Rock & Alternative

Skinner releases cover of Junior Brother’s ‘Castlebridge’

Kildare slouch-grunge-pop musician Skinner has been spending time in isolation recording new music and today…

Album Of The Week: King Krule gathers himself in the shadow of fatherhood on Man Alive!

Another report from “deep in the Metropol”. Archy Marshall’s third album under the King Krule…

Caroline Rose is a hoot on her live TV debut

We’ve had a soft spot for the music of Caroline Rose since the release of…

Autre Monde indulge their experimental side on ‘Brain Upon Your Pillow’

Their debut album is out later this month.

The Strokes to release new Rick Rubin-produced album The New Abnormal in April, share new single ‘At The Door’

The band made the announcement last night at a Bernie Sanders rally.

Yenkee pens bittersweet love song ‘Lucy’ just in time for Valentine’s

The Cork artist continues to be one of the nation’s most exciting emerging artists on his first single of 2020.

Super Furry Animals members have a new “electro-beach-pop” band called Das Koolies

Members of Super Furry Animals, Huw ‘Bunf’ Bunford, Cian Ciarán, Dafydd Ieuan and Guto Pryce, that is the…

Tuath channels the spirit of John Carpenter for “doomer metal” single ‘Pay Your Taxes’

Donegal/Dublin psych project contemplates the nature of social media and Irish politics, with help from Limerick’s Post-Punk Podge.

Mitski gets spooky on ‘Cop Car’ for The Turning soundtrack

The soundtrack already features contributions from Soccer Mommy, Alice Glass and more.

Ghostking is Dead is haunted by the housing crisis on ‘Palm Tree’

“‘Palm Tree”s skittering, trap-inflected bedroom pop is oddly cathartic, as the song veers from visions of climate change to the spectre of emigration”

Somebody’s Child cultivates a wholesome energy on new single ‘Love That Sound’ (premiere)

The Dublin indie artist kicks off the new year with an infectious energy.

Rose tinted glasses & liquid bass lines in Tame Impala’s new single ‘Lost In Yesterday’

Dream pop does nostalgia in a genre that was born for it.

Magazines, mental health, and Basshunter: God Alone redefine Irish metal for the post-genre age

In the sound-hopping, always-on, premium-subscription language of music fandom in 2019, it’s perhaps for the…

Local Boy longs for Bright Days on new single (premiere)

The Dublin slacker’s second EP is set for release on December 13.

Bombay Bicycle Club release title track of their first album in five years

Everything Else Has Gone Wrong drops on January 17

Just Mustard share esoteric collection of Seven remixes and tour dates

Hear Just Mustard’s sound pushed to its experimental limits

Soccer Mommy misses her mum on new single & video ‘Yellow Is The Colour Of Her Eyes’

The American indie artist teamed up with Alex Ross Perry for the dreamy music video.

Cherym fend off the cold with summery melodies on Abigail (premiere)

It’s time to mosh around your bedroom.

Modernlove. indulge a sweet tooth on new single ‘Liquorice.’ (premiere)

Drogheda four-piece pop-rock band Modernlove. are well on their way to becoming one of the…

Kid Karate offer plenty of bang for buck on new double single ‘Hate’ (premiere)

Dublin-based three-piece Kid Karate return with their first new material of 2019 today with double…