Video: New Enemies Single – Play Fire

Enemies - Irish Band - Play Fire

Irish band Enemies have re-emerged from a two-year hiatus with a new single. Play Fire, a somewhat rejuvenated track which draws a fine line between the meticulous world of mathematically inspired rock (too far with genre specifics?) and joviality of pop music, sees the four-piece pick up from where they left off almost 24 months ago. Bearing … Continue reading Video: New Enemies Single – Play Fire

New Music: Neon Atlas – Velocity

When considering the recent success of the Irish music scene, be it on a domestic or international level, it's easy to overlook the People's Republic (of Cork). But that's not to say that things are quite down in the Rebel County. Recent years had seen a steady host of interesting bands emerge from Cork, Neon … Continue reading New Music: Neon Atlas – Velocity

Former Monarchs – Origins

Former Monarchs, The Cost of Living

Some new music for you on this fine Sunday afternoon, all the way from the 'People's Republic of Cork' (they made me say that). Former Monarchs are a four piece 'Math Rock' outfit (I hate the name of that genre) who have been on the scene for a couple of years now, learning their trade … Continue reading Former Monarchs – Origins

New Music: Keith Moss & The Tightrope Walkers

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Keith Moss & The Tightrope Walkers - Fat Men Have To Eat Are you fed up with the economic downturn? Well so are Keith Moss & The Tightrope Walkers, even though technically Ireland emerged from recession earlier today (according to the latest CSO reports anyway). Their new single, entitled 'Fat Men Have To Eat'.  is a … Continue reading New Music: Keith Moss & The Tightrope Walkers

Preview: Roisin O – Hold On

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Róisín O has just finished a 14 date US headline tour, taking in locations such as New York, Boston, Montana, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland & more. On the back of her American success, Róisín is heading to Germany in October for a 17 date tour supporting Ryan Sheridan. She has signed a record deal with JSM … Continue reading Preview: Roisin O – Hold On

Cold Blood – Hannes Fischer Edit

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I stumbled across this back in November and it's  been stuck in my head ever since. And so to answer the two questions that nobody is asking. What is this mysterious track that has taken up permanent residence in your head? and Why have you waited this long to post it on your blog? Both are very fine questions … Continue reading Cold Blood – Hannes Fischer Edit

Introducing: The Family Monore

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Christmas is great but I cannot personally think of any one event responsible for backing up so much work. I mean It's the end of January and I'm still feeling the effects of it. As I mentioned on my Facebook page (yes this is  a shameless plug, please click on the link and like my … Continue reading Introducing: The Family Monore

Boy Lights Fire – Atalanta

The New Wave trio, Boy Lights Fire, have gone from strength to strength following the release of their debut EP ‘Weatherman’ last year. A hard work ethic and a commitment to gigging has also seen them land some prestigious festivals including; Electric Picnic, Hard Working Class Heroes and Temple House. The North Dublin based group … Continue reading Boy Lights Fire – Atalanta

Mumford and Sons – Lover’s Eyes

  Whilst I haven't yet had the opportunity to listen to Babel, the newest musical offering form Mumford and Sons, in its entirety. I have, like the rest of you, been bombarded by the ghastly debut single 'I Will Wait'. But rather than waiting around for a better single to be released, I fished around … Continue reading Mumford and Sons – Lover’s Eyes