Mixtape Preview: Teenage Superstars

Published on August 19th, 2019 | by Brian Coney

Running (independently) parallel with equally generation-shaping scenes in cities like Washington and Minnesota, Scotland was a singularly fertile ganglion of DIY and indie music throughout the 1980s and into the early 1990s. From Teenage Fanclub and The Vaselines …... Read More


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Quare Groove: Q&A with Colm K

Published on August 19th, 2019 | by Jonny Carberry

This Saturday (Aug 24th) the soulful fellas from Belfast’s Neighbourhood club host Cork DJ/producer Colm K at the left-of-centre Ulster Sports Club. Friend of Neighbourhood and Bullitt resident, Jonny Carberry, fired some questions Colm’s way… JC: …... Read More



Monday Mixtape: Elma Orkestra & Ryan Vail

Published on August 12th, 2019 | by Brian Coney

In the latest installment of Monday Mixtape, Eoin O’Callaghan aka Elma Orkestra and Ryan Vail – a duo who has recently released one of the Irish albums of the year in Borders – select some of …... Read More



Festival Mixtape: Stendhal Festival 2019

Published on August 2nd, 2019 | by Brian Coney

Set to return to Limavady across 15-17th August, Northern Ireland’s only unmissable summer festival – and three-times winner of Ireland’s “best small festival” – Stendhal is shaping up to be just as memorable as its last few …... Read More



Monday Mixtape: Electric Octopus

Published on July 12th, 2019 | by The Thin Air

Next month, Belfast psych-jam maestros Electric Octopus stop off in Dublin, Belfast and Derry for three unmissable shows with Freiburg four-piece Sound of Smoke. Ahead of that, guitarist Tyrell Black, bassist Dale Hughes and drummer Guy …... Read More



This Month In Irish Music: June

Published on July 5th, 2019 | by Colin Gannon

Was June the strongest month in Irish music this year so far? By way of Girl Band, Yankari, Uly, Roisin Murphy and more, Colin Gannon makes a strong case in his monthly round-up. Girl Band — Shoulderblades …... Read More

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