Box Office Blues: Cinema as a Kind of Therapy

Published on May 17th, 2017 | by Conor Smyth

When I got depressed I would go to the movies. No doubt for many people the idea of sitting in the dark, on their own, in the middle of day, is itself depressing. ‘All by himself — how …... Read More


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Festival Mixtape: Longitude 2017

Published on May 15th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

Set to return to Dublin’s Marlay Park across July 14-16, the bill for this year’s Longitude is yet another mix of hip-hop, pop and indie. Headlined by Stormzy, The Weeknd (pictured) and Mumford and Sons, the focus …... Read More


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Label Mixtape: Kranky

Published on May 1st, 2017 | by Darren Keane

If you’re aware of the existence of Kranky as a record label, then it’s quite possible that your first introduction to the imprint was through Godspeed You! Black Emperor. The Canadian outfit’s first two albums and …... Read More



Primer: Clea van der Grijn

Published on April 25th, 2017 | by The Thin Air

Cléa van der Grijn – Reconstructing Memory (Image Courtesy of Heike Thiele) Ahead of the opening of Clea van der Grijn’s Reconstructing Memory in Limerick City Gallery of Arts on April 27th, Rebecca Kennedy speaks with artist …... Read More


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Festival Mixtape: AVA Festival

Published on April 21st, 2017 | by Brian Coney

Returning to Belfast’s T13 for its third incarnation across June 2-3, AVA is the country’s most exciting annual electronic showcase. Ahead of what’s set to be another stellar two days in the company of the likes of Jeff …... Read More

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