• Wild Promises, Other Creatures & Pockets to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck

    Artists: Wild Promises, Other Creatures & Pockets Venue: The Workman’s Club, Dublin Date: Thursday, 25th September Doors: 8pm Tickets: €5 Tickets go on sale: Available on the door After the success of our sixth #GoldenBeck gig last month (see photos here), we are back to bring you the seventh in […]

    Wild Promises, Other Creatures & Pockets to play The Workmans | #GoldenBeck
  • The Lowdown On Cavan

    Think of what you consider as contemporary music from County Cavan and chances are that it will begin and end with The Strypes. The four-piece have serious backing behind them (including Sir Elton John’s Rocket Music Management) putting them on the fast track to stardom and they are well on […]

    The Lowdown On Cavan
  • U2 to gift new album ‘Songs of Innocence’ to iTunes customers

    U2 have joined forces with iTunes for the release of their new 11-track album ‘Songs of Innocence’ that will be available for free to iTunes customers for the next five weeks. Just pop open iTunes there and you won’t have trouble finding it. Not an iTunes customer? Don’t worry, sign […]

    U2 to gift new album ‘Songs of Innocence’ to iTunes customers
  • Twin Headed Wolf – Up the Airy Mountain | GP Video

    Lauren Bacall was dead. She was the last tie to that Golden Age of Hollywood where every shot, every look, every pot, lamp and table onscreen was there because somebody made the active decision to put it there. In Hollywood in the 1940s, nothing was left up to chance, and […]

    Twin Headed Wolf – Up the Airy Mountain | GP Video
  • Electric Picnic 2014 – Sunday | Review

    Electric Picnic, Sunday 31 August 2014 For plenty of picnickers, the last day of Electric Picnic and the last day of August coincided with a symbolic end to the summer; one final blow out before a return to school, work, college or whatever else. But as send-offs go, Electric Picnic […]

    Electric Picnic 2014 – Sunday | Review
  • Electric Picnic 2014 – Saturday | Review

    Electric Picnic, Saturday 30 August 2014 With the first night’s antics continuing long into the wee hours, Saturday morning saw a slow, tentative start to day two of the festivities. A good portion of the campers didn’t make it back to the main arena until around five that evening when […]

    Electric Picnic 2014 – Saturday | Review
  • Electric Picnic 2014 – Friday | Review

      Electric Picnic, Friday 29 August 2014 Around forty thousand ticket holders travelled to Stradbally on Friday to set up camp at Ireland’s biggest music festival. Excitement was running high as festival regulars and newbies alike poured into the site grounds to experience a little bit of the renowned Electric […]

    Electric Picnic 2014 – Friday | Review
  • The Dead Milkmen – Beelzebubba | Golden Vault #34

    Welcome to the latest edition of ‘Golden Vault’, where we delve into the annals of music to bring you a classic album. You’ll know some like the back of your hand and nothing of others. We hope to get you reacquainted with old friends and create new favourites. The album […]

    The Dead Milkmen – Beelzebubba | Golden Vault #34
  • Electric Picnic – Sunday | In Photos

    Photos: Kieran Frost & Tara Thomas

    Electric Picnic – Sunday | In Photos
  • Electric Picnic 2015 tickets go on sale at noon today

    Event Details Artist: Electric Picnic 2015Venue: StradballyDate: 4-6 September 2015Support: unknown Ticket Info Tickets: variedOn sale: 01/09/2014Available from:Ticketmaster.ie  Electric Picnic returns to Stradbally from Friday 4 September to Sunday 6 September 2015.  Early bird tickets go on general sale on Monday 1 September 2014 at 12:00 midday Here. There’s no […]

    Electric Picnic 2015 tickets go on sale at noon today

News »

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Dan Trueman album launch in Chapel Royal

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Dan Trueman album launch in Chapel Royal

September 17, 2014 at 11:07 pm

Event Details Artist: Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Dan Trueman Venue: Chapel Royal, Dublin CastleDate: 3rd October 2014 Ticket Info Tickets: €12On sale: NowAvailable...

Irish Album Reviews »

Wild Rocket – Geomagnetic Hallucinations | Review

Wild Rocket – Geomagnetic Hallucinations | Review

September 17, 2014 at 12:59 pm

If Spinal Tap had a mini Stonehenge on stage, then given the density and scale you’d imagine from Wild Rocket’s ethereal cosmic post/prog rock that they would require...

  • Okot P’bitek – Volitionless EP | Review
    Okot P’bitek – Volitionless EP | Review

    What is the meaning of the title of this latest release from Okot P’bitek? Never mind that, what is the meaning...

    September 17, 2014 at 12:07 pm
  • Kodakid – Kodakid | Review
    Kodakid – Kodakid | Review

    So, Kodakid sound like anything but kids. The Waterford foursome are as mature as they come, with their début...

    September 16, 2014 at 11:45 am
  • Kid Coy – Resolute | Review
    Kid Coy – Resolute | Review

    Released at April’s end, ‘Resolute’ is the new album from Dublin duo, Kid Coy. Comprised of...

    September 16, 2014 at 10:15 am

Competitions »

Frank on DVD | Competitions

Frank on DVD | Competitions

September 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Fresh from its opening weekend in the United States, Element Pictures Distribution is pleased to announce that FRANK will be available to rent and buy in Ireland on DVD,...

Live Reviews »

Sayaka Shoji & the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall| Review

Sayaka Shoji & the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall| Review

September 18, 2014 at 10:19 am

Sayaka Shoji & the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall, Friday 12th September. The opening night of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s...

Interviews »

Julie Feeney | Interview

Julie Feeney | Interview

September 17, 2014 at 10:57 am

Bloody technology. Several minutes of dropped calls, Skype sighs and choppy conversations later, we finally establish a reliable line of communication between Dublin and...

International Album Reviews »

Kasabian – 48:13 | Review

Kasabian – 48:13 | Review

September 15, 2014 at 10:10 pm

Bearing an album cover reminiscent of Hard-Fi’s ‘No Cover Art,’ Kasabian return with their fifth studio album, ’48:13.’ Remarkably, the release marks...

  • FKA twigs – LP1 | Review   
    FKA twigs – LP1 | Review   

    With her distinctive voice, look and style, FKA twigs possesses all the attributes of a pop star. Who would want...

    September 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm
  • Interpol – El Pintor | Review
    Interpol – El Pintor | Review

    It seemed Interpol were on a path where they were coasting; ending up no more than a nostalgic thought of how...

    September 11, 2014 at 12:25 pm
  • Kyla La Grange – Cut Your Teeth | Review
    Kyla La Grange – Cut Your Teeth | Review

    Take a traditional female pop singer, pare back the dance moves, the large personality and the clean piano/guitar...

    September 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Classical »

Sayaka Shoji & the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall| Review

Sayaka Shoji & the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall| Review

September 18, 2014 at 10:19 am

Sayaka Shoji & the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall, Friday 12th September. The opening night of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra’s...