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Wild Beasts @ Olympia Theatre, Dublin

Published on February 18th, 2018 | by Cal Byrne

This is the end of the indie technocrats. Nearly a decade after the release of Limbo, Panto Wild Beasts graced the Olympia stage for the last time. While this signals a very real end for the …... Read More

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British Sea Power @ Limelight 2, Belfast

Published on February 11th, 2018 | by Cathal McBride

Despite emerging at a time when the supposed cool of The Strokes and The Libertines reigned supreme, British Sea Power have successfully outlived most of their contemporaries to become a strange sort of cult British national …... Read More

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Jeff Tweedy @ Vicar Street, Dublin

Published on February 6th, 2018 | by Jonny Currie

‘I need to feel uncomfortable’ explains Jeff Tweedy, when asked about his long hair. He hasn’t cut it since the 2016 election he says, and hates it. At the beginning of a year-long hiatus for Wilco, …... Read More

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Mark Lanegan Band performs @ Mandela Hall, Belfast

Mark Lanegan @ Mandela Hall, Belfast

Published on December 7th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

Upon its release back in April, Mark Lanegan’s tenth studio album, Gargoyle, not only strongly reiterated his contemporary relevance but also further revealed the multiplicity of artist who – just like his good friend in Joshua Homme …... Read More

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Rocket From The Crypt performs @ Black Box, Belfast

Rocket From The Crypt @ Whelan’s, Dublin

Published on December 5th, 2017 | by Conor Callanan

When San Diego’s finest purveyors of rock’n’roll Rocket from the Crypt decided to down tools near the tail end of 2005, it came as quite a shock to their devoted fan base. Yes, there were several …... Read More

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Cosi Fan Tutte @ Grand Opera House, Belfast

Published on November 26th, 2017 | by Ian Patterson

Who is immune to a little flattery? Who, if anyone, cannot be seduced? Who, if we’re honest, is not tempted by forbidden fruits? As Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte would have it, nobody – least …... Read More

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Le Guess Who? 2017

Published on November 24th, 2017 | by Stevie Lennox

Photo by Tim van Veen You can’t help but admire the audacity of Le Guess Who? After an almost household-friendly 2016 lineup, they made a point of aiming their powers of tastemaking further toward the underground, …... Read More

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