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

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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

Thank You For A Great 2012

2012

This is just a quick post to thank each and every one of my readers for making 2012 a special year for me and my blog. Seeing as I started out back in October 2011, last year was my first full calendar year and with almost 34,000 views and 1375 followers it's fair to say … Continue reading Thank You For A Great 2012

Top 10 Tracks of the Year – No Way To Live

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And so we reach the halfway point in this list of intricate and inspiring melodies from the year that was due to bring about our Armageddon. I apologise for that little outburst. I am currently suffering from a minor bout of writers block and so I have decided to use this blog post to hopefully … Continue reading Top 10 Tracks of the Year – No Way To Live

Top 10 Tracks of the Year – Sun

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The list and the 'Irishness' continues with the northern indie-rockers, Two Door Cinema Club. Their 2012 album, Beacon, provided an abundance of choice for this list. But above all one track stood out. That of course was 'Sun', which you probably could have guessed from the title. But anyway, it makes up the number six … Continue reading Top 10 Tracks of the Year – Sun

John Spillane Live @ Sol y Sombra

‘Welcome to the Hit Factory’ An eclectic and eccentric performance with everything from ‘Killer Whales’ to ‘Cherry Trees’ packaged and delivered  in true corkonian style on the altar of the Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar. The mood is immediately set by Brian Flanagan with an interfusion of both laid back and thought-provoking tunes. He does … Continue reading John Spillane Live @ Sol y Sombra

Introducing: Le Galaxie

Le Galaxie

For those of you who thought the synth movement of the 70/80's was dead, check these guys out. Le Galaxie are an electro-synth group  who hail from Dublin. Their music consists of an interesting blend of everything from Kraftwerk to Daft Punk. I wouldn't normally be the biggest fan of this genre but Le Galaxie … Continue reading Introducing: Le Galaxie

Womens Murder Club Q&A

Womens Murder Club are a five man musical collaboration from Dublin City. They formed a band while studying at St. Marys college and have been together ever since. They have just released their debut E.P. ‘Pop Music’ which is available over on their Soundcloud page. I recently caught up with Sean from the band to … Continue reading Womens Murder Club Q&A

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

A Song For The Weekend: Of Monsters And Men

So I'm, guessing you have all heard the name 'Of Monsters And Men' mentioned on more than one occasion over the course of the summer. If not, then I'm sure you heard the song 'Little Talks' being blasted out of the radio every ten minutes. If you are still answering no and or shaking your … Continue reading A Song For The Weekend: Of Monsters And Men