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



17 For ’17: DIE HEXEN

Published on February 3rd, 2017 | by Justin McDaid

Extending from the north of Ireland to the east of Asia, the scope of DIE HEXEN – spatially, temporally, and ideologically – is vast and fascinating, executed in a fashion that marks this enigma of performance …... Read More



17 For ’17: TOUTS

Published on February 1st, 2017 | by Garrett Hargan

Three-piece Derry band TOUTS have quickly established a name for themselves in the local music scene and beyond by delivering incendiary live performances, underpinned with an ol-school punk attitude. Still in their teens, Matthew (singer/guitarist), Luke …... Read More


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Playlist: Philip Glass at 80

Published on January 31st, 2017 | by Brian Coney

No living musician can challenge the joint eclecticism and influence of Philip Glass‘ five-decades-and-counting career. From his countless solo piano releases, string quartets, operas and symphonies to his towering soundtrack work and collaborations with the likes of Bowie, …... Read More



Stream: The Thin Air’s Death Culture Blues #7

Published on January 31st, 2017 | by Brian Coney

Hey, you know what was fun? The most recent installment of Death Culture Blues, our show of experimental, cosmic and ambient sounds on the most excellent Dublin Digital Radio. Miss it? Not to worry: listen back …... Read More



17 for ’17: Maija Sofia

Published on January 31st, 2017 | by Zara Hedderman

Maija Sofia was reared in remote Connemara, lived in London and now resides in Dublin. Places with their own unique idiosyncrasies and experiences awaiting the inhabitants of such diverse environments. Experiences that inform the decisions we …... Read More


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17 for ’17: ELLLL

Published on January 31st, 2017 | by Aidan Hanratty

Ellen King AKA ELLLL is a Cork City native who started a music degree with a background in classical piano. When the opportunity arose she immersed herself in every available course on tech and minimal composition, and …... Read More



17 For ’17: Gaze is Ghost

Published on January 30th, 2017 | by Taylor Johnson

What is the distinction between a songwriter and a composer? Where is the line drawn and indeed, what does it mean? Just one listen to Strabane-born, Cambridge-based Gaze is Ghost will tell you that sometimes one …... Read More



17 for ’17: Bad Sea

Published on January 25th, 2017 | by Aoife O'Donoghue

There’s nothing rough about the waves that Bad Sea have been making in the Irish gig scene. Their dreamy folk-country combo has seen them playing everything from Castlepalooza to Other Voices to the recent Therapy Sessions …... Read More

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