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Drenge – The Limelight 2

Published on October 30th, 2013 | by Brian Coney

Sheffield rockers Drenge may have received a sharp spike in interest recently thanks to Labour MP Tom Watson’s parting assertion that they are “an awesome new band”, but it’s visceral and absorbing live performances like tonight’s …... Read More


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Primal Scream – Limelight 1, Belfast

Published on October 28th, 2013 | by Aaron Drain

Tonight, Belfast’s Limelight 1 plays host to the first of two intimate Primal Scream shows in our fair city, and by 8.15pm the fact that it’s a Wednesday evening hasn’t seemed to deter too many fans. …... Read More


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Everything Everything, Thumpers, Outfit @ Limelight 1, Belfast

Published on October 14th, 2013 | by Brian Coney

Having released their breakthrough, critically devoured second album Arc back in January, Manchester quartet Everything Everything stop off at Belfast’s recently expanded Limelight 1 comfortable in their status as 2013’s most comprehensively doted-upon darlings of English …... Read More


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Manic Street Preachers – Ulster Hall, Belfast

Published on September 24th, 2013 | by Chris Jones

Manic Street Preachers are the great survivors of British rock music. In an era where the touring landscape is awash with bands of their vintage (and younger) on money-spinning reunion tours, the Manics keep racking up …... Read More


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In Review: Culture Night Belfast 2013

Published on September 23rd, 2013 | by Brian Coney

With the dust having settled on just about one of the most absorbing nights of art, culture and music that Belfast has ever seen, we gather the thoughts and verdicts of various people who experienced Culture Night …... Read More


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Festival Diary: Way Out West 2013

Published on August 29th, 2013 | by Ian Pearce

In its seventh year, Way Out West has grown to one of the biggest music events in the Swedish calendar. Held every year in the city of Gothenburg since 2007, it is only the second time …... Read More


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Belsonic: Nine Inch Nails

Published on August 23rd, 2013 | by Brian Coney

With their eagerly anticipated eighth studio album, Hesitation Marks, primed for release at the beginning of next month, Trent Reznor’s genre-defining, decade-spanning Nine Inch Nails stop off in Belfast for Day Three of Belsonic 2013 experiencing quite …... Read More


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Spiritualized @ National Concert Hall, Dublin

Published on August 15th, 2013 | by Justin McDaid

There was no small sense of anticipation in the run-up to this one. Not only did Spiritualized announce that they were playing their Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space album in its entirety, they …... Read More


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