On this week’s bumper round-up of the best new Irish music: Paul Noonan and Daithi deliver their debut single as HousePlants, Soda Blonde preview their debut album ‘Small Talk’ with In The Heat Of The Night.
Session musician Steven McCann makes his solo debut as Rvstless with Wanna be Free, also making his solo debut is ex-Little One man Zach James Douglas with Something/Anything. Come On Live Long’s Louise Gaffney is also making her solo bow with ‘Until’. Speaking of debut’s, Drogheda’s T.Cole delivers some impressive vocals on Thankful.
There’s a welcome return for dream-pop artist April, who collabs with up-and-coming UK popstar Alfie Templeman. Rushes delivers his first single in 2 years Wild Eyed while Sven follows up his debut single Shoreditch with aplomb on Frustration. Meanwhile, Loah delivers an outstanding reworking of ‘The Body to the Soul’ by poet Eva Gore-Booth set to music.
Tebi Rex team up with Ni’s Roe for Hanging With Trees which once again sees the duo expand their sound beyond traditional hip hop. speaking of which there’s impressive flow from Jehnova on Is It Real? While Why-Axis continues to impress with Like To.
Viscose lays out their pop stall for LGBT inclusion on Been There, other notable pop bops come from Picture This,, Ódú and a major label debut from ANIM.
If folk is more your speed there’s new tracks from Lorraine Nash, Clara Byrne, Kevin Casey and D.McCabe, while Florida blow-in Devin Reardon makes his presence felt from Arklow with Ireland Song. Heavyweight artist Adrian Crowley offers up Bread and Wine from his impressive new album ‘The Watchful Eye of The Stars’.
Rock-wise there’s brand new tracks from Bedrooms, The Love Buzz, SOMEFIN, Lost In Your Mind, Brain Donation and Dylan Flynn amd the Dead Poets.
All this plus new music from Roisin Murphy, For Those I Love, Odd Numbers, Peter Vogelaar, Franki, Ghostking is Dead, xtoc, Sam Casey, Gaff, Outsider YP, Rodney Paz, Niallish, Chris Kabs, Ejeca, Travi The Native, Big Love, Jamie Noone and more besides.
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