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The Pavilion

Published on July 22nd, 2014 | by Mike McGrath-Bryan

Yesterday morning we woke up to the news of the closure of another Cork venue. The Pavilion, after eight years under current management, suddenly shut its doors, flourishing with a magnanimous thank-you over its social media channels …... Read More


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Meb Jon Sol: Bound For Glory

Published on July 14th, 2014 | by Michael McCullagh

I pulled my cap further down my brow and buried my face deeper in my scarf to shelter from the biting cold. It had been threatening to snow all day but so far only delivered misty …... Read More


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Everything Sucks #009: Garth Brooks

Published on July 8th, 2014 | by Mike McGrath-Bryan

So, the news has just broke that country-pop superstar and apparent one-man economic stimulus package Garth Brooks has decided that the cash-in he was offered from a willing fanbase, that queued up for days in some …... Read More


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Latté Pappa: Öresunds Festival

Published on July 7th, 2014 | by Ian Pearce

Öresunds festival is held every year at the end May in the southern town of Malmö, Sweden. It’s purpose is to showcase, exclusively musicians coming from Sweden and Denmark. The countries are connected by the Öresunds …... Read More


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Choice Cuts: The Best Tracks of… June

Published on July 1st, 2014 | by Aaron Hamilton

June saw the release of a plethora of hard hitting hip-hop and rainy day jazz music, and perhaps more suitably, a wealth of breezy summer jams to dig your teeth into. Below are ten of the …... Read More


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Meb Jon Sol: The Art of Fanciful Begging

Published on June 23rd, 2014 | by Michael McCullagh

I felt someone step over me in dark. They slipped quietly out the door and it shut behind them with a soft click, extinguishing the thin strip of light from the hallway that had briefly appeared, …... Read More


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Meb Jon Sol: Four More Fish

Published on June 6th, 2014 | by Michael McCullagh

When the battle lines had been drawn a ripple of laughter broke out among the the groups of lads gathered on the playing fields at Lover’s Retreat. It echoed around the high trees that loomed over …... Read More


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Music Matters: Living Through Sound

Published on June 4th, 2014 | by Seanin Hughes

In my humble opinion, one of life’s greatest pleasures is when you see an utterly fantastic film for the first time – and the soundtrack fits. Not only does it fit; it enhances the viewing experience …... Read More


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Meb Jon Sol: Pay No Heed To Tripod

Published on May 25th, 2014 | by Michael McCullagh

The gig was in a small cafe outside of a town called Clifden, situated on the outskirts of everything, separated from the rest of Ireland (and seemingly the rest of the world) by the wild, unrelenting …... Read More


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Cork Heads: Pretty Handsome Studio

Published on June 3rd, 2014 | by Brid O Donovan

In the second installment of her wonderfully-titled column Cork Heads – looking at some of the brightest sparks in Cork’s currently thriving arts scene – photographer Brid O’Donovan talks to Billy ‘Pretty Boy’ Browne and Roisin ‘Handsome’ …... Read More


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