Le Boom have released a new Late Night edit of newest single ‘Coma’ just in time for some “cans by the canal” or the festival season. The edit of the track was made by Le Boom’s Christy’s Leech and is suitable for club play. The new single has over 56k plays on Spotify since its… Read more »

Posted on May 2nd, 2018

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It’s been a while since we heard from the Dublin electro duo Buffalo Woman, aka Neil Watkins and Tim O’Donovan. They have come back to us with a 7-minute track that’s much more melancholic and reaching than what we’re used to from them. The track goes from yearning, twinkling atmospheric synth pop to incorporate guitar… Read more »

Posted on April 3rd, 2018

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It’s been a saga going on years at this point, which is fitting as this is a band which was formed 88 trillion years ago according to their bio. Speed Of Snakes are Vin McCreith (Adebisi Shank) and Rupert Morris (BATS) first appeared publicly as the band five years back and every now and again… Read more »

Posted on March 21st, 2018

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Laois based solo female artist Host has spent the last year furiously writing and recording music. Operating independently, her debut single ‘Goodbye’ is the first of that material to be released to the public. Taking inspiration from the 80s’ synth wave movement as well as drawing from more contemporary sources, think Hot Chip or Chvrches,… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2018

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After last year’s once-off sating single ‘Pleasure’, Le Galaxie have announced they will finally release their long-awaited third album also titled Pleasure on April 6th this year on US label Red River. ‘Day Of The Child’, the second track from the album was released today with May Kay, formerly of Fight Like Apes, now officially… Read more »

Posted on February 23rd, 2018

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Since appearing as a duo under the Le Boom name last summer, Christy Leech and Aimie Mallon have quickly become one of the most sought-after new acts in Irish music. Their electronic house-pop is a rush, it starts dance parties. Between Leech’s falsetto and Mallon’s manic percussive energy, there’s an infectious buzz in their music…. Read more »

Posted on November 16th, 2017

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‘The Conor McGregor of deejaying” Johnny Moy – March 2017 “Meks’ the fuckin’ boss” Ian Brown – July 2017 “Without DJ Mek there would be no SoundCrowd” – Mr Spring November 2017 “Best DJ mix I’ve heard this year” – Mark Kavanagh The Star November 2017 DJ Mek’s reputation preceeds him. But he still remains… Read more »

Posted on November 15th, 2017

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1000 Beasts is a new project by Cian Sweeney, who is a freelance musician, pianist and producer who has recently worked with Jenny Greene & The RTE Concert Orchestra and Phil Coulter. 1000 Beasts is less a classical project and more of an intriguing electro-pop one with the idea being that each song in the… Read more »

Posted on June 28th, 2017

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The Dublin electro three-piece Sleep Thieves have been quiet the last while since 2014’s full-length You Want The Night but their pulsating synthesiser electronica is very much in tact with their returning track ‘Is This Ready?’. The song has the foreboding noir atmospherics of their established work with vocalist Sorcha Brennan at her most dramatic…. Read more »

Posted on June 28th, 2017

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Daithí’s new EP Holiday Home features 5 tracks of electronic pop constructed with elements drawn from the real world. Recorded sounds of the west of Ireland, the songs of motion and colour were made in the far flung parts of the country. Hooking up with Sinead White on two tracks and Elaine Mai on another,… Read more »

Posted on April 28th, 2017

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Do you know Le Club? Le Galaxie’s second album cemented the band’s rep as the best party-starting electro band in the country so their forthcoming third album on Reckless Records is feverishly anticipated by those who enjoy fun. While we have to wait a bit longer in the year for that, ‘Pleasure’ the first single… Read more »

Posted on March 29th, 2017

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Back in 2010, Meljoann released an album of wonky electronic pop that she called ‘electro skwee funk’. A once-off 2014 album as Scout Hardcastle not withstanding and that’s all we had from the Irish musician, til now. Not much has changed on the surface, on this self-proclaimed ‘self-leak’ rather than release, Meljoann’s jerky electronic rhythms… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2017

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Modern Magic is a Dublin label, DJ and promoter duo Conor Feeney & Aaron Costelloe who put on parties and release records of electronic music. For their latest release on the label, they’ve enlisted Duke Slammer, the alias of Luke Sanger (who made techno Luke’s Anger) for a four-track release of jittery electro and acid… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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Jack Hamill aka Space Dimension Controller has a new EP out on R&S Records in March. Judging from ‘Exostack’, it’s a return to the galactic electronic funk of 2013’s Welcome to Mikro-sektor-50. It’s from a 4-track release that will feature remixes from Kornél Kovács and Minimal Ciolence. It’s the first release from Hamill on R&S… Read more »

Posted on February 21st, 2017

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As featured here last year with the opening track ‘Running’, Caz9 is a new Irish electro-pop artist who just dropped her debut EP Phase II. Check out the six-track release here, the highlights of which are ‘Everywhere’, the aquatic synth-pop of ‘Want To Wake’ and the lead track.

Posted on February 15th, 2017

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