Festival Mixtape: Arcadian Field 2017

Published on July 20th, 2017 | by Stevie Lennox

In just its second year, nestled at the foot of Dundalk’s Cooley Mountains, grassroots festival Arcadian Field is one of the truly independently-minded festivals in Ireland this summer, and takes place over the weekend of August 5th …... Read More



Track Record: Danny Carroll (Shrug Life)

Published on July 11th, 2017 | by Tara Thomas

Gentleman, indie-pop trouveur, broadcaster, podcaster, creative conspirator and Ireland’s answer to peak-era Morrissey (sans the casual racism and declining stature) Danny Carroll of Dublin’s Shrug Life waxes passionate about his favourite records, including Mission of Burma, No …... Read More


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TTA’s Irish Releases of 2017 So Far

Published on July 4th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

As we move into the second half of 2017, it’s safe to say we’ve been treated to some stellar releases from Irish artists since January. Compiled and written by a selection of our writers – Stevie …... Read More



Festival Mixtape: Another Love Story 2017

Published on June 20th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

Another Love Story returns to Killyon Manor for its fourth Summer Festival outing this August 18-20. Organised by Happenings and Homebeat the almost otherworldly festival promises terrific Irish and International live music and DJ sets (including …... Read More



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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