The National Concert Hall is presenting its Perspectives series 2018 a series of gigs that aims to ‘get you thinking, open your mind and stretch your imagination’. Gigs include: Ambient musician Harold Budd on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st April 2018. Tickets priced at €25 American vocalist Haley Fohr orCircuit des Yeux on Sunday, May… Read more »

Posted on February 28th, 2018

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The revered German composer Nils Frahm’s stage setup in the National Concert Hall was a dual one. A large modular synth setup which included a link to an off-stage high-maintenance organ and a grand piano was complemented by a smaller setup of differing-sized pianos where the musician, whose fine new album All Melody was just… Read more »

Posted on February 27th, 2018

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The National have announced the second round of special guests to play their Donnybrook stadium shows next Friday 15th and Saturday 16th June 2018 which includes John Grant, Cate Le Bon and Preoccupations. The line-up now looks like this: Friday 15th June 2018 John Grant Lisa Hannigan Jay Som Preoccupations Saturday 16th June 2018 Villagers… Read more »

Posted on February 27th, 2018

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That’s how it starts. Nialler9’s new live music and indie disco night starting this Wednesday March 7th at The Button Factory with performances from Tribal Dance, Molly Sterling and Tanjier followed by a DJ set from Aimie Le Boom playing all your indie/disco favourites until late. Doors are at 8pm with live performances until 11pm… Read more »

Posted on February 26th, 2018

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Irish electronic duo Bebhinn Mc Donnell (producer) and Taylor Doyle (vocals) aka Sylk debuted with ‘Am I Alone’ last year. Their latest track ‘Girl’ is a distorted dance track with a sombre tone that shows off Taylor’s pitched vocals. The single launch takes place this Saturday March 3rd at Studio 10 with support on the… Read more »

Posted on February 26th, 2018

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15-piece American boy band Brockhampton which is made up by various artists from rappers and producers to art directors and artists are bringing their ‘Stereo Spirit Tour’ to The Helix Dublin on August 22nd. Last year they released an impressive three albums Saturation, Saturation II and Saturation III. A group with more than a dozen… Read more »

Posted on February 26th, 2018

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Kildare natives Gary O’Reilly and Rob Smyth or Mix and Fairbanks met at a house party and have since been making electronic disco productions with edits such as ‘Made and Played’ and remixes of Bantum’s ‘Move’ and ‘Take It’ to date. Now almost five years since they met they are releasing their debut EP Bavarian… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2018

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Dublin musician who now lives in London, Cloud has been busy releasing music this year. His debut single ‘Water Street’ came out last month which was followed by three more tracks ‘Worm’, ‘White Lies’ and ‘Schtuff’ featuring Saul Ovah. His latest release is the lead single from his forthcoming debut album Butterfly Cloud Club. ‘Hold… Read more »

Posted on February 21st, 2018

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Dublin-based rapper Percy Chamburuka aka Jafaris who is closely tied to Diffusion Lab label made his debut with ‘Love Dies’ last year and the subsequent Velvet Cake EP. He was a part of the 2FM Story of Hip-Hop gig too at Electric Picnic along with the Concert Orchestra, Erica Cody, Mango and Jess Kav. His latest… Read more »

Posted on February 21st, 2018

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Skip to day: Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon Tuesday February 20th Wiley @ The Academy (€27+) UK grime rapper celebrates the release of his Godfather album TeaParty XII with Kyle, Ois, Lamaj, Oisin Meehan, VSN @ Wah Wah Club (€6+) Five DJs causing a stir Wednesday February… Read more »

Posted on February 20th, 2018

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Last Thursday,  Homebeat launched their Spring 2018 programme with a sold-out show by Maria Kelly and guests in the Fumbally Stables in Dublin 8. The building, which was originally constructed in the 1750s, and is used by The Fumbally Café team next door for events and workshops has retained some of its original features and the… Read more »

Posted on February 20th, 2018

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Dublin-based multi-instrumentalist and composer Dowry or Éna Brennan has released her debut single ‘In É’. The track was recorded in one take with Stephen Dunne at Lamplight Studios and is a stirring introduction to Dowry’s developing sound. “It is representative of the way I start every Dowry set; with an improvised violin piece. Over the… Read more »

Posted on February 19th, 2018

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Glasdrum are back with the third instalment of New Sounds In An Old Place featuring Dublin-native singer-songwriter Ailbhe Reddy and Derry-native electro-pop artist Roe on Friday March 2nd in St. John the Baptist Church Drumcondra. Tickets priced at €15 euro are available from Eventbrite or at Cregan Library, DCU St. Patrick’s Campus, Drumcondra (cash only).

Posted on February 19th, 2018

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Homebeat are back with a string of live shows for their Spring 2018 programme. Gigs include: Christian Loffler, Ensemble at The Sugar Club on February 21st – (Sold Out, limited number of tickets on the door) Mount Alaska (Live) at Fumbally Stables on March 9th – Tickets priced at €13+ from Eventbrite. Stimming, Lambert at… Read more »

Posted on February 15th, 2018

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