Festivals

Electric Picnic 2010 lineup

Awoke from jetlagged sleep to this. Lineup: Roxy Music, Leftfield*, Massive Attack, Gil Scott-Heron, Fever…

SXSW 2010: Sleigh Bells, The Drums, Rye Rye, Best Coast, Woodhands and more

The final day of South By saw Perez Hilton party overshadow the official part of…

Tory Y Moi
SXSW 2010: Mountain Man, Memory Tapes, Broken Social Scene, Holy Fuck & more

A mammoth day in which I caught a lot of bands. Here are the highlights…

SXSW 2010: The Middle East, SoKo, She & Him, Fucked Up, Marina & more

With the Patrick’s Day madness over, Thursday saw lines outside venues a little bit more…

SXSW 2010 video: Dam Funk

Modern gangsta funk is an intriguing concept in theory but as Dam Funk’s mammoth 5-LP…

SXSW 2010 video: The Middle East

Sometimes….very rarely.. but sometimes, a band surpasses your already high expectations. The Middle East gave…

SXSW 2010 – Flying Lotus, Morning Benders, Frightened Rabbit, Pivot & more

The gauntlet has been thrown down. South by South West is upon us once again.…

austincarnivalle
SXSW 2010 band and party hitlist

Just a glimpse at some of the madness taking place in Austin, Texas at SXSW…

The eight best bands I saw @ CMJ 2009

Fanfarlo – the first band of my CMJ 2009 experience at The Music Slut Party…

Nialler9 @ CMJ – LATFH*

Malt liquor and hipster beer empties at the Crystal Antlers show in Williamsburg last night.…

Rock en Seine – The highlights reel

The weekend before Electric Picnic, I got the opportunity, along with 11 other music bloggers…

Gallery: Electric Picnic 09

Some photos from the weekend including Marina and the Diamonds, Major Lazer, First Aid Kit,…

The Flaming Lips live @ Electric Picnic 09

There’s not a much better festival closer than The Flaming Lips is there? Confetti, Giant…

Amadou & Mariam live @ Electric Picnic 09

Perhaps my absolute highlight of the weekend. Late Sunday night, Amadou & Mariam played a…

Chris Cunningham live @ Electric Picnic 09

You know this song well. Windowlicker. Remixed. This was probably the most tame part of…

Major Lazer – Pon de Floor live @ Electric Picnic 09

Much to mine and everyone else’s delight. What a tune. Check out the guy setting…

Nialler9’s Electric Picnic Mixtape 09

This might just be my post of the year. 20 songs from 24 artists (remixes…

Rock en Seine, Paris

Tomorrow I’m splitting from dull overcast Dublin for the weekend in favour of the three-day…

Castlepalooza 2009 – My verdict

I had never been to Castlepalooza before. It always fell on the same weekend as…

Win tickets to Le Chéile festival this weekend

Thanks to the generous organisers of Le Cheile, the music festival taking place this weekend…