Popical Island

No Monster Club continues his quest to release more albums than anyone else

Bobby Aherne AKA No Monster Club continues his quest to release more albums than anyone…

Skelocrats – ‘Lyin’ Eyes’
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The Popical Island band Skelocrats will return with a new album. The band, made up…

Watch the cute kids video for Groom’s ‘Colours’

Popical Island’s resident rocking storytellers Groom released their latest album Bread and Jam, a true…

Ginnels – A Country Life (album stream)

Since releasing his first album under the name Ginnels, Mark Chester, who is also in…

Listen to Paddy Hanna’s solo album – Leafy Stiletto

As noted previously, Paddy Hanna is the lead singer of Grand Pocket Orchestra, perhaps the…

Paddy Hanna – ‘Join The Army’ / ‘Barry White’

Paddy Hanna has been the lead singer in Grand Pocket Orchestra since their inception (dun…

Listen to The Community Games album featuring No Monster Club, Cave Ghosts, Ginnels, Grand Pocket Orchestra

Popical Island’s The Community Games compilation, which you may have heard a sampler of already…

Listen to the Skelocrats new Hot Yoga EP

Earlier this year, A supergroup of Dublin-based Popical-related musicians  calling themselves Skelocrats impressed many with their…

Listen to Plunderphonics: A Tribute to Big Monster Love by Popical Island bands

Having seen the Swords-based musician Big Monster Love live a couple of times, I could…

Album stream: Mumblin’ Deaf Ro – Dictionary Crimes

I’ve been saying recently that Mumblin’ Deaf Ro is one of the few songwriters whose…

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Mumblin’ Deaf Ro – ‘Cheer Up Charlie Brown’

Well, a man can take his time but Ronan Hession is a man who has…

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Album stream: Ginnels – Crowns

Popical Island may have drawn the compilation series to a close after it helped define…

Popical Island #3 compilation – Listen to Side B & gig stage times

Side A of Popical Island #3 appeared for your streaming pleasure on Monday. 48 hours…

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Popical Island #3 – Listen to Side A (premiere)

Popical Island’s compilation series comes to a close with number three in the trilogy but…

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Listen to Squarehead’s new tune from Popical Island compilation #3

The bockety indie pop collective of Popical Islanders will officially complete their compilation series with…

Premiere: Listen the debut EP from Popical Island’s new Galway band Dott

After debuting themselves to the world in January, Galway garage band Dott have shacked up…

Introducing: Skelocrats – Popical Island’s new “grotty pop” supergroup

The Popical Island universe is expanding once again. Actually, it’s kinda getting incestuous but in…

Listen to Grand Pocket Orchestra’s new album – Ronald & Sylma

If Grand Pocket Orchestra’s The Ice Cream was a jerky spasmodic debut that averaged a…

Watch a hilarious Squarehead & Patrick Kelleher behind the scenes documentary

Squarehead and Patrick Kelleher reconvene years later for an episode of the fake behind-the-music documentary…