This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. Arvo Party – Liberté Liberté is the new single from electronic producer and former member of Lafaro, Herb Magee or Arvo Party. The track is a thrilling build up of euphoric synth sounds. 2. Fears – h_always… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2018

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‘Dark Places’ is the second single release by Maria Kelly from her new AA side ‘Dark Places’/‘Small Talk’. Both tracks tackle themes of mental health, depression and social anxiety. The raw and open qualities on ‘Dark Places’ in dealing with mental-health related topics such as isolation and depression creates a space of reflection that resonates,… Read more »

Posted on April 19th, 2018

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Derry electronic artist Ryan Vail has remixed ‘Boy From The Blue’ which is the latest single from Donegal singer-songwriter Eve Belle. “‘Boy From The Blue’ was inspired by that sense of surreal giddiness that comes with being infatuated with someone new when the lines between physical things and emotions become a bit blurred and there… Read more »

Posted on April 12th, 2018

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Irish production duo who are based in London St Francis Hotel released their double AA side last year ‘You’d Gotta Be Alive’/‘Stay As You Are’ Their latest release ‘Talk’ is an eerie synth driven track with tropical tones and echoing vocals, taken from short documentary Flash directed by two Irish filmmakers. This is the first… Read more »

Posted on April 11th, 2018

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This is only a selection of new music – dig into more or follow the Spotify playlists. 1. J Colleran – Bera Irish musician J Colleran who previously went under the name Mmoths announced the release of his debut album Gardenia for June 29th this year. As a follow on from ‘O+SOH’, ‘Bera’ is the… Read more »

Posted on April 10th, 2018

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Dublin experimental band Meltybrains? have been busy writing and recording music for the last year and a half and plan to release a total of 12 in 2018. Their first release is ‘Horizon’ a track charged with a high energy, representing a slightly heavier sound for the band in comparison to their previous EP Kiss… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2018

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Karen Sheridan, performing under the name Slow Skies has a new song ‘Fire’, her first since2017’s ‘Shut Your Eyes’. It’s an expansion upon the dreamy folk sound that Sheridan has been honing since first releasing material in 2011. The addition of a full backing band builds a rich texture underneath the warm quality of Sheridan’s… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2018

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David Hopkins was a member of the band LiR before he decided to switch things up and move to New York. While he had a brief flirtation with a job in a famous restaurant that ended in him being fired for throwing cutlery at the head chef, most of his music career has since worked… Read more »

Posted on April 9th, 2018

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With the first quarter of the year down, here’s an overview of the albums that have resonated most with me in 2018 so far. 20. Palmbomen II – Memories of Cindy Smudged daydream neo-noir electronica A compilation of four EPs from the LA-based Dutch artist Palmbomen II with a concept around a eulogy to a… Read more »

Posted on April 6th, 2018

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Galway native Olan Monk who now lives in Porto, Portugal will be releasing his new EP INIS via the Canvas label on April 27th which will feature collaborations with Elvin Brandhi and Maria Somerville, as a follow on from ANAM meditation tape which came out last year. A limited number of cassette tapes are available… Read more »

Posted on April 5th, 2018

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Belfast native singer-songwriter Aislinn Logan has released new track ‘Spree’ as a follow on from her AA side ‘So Loud’/’Dance With Demons’ which came out last year. The track explores the reasoning behind holding back in relationships and questions whether or not you ever fully expose yourself to someone else. “No matter how close you… Read more »

Posted on April 5th, 2018

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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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Dublin-based instrumentalist, composer and producer Seán Mac Erlaine has released ‘Horse-drawn Thoughts’ from his new album Music For Empty Ears which is set for release in Ireland this Friday, April 6th and worldwide on May 25th. The track is rich in a layered majestic ambience that is both reflective and emotive, featuring chalumeau and electronics… Read more »

Posted on April 4th, 2018

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