Rock & Alternative

Skinner returns with the slacker grunge pop alchemy of ‘Slouch’

The Dubliner is making alchemic rock music.

Actualacid goes full glitch in double video for ‘Crush’ & ‘Apollo’ (Premiere)

Hausu Records darkhorse Actualacid premieres a double video drop on the site today. The tracks…

And So I Watch You From Afar announce tenth anniversary Irish tour

The Belfast instrumentalists will be performing their debut album in full.

Premiere: Squarehead don’t even know what f**king kind of name Ruan is in video for new single ‘Maybe’

You know we love Irish indie band Squarehead. The news that the trio were returning…

Premiere: Odd Morris partner up with SOMA for live recording of post-punk jam ‘The Nothing New’

This is the second release by the Dublin post-punk band

i,i is a brave step forward from Bon Iver & a fitting close to a monumental chapter in Justin Vernon’s career

Justin Vernon gets honest at the end of Bon Iver’s 12-year seasonal cycle.

Whitney pre-empt new LP with the deft guitar & warm horns of new single ‘Used To Be Lonely’

Forever Turned Around drops on the 30th of this month.

Big Thief announce second album of 2019, hear ‘Not’ right now

The band’s second LP of 2019.

Irish DIY veterans BATS and Jogging gear up for return albums with new singles

Both groups were an integral part of Ireland’s DIY scene during the noughties.

Bon Iver’s i,i lands on streaming services a full three weeks early

You can listen to the whole thing in full right now.

Hear brand new Battles’ track ‘Titanium 2 Step’ plus details of their new album Juice B Crypts

The album comes out just 6 days before the band’s gig in the Button Factory.

Watch Pillow Queens document life on the road in video for new single ‘How Do I Look’

Nosebleeds, electric scooters and a whole load of European cities all squeezed into one joyous music video

Premiere: Dublin trio gif release bouncy debut ‘Lumière’

Dublin newcomers burst onto the scene with energetic call out anthem.

The Murder Capital release another album gem in ‘Don’t Cling to Life’

The newest track is hauntingly beautiful and leaves us hungry for more.

The Chats on Smoko: Get to know Australia’s best young punk band ahead of their Dublin gig this August

The drugs, booze & social malcontent behind our favourite Australian punk group.

Indie-Disco fiends Friendly Fires announces their first album in 8 years ‘Inflorescent’

The trio also shared a banging new single called ‘Silhouettes’.

Irish indie titans Squarehead share new single ‘Morning’ & details of first album in 6 years

High Time is out on September 27th via Strange Brew Records.

Premiere: The Crayon Set get colourful on new single ‘Summer Song’

The track is taken from the Dublin group’s forthcoming third album, due for release later this year.

Girl Band debut new album track ‘Shoulderblades’ with Bob Gallagher video & tour dates

‘Shoulderblades’ is the sound of coiled-up metallic dynamics