Finding out you’re related to a 19th century New York gang leader and infamous Irish-American anti-hero, you won’t let it lie.
A regular dig through bandcamp.com for independent Irish treats. Mount Alaska Sometimes amid the spiralling uncertainty, fatigue and claustrophobia around “these times”, you need a a music straightener.What generally works for me is extreme noise/ […]
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 […]
With a trail of Longitude festival sellouts and MCs and DJs packing out tents and clubs all over Ireland, Irish hip-hop has been the most vital movement in the country for years. So it’s about […]
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 […]
Everyone has a corner in their brain reserved for cinematic memories formed by the music of Ennio Morricone, the eminent Italian composer who has died aged 91 — just a few months after his last […]
This weekend, thousands of music heads should be at Body & Soul festival, and for the rest of the summer we’ll still be getting calendar notifications for cancelled gigs and festivals. Still, many promoters are […]
There’s been a lot of talk in lockdown about new normals, and getting back to nature, but Irish musician Seán Mulrooney is taking it back further than most. Mulrooney — who spearheads the loose psych […]
“Your brain needs to be wired a certain way to do it. I don’t even think it’s about confidence, you just have to have no fear in what you’re about to try next. I’m not afraid to make mistakes. I’m not a machine.”
“I was gonna bring it out last year, but it just wasn’t there,… the emotional download was at 70 so I just couldn’t do it.”