Irish Music

Playing catchup

The site was out of action over the weekend. The database is acting up so…

Messiah J & The Expert

Messiah J and the Expert have raised the bar for Irish hip hop with the…

Bonde do Role!

I had such a good time last night in Crawdaddy. Brazil’s Bonde do Role mix…

Bud Rising free gig lineup

Yeooow! More info on that free Bus Riding gig (Spoonerism!) in the Guinness Storehouse. I…

Hard Working Class Heroes – Sunday

Sunday @ Hard Working Class Heroes ended in a whimper rather than a bang for…

Hard Working Class Heroes – Saturday

I had a great night last night although I’m very hungover at the moment. We…

Hard Working Class Heroes – Friday

First off, I have to say I was (and still am) totally skeptical about the…

The Mighty Stef

Dublin native The Mighty Stef dropped his debut album The Sins of Sainte Catherine two…

Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid live

The Spiegeltent is a great venue for the kind of collaboration offered by Kieran Hebden…

Electric Picnic review: Highs, Lows and Videos

Normality is a hard thing to grasp after such an ecstatic weekend at Electric Picnic.…

nialler9’s guide to Electric Picnic 06

OK, so it seems it’s Electric Picnic week on the blog, so I thought I…

Electric Picnic Stage Times

FRIDAY MAIN STAGE 23:30-01:00 Massive Attack 21:15-22:15 Antony & the Johnsons 19:30-20:30 Devendra Banhart 18:15-19:00…

I’m Splurring my sleech

It’s been a bit quiet around here the last week due to excessive gigging /…

Control, I’m in

Top Dublin band Channel One are offering a free five track EP for anyone who…

Mantua Lives Festival

Next weekend sees the Mantua Lives Festival take place in Ballinagare, Roscommon. It’s a small…

Irish Music on MySpace – Fringe

Much of the reason I listen to music is for that primal/cerebral moment when a…

Gigs worth shouting about – June

Here’s a list of some small (mostly independent) gigs you may not have heard about…

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Direct quote from IN DUBLIN via MCD. Hi:Fi Ireland Voted The Number 1 festival By…

New Irish Music – Butterfly Explosion

Great to see Irish band, Butterfly Explosion getting some worldwide recognition through mp3 blogs such…