Male artists respond to the Irish radio gender disparity report

Last week’s report on Irish radio showed the stark numbers in terms of the lack…

Music programmer Rob Farhat pens piece on structural racism in Irish arts and what can be done about it

The co-founder of Ensemble Records and current live music programmer based in London, Rob Farhat…

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: Celtronic, Glasto Shangri-LA presents Lost Horizon, Other Voices Courage, Ruby Sessions. Empress Of.

There’s an actual gig happening in Dublin this Saturday

Yes, how things have changed that this is actually news right now. With last week’s…

Listen to the Beastie Boys and Spike Jones talk to Licensed To Ill producer Rick Rubin on Broken Record podcast

The latest episode of Rick Rubin and Malcolm Gladwell’s Broken Record podcast which talks to…

New Albums Released this week: HAIM, Jessie Ware, Arca, Khruangbin, Daniel Avery & more

The best new releases out this week.

Celtronic Festival reveals Together : Apart online streams featuring Move D, Andrew Weatherall, Eamon Harkin, Or:la, Space Dimension Controller, Arvo Party & many more

Derry’s Celtronic festival is one of the many festival casualties that can’t take place in…

A new report shows most Irish radio stations’ top 20 Irish airplay features less than 10% women artists, or worse

A new report released today based on data from Radiomonitor, which charts the airplay of…

Move The Record event will broadcast 2 days of 12-hour streaming broadcasts to support independent record shops

Move The Record is a new initiative by Dana Ruh and KMA60 record store in…

Until Then is a book of photography from Ireland’s dancefloors, festivals and clubs

Photographer Karl Magee has put together a photo book of club culture from parties and…

Sea Sessions announces 2021 early birds on sale this week

Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival will return to Bundoran in Donegal next summer, and…

Spread – a feminist zine about sex, music and DIY culture launches this Friday & is raising funds for JaJa Studios

Spread is zine that debuted in December at the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland Art Exhibitionas…

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: Lumo Club, Other Voices Courage returns, Borders, Mother Club, Bedouine..

DDR kick off a week of Queering the Airwaves radio programming today

Dublin Digital Radio today is kicking off its second annual Queering the Airwaves week of…

Other Voices’ Courage series returns this week with Lankum, James Vincent McMorrow & Maija Sofia

Other Voices’ online series Courage is one of the few shining lights to emerge from…

Here’s what the programme for government says about plans for Irish night-life

With the passing months since the election and the outcome dulled by a worldwide pandemic,…

Gatherings of up to 5000 people may be allowed from September says Taoiseach; €25 million arts support package announced

In April, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar banned mass gatherings of up to 5,000 people until…

EXIT Festival announces acts & is planning on going ahead in August. How?

The European festival outlier in 2020 is Serbia’s EXIT Festival. As recounted last month, the…

NOS Primavera Sound in Porto reveals lineup including Tyler, The Creator, Tame Impala, Gorillaz, FKA twigs, Bad Bunny, Beck and Doja Cat

Now that Primavera Sound in Barcelona next year is officially sold out a year in…

The best online live streams happening this week

Highlights: Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, District 8 party, Greenpeace AAA, Angel Olsen.