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Sunn O))) @ Limelight 1, Belfast

Published on July 18th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

If comedian Martin Mull’s much-misappropriated saying “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture” holds any weight, attempting to sum up the equally ecstatic and obliterating experience of witnessing Sunn O))) at their most potent feels a bit breakdancing …... Read More

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Longitude 2017

Published on July 18th, 2017 | by Kelly Doherty

With an increasingly younger and more hectic audience, Longitude takes to Marley Park for its fifth year. Originally established as an indie pop festival drawing headliners such as Vampire Weekend and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, line ups …... Read More



Alt-J @ Trinity College, Dublin

Published on July 13th, 2017 | by Mitchell Goudie

Alt-J return to Ireland having released their latest venture RELAXER, a somewhat submerged album in it’s approach and avoidance of the charts. Despite not having mass appeal, Alt-J continue to draw a young and devoted audience, …... Read More

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Two Door Cinema Club @ Trinity College, Dublin

Published on July 12th, 2017 | by Brian Coney

Making their last Irish appearance under the alias “Tudor Cinema club” in 2016, Northern Irish Two Door Cinema Club make their way to Trinity College in Dublin brandishing new material in the form of their latest …... Read More

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Pixies @ Trinity College, Dublin

Published on July 10th, 2017 | by Conor Callanan

A Pixies gig always brings out a rather diverse range of fans be it those aging rockers, no doubt relishing in reliving their debauched college days, to those in their mid-thirties wearing reunion related Pixies shirts, …... Read More

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Kamasi Washington @ National Concert Hall, Dublin

Published on July 3rd, 2017 | by Eoghain Meakin

It’s over two years now since Inglewood native Kamasi Washington soundly and confidently delivered on the titled mandate of his debut record (and instant classic) The Epic. A three-hour behemoth of raucous, deft and daring jazz …... Read More

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BadBadNotGood @ The Sugar Club, Dublin

Published on June 29th, 2017 | by Zara Hedderman

Seven months ago, BadBadNotGood performed to a modest crowd during the early part of Metropolis Festival’s inaugural evening. Earlier this week, having recently played at Bonnaroo and Glastonbury, the Canadian quartet played two sold-out shows in …... Read More

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Paramore @ Olympia Theatre, Dublin

Published on June 16th, 2017 | by Kelly Doherty

It’s been a long time since Tennessee natives, Paramore, last brought their show to Irish shores and by the look of the massive queue outside the Olympia two hours before open doors, Ireland has certainly missed …... Read More



Irish Tour: Mitski

Published on June 12th, 2017 | by The Thin Air

The mighty Mitski live at Belfast’s Empire Music Hall and Dublin’s Whelan’s. Words by Aoife O’Donoghue, photos by Sara Marsden and Pedro Giaquinto. Empire Music Hall, Belfast Photos by Sara Marsden Whelan’s, Dublin Photos by Pedro …... Read More

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