Playlist: World Poetry Day 2017

Published on March 21st, 2017 | by Brian Coney

To mark this year’s World Poetry Day we’ve compiled thirteen songs from the likes of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Cure, James Blake (above) and Talking Heads directly inspired by poetry. Check out the playlist and accompanying poems/poets below. …... Read More


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Playlist: Strike 4 REPEAL

Published on March 7th, 2017 | by Loreana

Tomorrow – Wednesday, March  8 – The Thin Air staff will be participating in Strike 4 Repeal so we shall refrain from posting and sharing content in solidarity with the Repeal the 8th movement. As the …... Read More



Playlist: Choice Music Prize 2017

Published on March 7th, 2017 | by The Thin Air

On Thursday evening, the 12th annual award will once again celebrate and acknowledge the best in Irish recorded music, with one winning act walking away with €10,000 on the night. Set to be chosen by a …... Read More


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Playlist: 12 Irish Acts at SXSW 2017

Published on February 28th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

As positively hectic as any festival on the face of the globe, SXSW has long been established as a veritable cornucopia of film, music and interactive media from far and very wide. And with festivals of much …... Read More



Track Record: Craig McCloskey (Hornets/Destriers)

Published on February 28th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

Craig McCloskey from Belfast bands Hornets and Destriers selects and waxes (ahem) lyrical about some of his most prized records, including Chelsea Wolfe, Baptists, Code Orange Kids, The Chariot and Booker T. & The M.G.’s. Photos by Dee McEvoy. …... Read More



The Thin Air’s Alternative Valentine’s Playlist

Published on February 13th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

Sure, every second song is about love (or lack thereof) but that hasn’t stopped us from compiling our traditional Spotify playlist of 30 songs summing up the sometimes transformative, other times twisted world and ways of …... Read More

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