About James Hendicott

James Hendicott James stumbled into music journalism into 2007, when he attended a Seoul pop festival, mentioned his travel writing background to a local magazine editor and found himself interviewing Muse at ten minutes’ notice. He’d always been a music addict, mind, diverging from a rural punk scene to his current love of hardened beats, dance punk, bling-free hip-hop and the occasional bit of socially unacceptable cheese. He once wrote for Lonely Planet, interviewed Yoko Ono and asked a member of Mumford & Sons awkward questions about brain surgery. These days, James spends far too much of his time mourning the lost brilliance of Dublin record label The Richter Collective. But life goes on…



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Interview: Ane Brun

May 13th, 2015 | by James Hendicott

Ahead of her highly-anticipated return to Dublin in December, James Hendicott chats to Norwegian alf-folk singer-songwriter Ane Brun about her …


Elton John @ 3Arena, Dublin

December 10th, 2014 | by James Hendicott

Singer, songwriter, straight, gay, father, activist and important enough to a second-tier North London football club to have a stand …


Lykke Li @ Vicar Street, Dublin

November 24th, 2014 | by James Hendicott

In April 2011 Lykke Li made an unlikely appearance at the old Tower Records for Record Store Day. With several hundred happy punters …


Alt-J @ 3Arena

October 1st, 2014 | by James Hendicott

The cliched and indeed meteoric rise of Alt-J has at times dazzled with its intrigue. Having spent years tucked away …


The Eagles @ The 02, Dublin

June 9th, 2014 | by James Hendicott

“We’re not doing this for the money. We’re not doing it because we’re borrrred. We’re doing it because it’s the …


Interview: Ginnels

May 2nd, 2014 | by James Hendicott

Mark Chester’s Ginnels – a well-loved and lively part of Dublin’s ever expanding DIY scene – describe themselves modestly as “like your …


Inbound: Extra Fox

March 24th, 2014 | by James Hendicott

Right now, The Cast Of Cheers camp – with their wonderfully productive love-in with the boys from Adebisi Shank and …



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