Electro-pop duo Le Boom, Christy Leech and Aimie Mallon, are a band that I was so impressed with in the last year or so, that I’m now involved with them in a management capacity. It made sense for me, I loved their music and wanted to help beyond merely featuring their track on the site…. Read more »

Posted on April 5th, 2018

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After his recent success with winning the Choice Music Prize as Ships with his partner Sorca McGrath, Simon Cullen has turned his attention back to his solo project Lasertom, of previously-described elongated gilded space-disco. A three-track EP called Super Saor is due out next week on March 28th and you can bow near the title… Read more »

Posted on March 22nd, 2018

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Electronic duo PBR Streetgang, comprised of English DJ/producers Bonar Bradberry and Tom Thorpe, have just released a video for their single ‘Everything Changes’ featuring Mattie Safer from the Rapture on vocals. The video, directed by Bob Gallagher and shot in Dublin, is a shocking reversal of disorderly youth stereotypes. The group are fresh off the… Read more »

Posted on March 22nd, 2018

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The transformation of Cork-based muso Kelly Doherty from enthusiastic online music journalist to producer, DJ and events maverick has been a joy to witness over the past few years, with Doherty assuming the name ‘Gadget and the Cloud’ in 2016 for her exploratory, semi-improvisational strain of lo-fi electronica. In doing so, she’s gained a certain confidence… Read more »

Posted on March 15th, 2018

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UK DJ and remix/edit master Greg Wilson is ro release volume three of his Credit To The Edit series on Tirk Recordings after nearly a decade since the second in the series. Featured on the compilation are his edits of disco classic Sheila & B. Devotion’s ‘Spacer’, early hip-hop favourite Fab Five Freddy’s ‘Change The… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 2018

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Jon Hopkins has announced the followup to 2013’s Immunity album today. It’s been a long wait. Singularity, his next record will be released on May 4th on Domino and he has shared the first song from it called ‘Emerald Rush’ below. More good news? As well as playing Body & Soul, he’s also announced headline… Read more »

Posted on March 6th, 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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Kildare duo Gary O’Reilly and Rob Smyth or Mix and Fairbanks share the first track off their debut EP Bavarian Nights which is set for release on March 2nd on 045 Recordings. As a follow up from their last single release ‘Girls’, latest track ‘Sullom Voe’ is of a slower tempo with electrifying synths and… Read more »

Posted on February 8th, 2018

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Orange Tree Edits has released the fourth instalment in the Dublin label’s edit series and the two tracks on this one come from label boss Jimmy Rouge. ‘Dorian’ is a slight departure from the Afro edit sound that the series has embraced with a more exotic, possibly Asian disco flavour at play. ‘Clock’ meanwhile, is… Read more »

Posted on January 29th, 2018

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Berlin-based Peggy Gou is a DJ and producer who has been steadily building her profile over the last couple of years. It was ‘Gou Talk’ and subsequent high-profile building DJ slots at the likes of Dekmantel that helped in that regard. Gou has a new EP coming on Ninja Tune on March 2nd on Ninja… Read more »

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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As predicted earlier this month in our new albums to look forward to piece, Daniel Avery is indeed following up his excellent 2013 album Drone Logic with Song For Alpha on April 6th this year on Phantasy. It is preceded by a new four-track EP Slow Fade out today on 12″ vinyl that suggests the… Read more »

Posted on January 19th, 2018

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Last year, Cian Sweeney debuted his 1000 Beasts electronic project with two songs last year ‘Wonderland’ and ‘Got This Feeling’ which established his M.O, as a producer who would be working with different singers over releases. For his first 2018 release, ‘Lord (It’s OK)’, Sweeney has teamed up with former X-Factor contestant Janet Grogan for… Read more »

Posted on January 15th, 2018

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Dublin-based independent producer and DJ Dónal Sharpson or DoubleScreen released his Wasta Wasta EP in May of last year. His new track ‘Sheikah’ off the EP bears a Bonobo-esque sound, an upbeat feel good mix of brass, playful synths, afro drum beats and catchy riffs that will set you in a happy trance. This one… Read more »

Posted on January 11th, 2018

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Last November, Cork DJ and producer Colm K released a downtempo EP. For 2017’s equivalent release on All City Records, the Heights EP offers a wider range of upbeat sounds informed by his love of love of soul, house and jazz along with dancefloor cuts. The four tracker kicks off with grooved thump of ‘Seeing’,… Read more »

Posted on November 24th, 2017

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After a jampacked summer of playing festivals Wastefellow is back with his new two-track EP Enfold You, the first release in a year and a half from the native Dublin producer. Those of you familiar with Diolmhain Ingram Roche’s work and live performances will know that he brings a very colourful and digitally-enhanced representation to… Read more »

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

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