Monday, February 18, 2019

Punk and circumstance

DUBLIN’S CURRENT penchant for vibrant, pulsating rock bands is one that’s grabbed headlines across Europe, a pattern that looks set to continue....

The Irish acts set to breakthrough in 2019

2018 was another great year for Irish music, but there’s plenty more of talent just about to emerge from the bars and backrooms of...

Some of the high (and low) notes left behind by 2018

It's been a turbulent but memorable year in the realm of Irish music. The city altered substantially, facing great pressure on its floundering live venues,...

Flogging Molly are flying the flag for Irish punk abroad

“This is my natural home,” Dave King of Flogging Molly tells us as he sits in his Wexford living room telling us tales of...

Corner Boy: Wexford lads taking folk’s unconventional path

Wexford four-piece Corner Boy have given up on music’s well-trodden trails. That’s not a bad thing: with the long-awaited release of their third EP around...

Meet Wheatus – the rockers who’ve evolved to zeitgeist avoiders

New York pop-rockers Wheatus had a monster of a debut. Their first single, Teenage Dirtbag, was an iconic, catchy ditty that’s actually about distancing...

Cry Monster Cry are back on the scene with new single and Whelan’s gig

After stepping away from the spotlight to focus on family, Dublin brothers Richie and Jamie Martin are returning to the music scene as Cry...

98FM to celebrate Spice Girls Croker gig with non-stop Girl Power all day!

To celebrate the announcement of the Spice Girls’ Dublin gig at Croke Park next year, 98FM will be Spicing Up Your Life all day...

Ranelagh’s emotive sister act creating delicate original tracks

CARRON’s emergence into the Irish music scene has been a slow burner. In fact, in a sense their soulful, organic-sounding harmonies and lyrically intense...

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...

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