Chicago born and bred DJ/producer Honey Dijon has been announced for show in The Button Factory on April 21st. The disco-house DJ was recently appointed a brand ambassador for Smirnoff’s Equalising Music campaign, a three-year initiative which aims to increase the number of female headliners at major shows and festivals, among other goals. The event… 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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Sunil Sharpe and Defekt have been playing live techno shows together as Tinfoil and releasing 12″s for a while now but news has reached that the Dublin pair will release a full-length debut album as Tinfoil on April 23rd on vinyl and digital with the title Tinfoil on A Roll. Check out a preview of… Read more »

Posted on March 13th, 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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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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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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Ross Turner and Cian Murphy’s I Am The Cosmos project isn’t exactly what you’d call prolific but the duo have made some electronic music that should stand the test of time since their inception that has been a regular feature on this site since 2012 album Monochrome. Their newest music has moved more in an… Read more »

Posted on November 21st, 2017

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Two years on from their last release, Sligo house duo Brame & Hamo are back with a new EP – Trants. The Berlin-based producers have previously released on labels like Dirt Crew and Heist but here, they are self-releasing on their own label. Trants, say it out loud with an Irish accent and it sounds… Read more »

Posted on November 13th, 2017

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Kenny Hanlon’s dance label Apartment Records have returned after a two year break with their tenth release. This time around, the music comes from American dance music producer Chase Smith who previously worked on WT Records, R Zone and Argot. Apartment Records are known for touching on various electronic music styles (this 2013 release is… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2017

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There was a lot of snorts and retorts from the old guard in dance music noticed names like Ross From Friends, DJ Seinfeld and DJ Boring appeared on the scene with a sound that was co-opted and coagulated as “lo-fi house”. Essentially, house music roughed up and anything but pristine and clean, the sound was… Read more »

Posted on November 3rd, 2017

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Chris Somers is one of the hardest-working and unfathomably busy individuals in Cork city today: having served time in a succession of guitar outfits, recent years have seen him expand his horizons into event curation with PLUGD Records, visual art, scoring for theatre and an increasingly busy sound-engineering schedule. New music was never going to… Read more »

Posted on October 11th, 2017

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One of the highlights from David Kitt’s recent New Jackson’s recent output is ‘Electric Blue’, his Bowie homage style track that came out on Fort Romeau’s label before his debut. At the recent Other Voices Berlin event, Kitt performed the song live for the cameras. Watch above. Watch Talos perform ‘In Time’ from Other Voices… Read more »

Posted on September 26th, 2017

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Known as a DJ and producer, Robbie Kitt is marking himself apart from his well-known brother David of late with original tracks and a great Afro Edit on Orange Tree. His newest release is on All City’s new sublabel Pear focusing on house music and you can hear two of these Kaleidoscopic house tunes on… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2017

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Bicep, Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson are gearing up to release their debut album on Ninja Tune next month. We’ve heard the excellent ‘Aura’ from the album and seen the tracklisting. ‘Glue’, the duo’s followup preview is a less dancefloor-focused but a shimmering slice of electronica. Bicep is out on September 1st. Bicep are at… Read more »

Posted on August 3rd, 2017

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Quinton Campbell is one of the more interesting and talented dancefloor producers to have emerged from the Dublin scene of late. For me, it began with ‘FM Patterns’, a nine-minute bleeping synth track that set him part from the pack and ended up on my Irish songs of the year list. A winner of 2016’s… Read more »

Posted on June 16th, 2017

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