Now that’s what I call another three months of the dystopian Massive Multiplayer Online game that is 2020.
A regular dig through bandcamp.com for the best underground Irish acts and labels. Dig a bit deeper this week as it’s another Bandcamp Friday.
A regular dig through bandcamp.com for the best Irish underground acts and labels. Don Chi Filipina-Irish rapper Don Chi apparently only picked up the mic a year ago, but she’s packed a load into her […]
A regular dig through bandcamp.com for Irish underground treasure. Tuuun / FLUF Copenhagen-based Kells man Steve McEvoy seems more suited to the Outer Limits columns in Wire magazine than Ireland’s Brightest Daily, but if you’re […]
While we’re still sharpening the knives over the Golfgate gombeens and still none the wiser about ‘wet pubs’, you’ve another chance to soak up some Irish music on the latest Bandcamp Friday.
A weekly dig through bandcamp.com for leftfield Irish music.
Oh, we’re halfway there — the soundtrack to beating 2020, with the last two months featuring a mythical Filipino dragon, Japanese doom metal, Irish hip-hop, industrial funk, glitchy pop, prehispanic death metal, white noise symphonic […]
Cancel culture’s taken on a new meaning in the last few weeks, with your social and gig calendar full of blanks right up till the end of summer and beyond. Still, talk of album delays […]
Let’s see if we can get through a few lines without mentioning it. In between ambient playlists, Tiger King, hand-wash lyric memes, Zoom screenshots and a sadly forgotten historic Irish election, there’s also been a […]
Amid the spiralling pandemic anxiety and cabin fever over the last few weeks, there’s been an arms race to see who can adapt quickly to this shapeshifting new way of life in self-isolation. With gigs […]
“We’re all so sick and tired of seeing things as they are,” sings Nick Cave on Ghosteen‘s epic ‘Bright Horses’. “The fields are just fields, and there ain’t no Lord.” Sick and tired is the […]
German electronic label Cécille Records is relaunching after going on “indefinite leave” in 2015 — rebooting a rich legacy of deep, minimal house and techno that became known as the ‘Mannheim Sound’. Founded in 2007 […]
Hyperreal collages, vampire pop, ritualistic dub, Belarusian cold wave, weaponised seagulls, poetic detours, neoclassical ambient, cave wall drones, War on Terror techno, Bjork taking a drill to Fever Ray and many more wonderful noises from […]
Winter is coming, but here’s the last dregs of summer in audio form: Prodigal prog, Brexit paranoia, self-cannibalising power electronics, industrial noise, electro abstractions, blacked out dub, vaporwave nostalgia, militaristic techno, ambient drones and horror […]
Rave mutations, No Wave and hardcore punk, ambient solitude, EBM malevolence, a Slovenian take on North Korean opera propaganda and the return of the greatest hip-hop duo since Madlib’s last greatest hip-hop duo. The soundtrack […]