NEW MUSIC: ED SHEERAN & PHARRELL WILLIAMS – ‘SING’

Ed Sheeran, with the helping hand of man of the moment Pharrell Williams, has released a brand new single entitled ‘SING’ from his upcoming album. We reckon the song is saturated with Justin… Continue reading

10 THINGS WE’VE ALL DONE AT MUSIC GIGS

1. Thrown angry looks at the couples who insist on being wrapped around each other for the entire gig, forming a human shield right between you and the stage. 2. Cursed that group… Continue reading

NEW & NOTEWORTHY: PASSENGER’S ‘WHISPERS’ SINGLE

Passenger’s new single ‘Whispers’ reminds us of last Saturday night: “I’ve spent my money and lost my friends, I’ve broke my mobile phone”, but it also make us feel all wobbly and soft inside.… Continue reading

NORTHERN FOCUS: 4 SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR

Being based in Dublin can lead to a blinker-effect in that you can become detached from all the ace music and gigs happening around Ireland everyday. I mean, you guys have got it… Continue reading

ELECTRIC PICNIC 2014 :: FIRST LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENT

Remember back in the wonderful summer of 2013 when everyone was willing their sell their granny for a golden ticket to the event of the year Electric Picnic’s 10th anniversary? The laid back… Continue reading

SEA SESSIONS 2014 – FIRST PEEK AT LINE-UP & TICKET INFO

The easy breezy music & surf festival Sea Sessions is back for summer 2014 and we’re very impressed at the array of acts offered in the first announcement. The boutique beach festival based in the… Continue reading

A BAND TOUR OF IRELAND: DUBLIN #2

We’ve uncovered some supremely talented Irish bands lately and we’ve embarked on a musical tour of Ireland to show you the best from every corner of Ireland. On writing drafts for these posts we found so many… Continue reading

QUICK REVIEW: AUGUSTINES’ SELF TITLED SECOND ALBUM

Augustine’s self-titled second is without a doubt a huge step forward for the band. Having fought with their label and each other throughout the making of the first album they are now in… Continue reading

QUICK REVIEW: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S ‘HIGH HOPES’ ALBUM

You could describe Springsteen’s eighteenth studio album ‘High Hopes’ as a musical collage. Instead of writing new material he has recorded songs he has only ever sung live and also re-recorded old songs… Continue reading

BAND TALK: A CHAT WITH PELICANS

Pelicans, formerly known as The Boxing Social, are a 4-piece unsigned alternative band that formed in Dublin in August 2011.   David, Eric, Mark and John recently launched their debut EP ‘Day Tours’ on which all of… Continue reading