Upcoming Irish Releases

The Jimmy Cake – Tough Love


Experimental kosmiche post-punks The Jimmy Cake release their sixth album Tough Love on July 14 through the respected Irish indie label Penske Recordings.

Formed as a 10-piece in Dublin back in 2000 from the ashes of experimental noiseniks Das Madman, they’ve had a revolving lineup, recording – the last being 2015’s MasterTough Love was written for a one-off performance in Dublin arts space The Joinery in 2015, with two distinct movements and styles – blending their usual krauty psychedelia with some stoner groove.

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The Jimmy Cake launch Tough Love at the Grand Social on July 8, and tickets are priced at €13 from Billetto, or €25 with the album. Support comes from electronic singer-songwriter Patrick Kelleher and His Cold Dead Hands. Doors open at 8pm.

is Gig Guide Editor & guitarist/vocalist with Junk Drawer, PigsAsPeople & Sister Ghost. Appreciator of Neil Young, vinyl, black coffee, Richard Linklater, light & shade.