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Live Reviews


Scullion @ Lost Lane, Dublin

Published on June 20th, 2019 | by Stu Fletcher

The pre-show murmur before the second of Scullion’s sequence of three “Down in the City” shows at Lost Lane is somewhat muted but polite and convivial. Critically it is dry. Just prior to doors opening the …... Read More

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Oh Sees w/ The Dreads @ Limelight 1, Belfast

Published on May 22nd, 2019 | by Brian Coney

In the lead-up to their return to Belfast tonight, Oh Sees attracted many familiar (read: suitably towering) platitudes: the greatest live band on the planet; the best rock n’ roll band in existence; deliverers of the …... Read More

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John Cooper Clarke @ Ulster Hall, Belfast

Published on May 1st, 2019 | by Ian Patterson

“It’s let’s see who’s still alive in Belfast night”, the fifty-something-year-old man said, entering the foyer of the Ulster Hall. For the city’s former punks any gig by the movement’s old guard is reason to turn …... Read More

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Turning Pirate’s Mixtape @ Lost Lane, Dublin

Published on April 16th, 2019 | by Stu Fletcher

Lost Lane, Dublin’s newest venue, opened its doors this weekend on the site of what used to be the relatively infamous Lillie’s Bordello. While the truism about difficult second albums doesn’t quite translate to a live …... Read More

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Nealo w/ Alex Gough @ Whelans, Dublin

Published on March 31st, 2019 | by Jack Rudden

From the smoking area of Whelans, dull rhythmic thuds can be heard from within the venue’s upstairs stage. Alex Gough has just begun his very first live set and for the few that have gathered to …... Read More

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