Sunday, December 16, 2018

Still firmly rooted, naturally Gilbert O’Sullivan

In the 1970s, flat-capped crooner Gilbert O’Sullivan had quite a reputation. Seen as something of a thinking man’s Elton John, or a modernised lyric-writer...

Spirit of the Liberties

FADING photos star on the covers of Dublin rock band Fontaines DC’s early singles, the images featuring a variety of street-famous Dubs of old....

Superorganism: Music for the Internet Generation

When London-based Superorganism released their first single, some of them had never met. In fact, their lead vocalist, a Japanese girl living in the USA,...

Nerina Pallot: Growing Up In Music

In 2006, Nerina Pallot had a big, topical hit single with a perfect piece of peace-demanding pop, ‘Everybody’s Gone To War’. It was the aftermath...

Punching Up: The Left-Wing Folk of Grace Petrie

British politics, if we may make an observation across the Irish Sea for a moment, is in turmoil. Barely a day passes without the...

John Oates – Educating fans on his solo skill

John Oates is a soft-rock, pop and blues legend: a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee twice, in his own right, and alongside...

Deep Purple

Glenn Hughes is a legend in rock circles, a curly haired bassist with a distinctive vocal, one of the icons of the genre. Famed for...

Radin between mainstream lines

Joshua Radin is one of those singers that a lot of people know without realising they do. A sentimental, storytelling singer-songwriter known for his living-room-like...

Take this PiL for some raw honesty from Rotten legend

Public Image Ltd have come to mean more to many punks than Johnny Rotten’s scene-making, better-known other band, The Sex Pistols. As his far more...

Seamlessly shifting from style to style

Swedish electro-pop veterans Little Dragon have been going for more than 20 years, a winding journey that’s taken them through several disparate guises, seen...

Dublin Weather

few clouds
5 ° C
5 °
5 °
86 %
20 %
7 °
11 °
12 °
9 °
9 °