are the…

9 great new songs to love this week

With tracks from Hannah Peel, Poté, Dry Cleaning, Pixel Grip, Moullinex, Selma Uamusse, The Line x JFDR, Adam Garrett x MyFault, James K, Elkka more

The 25 Best Songs Of The Month

The best songs of March 2021.

New releases out today: Dry Cleaning, Lauer, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Iglooghost & more

The best new releases out this week.

10 new songs from Irish artists you should hear

Featuring new music from Darcy Faith, Alice LA, DYVR, Sun Collective with Lisa Hannigan and I Have A Tribe, Kollidr, HALLI, Alannah Thornburgh, Rain On Tent, CLM and The Swedish Railway Orchestra.

AVA Festival announces grand return with stacked lineup for September featuring Helena Hauff, Kink, Optimo, Jayda G, Kojaque, Or:la & many more

The leading electronic festival on the island, AVA Festival has announced its return on September…

For Those I Love – A deep dive into the samples featured on the record

When Dubliner David Balfe first released For Those I Love, the album dedicated to his…

For Those I Love announces a rare Dublin show for 2021

Dave Balfe’s heartbreaking and beautiful album as For Those I Love was finally released last…

Podcast: Lana Del Rey reviewed & will we actually get to go to gigs this year?

Will we actually get to go to gigs this year? Niall looks at what could actually happen this summer, while Andrea casts her critical eye over Lana Del Rey’s seventh album Chemtrails Over The Country Club in her typical considered fashion.

Æ MAK releases new EP and buzzy night out ‘New Friend’ music video

Æ MAK has released a three-track EP called Class Exercises today featuring previous single ‘Jamie’…

CMAT releases her most iconic music video yet for ‘I Don’t Really Care For You’

CMAT has released a music video directed by Eilís Doherty for her recent single ‘I…

Saint Sister announce second album Where I Should End and debut ‘Karaoke Song’ video

In their newsletter last night, Saint Sister revealed plans for their second album. It’s called…

Podcast: For Those I Love – David Balfe on finding hope in grief & friendship

A podcast special interview with David Balfe about his crushing album about love, loss and impermanence.

Dry Cleaning, Wolf Alice, Girl In Red & Metronomy announce Dublin 2022 gigs

With the end of the pandemic in sigght, gigs are being announced again. Here’s some…

Handpicked new tunes: Charlotte Adigéry, Squid, Gruff Rhys, The Go! Team, Fynch, Roman Flügel & more

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