10 Sets To Catch at All Together Now 2018

Published on August 2nd, 2018 | by Kelly Doherty

This Bank Holiday Weekend (August 3-4), All Together Now pops up at Curraghmore House in Co. Waterford for its first run. With one of Ireland’s most stacked festival line-ups this summer, here’s our guide to the …... Read More



Festival Mixtape: Focal Festival 2018

Published on August 1st, 2018 | by Brian Coney

Across August 30, August 31 and September 1, Focal Festival will return for its third and largest outing in the grounds of Crescent Gardens in Belfast. Approximately 3,500-4,000 people are expected to attend this year’s festival, which …... Read More


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Festival Mixtape: Arcadian Field

Published on July 25th, 2018 | by Stevie Lennox

One of the most scenic, intimate music festivals in Ireland returns for its third year over the weekend of August 4 & 5, Arcadian Field. Taking place at Bellurgan Park at the foot of the Cooley Mountains just outside …... Read More



Track Record: A Ritual Sea

Published on July 17th, 2018 | by Brian Coney

Donna McCabe from Dublin-based French/Irish band A Ritual Sea reveals some of her all-time records, including Benoît Pioulard, Cate Le Bon, Vangelis, Circuit des Yeux and Angel Olsen. Photos by Moira Reilly. Benoît Pioulard – Précis Benoît Pioulard is …... Read More


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Festival Mixtape: KnockanStockan 2018

Published on June 24th, 2018 | by Brian Coney

KnockanStockan returns to the shores of Blessington Lake in Co. Wicklow across July 27-29 and brings with it the finest homegrown summer festival bill of the year. With exactly four weeks to go (nab your tickets …... Read More


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Video Premiere: Solkatt – Nocturne

Published on June 21st, 2018 | by Eoin Murray

In 2017, Peter Lawlor (AKA Replete) and Leo Pearson (whose worked with David Holmes, Shit Robot, more) were commissioned to create 90 minutes of original music for a 46-speaker geodesic dome at Electric Picnic. The installation, …... Read More



The Pirates Don’t Eat The Tourists: Jurassic Park, 25 Years On

Published on June 14th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

John Hammond is Steven Spielberg. Yes, it’s an obvious analogy: Richard Attenborough’s bio-engineering CEO and the maestro who directed him are both bearded childlike innocents, starry-eyed dreamers, alchemists who conjure stunning spectacles for an adoring public …... Read More

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