18 new releases out today: London Grammar, Eomac, Sharon Van Etten, Andy Stott & more

The best new releases out this week.

Music Generation seeking musicians to create and lead new work for children and young people

The organisation is now inviting professional musicians and artists to tender for a role…

Ships release track ‘Ode To The Ward’ commissioned by the Source Arts Centre

For Ships’ first song since their Choice Music Prize-winning album Precession in 2017, Sorca McGrath…

The best live stream gigs & events happening this week

All times are Irish / GMT. Thursday April 15th Cathy Davey live @ Pepper Canister…

Brockhampton add show & reschedule Dublin dates

The hip-hop boy band who just released their sixth studio album Roadrunner: New Light New…

Gemma Dunleavy among recipients of the Markievicz Award 2021

The 10 recipients of the Decade of Centenaries Markievicz Award bursary scheme for artists were announced today…

There’s now a Thin Lizzy colouring book

Colouring books, jigsaws and board games saw an increase of sales during lockdown in the…

Julien Baker announced for two Whelan’s 2022 shows

Julien Baker has been announced by the rekindled promoter name Foggy Notions for two shows…

New releases out today: Dry Cleaning, Lauer, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Iglooghost & more

The best new releases out this week.

Fontaines D.C. nominated for a BRIT Award

Coming after their Grammy nomination for best rock album this year, Fontaines D.C. have now…

AVA Festival announces grand return with stacked lineup for September featuring Helena Hauff, Kink, Optimo, Jayda G, Kojaque, Or:la & many more

The leading electronic festival on the island, AVA Festival has announced its return on September…

My Bloody Valentine sign to Domino; full catalogue now on streaming & vinyl

Domino have announced the signing of My Bloody Valentine to the label with the immediate…

For Those I Love announces a rare Dublin show for 2021

Dave Balfe’s heartbreaking and beautiful album as For Those I Love was finally released last…

Musictown announce live stream programme featuring Cathy Davey, Junior Brother, Fears, rooftop singers, an exploration of sexual identities in Irish music & more

Musictown announced its programme for this unusual year which will feature 10 days of live…

365 Days of Darkness: Watch the video highlighting an entire year of closure for Ireland’s live music industry

EPIC Working Group have put together a video narrated and written by Bressie which highlights…

Dry Cleaning, Wolf Alice, Girl In Red & Metronomy announce Dublin 2022 gigs

With the end of the pandemic in sigght, gigs are being announced again. Here’s some…

The best live stream gigs & events happening this St Patrick’s Day week

All times are Irish / GMT. Tuesday March 16th Lumo Club Paddy’s Eve @ Twitch.tv…