Rock & Alternative

Chromatic video Music City asking all the right questions on the Grand Canal in live performance of ‘Do I?’

Back at the end of September, we premiered a video from Irish film duo Chromatic.…

The National’s Matt Berninger & Phoebe Bridgers team up on ‘Walking On A String’ from Between Two Ferns OST

A match made in heaven. The National’s Matt Berninger & Phoebe Bridgers are two much-adored…

The Murder Capital announce biggest Irish show yet, share new video

The Dublin band are kicking off 2020 with a huge European tour.

Tandem Felix release mellow debut album Rom-Com

Brighten up your day with the Dublin band.

Caribou to play Iveagh Gardens show next summer; hear stirring new soulful track ‘Home’

A full European and North America tour has been announced.

Autre Monde’s ‘On The Record’ is a great song about the irresponsible pursuit of making music professionally

Sax solo, Arcade Fire influences on a song about “the addiction to making pop songs and irresponsibly chasing the perma-receding horizon of professional musicianship.”

Just Mustard explore perspective & faith in video for new single ‘Seven’

Dundalk shoegazers Just Mustard continue to cement their reputation as on of the nation’s top…

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

Girl Band & Bob Gallagher team up again on uncomfortable video for ‘Going Norway’

Not your usual therapy session.

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