Getting Re-acquainted: The Cult – Electric

Published on August 13th, 2013 | by Steven Rainey

With the release of Electric Peace, we take a look at one of British rock’s true underdogs – The Cult. Unfairly maligned in the 21st century, but still possessing a devoted hardcore following, they blazed a trail through the 80s, winning back the soul of …... Read More



Track Record: Tree (Kasper Rosa)

Published on August 13th, 2013 | by Colm Laverty

In the first installment of Track Record, Belfast musician, photographer and filmmaker Colm Laverty captures James Bruce AKA Tree, drummer with Belfast-based prog quartet Kasper Rosa choosing a section of his favourite and most treasured records from …... Read More



Revisited: Seven Summits – Fossils

Published on August 11th, 2013 | by Brian Coney

In the first of a new weekly feature revisiting various relatively recently-released records (everyone loves alliteration, right?) from local acts we take a look at the effortlessly enchanting Fossils, the second album by Belfast-based indie pop …... Read More



Farewell, Cellar Bar

Published on August 8th, 2013 | by Stevie Lennox

Featuring the thoughts of different people associated with local music or indebted to the establishment in various ways, our reviews editor and PigsAsPeople axeman Stevie Lennox gives his thoughts on and pays tribute to legendary hub …... Read More



In Conversation: Kasper Rosa, Lantern For A Gale, Vanilla Gloom

Published on August 6th, 2013 | by Brian Coney

Ahead of their show at Belfast’s Limelight 2 on Wednesday, August 7, Ryan McCormick (guitarist/vocalist, Kasper Rosa – pictured above), Danny McConaghie (guitarist, Lantern For A Gale) and Grace Leacock (drummer, Vanilla Gloom) participate in the first ever In Conversation, a feature in …... Read More



Turn It Up: An alternative Blur playlist

Published on July 29th, 2013 | by Brian Coney

‘Girls and Boys’, ‘Parklife’, ‘Songs 2’ – the vast majority of us could hum the choruses to each of these Blur singles in our sleep, night after night, until time itself consumes us and the final …... Read More


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Inbound: Affleck (Exclusive EP stream)

Published on July 29th, 2013 | by Brian Coney

Seventy-five percent of sadly-departed experimental pop foursome Eatenbybears, Affleck are a Belfast-based three-piece that have covered quite a bit of ground in the four months since the former outfit’s untimely dissolution back in March. Comprised of Aidan …... Read More



Classic Album: The Blue Nile – Hats

Published on July 23rd, 2013 | by Mark Jones

Every so often, an album slips through the cracks. It may have inspired quiet critical praise among the attentive, but for the most part the record sinks without trace into the mists of obscurity. Some albums …... Read More

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