On this week’s round-up of the best new Irish music the comedy death-match that MTV’s claymation was devised for (everybody shake their heads like Sheldon) Yes, it’s the return of The Fontaines and their bitter long-standing enemies The Coronas dun, dun, dun. Who will survive?

Who cares, I’m bored already…  yes it’s ‘A Hero’s Death’ – read our review here. Also check out the instant cover from Villagers of ‘Oh Such A Spring’ below. There are also new works from Uly and The Swedish Railway Orchestra for you consideration.

Also in this week’s episode Soak makes a dander in to spoken work with ‘I’m Alive’ Ailbhe Reddy shares another slice of her upcoming debut ‘Personal History with ‘Between Your Teeth’, and Sinead White continues to inch her way back into our lives with ‘Giant Spiders’. Auntie Loah, meanwhile, shows us her ‘Birthmark’.

Her Majesty, Roisin Murphy graces us with ‘Something More’ from her upcoming ‘RÓISÍN MACHINE’ album and Brigid Mae Power returns with the titular single from her immense album ‘Head Above The Water’. And speaking of legends Finbar Furey is back in full-blown Dylan mode with ‘Blue Jewel In The Sky’.

There’s hip hop from the wonderful Hazey Haze, Eoin, Monjola and Kestine examines what it means to be black and Irish. All this plus news tracks from Sounds of System Breakdown, Daragh, Rebecca Locke, Blakes’s Fortune, Danny G and the Major 7ths and Tolü Makay, and Carrie Baxter teams up with edbl.

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Fontaines D.C.

The Coronas


Swedish Railway Orchestra