How the Huawei P30 Pro camera works at live gigs

Real-life photos and videos in review as captured on the flagship Huawei phone.

LCD Soundsystem’s American Dream is proof that James Murphy should stop worrying

After all the goodbyes and last hurrahs, LCD Soundsystem’s seven-year itch is…

Primavera Sound 2017 review: The 10 best sets at the festival

2017 was my third visit to Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival and my…

Album of the week: Run The Jewels – RTJ3

El-P and Killer Mike’s partnership continues at full clip with the release…

Electric Picnic 2016: in review & photos

Returning to Stradbally for Electric Picnic every year on the cusp of…

Album of the week: Wax Stag – II

Something Brian Eno said recently about the importance of limitations has stuck…

Album of the week: Jape – This Chemical Sea

For most of his creative endeavours as Jape, Richie Egan has been…

Alt-J – This Is All Yours

Right, your band have won a Mercury, you book a big arena…

Sleep Thieves – You Want The Night

The Dublin-based band Sleep Thieves are a very different proposition from the…

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records

The LA label Stones Throw has held a high watermark in the…

Little Green Cars – Absolute Zero (review)

My first experience of Little Green Cars was of a ragged but…

Review & stream: Kool Thing’s debut album

Jon Dark and Julie Chance’s music as Kool Thing to date, has…

Body & Soul 2012 review

After two years of missing the festival, I finally made it down…

The Cast Of Cheers – Family (album of the week)

When The Cast Of Cheers uploaded their debut album Chariot for free…

Sonar Festival 2012 review

Around 1998, when my music tastes were turning towards the wider world,…
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Watch The Throne: Jay-Z & Kanye in Dublin review

It can be very hard to separate the subjective from the objective…

Chromatics – Kill For Love

Italians Do It Better were one of the first record labels to…

Live review: Tomorrow In A Year – Cork Opera House

In attempting to gather my thoughts into a coherent piece after experiencing…

Other Voices Day 1 – Hawley, Hannigan and Jarvis

It’s Dingle time. Season 9 of Other Voices in the town of…

Live: DOOM at The Button Factory, Dublin

Let’s start with the facts. A 45 minute set. Nearly 90 minutes…