• In Focus: Sean Conroy

    In the first of our weekly profile features on our current staff photographers, we bring you the work of Sean Conroy who is based on the Northside of Dublin. Working with the newly founded Revolver Project in Abbey Street’s Twisted Pepper, Sean specializes in portrait, fashion and event photography. He came third in the 2011 worldwide NME photography awards, won the HTC photojournalist competition in 2012 and self published a book on the independent Irish music scene. Ryan Tubridy heralded him as the ‘Future of Irish Photography’, We Are Scientists dubbed him ‘Not the worst photographer we’ve met, but possibly…

  • The Record #001: Jape

    In the first of our regular The Record feature, photographer Ian Pearce captures Dublin electronic-rock Jape writing and recording in Malmö, Sweden in January and March of this year. We’re reliably informed that writing and recording process is still taking place and that as soon as it’s ready it will be released – in fact two albums could possibly sprout from the sessions. The studio is situated in what Pearce describes as “a sort of industrial estate near the central station in Malmö. You have to walk over a bridge to get to it. Pretty grim in the winter especially when…

  • Instatour: Squarehead

    Squarehead do America! In the first of what will be a regular feature here on The Thin Air, we asked Roy, Ian and Ruan from the Dublin-based garage pop band to share their Instagram photos from their recent American tour, which saw them taking in NYC, Boston, Austin and oodles of cats and pizza. Our favourite image is of bassist Ian’s thoroughly awesome jacket, in which the band now refer to him as ‘The Day-Glo Cowboy’. Have a look for yourselves!

  • Photo Essay: Austin Psych Fest

    James Goulden, our eyes in Austin, captured the Psych Fest for your visual pleasure. Check out his fantastic photo essay on the event with highlights from Deap Vally (above), Warpaint and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club to mention a few!