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New Portals – ‘Skyline’

After ‘Groove Boy’ and ‘Do It Right’, Belfast duo New Portals have posted a superb…

Belfast: where to go for live music and record shopping

Belfast has always been good to me. Over countless trips up North, the city’s people…

Belfast indie-electronic duo New Portals ‘Do It Right’

The Belfast duo New Portals, appeared on my radar, as Northern Irish bands often do,…

Beach House for Belfast & Dublin

Aiken have booked Beach House to play two shows later this year once their new…

Hear the great debut single from Belfast’s Pleasure Beach – ‘Go’

Pleasure Beach are a new band from Belfast, who formed in a Belfast coffee shop…

Jessie Ware announces Dublin & Belfast gigs

Jessie Ware’s second album Tough Love is out in the world now and as a…

Watch a short documentary about the Belfast godfather of punk Terri Hooley

Just last night I  watched Good Vibrations, the film about Terri Hooley, the music-mad maverick…

Output puts on free night of music in Belfast with Go Wolf, Ships, Ryan Vail, Rosie Carney, Katharine Philippa & more

A few weeks ago Generator NI announced Output’s daytime  series of talks with names like Andrew…

Andrew WK, Tom Robinson and more for Output music conference and showcase for Belfast in October

On Thursday October 16th next month, the inaugural Creative Belfast presents Output one day music…

Nils Frahm, Skream, Greg Wilson, Terri Hooley and more for Belfast RBMA weekender

Red Bull Music Academy is hosting an RBMA weekender in Belfast from 25th to the…

Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival includes Wild Beasts, Fuck Buttons, De La Soul, Rubberbandits…

Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival takes place across Belfast from May 1st to 11th and some…

Angel Olsen for Cork, Belfast and Dublin gigs

Last week’s album of the week Burn Your Fire For No Witness will surely be…

New Year’s Eve Irish gigs roundup

The New Year’s Eve gig announcements are upon us so if you decided to go…

Intro: Go Wolf – Kitsuné-approved Belfast indie-disco pop

Having a track featured on a series which in the past has featured the likes…

A guide to Culture Night 2013’s music events

The annual Culture Night where buildings, museums, galleries and more open their doors to the…

Southern – ‘The World Don’t Shine’

Belfast siblings Thom and Lucy aka Southern’s harmony folk pop has been making an impression…

Rachael Boyd – ‘You Need To Stop Looking’ [video]

A former member of the now disbanded Friend?, Belfast multi-instrumentalist Rachael Boyd has been making…

Unknown featuring Gemma Dunlovely – ‘I Cry’

Northern Irish producer Unknown has teamed up with White Collar Boy / Frank B vocalist…

Bicep – ‘Stash’

I haven’t been a huge fan of Bicep’s productions in the last couple of years…

Watch Katharine Philippa perform a Bandwidth session in a Belfast church

Our auld Belfast pal Will McConnell’s Bandwidth Sessions shot this video of who he describes…